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VOL. 119 | NO. 134 | Thursday, July 28, 2005

Study Highlights Development Concerns

Cordova residents, leaders seek better control of growth

Ben Franklin's proverb about "death and taxes" only needs to be tweaked slightly when describing the northeast Memphis community of Cordova. There, it's concern over taxes and annexation that has residents worried over what the future holds.

State Leave Act Changes Bring Some Uncertainty

Under Tennessee law, men are now eligible to take time off work to give birth, nurse a baby or adopt a child. Or at least that's what a bill passed in May in the General Assembly seems to say. But the language of the new bill has left some attorneys confused and wondering if litigation might follow.

Pickler Opens Dual Service Office in Collierville

Memphis attorney David Pickler announced the opening last month of Pickler Wealth Advisors, a new firm dedicated to comprehensive wealth advisory services. In addition to his financial and estate planning business and law practice, Pickler serves as chairman of the Shelby County Board of Education.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Landmarks Commission meets at 5 p.m. today at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Call 576-7191.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 72 288 2,335
MORTGAGES 85 341 2,894
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 11 68 477
BUILDING PERMITS 167 765 5,003
BANKRUPTCIES 38 258 1,779
BUSINESS LICENSES 22 150 896
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 33 119 1,012
MARRIAGE LICENSES 19 80 343

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