VOL. 123 | NO. 72 | Friday, April 11, 2008
Non-commercial mortgages for the first three months of 2008 were down by nearly 30 percent compared to first quarter 2007, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
At first, it seemed as though a property tax hike of about 18 cents was almost certainly on the horizon. Now it appears the Shelby County administration is leaning instead toward giving hundreds of county employees their walking papers.
Thomas Hobson, the newly appointed director of Child Life at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, gets to use one of his lifelong passions - music - to help children at the hospital feel a little bit more comfortable during their stay at the hospital.
The developers of One Beale call the location "the best piece of dirt in Memphis" - the southwest corner of Riverside Drive and Beale Street.
Before there was a Tennessee Waltz corruption sting, there was the matter of finding a job for Michael Hooks Jr.
S. Thomas Anderson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday as the newest U.S. District Court Judge for West Tennessee. Anderson, who replaces U.S. District Court Judge James D. Todd of Jackson, Tenn., was confirmed on a unanimous voice vote in Washington. He was nominated by President George W. Bush in 2007 and has been serving as a U.S. Magistrate Judge since 2003 primarily in Jackson but with a courtroom in the Federal Building in Memphis as well.