VOL. 127 | NO. 168 | Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Local commercial real estate sales in July posted a 36 percent decrease from the same period a year ago.
Angelou encourages Memphians to shine during storms
American literary and civil rights icon Dr. Maya Angelou repeatedly encouraged audience members to “be a rainbow in somebody’s cloud” Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Memphis, during the Agape HeartLight 2012 benefit.
There is about to be a swap on the Nov. 6 ballot.
The new division that ad firm archer-malmo launched last year to invest money and creative capital into digital startups is continuing to expand its portfolio of companies.
The ambitious $1 billion, 10-year redevelopment project called Triangle Noir during former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton’s administration is now called Heritage Trail.
With the Aug. 2 referendums behind them, most of the suburban leaders in Shelby County are moving toward a rapid transition to establishing school districts. And it has gone largely unnoticed.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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McDonald’s Real Estate Co. has paid $850,000 for a strip shopping center at the intersection of Lamar Avenue, South Trezevant Street and Deadrick Avenue in the Defense Depot area.
Last week we highlighted Agape Child & Family Services, a Christian-based organization that is providing children and families with healthy homes. This week let us discuss an independent, Christian organization focused on rebuilding the lives of homeless men while ministering to their physical and emotional needs and working to restore them to personal and spiritual fulfillment: Calvary Rescue Mission.
Cliff Avoidance 2 Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an update to its budget and economic outlook for the ensuing 10 years. You could probably count on one hand the number of times that official government organizations actually predict recessions.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas officials are preparing to accommodate people evacuating from the path of Tropical Storm Isaac.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 10 new cases of the West Nile virus.
WASHINGTON (AP) – As the income gap between rich and poor widens, a majority of Americans say the growing divide is bad for the country and believe that wealthy people are paying too little in taxes, according to a new survey.
NEW YORK (AP) – The price of oil fell Monday as the threat to production from Tropical Storm Isaac appeared to lessen and traders speculated about a release of oil from U.S. reserves.
LISLE, Ill. (AP) – Navistar International Corp. said Monday that its CEO has stepped down and named an interim replacement.
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple's $1 billion court victory over Samsung poses a lot of questions for consumers. Will Samsung phones still be available for sale? Will they be more expensive? Will owners of existing phones need to worry?