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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.

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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 119 482 10,051
MORTGAGES 119 497 11,811
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 29 82 1,716
BUILDING PERMITS 268 1,056 21,366
BANKRUPTCIES 50 263 6,700
BUSINESS LICENSES 28 151 3,584
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 33 172 4,155
MARRIAGE LICENSES 20 111 2,290

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