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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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Wind: North at 11.5 mph
Humidity: 41%

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 115 270 19,843
MORTGAGES 141 311 23,225
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 23 71 8,375
BUILDING PERMITS 0 338 40,366
BANKRUPTCIES 74 196 13,300
BUSINESS LICENSES 25 48 6,185
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 40 125 13,120
MARRIAGE LICENSES 15 73 4,915

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