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VOL. 122 | NO. 153 | Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Downtown Concert Series Lent a New Cadence

Last November, Cadence Bank established a Downtown presence when it opened a branch in the five-story, circa-1870s building at 119 S. Court Ave. on Court Square.

Health Charities Benefit From 5Ks

Successful fundraisers can be hard to come by for nonprofit groups. Throw an icon such as Elvis Presley into the mix with a bunch of runners and a crack team of marketing professionals, however, and the event is sure to be a success.

Signature's John Cooper Graduates From Leadership Memphis

John Cooper, the creative director of multimedia at Signature Advertising and Marketing Solutions, has graduated with the 2006-2007 class of Leadership Memphis. The program challenges community leaders to make Memphis a better place and advance diversity.

Commissioners Rake Money Into Networx As Wobbly Entity Endures State Scrutiny

Shelby County commissioners approved Monday paying $69,000 to Memphis Networx for annual broadband and Internet service for the county in the current fiscal year and to increase bandwidth of Internet service.

One Commerce Square Sale Tied Up In Court Dispute

The parties involved in a proposed sale of Downtown's One Commerce Square building for nearly $31 million, a deal that fell apart back in March, are still haggling in court over part of the transaction.

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EVENTS

Talk Shoppe will be held today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic will be "Alternative and Subprime Mortgages" with Terry West, mortgage loan officer at First Tennessee Home Loans.

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Bredesen Would Issue Bonds for Emergency Bridge Repairs Needed

NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen said Monday that he would consider issuing bonds to pay for any urgent bridge repairs, but he noted that no significant problems have been identified on Tennessee bridges so far.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 87 87 7,836
MORTGAGES 108 108 9,307
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 8 8 1,366
BUILDING PERMITS 130 130 16,737
BANKRUPTCIES 55 55 5,461
BUSINESS LICENSES 32 32 2,980
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 47 47 3,297
MARRIAGE LICENSES 37 37 1,725

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