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VOL. 122 | NO. 96 | Thursday, May 24, 2007

Up, Up and Not Away

Foreclosure rate rises sharply throughout Memphis-Shelby County

Homeownership is supposed to be the American dream, but Steve Lockwood knows this isn't always the case - especially for those who seek counseling services at the Frayser Community Development Corp., where he serves as executive director.

Keep Eyes Open In Nursing Home Search, Lawyers Say

Attorney Valerie L. Smith advises families searching for nursing homes to approach it the same way they would a hotel: Don't be fooled by a fancy lobby.

Military Call-Up Turns Office Neighbors Into Law Partners

To say the past few years have represented an interesting chapter in Joe Townsend's legal career would be an understatement.

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EVENTS

The Downtown Parking Authority will hold a meeting today at 10 a.m. in the Center City Commission's conference room, 114 N. Main St.

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That's Amore: Figaro's Pizza Positions Itself for Bigger Piece Of Memphis Pie

Memphis has been targeted as a hot market for the new "take and bake" pizza concept, said Ron Berger, chairman and CEO of Figaro's Pizza.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 46 229 20,995
MORTGAGES 74 248 24,609
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 27 8,637
BUILDING PERMITS 478 837 43,174
BANKRUPTCIES 61 177 14,079
BUSINESS LICENSES 12 58 6,459
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 29 114 13,625
MARRIAGE LICENSES 20 67 5,136

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