VOL. 131 | NO. 160 | Thursday, August 11, 2016
The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Global Ministries Foundation, according to the court-appointed receiver for the Tulane and Warren Apartment, two complexes owned by GMF.
Council chairman Kemp Conrad noted the timing is “hot off Overton Park and the Greensward” – the protracted controversy the council was heavily involved in. “I do think it’s going to move fast one way or another,” Conrad said Tuesday, Aug. 9, of the concept of a new Wiseacre brewery in the Coliseum.
For the second month in a row, Shelby County home sales dipped below 2015 volume.
The month of July heralded the same story for Shelby County’s mortgage market that’s been unfolding for a while now, and especially since the beginning of the year.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has been investigating Global Ministries Foundation since mid-July. The revelation turned up Wednesday in a Memphis Federal Court filing by the receiver appointed to oversee and sell the Tulane and Warren apartments.
Leah Roen is in her first week as the new director of pro bono services for Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS), and she’s already forging new partnerships that will bring legal advice and support to those who need it most.
Attorney and Baker Donelson senior managing shareholder Linda A. Klein is the new president of the American Bar Association.
One of the last major acts of the Memphis City Council that left office at the end of 2015 was passage of an ordinance that reconstituted the Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board.
The University of Memphis men’s basketball team’s home non-conference schedule does not include a game with a marquee opponent or even with a fierce regional rival such as Tennessee. But the schedule does offer home games with the likes of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, Savannah State, Monmouth and Incarnate Word.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
3131 Appling Road, Bartlett, TN 38133 -
The Varsity Brands distribution building in the Bartlett Corporate Park has sold for $9.5 million. A trust comprised of Oparts Memphis LLC and KABR Real Estate Investment Partners LLC sold the property to Appling Road Memphis LLC in an Aug. 4 warranty deed.
My father had a knack for summing up a philosophy in just one sentence. While I did not always appreciate the wisdom hidden in his advice, I have come to understand, and value, his favorite advice to me: “Never try to teach a pig to sing; it will only frustrate you and annoy the pig.”
Murfreesboro Realtor Larry Sims almost closes his ears when Donald Trump speaks.
It’s been a summer of ingestion – not indigestion. I’ve read, I’ve watched. Last week I wrote about movies. This week the topic is books.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A woman accused of stabbing her four young children has waived her preliminary hearing, meaning a grand jury will decide whether to indict her in the killings.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Some businesses and groups affected by drought this summer in Tennessee have disaster loans available to them.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A private inspector and police are blaming "mechanical failure," but government investigators are still sorting out exactly how a Ferris wheel seat flipped over at a Tennessee county fair, sending three girls plummeting 30 to 45 feet to the ground.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) – Wendy's is the latest major fast-food chain to report weaker-than-expected sales growth, with the hamburger company saying people aren't dining out as much because it has gotten even cheaper to eat at home.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers advertised more openings and hired more people in June, adding to evidence that the job market has rebounded from a brief soft patch in the spring.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government last month recorded the biggest monthly budget deficit since February, and the deficit so far this budget year is running 10 percent higher than a year ago.