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VOL. 120 | NO. 251 | Friday, December 16, 2005

State Highway 385 to Elevate Accessibility

With construction on schedule, cities gear up for changes

As construction on state Highway 385 continues, cities in Shelby and Fayette counties are gearing up for the changes it brings. Impacting Collierville, Piperton and Eads, the construction will occur along 385 - also known as Bill Morris Parkway - from U.S. Highway 72 to Interstate 40.

Veterans Receive Lifeline From County Office

The papers and folders he keeps on his desk form neat piles, and the endless records he scours each day are stacked with precision.

Realtor of the Year Draws on Hard Work, Ambition

Growing up and working on a cotton farm in Nankipoo in West Tennessee is where Doug Collins said he learned the value of hard and honest work, but he said it also made him realize he wanted out of the cotton fields.

Local Weather
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A Few Clouds
Wind: Southwest at 3.5 mph
Humidity: 79%

EVENTS

The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents "The Three F's of the New Starting Point Program" from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Visit www.maar.org.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 90 140 15,764
MORTGAGES 100 162 18,210
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 13 2,418
BUILDING PERMITS 0 121 32,635
BANKRUPTCIES 53 112 10,125
BUSINESS LICENSES 25 50 5,228
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 29 6,178
MARRIAGE LICENSES 26 50 3,463

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