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VOL. 119 | NO. 166 | Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Trucking Industry Feels Katrina's Impact

Fuel prices take biggest toll on local transport companies

When Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, the impact was felt across the region, with all types of businesses experiencing ripple effects in the wake of the storm.

Local Consultant Steps Out to Help Storm Victims

Whether young or old, rich or poor, most Gulf Coast residents who find themselves in Memphis these days have a couple of things in common: They are homeless and unemployed.

MAAR Commercial Council Names Board Members

The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council elected the following individuals to its board of directors: Bayard Snowden, president-elect; Michael Greenberg, 2005 director/2006 vice president; Andy Cates, two-year director; Kelly Truitt, two-year director; and Jim Rainer, two-year director. Returning board members include Jon Albright, president; Steve Guinn, vice president; Joel Fulmer, immediate past president; Frank Dyer, Irvin Skopp and Russ Westlake, directors; Richard Groff, Memphis Metro CCIM chapter president; John Bartlett, IREM chapter 20 president; Philip Erstine, Realtors Land Institute Tennessee chapter president; and Joe Steffner, SIOR chapter president.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
82.0°F
Overcast
Wind: Southwest at 4.6 mph
Humidity: 74%

EVENTS

The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America hosts its annual ethics program at 11:45 a.m. today at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Contact Samantha Jernigan at 409-0619 or sj@midsouth.rr.com.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 92 280 9,849
MORTGAGES 105 287 11,601
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 28 1,662
BUILDING PERMITS 0 328 20,638
BANKRUPTCIES 43 162 6,599
BUSINESS LICENSES 38 90 3,529
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 79 4,062
MARRIAGE LICENSES 16 79 2,258

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