VOL. 123 | NO. 69 | Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Despite the negative news surrounding the Hickory Hill area since a tornado struck there in February, business owners still seem to view it as a good place to have a business.
To longtime Memphians, the lot on the northeast corner of McLean Boulevard and Cowden Avenue is known as the "underground house" because of its architecture. That's even though the strikingly modern house surrounded by mounds and bushes and shrubs has been just a memory for two years and counting.
3277 Macon Road, Memphis, TN 38122, Permit Cost: $2.4 million -
Brinkley Heights Ministries Inc., which is affiliated with Brinkley Heights Baptist Church, applied for a $2.4 million permit in March to expand its school for at-risk children, Brinkley Heights Urban Academy.
Local high school basketball standouts Ray Parks, Marvin Brown and Samson Carter will take to the court Saturday night at FedExForum.
First, they saved it from the auction block last fall. Now, an ownership group that includes entertainer Justin Timberlake is seeking to transform a 303-acre golf course property south of Millington into a facility built to design standards unmatched in Tennessee and in few places elsewhere in the world.
It doesn't take long these days before political figures of all stripes go from talking politics to sweating economics.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hospitals, schools and the assembly line at an airplane factory look like pretty good places to be with a recession looming and unemployment rising. Construction workers, real estate agents and auto workers aren't expected to fare as well.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Even in good years, lawmakers don't like to hear their proposals have been placed "behind the budget."
A large and potentially painful round of layoffs is on the horizon for Shelby County government.