VOL. 125 | NO. 65 | Monday, April 5, 2010
The Federal Reserve bought a piece of commercial loans that financed a handful of properties in Memphis when the central bank swallowed billions of dollars’ worth of new assets during its 2008 rescue of Bear Stearns.
Most job candidates emerge from universities and graduate schools with a sense of insulation from unemployment, but the current recession has affected blue and white collars alike.
ORIX Capital Markets, a Dallas-based company operating as the special servicer for a North Memphis retail center, is working to quickly turn around a property once headed for foreclosure.
As voters focus on the May 4 county primaries, the field for the Aug. 5 election is almost set. The filing deadline for candidates was last week. Thursday at noon is the deadline for any candidates to withdraw.
Republican candidate for governor Zach Wamp came into Memphis just ahead of the Easter weekend with kind words for the last Memphian to leave the governor’s race and a warning about the area’s politics.
Chris Chotard sees himself as a coach recruiting members to business teams throughout Memphis.
Maybe nothing is more crucial to the success of a small business than selling at the right price. Then again, what is the right price for anything? Why do retail sales tags end with 99 cents? Why do gas prices always end with a .9?
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
When George Baldwin married his wife, Ann, 30 years ago, he promised her “for better or for worse, in sickness and in health.”
Sometimes we can get too wrapped up in the numbers.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. presents his first city operating budget proposal to the City Council on April 27.
As Memphians celebrate the return of spring, a local art gallery salutes the season with collaborative art pieces themed by the natural world.
When Soul Fish Café opened in the Cooper-Young neighborhood in 2006, few people, including its owners, could have predicted its success.
There's nothing wrong with popularity. One of the most popular chardonnays in the country is the Rodney Strong Vineyards Sonoma County rendition of the grape, a wine that proliferates in stores and on restaurant wine lists.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The state office that handles mediation in open records requests says statements made by juvenile witnesses in criminal investigations are open to the public.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen is among more than 30 governors who have received a letter saying if they don't leave office within three days they will be removed.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Teenagers convicted of serious sex crimes could have their names added to an online registry under a proposed bill in the Tennessee Legislature.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The federal government announced Friday that it is relaxing some rules to make it easier for communities to spend funds on redeveloping abandoned and foreclosed properties.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation’s economy posted its largest job gain in three years in March, while the unemployment rate remained at 9.7 percent for the third straight month.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Obama administration Thursday spelled out tighter water quality standards for surface coal mines in Appalachia in a move that could curtail mountaintop removal mining.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is warning police across the country that an anti-government group's call to remove governors from office could provoke violence by others.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - President Barack Obama on Friday hailed a new government report showing the most jobs created in nearly three years. "We are beginning to turn the corner," he told workers at a plant that received government stimulus money.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he did a full court press for a health care system remake because "this country was going to go bankrupt."