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VOL. 122 | NO. 34 | Friday, February 23, 2007

Ready to Roll

Big Plough grant helps SRVS agency buy new wheels for disabled clients

With the help of one generous donation, the Shelby Residential and Vocational Services (SRVS) agency is able to address one of its most crucial needs.

Billboard Developer Thomas To Appear in Court Today

To say that local billboard magnate William H. Thomas Jr. has a bone to pick with the Memphis and Shelby County Board of Adjustment (BOA) probably is an understatement.

Student Receives Diversity Scholarship By Departing From Comfort Zone

Growing up in Hickory Hill during the 1980s and '90s, Ronald Newman had no idea what the future held for him. So the ambitious Memphian reached out and grabbed it.

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Wind: South at 4.6 mph
Humidity: 97%

EVENTS

MusiCares offers a free health fair for registrants of the 2007 International Folk Alliance Conference through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day at the Cook Convention Center, 255 S. Main St. Free services such as massage therapy, foot exams, spinal exams, cholesterol tests and other procedures will be offered along with workshops. Contact Morgan Bracy at 615-327-0050 or morganb@grammy.com for information.

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Don't Miss This Visit

Betty Williams enjoys dressmaking and gardening, walking her dog, reading, swimming and writing, according to her curriculum vitae at www.nobelprize.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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