VOL. 124 | NO. 72 | Tuesday, April 14, 2009
With home sales continuing their dramatic decline, it stands to reason that mortgage activity would mirror the sales slump and register its own set of disappointing numbers.
Former Memphis Congressman Harold Ford Jr. announced Monday he will not be a candidate in the 2010 Democratic primary for governor.
Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners considered and, at least for now, rejected a vote on a proposal by the Herenton administration to buy the county’s share of The Pyramid and partially fund the local health department in the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Last month, Eric Fuhrman of Crye-Leike Commercial experienced his own version of March Madness. During the first week of the month, Fuhrman’s commercial real estate clients began calling him about their property reappraisals, which were arriving in the mail.
Canada-based Quebecor World Inc. has notified state officials that the commercial printing company is closing its Memphis facility and as many as 111 workers will lose their jobs. The facility is at 828 E. Holmes Road.
Nothing probably seemed out of the ordinary to Blockbuster Inc. customers who visited the chain’s Memphis-area stores in the past few days looking for one of the week’s new releases, such as “Doubt” or “Yes Man.”
WASHINGTON (AP) – If the uninsured were a political lobbying group, they’d have more members than AARP. The National Mall couldn’t hold them if they decided to march on Washington.
1106 N. Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38016, Sale Amount: $1.3 Million -
The former Applebee’s restaurant at 1106 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova has sold for $1.3 million in a special warranty deed to an entity called Hotcakes Cordova Venture LLC, which will redevelop the building into an International House of Pancakes.
People can ride the trolley system for free from Wednesday to Sunday as the Memphis Area Transit Authority celebrates the 16th anniversary of bringing the vintage street cars to Memphis.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Proposals to implement stricter voting requirements in Tennessee are scheduled to be heard by the Senate.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A West Tennessee man accused of plotting to kill President Barack Obama says he was wrongly arrested and his residence was illegally searched.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Higher education officials are looking for places to cut because of restricted budgets and one place they are considering is duplicate graduate programs that aren't graduating enough students.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - American Airlines will add the first of 76 new Boeing jets to its fleet this week in a move that the carrier hopes will cut fuel and maintenance costs.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. price of gasoline increased nearly 10 cents a gallon during the past three weeks, but remains well below year-ago prices.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Most people say they plan to use this year's tax refund to pay bills, deciding in this sour economy to be more frugal with their annual windfall.