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VOL. 122 | NO. 112 | Monday, June 18, 2007

Enhancing a Landmark

Davidson plans $8M renovation of East Memphis hotel

With its 30th birthday less than two years away, the Hilton Memphis' new owners are making sure the iconic hotel ages gracefully.

Tunica Heritage Tourism Takes Step Forward With Blues Marker

The setting is the back room of the Clack Store, a modest shack that once operated on Old Highway 61 in Tunica County as part store, part farm commissary, part train station.

'Upscale Thrift Store' Offsets Costs of Nonprofit Counseling Center

Following the success of its Cordova store, The Kingdom Ministries Inc. is scouting locations to open a second "upscale thrift store."

Home Stretch

High Point Coffee's Newest Store Serves Notice of Business' Success

Morrow Bailey drank his first cup of High Point Coffee while he was studying for finals during his senior year at the University of Mississippi.

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EVENTS

The Engineers' Club of Memphis hosts its weekly meeting and lunch today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Caroline Oldenburg, development officer at the U of M's Herff College of Engineering, is the guest speaker. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required.

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List to Replace Peete on Council is Long

Memphis City Council members are expecting more than two dozen contenders to consider for the vacant District 8 Position 2 Super District seat on the council.

Parched Southeast Suffers Through 'Unprecedented' Drought

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The choking dryness that's killing crops and turning streams into dusty trails across the Southeast is getting worse, with the government saying Thursday the nation's most extreme drought has expanded from Alabama into three neighboring states.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 128 183 20,949
MORTGAGES 130 174 24,535
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 4 27 8,637
BUILDING PERMITS 163 359 42,696
BANKRUPTCIES 61 116 14,018
BUSINESS LICENSES 24 46 6,447
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 29 85 13,596
MARRIAGE LICENSES 24 47 5,116

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