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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
61.0°F
Light Rain
Wind: East at 9.2 mph
Humidity: 90%

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 110 405 5,939
MORTGAGES 141 492 7,092
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 85 1,115
BUILDING PERMITS 161 1,006 12,591
BANKRUPTCIES 43 259 4,347
BUSINESS LICENSES 49 184 2,363
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 22 160 2,540
MARRIAGE LICENSES 31 108 1,235

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