VOL. 123 | NO. 108 | Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Complex legal scenarios and some risky political calculations will be major factors today in swaying the Memphis City Council’s decision on whether to yank $93 million in funding to Memphis City Schools.
Shelby County Commissioners finished one budget task Monday evening with the approval of a $1 billion operating budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The budget passed does not require a county property tax hike.
A set of proposed amendments to the Shelby County government charter won final approval Monday by the Board of Shelby County Commissioners.
Doug Dickens of Boyle Investment Co. has developed real estate in the Memphis area since 1975, but of all the land he’s scouted in the past three decades, none of it compares to the old Taylor property in Germantown.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Construction spending fell again in April as home building continued a more than two-year-long slide. The weakness was offset somewhat by an increase in non-residential spending activity, which climbed to a record level.
NEW YORK (AP) – Manufacturing activity contracted in May, hobbled by rising costs and weak consumer demand, a private trade group said Monday.
5600 Meadowbriar Trail, Permit Amount: $10 million, Project Cost:$13.5 million -
Shelby County Schools has filed application for permit to build a new middle school in unincorporated Southeast Shelby County.
NEW YORK (AP) - Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. expects booming international markets, including Russia and China, to help drive up to 14 percent earnings growth and 11 percent sales growth annually to 2013.
MEMPHIS (AP) - FedEx plans to stop using the Kinko's name on its copy and office service stores and book an $891 million charge for the quarter that ended Saturday.