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VOL. 123 | NO. 195 | Monday, October 6, 2008

Commission to Consider Selling Arenas

Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners are set to vote today on selling the county’s share of The Pyramid, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium and the Mid-South Coliseum.

Economy’s Impact On Multifamily Financing Small, Lenders Say

Despite lending concerns created by the recent Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae crisis, financing for multifamily properties hasn’t been negatively affected, local lenders say.

Financial Crisis Hits Property Tax Coffers

Property-related taxes are the oxygen of local economies in Tennessee. But convulsions in the nation’s housing and credit markets could leave those economies gasping for air.

Family Safety Center Seeks Home

Shelby County’s new Family Safety Center might have a director. Its organizers know what services they will offer troubled families. They even will be able to do more than provide a fleeting shelter to those trying to escape abusive and violent relationships.

Growth Continues for Resource Entertainment Group

Howard Stovall and Mike Brocato, managing partners at Resource Entertainment Group, said they never imagined they would need to become legal specialists to work in the entertainment industry.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
58.0°F
Fair
Wind: Southwest at 8.1 mph
Humidity: 33%

EVENTS

Memphis College of Art will present “Control and Collaboration,” a multimedia project presentation, today at noon in the Callicott Auditorium on campus, 1930 Poplar Ave. There will be a discussion about the balance between individual control and group collaboration in the creation of new multimedia projects. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.mca.edu.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 55 55 20,821
MORTGAGES 44 44 24,405
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 8,610
BUILDING PERMITS 0 0 42,337
BANKRUPTCIES 51 51 13,953
BUSINESS LICENSES 22 22 6,423
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 13,511
MARRIAGE LICENSES 23 23 5,092

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