VOL. 123 | NO. 138 | Wednesday, July 16, 2008
If the county’s new subdivisions sound quieter than usual – free from the cacophony of summer construction – look no further than the most recent data showing how housing starts have come to a screeching halt.
The head of one of Memphis’ leading biotech companies will expand his role in August, following in the footsteps of a predecessor with dual roles.
County school officials probably will be watching with great interest Thursday’s expected ruling by Shelby County Chancery Court Judge Kenny Armstrong in the Memphis City Schools funding case.
The city of Memphis has filed a legal counter claim against the Memphis school system claiming the school system owes it millions.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Regional bank First Horizon National Corp. swung to a loss during the second quarter because of a sharp increase for loan-loss provisions, according to a Tuesday announcement.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economy showed the depth of its twin problems on Tuesday, slow growth and rising inflation, as the nation wrestled with a teetering financial system, a slumping dollar and rising prices for food and fuel.
Dr. M. Brent Addington has joined Memphis Heart Clinic. Addington is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. A native of Memphis, he has been in private practice for more than 20 years in the Memphis community.
CHATTANOOGA (AP) - Volkswagen picked Chattanooga over rival sites in two other states for a new U.S. assembly plant expected to create about 2,000 jobs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police have been called in to tame an angry throng of IndyMac Bank customers trying to pull money out of the Encino branch on Day 2 of a federal bank takeover.
ATLANTA (AP) - Delta Air Lines Inc. announced Tuesday its plans for the composition of its senior leadership team after it acquires Northwest Airlines Corp. later this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush said Tuesday the nation's troubled financial system is "basically sound" and urged lawmakers to quickly enact legislation to prop up mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.