VOL. 120 | NO. 74 | Wednesday, April 5, 2006
New facility on Gillespie Road funded in part by charitable trust
Thirty-five-year-old Melinda came to the Memphis Union Mission's Women's Care Center bound in handcuffs and leg shackles a little more than two and a half years ago.
If you're looking for some of the freshest pasta in town, look no further. Valenza Pasta creates handmade dishes using family recipes that date back five generations for an authentic Northern Italian experience.
Michael Grey Jones, Chris Root and Karen Cauthen have received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation. Jones is an architect for Johnson Bailey Henderson NcNeel Architects, and Root and Cauthen are architectural interns. Created by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings.
Change isn't always easy, especially when it comes in the form of a 500-plus page bankruptcy act that took five different Congresses nearly 10 years to pass.
The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee is facing a great deal of change and so are the thousands of debtors who file cases with the court each year. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 caused a dash to the courts prior to its October enactment, but since that fall rush, filings have declined sharply in the Memphis area as debtors struggle to understand changes to the code and area attorneys and financial educators struggle to help them.