VOL. 125 | NO. 46 | Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Council Approves With Lingering Concerns About Parking
Demolition work at The Fairgrounds resumes now that the Memphis City Council has greenlighted the idea of a “great lawn” off East Parkway.
Sitting lenders down with borrowers in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure is the goal of a pilot program that would be created by pending state legislation.
Haslam reminds voters of coming election
Bill Haslam has door-to-door campaigning down to a science of about 60 seconds.
Memphis City Council members will be called on today to jump start the stalled renovation of The Fairgrounds.
Memphis City Council members will take the first of three votes today on new ordinances that would restrict panhandling Downtown and ban selling single cans of beer in the area.
February, the shortest month of the year with only 28 calendar days, is at a natural disadvantage when it comes to home sales.
A Millington man pleaded guilty Monday to carrying out a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of about $3.5 million.
2491 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38116, Permit Amounts: $89.5 Million -
Six building permits have been granted to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority to begin work on the airport’s $121 million ground transportation center. The city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement issued the permits last week.
The ending of manned space flights by NASA could signal that the United States no longer seeks to lead the world in pushing past technological boundaries, said a former astronaut.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court soon will decide whether to continue to block background checks of low-risk employees at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California.
The idea of a funeral and burial with no embalming, no metal casket vault and nothing else to stop the decomposition of the body and container is an enduring idea that is getting the “green” tag.
The Memphis City Council will meet today at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Among the resolutions being discussed today are two that aim to limit the negative effects of panhandlers on Downtown businesses. Click on the icon for a full meeting agenda.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The so-called complimentary breakfasts at many hotels in Tennessee have stirred the appetite of state revenue officials.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Correction says its executions will now be carried out three hours earlier.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A new study has found that Tennessee state parks generated about $1.5 billion in economic activity in fiscal year 2008-2009, much of that in rural parts of the state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp ruffled the normally docile birding community when he said in a recent candidate forum that coal mining is good for the state's feathered flocks.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said Saturday that he has been the target of the same "kind of stupidity" featured in a recent fundraising pitch to top GOP fundraisers in Florida.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - There is finally a Democrat in the race for Tennessee's 3rd District congressional seat.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An index that measures the breadth of hiring among private industries is nearing a turning point that could signal consistent job gains.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) - American International Group Inc. said Monday it will sell its American Life Insurance Co. division for $15.5 billion to MetLife Inc. The government-approved deal, AIG's second big asset sale in two weeks, will give the insurer more cash to repay the billions of bailout dollars it still owes the government.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In private pitches to Democrats, President Barack Obama says he will persuade Congress to pass his health care overhaul even if it kills him and even if he has to ask deeply distrustful lawmakers to trust him on a promise the White House doesn't have the power to keep.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - Rising property taxes, failing eyesight and even a tumble that cracked her tailbone haven't forced 89-year-old Angeline DiBeneditto from the home she's had for more than six decades.