VOL. 127 | NO. 121 | Thursday, June 21, 2012
Dunavant Development Co. has announced it’s reached a deal to buy Bartlett Logistics, a 515,000-square-foot multi-tenant flex portfolio consisting of Bartlett Logistics Park, at 8370-8500 Wolf Lake Blvd., and Stage Hills Industrial Park, 3080-3150 Stage Post Road.
Luttrell tells citizens to expect changes in way county’s children are educated
As he nears the two-year mark as Shelby County mayor this September, Mark Luttrell said he continues to be confronted by the “urban and suburban divide.”
A few hours after federal officials announced in Washington Tuesday, June 19, that the Harahan Rail Bridge boardwalk project had been awarded $15 million in grant funding, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. asked Memphis City Council member Harold Collins how he was.
Business clients of a law firm often prefer to work with a firm that has a presence in the nation’s capital. And that’s understandable, given the pace of federal regulatory change, among other things.
Several organizations and individuals focused on issues of homelessness were honored Tuesday, June 19, during the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium’s annual meeting at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave.
The countywide school board got the highly anticipated process of selecting the superintendent of the consolidated school system to come off to a contradictory start this week.
The Daily News and sister publication The Memphis News won nine honors in the 62nd annual Green Eyeshade Awards.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Kristin Dunavant has joined the Memphis office of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC, bringing her focus on mergers and acquisitions, business planning and operations, venture capital and private equity transactions, securities law and corporate governance to the firm’s business services group.
Ray’s Take Charities are facing increasing demand and costs and more cautious donors given the uncertain economy. They look to individuals for more than 80 percent of their funding. Many believe that “giving back,” if they can afford to and are meeting their other responsibilities, is part of being a good citizen. However, it is important to do basic due diligence so your donations are effective.
Editor’s Note: Judge Vic is on vacation this week. Enjoy a 2007 column from the archives.
DETROIT (AP) – Lexus makes the best-quality cars in the U.S., and automakers overall are much better at eliminating problems that land vehicles in the repair shop, according to a new survey of car owners.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is open to another round of bond purchases to lower long-term interest rates and boost growth if the job market doesn't improve.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Democrat-controlled Senate defeated a bid Wednesday to block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Just a third of Americans back President Barack Obama's health care overhaul on which the Supreme Court is about to pass judgment, a new poll finds. But there is overwhelming support among both supporters and opponents for Congress and the president to begin work on a new bill if the high court strikes down the two-year-old law.