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VOL. 119 | NO. 152 | Wednesday, August 24, 2005

BNSF Moves on Expansion Plans

Railway acquires property to expand intermodal yard

Memphis, already firm in its status as a national transportation hub, is on the verge of another major transport industry development. Burlington Northern Santa Fe is moving forward with a planned expansion of its railway facility at Shelby Drive and Lamar Avenue.

Custom Framer Breaks Entrepreneurial Mold

Michael Johnson's biggest passions are music and art, and he always knew he'd make a career out of at least one of them. With a degree in commercial music from the University of Memphis and years of experience playing and recording with several bands, it didn't look like the answer to that question was in doubt.

ABWA Chapter Names Woman of the Year

Cheryl D. Fleming of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was named 2005 Woman of the Year by the local chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Fleming currently serves as president of the association.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
55.0°F
A Few Clouds
Wind: Northwest at 3.5 mph
Humidity: 26%

EVENTS

The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Phil Cannon, FedEx/St. Jude Classic tournament director, is the guest speaker. Contact Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 61 331 19,904
MORTGAGES 80 391 23,305
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 83 8,387
BUILDING PERMITS 0 338 40,366
BANKRUPTCIES 35 231 13,335
BUSINESS LICENSES 28 76 6,213
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 125 13,120
MARRIAGE LICENSES 21 94 4,936

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