VOL. 122 | NO. 120 | Thursday, June 28, 2007
The Memphis City Council gave its stamp of approval at a public vote in October. By January, businessman Gene Carlisle had locked his sales, design and marketing teams in place.
One of the largest labor and employment law firms in the country now has a presence in Memphis thanks to a homegrown firm with ties to the Bluff City that goes back 20 years. Effective Sunday, the Memphis firm of Lewis Fisher Henderson & Claxton LLP will join with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, the nation's third-largest labor and employment law firm.
Oscar "Bo" Carr III has been practicing law at Glankler Brown PLLC for more than 30 years, but one experience that happened a few years after he joined the firm will stay with him forever.
Quick, what's a nine-letter word for "Local crossword-puzzle author"?
A 700-page immigration measure that would legalize millions of unlawful immigrants is not ready for the Senate's vote, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Tuesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) - State Sen. Ophelia Ford's absences from this year's legislative session and her continued poor health raise questions about the Memphis Democrat's effectiveness as a lawmaker, political analysts say.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The charity that sponsored a parade where a drag race car spun out of control, killing six and injuring 23, wasn't approved to raise money in Tennessee, state officials said Wednesday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Fred Thompson focused on conservative themes as he courted Republican loyalists Wednesday, a Southerner making his initial visit to the first-in-the-South primary state since becoming a prospective presidential candidate.