VOL. 122 | NO. 183 | Thursday, September 27, 2007
Herenton sticks to 'charm offensive' instead of debating competitors
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton has run for the same elected office five times.
Real estate lawyers might not sell homes or underwrite mortgage loans, but they are feeling the effects of the nationwide housing crunch as much as anyone.
Charles V. Holmes is one of four attorneys in the Memphis office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC to be named in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
A ripple effect continues to be felt in Memphis in the wake of a Connecticut hedge fund firm's 2005 collapse, something federal prosecutors have said was the result of a $300 million fraud.
Information Technology (IT) jobs represent one of the fastest-growing sectors in the U.S. economy, with more than 1 million new jobs projected to be added through 2014. Six of the 30 occupations expected to grow the fastest are IT-related, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Despite some recent showers, West Tennessee farmers and cattle producers are feeling the effects of the drought that has engulfed the Southern United States since May.
CHICAGO (Dow Jones/AP) - Memphis-based First Horizon National Corp., parent company of First Tennessee Bank, has placed third on the 2007 AARP "Best Employers for Workers Over 50" list.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Late payments on credit card bills dipped in the second quarter, while delinquencies on home equity lines of credit climbed to a 5 1/2-year high, painting a mixed picture of how people are managing their debt.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A man who found out the bone implanted in his neck to relieve back pain was stolen from a corpse is suing a medical technology company and several tissue processing businesses, including two in Tennessee.