VOL. 123 | NO. 178 | Thursday, September 11, 2008
Before Steve Lockwood even heard the latest numbers, he had a “gut feeling” the foreclosure rate was declining in Frayser and Raleigh, the two communities he serves as executive director of the Frayser Community Development Corp.
The law firm formerly known as Farris Matthews Branan Bobango Hellen & Dunlap PLC recently shortened its name to Farris Bobango Branan PLC and implemented a new plan of growth.
Memphis City Schools leaders formally did this week what they already informally had done last week. They accepted the funding compromise offered by the Memphis City Council for the current fiscal year. But they threw in a surprise that council members made sure was not overlooked before both sides made it official.
There are no windows or doors on any of the apartments in the 394-unit Marina Cove complex that sits abandoned off Winchester Avenue.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With the economy the No. 1 issue just eight weeks from Election Day, majority-party Democrats are trying to push a second stimulus package through Congress to follow the tax rebate checks sent out earlier this year.
Joseph B. Reafsnyder, a recent cum laude graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law, has joined Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP as an associate. Reafsnyder will practice in commercial litigation and commercial real estate development. He formerly clerked for U.S. District Judge Jon P. McCalla.
NEW YORK (AP) - Small business owners who are thinking about setting up retirement plans for their employees should be aware that there are two important deadlines coming up in October that affect the plans known as SIMPLEs and SEPs.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - Northwest Airlines Corp. said Monday its cargo unit will cut fuel surcharges in certain markets because of a recent decline in the price of jet fuel.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Despite the big drop in fuel prices over the last two months, domestic capacity reductions American Airlines has been making are permanent, Chief Financial Officer Tom Horton said Tuesday as he also suggested that the industry could see more consolidation in the future.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A federal judge Tuesday partially blocked one element of the nation's recently overhauled bankruptcy law, saying that a provision restricting the advice lawyers can give is unconstitutional.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Officials in Memphis are considering a new way to raise money: selling advertising space on county vehicles and other public property.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - White supremacists are scheduled to hold a conference this fall in Memphis.