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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.

Local Weather
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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 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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