VOL. 124 | NO. 135 | Monday, July 13, 2009
Regina Hubbard is one of the local Realtors who saw the challenge of a down market as an opportunity. Instead of hunkering down or following business-as-usual practices, Hubbard reacted to the housing slump with renewed vigor.
Members of the Shelby County Commission today will consider on the third and final reading an approval of a new property tax rate for the fiscal year that began July 1.
Like other real estate and financial services sectors, the mortgage industry received some bad news and some good news in June: Activity improved from the previous month, but still fell short of last year’s total.
The site, www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov, allows consumers to see how well hospitals perform in specific areas. It is important, however, to consider a hospital's mission or service specialties and look at footnotes.
Memphis-based Chroma Distributors LLC began shipping its pHormulate line of beauty products to Russia and other European nations within a couple years of its formation.
He is serving his fifth term in office, having come to political power in the historic 1991 city elections. He became a politician after a career in which he was already in the public eye. He is outspoken and intense and he is not Willie Herenton.
Mayor Willie Herenton’s departure is July 30.
You have to have a certain amount of vanity or ego to be a politician.
Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin thought about running for mayor in the coming October special mayoral election. But he decided against it.
It’s great news that House Bill 2146 has been passed. The bill raises the limit on the number of Memphis charter schools to 35 from 20, and it opens the schools to economically disadvantaged youths.
Playhouse on the Square is closing out its 2008-2009 season with Jonathan Larson’s Broadway musical “RENT,” a 1990s retelling of Puccini’s classic opera, “La Boheme.”
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite persistently high unemployment, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Friday the Obama administration's economic stimulus plan is on the "expected path."
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Friday acknowledged the tough going for his health care overhaul in Congress but rejected the notion the legislation is doomed if lawmakers fail to act by August. "I never believe anything is do or die," Obama said.
NEW YORK (AP) - American International Group Inc. is consulting with the federal government about its plans to pay millions of dollars in retention incentives and bonuses, a person familiar with the situation said.
DALLAS (AP) - The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday granted Continental Airlines Inc. immunity from antitrust laws, allowing it to work closely with a group of other carriers, including United Airlines, on international service.
L'AQUILA, Italy (AP) - Lasting worldwide recovery "is still a ways off," President Barack Obama declared Friday, but he also said at the conclusion of a global summit that a disastrous economic collapse apparently has been averted.