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VOL. 121 | NO. 21 | Friday, January 20, 2006

Oakland is Latest Focus in Fayette Boom

Small town's growing business community pinpoints it as hotspot

So much new commercial development is pouring into Fayette County that in the town of Oakland, it reminds Myles Leifer of Noah's ark.

Living Wage Initiative Earns Full Approval This Week

"I want to do what is right and fair," said Memphis City Council member TaJuan Stout Mitchell as the council's Personnel & Intergovernmental Committee reviewed figures this week showing about 30 city employees earn less than $10 an hour.

Hartnett Brings International Experience to U of M Work

Dr. Teresa A. Hartnett, director of planning and research in the Office of Academic Affairs at the University of Memphis, recently assumed responsibility for the university's Center for International Programs and Services.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Regional Chamber and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals hold a workforce development forum today from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Shelby County Mayor AC Wharton and Memphis City Schools superintendent Carol Johnson are the keynote speakers. Call 543-3500.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 52 374 8,123
MORTGAGES 52 433 9,632
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 22 103 1,461
BUILDING PERMITS 218 906 17,513
BANKRUPTCIES 45 252 5,658
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 143 3,091
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 24 152 3,402
MARRIAGE LICENSES 38 158 1,846

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