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VOL. 122 | NO. 86 | Thursday, May 10, 2007

Foreclosure Deepens Mysteries Surrounding Westwood Church

A small wooden shack stands alone at the corner of Mitchell and Rochester roads in Westwood. Padlocked and surrounded by foot-tall weeds and a crumbling parking lot, it's the last remnant of a church that once called 357 W. Mitchell home.

In Life or TV, Probate Matters

Shelby County Probate Court Clerk Chris Thomas has been compared to former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson, but it isn't because of his work in politics.

After Ignoring Others' Advice, Gilbert Discovers Enjoyable Legal Career

Allison T. Gilbert likes to go against the grain.

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EVENTS

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence hosts "How to Succeed in Fundraising by Really Trying" today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. The event is $99 for alliance members, $150 for nonmembers and $65 for students. To register, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.

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BRIDGES Revs Up PeaceJam Initiatives

In mid-April, students from rival schools Mitchell High and Frayser High gathered together on the Frayser campus, writing messages and quotes about peace and harmony on small scraps of paper they placed inside inflated balloons.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 79 396 11,921
MORTGAGES 90 443 13,870
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 10 70 1,928
BUILDING PERMITS 191 975 25,139
BANKRUPTCIES 56 289 7,762
BUSINESS LICENSES 23 184 4,083
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 22 166 4,847
MARRIAGE LICENSES 16 81 2,625

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