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VOL. 122 | NO. 46 | Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Putting Your Heart Where Your Money Is

Local, national nonprofit orgs continue the search for good job candidates

The last thing an adult sitting in a kiddie pool wants to do is look down and see the pool shrinking around him. Depending on how badly he feels he needs to take a dip, he may struggle to come up with a way to stretch the pool back out.

Building Material Costs Appear To Be Leveling Off Post-Katrina, Rita

It's easy to see how nearby natural disasters affect the cost and availability of construction materials. When Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast in 2005, it created a clear demand for supplies such as lumber and forced builders to pay a higher premium for them.

Development Set to Begin On Rolling Meadows Phase Two

Phase two of, Rolling Meadows, Loan Amount: $4.4 million -
Meadow Estates LLC has taken out two loans totaling $4.4 million to develop phase two of Rolling Meadows Planned Development. The second phase will have 59 lots, said Jon McCreery, president of Chamberlain & McCreery.

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Humidity: 96%

EVENTS

The Small Business Chamber holds its quarterly workshop today from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousands Oaks Blvd. The workshop is titled "Contagious Networking" and is open to the public. The event is free to members with advance registration, and guest tickets are $10. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com for more information.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 92 280 9,849
MORTGAGES 105 287 11,601
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 11 39 1,673
BUILDING PERMITS 247 575 20,885
BANKRUPTCIES 44 163 6,600
BUSINESS LICENSES 38 90 3,529
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 30 109 4,092
MARRIAGE LICENSES 16 79 2,258

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