VOL. 123 | NO. 154 | Thursday, August 7, 2008
The Riverfront Development Corp.’s latest annual report is out. It includes short profiles of more than a dozen Memphians with various ties to Downtown and who enjoy the riverfront in a variety of ways.
The joint city county Pyramid reuse committee was told Thursday afternoon that Bass Pro Shops has agreed “in word and deed” to what the committee’s attorney described as a “pre development agreement.”
Budget shortfalls are a main reason Shelby County judges could begin seeking alternative courtroom security arrangements.
The roots of Chuck Skypeck’s passion for handcrafted beer dates back to the late 1980s, when he began brewing at home and sharing his libations with a handful of other homebrewers at gatherings around town.
In less than a month on the job, Memphis City Schools superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash has restructured the school system’s top ranks and proposed eliminating 142 management positions. He’s talked compromise with Memphis City Council members and prepared for the opening of schools later this month.
NEW YORK (AP) – Freddie Mac on Wednesday posted a second-quarter loss more than three times larger than Wall Street expected as more homeowners fell behind on their mortgages.
Melody McAnally is an attorney with the Memphis office of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC where she practices in commercial litigation. She recently received the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) Curtis E. Coker Access to Justice Award at the annual convention of the Mississippi Bar Association.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of regional bank First Horizon National Corp. tumbled Wednesday morning as the broader financial services sector fell sharply amid renewed concerns about the health of the mortgage and credit markets.
ATLANTA (AP) - European regulators said Wednesday they have cleared Delta Air Lines Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Northwest Airlines Corp.
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers preparing for a difficult back-to-school season are getting creative in their attempts to entice shoppers into the stores - aggressively introducing new products, slashing prices and amping up marketing in the battle for parents' bucks.