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VOL. 121 | NO. 19 | Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Is Tipton County a Sleeping Giant?

Could be, if residential developments, schools are any indication

It's not immediately apparent the area just over the Millington line in South Tipton County is experiencing unprecedented residential growth. All you really see driving past is a small record shop and a few other box-sized businesses.

Flying Fish Takes Flying Leap Into Cooper-Young Area

Long-time friends Tiger Bryant and Raymond Williams have been in the restaurant business since high school, which partly explains why the pair is eager to serve up another addition to the bustling dining corridor in the Cooper-Young neighborhood.

Johnson Draws Praise for Communications Tactics

The Public Relations Society of America's Memphis chapter has named Memphis City Schools superintendent Carol Johnson as its Communicator of the Year for 2005. Johnson accepted the honor at the organization's January chapter meeting. PRSA presents the award annually to a respected member of the community who invests time or talent in communicating a specific message to public audiences. Johnson replaced superintendent Johnnie Watson after his retirement in 2003. She had served as superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools since 1997.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Advertising Federation meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Bill McCuddy, Fox News' entertainment correspondent, is the guest speaker. Cost is free for members, $25 for guests and $10 for students. For reservations, visit www.memphisadfed.org or contact Donna Smith at 767-6374.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 61 122 17,665
MORTGAGES 82 150 20,576
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 151 334 36,150
BANKRUPTCIES 54 92 11,774
BUSINESS LICENSES 31 59 5,619
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 120 12,154
MARRIAGE LICENSES 24 49 4,406

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