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VOL. 121 | NO. 121 | Tuesday, June 13, 2006

NOT IN MY BACKYARD

Lamar-area residents speak out about proposed motel development

Public meetings of the Memphis and Shelby County Land Use Control Board rarely draw much in the way of a general audience. In addition to the usual Who's Who of developers, attorneys and government liaisons, the individual agenda items may draw a concerned property owner here, an interested business owner there.

Developers Take Different Tacks on Tree Preservation

It's easy to paint developers and builders as the bad guys, especially when they knock down a stand of trees as the first step in building a neighborhood. But some developers make it a point to work around trees, while many others have practical reasons for clearing space.

Outdoors Inc. Co-Owner Buys $1.1 Million Union Avenue Office Building

2076 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, Sale Amount: $1.1 million -
A 15,908-square-foot, two-story office building on the north side of Union Avenue near Diana and Florence streets. The building formerly housed the offices of late businessman William B. Tanner, who died of pneumonia in December after a battle with bone marrow cancer. Tanner in 2004 conveyed his interest in, or quitclaimed, the Union Avenue building to his wife, Patricia.

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EVENTS

The National Association of Women in Construction meets today at 6 p.m. at Fox Ridge Pizza, 1769 N. Germantown Parkway. Call Jill Rayman at 550-0487 for more information.

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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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