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VOL. 120 | NO. 246 | Friday, December 9, 2005

Health Care Options Increase in DeSoto

As Baptist completes expansion, new providers follow growth

Take a quick drive down the southbound leg of Interstate 55, and it's hard to miss the signs of expansion under way at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto.

Grant Center Program Offers Help for Nonprofits

It's not uncommon on an afternoon in Downtown to see columns of schoolchildren stride soundlessly into the renovated Fire Engine House No. 1 at 118 Adams St., where they marvel at such exhibits as a horse-drawn steam engine, a dispatcher's radio that plays actual 911 calls and an outdoor sculpture that memorializes fire fighters who have died in the line of duty.

Agape Director Earns National Award

David Jordan, executive director of Agape Child and Family Services Inc. in Memphis, is a recipient of the 2005 Angels in Adoption Award from the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, which focuses on improving adoption policy and practice to promote the advantages of adoption.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
73.0°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: South at 13.8 mph
Humidity: 94%

EVENTS

The Memphis Bar Association presents "The IV-D Child Support Agency" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. today in the MBA conference room of the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. For more information, call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 78 78 13,921
MORTGAGES 93 93 16,098
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 5 5 2,207
BUILDING PERMITS 242 242 28,995
BANKRUPTCIES 59 59 8,985
BUSINESS LICENSES 29 29 4,730
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 37 37 5,570
MARRIAGE LICENSES 37 37 3,019

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