VOL. 123 | NO. 96 | Thursday, May 15, 2008
A New York-based design firm soon will reinvigorate Shelby Farms Park by creating a new master plan for the 4,500-acre area, but local companies have been busy this spring adding their own touches to the park.
It will be 10 years this October since the first judicial commissioners were appointed to better screen suspects arrested and taken to the Shelby County jail. The commissioner positions were created to help ease jail overcrowding by releasing those awaiting trial who aren’t violent and are not a risk to flee while awaiting court appearances.
Jurors in the federal corruption trial of former Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Sr. got their first look Wednesday at recordings of Ford taking money from the government’s informant in the case.
Not everyone who wants to live in Downtown Memphis can afford to pay the six- or seven-figure sum that goes with owning a condominium.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Inflation pressures eased a bit in April despite the biggest jump in food prices in 18 years.
Property-related crimes in Shelby County seem to be down this year, according to a report recently issued by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department. The same goes in the city, as Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin has said that so far this year, overall crime in the city is down 7 percent.
Kimberly Galloway is the newest addition to Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz PLC, joining the firm’s Memphis office as an associate in its auto/workers’ compensation litigation group.