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VOL. 121 | NO. 15 | Wednesday, January 11, 2006

'05 Construction Activity Steady in Shelby

Outer counties share boom with Memphis area

Despite all the hype that outlying counties are more attractive to homebuyers because of property taxes in Memphis, cutbacks on city services and local politics, new home construction appears to be moving at a steady clip.

Local Duo Blazes Trail with Fire Investigation Business

When most people look at a burned-down building, they don't see much. To the untrained eye, a fire scene can appear to be just some rubble and charred belongings.

Ward Named Judge of the Year by Bar Association

The Criminal Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association recently presented Criminal Court Judge Mark Ward its judge of the year award. Ward presides over Division 9 of Shelby County's 30th Judicial District. Ward was appointed to the bench in 2004. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant public defender and in private practice. Ward's bachelor's degree in law enforcement and his law degree are both from the University of Memphis.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
45.0°F
A Few Clouds
Wind: Northwest at 13.8 mph
Humidity: 61%

EVENTS

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development's Energy Division sponsors "Optimization of Steam Systems" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the K.T.G. USA Facility, 400 Mahannah St. Cost is $15 per person. Contact Glenn T. Cunningham at 372-3826 or gcunningham@tntech.edu.

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CYDC spurring major overhaul in Cooper-Young

The Cooper-Young Development Corporation's mission is to promote economic vitality and quality of life through property development in Midtown's Cooper-Young neighborhood.

Full Steam Ahead:

When the little guy in the back of a collegiate crew boat yells, "Stroke!" all the hearty rowers dip their oars and pull in unison. The result is a powerful thrust forward by the sleek and speedy craft that wouldn't be possible without cooperation on board.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 55 55 20,821
MORTGAGES 44 44 24,405
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 23 23 8,633
BUILDING PERMITS 196 196 42,533
BANKRUPTCIES 55 55 13,957
BUSINESS LICENSES 22 22 6,423
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 56 56 13,567
MARRIAGE LICENSES 23 23 5,092

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