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VOL. 119 | NO. 161 | Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Spotlight Brightens on Memphis Cinema

Nonprofit group to host second-annual film retrospective

Like an independent film competing for attention during Oscar season, Malcolm Pratt's relatively new cinema group might seem overshadowed by other big screen efforts in Memphis.

Unique Memphis Retailer Opens Second Location

No one has to convince Brenda Meece of the value of the old adage about "a stitch in time." Last week, this lifelong knitter further sewed up her entrepreneurial future when she opened the doors to a second location of Yarniverse, a Memphis yarn and knitting shop that she first opened about three years ago.

Dwyer Awarded by Governor's Highway Safety Office

Judge Tim J. Dwyer of the criminal division of Shelby County General Sessions Court received the annual Lifesaver Award from the Governor's Highway Safety Office. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions toward highway safety in Tennessee.

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The Memphis Health, Educational and Housing Facility Board meets at noon today in the conference room at the HEHFB offices, 65 Union Ave., Suite 1120. Call 527-6400.

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PROPERTY SALES 119 482 10,051
MORTGAGES 119 497 11,811
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 29 82 1,716
BUILDING PERMITS 268 1,056 21,366
BANKRUPTCIES 50 263 6,700
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