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Mental Health Cooperative in Davidson County Awarded $2.6 Million

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) has announced the recipients of the Pre-Arrest Diversion Infrastructure Grants. “The research indicates people with mental illnesses tend to stay in jail longer and when released, face a higher recidivism rate,” said TDMHSAS Commissioner Marie Williams.

July Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for July increased 4.5 percent from a year ago, with 1,747 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were down 7.4 percent from June when there were 1,887 total sales. Average sales price from July-to-July was down 0.7 percent, at $180,432. Inventory increased 0.8 percent, with 4,815 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 12.7 percent at $1.86 billion.

June Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for June increased 4.2 percent from a year ago, with 1,887 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 6.1 percent from May when there were 1,779 total sales. Average sales price from June-to-June was up 1.6 percent, at $186,626. Inventory increased 1.7 percent, with 4,777 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.3 percent at $1.53 billion.

Oakridge’s Department of Energy East Tennessee Technology Park Recognized for Saving Resources and Taxpayer...

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the efforts of the Department of Energy’s East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, TN for taking steps to improve efficiency, save resources and reduce costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC).

Corps Allocates $37 Million for Chickamauga Lock, Construction Continues for Third Consecutive Year

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) says the Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes good news for all of East Tennessee – and everyone who benefits from river traffic passing through the Chickamauga Lock in Chattanoog

TDEC Announces Cleveland as Stormwater Program Participant

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced today the City of Cleveland as the latest participant in the Tennessee Qualifying Local Program (QLP). The program aims to eliminate the duplicative efforts at the state and local level in the stormwater permitting process

TDEC Lifts Water Contact Advisory for North Fork Holston River

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today lifted a water contact advisory for the North Fork Holston River in Hawkins and Sullivan Counties that went into effect on April 28. A sewer line break in Weber City, Virginia was repaired on Friday and no sewage is entering the river from that location any longer

Lamberson and Poag Receive Top Pinnacle Award Honors

The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® Commercial Council honored the top performers in commercial real estate for 2016 at the 16th Annual Pinnacle Awards gala held April 6 at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms. Coming away with the evening’s highest honors were Commercial Hall of Fame inductee Dan Poag, of Poag Shopping Centers, and Wyatt Aiken Commercial Broker of the Year winner Johnny Lamberson, of CB Richard Ellis Memphis.

REALTOR® Emeritus Honorees Recognized by MAAR

The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® this year honored 18 people with the REALTOR® Emeritus designation. The prestigious REALTOR® Emeritus designation recognizes those who have held successive membership in the National Association of REALTORS® and a local Association for 40 years. Lasik Surgery Nashville, TN

October Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for October increased 9.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,523 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® MAARdata property records database. Sales were down 5.8 percent from September, when there were 1,616 total sales.

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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL CHURCH RESIDENCES TO PRESERVE MUCH-NEEDED...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.

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August Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for August increased 10.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,942 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 11.2 percent from July when there were 1,747 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 4.4 percent, at $183,175. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent, with 4,713 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.7 percent at $2.24 billion.