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VOL. 120 | NO. 135 | Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Businesses Gain Hope From Higher Calling

When people go to church on Sunday, they usually don't expect to hear about the business world. However, some pastors have brought economics into their ministry.

Local Store Spins Second-Hand Items Into First-Class Auctions

Life is a treasure hunt for Jeff Todd.

Melick Tapped to Manage Fixed Income Banking Group at Morgan Keegan & Co.

Jordan Melick has joined Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. as a managing director for the firm's Fixed Income Banking Group. Melick previously was managing director of the health care finance team of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Piper Jaffray & Co. He began his career in health financing in 1991 at Detroit-based Comerica Bank.

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EVENTS

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce holds "Small Business Counseling" Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 101 Walnut St. Mark Taylor, a business counselor with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Southwest Tennessee Community College, will be on hand to offer counseling. Call 853-1949 for an appointment.

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Jeff Sanford is president of the Center City Commission.

TDN: What's the timetable for the Bass Pro deal (if known)?

How Much is Too Much?

We're living in a super-size nation, in more ways than one. Homes have gotten bigger, cars have gotten bigger (although $3-a-gallon gas might finally curb the SUV craze), retail chains have gotten bigger and, to fund all this excess, personal debt certainly has gotten bigger. And the trend doesn't stop there.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 31 327 17,870
MORTGAGES 49 409 20,835
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 129 800 36,616
BANKRUPTCIES 51 243 11,925
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 117 5,677
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 41 215 12,248
MARRIAGE LICENSES 29 121 4,478

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