VOL. 122 | NO. 168 | Thursday, September 6, 2007
Securas fords rapid growth with new HQ
Some boxes need to be unpacked, some furniture needs to be rearranged and some décor needs to be hung on the walls, but Securas Consulting Group LLC's new Collierville headquarters soon will feel like home.
Shelby County Environmental Court Judge Larry Potter gently admonishes people who come into his courtroom for violations ranging from parking old cars in the yard to allowing property to fall into disarray.
Tanja L. Thompson discovered a knack for the voice of other people when, as a child, she often found herself speaking for her German-immigrant parents. As a result, Thompson, who describes herself as shy, shed that introverted nature when it became necessary to represent others.
A familiar and decidedly unwelcome name confronted City Council members on Tuesday's agenda. And the council reacted by sending the project for a warehouse near Memphis International Airport back to the Land Use Control Board (LUCB).
June West gave a lecture recently to an interior design class at the University of Memphis and took the opportunity to encourage the students to sign up for a chalk art festival returning Downtown this month.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A slowdown in manufacturing and construction means the economy needs to rely even more on exports to sustain growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve and other banking regulators issued special guidance Tuesday urging loan service companies to work with borrowers in danger of defaulting on their home mortgages.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mortgage lender NovaStar Financial Inc. said Tuesday it was all but eliminating sales of new loans and will lay off more than 30 percent of its work force as it deals with continued deterioration in the mortgage market.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Low-cost lending to financial institutions by the Federal Home Loan Bank system jumped 16.6 percent in August, the system's finance arm said Tuesday.