VOL. 123 | NO. 168 | Wednesday, August 27, 2008
General contractor City Housing LLC has begun site work on the $9 million Austin Park Place, a 71-unit, low-income rental community in Westwood along the west side of Horn Lake Road between Raines Road and Shelby Drive.
The first call the attorney received was from a family whose loved one had died.
As a whole, the Memphis City Council over the last several years usually has responded to development applications for new motels in the inner city with a mix of incredulity, skepticism and pointed questions for developers.
They began that morning at City Hall and ended that afternoon at the County Building as Bass Pro CEO Jim Hagale ran to catch a 3 p.m. flight out of Memphis.
A 48-year-old man who claims he was sexually abused by a Memphis Catholic priest when he was a teenager is suing the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans felt better about the economy in August, as a widely watched barometer of sentiment posted the biggest boost in two years amid falling gas prices. Meanwhile, two reports suggested that the worst may be over for the slumping housing market.
Scott C. Hennessy, president and chief executive officer of True Temper Sports, has joined the board of directors of Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust.
Sales of existing homes in the South tumbled 18 percent in July from a year ago, while the median price fell 3.5 percent to $179,300, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans became more optimistic in the economy amid declining gas prices in August, marking the biggest jump in two years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac soared Monday in a respite from their battering in recent days, while some regional banks saw their stocks sink on worries they could be swept up in the turmoil surrounding the mortgage finance giants.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former senior analyst for Countrywide Home Loans and another man pleaded not guilty Monday in an alleged scam to download and sell thousands of customers' data from the mortgage lender.