VOL. 130 | NO. 70 | Friday, April 10, 2015
First Tennessee Bank has reached a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development over claims related to the bank’s underwriting and origination of certain FHA-insured mortgage loans.
Mud Island River Park Ready for Busy 2015
Mud Island River Park opens for its 34th year Saturday, April 11, with high hopes for the effect a reopened Pyramid will have on its attendance and still moving plans for a tie in to the busier riverfront.
Former Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks was sentenced Thursday, April 9, to a two-year suspended sentence on probation, a mental health evaluation and 80 hours of community service for repeatedly listing a false address on public campaign documents over a four-year period.
The last month of the first quarter showcased a Shelby County mortgage market with abundant vitality, including evidence that plenty of demand exists among buyers eager to sign on the dotted line.
The Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce has found a headquarters location Downtown, leasing 2,967 square feet at the One Commerce Square office tower.
Backers of Memphis mayoral contender Harold Collins are referring to his campaign as a crusade in which incumbent Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Collins’ City Council colleague Jim Strickland may have claimed most of the contributions and support of business leaders.
Autobahn Indoor Speedway celebrated its grand opening this week with a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The 40,000-square-foot go-karting center, at 6399 Shelby View Drive, features high-speed, electric karts that reach speeds of up to 50 mph.
Jason Heyward homered in his first big-league at-bat, which did not announce his arrival so much as confirmed it.
That happy butt-slap Zach Randolph gave himself galloping down the court in the midst of the most jubilant night at The Grindhouse in months?
THE FACE OF UNINSURED TENNESSEE. I washed down my eggs with a big swig of cold reality, decidedly unsweet.
When it comes to job searching, one thing’s for sure. Times have changed. Over the past 20 years, the process for getting a job has been transformed. Most companies require you to apply online, and some even interview you via video chat.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Despite concerns that giving the holy Bible the same status as a salamander is a little tawdry and could be unconstitutional, Tennessee lawmakers are forging ahead with plans to make it the official state book – something at least two other states have failed to do.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – It was supposed to be a welcoming gift from Tennessee lawmakers to the more than 70,000 people coming to the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Nashville this weekend.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The state House has voted to allow constables in Tennessee to be armed if they are certified by the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A proposal that seeks to do away with Tennessee's motorcycle helmet requirement was revived Wednesday and is advancing in the state Legislature despite concerns about how it would be enforced.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Weak demand for desktop computers caused PC sales to plunge more than 5 percent in this year's first quarter, reflecting the industry's ongoing struggles with the shift to smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.
Walgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation's largest drugstore chain has no plans to shrink in the wake of its combination with European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots.
NEW YORK (AP) – The public will have its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch on Friday, as Apple stores in the U.S. and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence.