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VOL. 119 | NO. 157 | Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Site Work Starts on Bartlett Development

Elpine Gray Estates to replace old family homestead

When Elisha Gray purchased 80 acres of land on Old Brownsville Road in 1917, it was to sustain his family and meet their everyday needs. The property contained an orchard and a farm, and the family farmed the land and sold food to neighbors for money. Gray baled hay, made molasses and his son, Elisha Gray Jr., drove a "cab" - the family car - to carry neighbors back and forth to Memphis or wherever they needed to go.

PaperTrace Handles Businesses' Document Needs

Patrick McGrail and his colleagues at Southeastern Asset Management needed help converting client files from paper to electronic images, and the proposition looked bleak. Facing the conversion of nearly 4 million pages of client file records dating back to the company's inception, they couldn't find a document imaging provider they felt comfortable outsourcing the work to.

Askew Named National Director of Engineering Group

Mark W. Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., was appointed to a two-year term as national director of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. Askew is a civil engineer with 30 years of structural engineering experience.

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EVENTS

The Memphis BioWorks Development Council meets from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Call 543-3570.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 83 363 9,932
MORTGAGES 91 378 11,692
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 39 1,673
BUILDING PERMITS 0 575 20,885
BANKRUPTCIES 44 207 6,644
BUSINESS LICENSES 40 125 3,564
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 109 4,092
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 91 2,270

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