VOL. 122 | NO. 123 | Tuesday, July 3, 2007
Herenton expected to make run for re-election official today
This morning, Memphis mayor Willie Herenton, accompanied by supporters, is expected to stride up to the glass window in the office of the Shelby County Election Commission and do something he's long promised.
The landscape of Germantown Parkway changed dramatically in the past 20 years as the corridor grew from a two-lane country road to a seven-lane thoroughfare that pumped life into the nooks and crannies of Cordova.
1116-1118 Poplar Ave. and, 200 N. Waldran Blvd., Sale Amount: $1.1 million -
The Greenstone, a three-building, 18-unit apartment development built in 1923. It sits on about one acre at the northeast corner of Poplar Avenue and North Waldran Boulevard.
Mayoral contender Carol Chumney formally opened her campaign Saturday on the riverfront as incumbent Willie Herenton and challenger Herman Morris turned up at County Commissioner Sidney Chism's annual Fourth of July picnic in Southwest Memphis.
Two organizations dedicated to helping children in need soon will be without a place to call home.
MEMPHIS (AP) - Oklahoma oilman Clayton Smart, charged after authorities said millions of dollars were missing from a $90 million cemetery trust fund, will remain in the Shelby County Jail at least until August.
The four new trustees are George Cates, Charles Anderson Jr., Douglas Horne and Robert Talbott.
Unlike the blistering ideological divisions stemming from cases about abortion, pay discrimination against women and the use of race in school assignments, justices often found common ground when ruling on commercial issues such as shareholder rights and antitrust law. Seventy percent of the 30 business-related cases decided by the court over the eight-month term that ended this week produced majority votes of 7-2 or greater.
Gerald Rayborn, former pastor of Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, was convicted two years ago of lying about his income on a loan application for a $500,000 house.