VOL. 123 | NO. 37 | Friday, February 22, 2008
Of all the residential real estate storylines from the past year, perhaps the most intriguing was how trust companies and banks - not builders - wound up being the top home sellers in Shelby County.
Beale Street Landing, the $29 million boat dock and riverfront attraction that has been planned for almost six years, has only a few regulatory hurdles left to clear.
For more than 30 years, David Sorin owned and operated barbecue restaurants. Also during that time, he worked as a consultant, helping other people get their businesses up and running.
The Memphis Charter Commission has approved the idea of staggered terms for City Council members.
The Center City Commission has approved the hiring of two security guards to help curb aggressive panhandling Downtown.
Breakstone, who recently paid $65,000 out of his own pocket at the closing of the sale of his home to cover the shortfall between what he owed and what the home sold for, was among those in attendance at Friday’s gathering. His situation was not the main thing Wharton intended to address reporters about at that meeting in the eighth floor conference room in the Shelby County Administration Building.
Day two of the Bass Pro Pyramid road show came with political overtones, a quick exodus from a meeting room and agreement that the retailer probably won't pay any rent to the city and county.
Thanks to a $70,000 donation from an anonymous benefactor, Agape Child and Family Services' Families in Touch (FIT) program will begin moving into new office space at the end of the month.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal that would allow individuals in Shelby County to hold only a single elected office is advancing in the state Legislature.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Legislation that would penalize a person for failing to report a crime that causes serious bodily injury or death is advancing in the state Legislature.
NEW YORK (AP) - A gauge of future economic activity dropped for the fourth consecutive month in January, a business group said Thursday, suggesting the U.S. economy could weaken further in the near future.