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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Whalum proposes ‘oasis’ for kids at vacant Vance Middlehopes to create an oasis serving poor children's basic needs. Whalum, pastor o
Whalum proposes ‘oasis’ for kids at vacant Vance Middle
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 hours ago
hopes to create an oasis serving poor children's basic needs. Whalum, pastor of New Olivet Baptist Church and former Memphis City School board member, submitted an offer to Shelby County Schools this week to lease the former Vance Middle... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mother of former Memphis Mayor Dr. Willie Herenton passes awayMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Former Memphis City Schools Superintendent and Mayor Dr. Willi
Mother of former Memphis Mayor Dr. Willie Herenton passes away
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Former Memphis City Schools Superintendent and Mayor Dr. Willie Herenton is mourning the loss of the mother. Ruby Lee Harris passed away Friday morning after a lengthy illness. Miss Harris raised the former mayor and his sister in... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga FC Teams Travel To Memphis SaturdayFC men will take their 7-0 NPSL record to the Southwestern corner of the state
Chattanooga FC Teams Travel To Memphis Saturday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 20 hours ago
FC men will take their 7-0 NPSL record to the Southwestern corner of the state in a must win battle against 2nd place Memphis City FC this Saturday, June 25th. Staying undefeated in league play is crucial to Chattanooga FC if they are to host... Read more
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Officer.com
Memphis Police Say Goodbye to Heroic K-9Service Medal for being injured in the line of duty. He is the only animal to e
Memphis Police Say Goodbye to Heroic K-9
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
Service Medal for being injured in the line of duty. He is the only animal to ever receive the award, Sampietro said. The Memphis City Council also recognized the K-9 officer with a resolution honoring his "courage, loyalty, perseverance and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Incumbents lining up for re-election in Bartlettqualified for the ballot, Norris and Cook have until the mid-August deadline to
Incumbents lining up for re-election in Bartlett
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
qualified for the ballot, Norris and Cook have until the mid-August deadline to submit their petitions. Jackson worked in Memphis City Schools for 36 years before retiring in 2012. She began her first term on the school board in 2013, running... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police say goodbye to heroic K-9 officerService Medal for being injured in the line of duty. He is the only animal to e
Memphis police say goodbye to heroic K-9 officer
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Service Medal for being injured in the line of duty. He is the only animal to ever receive the award, Sampietro said. The Memphis City Council also recognized the K-9 officer with a resolution honoring his "courage, loyalty, perseverance and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Referendum may restrict residency for new Memphis employeesMemphis City Council members voted today to begin crafting a referendum for the
Referendum may restrict residency for new Memphis employees
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Memphis City Council members voted today to begin crafting a referendum for the November election that could restrict residency requirements for new city employees. City employees currently must live within Shelby County. It is not clear to what... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Dorsey Hopson on Shelby County Schools budgeting, closures, shifting choices and morehave a sour taste in their mouth from the merger. And then there are so many pe
Dorsey Hopson on Shelby County Schools budgeting, closures, shifting choices and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
have a sour taste in their mouth from the merger. And then there are so many people who had a negative view of the former Memphis City Schools. So oftentimes you have to get past so many hurdles that are caused by preconceived notions. They say,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CFC Wins 2-0 Over Birmingham Hammersin the goal. Hartley was injured in the 72nd minute and Halsall finished out th
CFC Wins 2-0 Over Birmingham Hammers
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
in the goal. Hartley was injured in the 72nd minute and Halsall finished out the game. The men will travel to Memphis on Saturday to take on Memphis City FC. The CFC women will be at home on Tuesday taking on the Knoxville Lady Force... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga FC wins 2-0, clinches share of league titlewith a 2-0 win over the Birmingham Hammers in front of 4,293 at Finley Stadium.
Chattanooga FC wins 2-0, clinches share of league title
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
with a 2-0 win over the Birmingham Hammers in front of 4,293 at Finley Stadium. The 21 points in league play, combined with Memphis City FC's 2-1 loss at Nashville FC, give Chattanooga FC at least a share of the conference title. CFC plays at... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Some Midtown parents see schools in their neighborhood as optionhad no thoughts about their future children's education, but the two Rhodes Col
Some Midtown parents see schools in their neighborhood as option
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
had no thoughts about their future children's education, but the two Rhodes College graduates had volunteered tutoring in Memphis City Schools. "I saw what the kids who were going to the city schools were doing and not doing, and heard their... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Arkansan's bribe case, U.S. says it probed ties to legislators, othersin bribes from Suhl through two other men, and is serving a 2½-year prison sent
In Arkansan's bribe case, U.S. says it probed ties to legislators, others
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
in bribes from Suhl through two other men, and is serving a 2½-year prison sentence. Phillip Carter, 47, a former West Memphis city councilman and Crittenden County juvenile probation officer, also pleaded guilty, admitting he was one of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Judge refuses to toss bribery case against Arkansas businessmana 21/2-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to accepting bribes through B
Judge refuses to toss bribery case against Arkansas businessman
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
a 21/2-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to accepting bribes through Bennett and Phillip Carter, a former West Memphis city councilman who also pleaded guilty to his involvement in the conspiracy and is serving a two-year... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Week That Was: City Budget, Beale Security, ServiceMasterNew Budget Gives Pay Raises All Memphis city employees will get pay raises thi
Week That Was: City Budget, Beale Security, ServiceMaster
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 8 days ago
New Budget Gives Pay Raises All Memphis city employees will get pay raises this year, and the city tax rate will hold steady thanks to last week's passage of a nearly $667 million budget by the Memphis City Council. Mayor Jim Strickland proposed... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
RICK CLEVELAND: Taking the road less traveledchampion amateur golfer. Born on Jan. 6, 1921, Emmett Cary Middlecoff began to
RICK CLEVELAND: Taking the road less traveled
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
champion amateur golfer. Born on Jan. 6, 1921, Emmett Cary Middlecoff began to play the game at age 7, By 17, he was the Memphis city champion. By 18, he was an All American at Ole Miss. Cary Middlecoff, an All-American golfer at Ole Miss, won... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Bid to move Forrest monument back on docket, state GOP leaders weigh Trump and moreNathan Bedford Forrest sits on a concrete pedestal and atop his grave in the Me
Bid to move Forrest monument back on docket, state GOP leaders weigh Trump and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
Nathan Bedford Forrest sits on a concrete pedestal and atop his grave in the Memphis park that carried his name until the Memphis City Council voted this month to rename it and two other city parks with names tied to the Confederacy. Good morning... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
CLERB debates over subpoena request powersstrength," said CLERB member John Marek at their meeting Tuesday. Members of C
CLERB debates over subpoena request powers
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
strength," said CLERB member John Marek at their meeting Tuesday. Members of CLERB called having the ability to ask the Memphis City Council to subpoena someone on their behalf the "teeth" of their board. On Tuesday the group met to discuss... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City asking state commission to remove Forrest statue from parkmajority under the new law. McIntyre said the city didn't specify in its waive
City asking state commission to remove Forrest statue from park
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
majority under the new law. McIntyre said the city didn't specify in its waiver request a new home for the statue. The Memphis City Council voted in August to remove the statue, joining last year's national backlash against confederate... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Legal ruling sought on whether council subpoena power can extend to CLERBWorth Morgan (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis City Council mem
Legal ruling sought on whether council subpoena power can extend to CLERB
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
Worth Morgan (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis City Council member Worth Morgan said Tuesday that he'll seek a declaratory court judgment on whether the council can use its subpoena power on behalf of the civilian board that reviews... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CFC Wins Two, Back in Action This Weekgame winner for CFC women. Chattanooga is 2-2 in league play and will games on
CFC Wins Two, Back in Action This Week
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
game winner for CFC women. Chattanooga is 2-2 in league play and will games on Friday and Saturday this week. They host Memphis City on Friday at Finley and then travel to Nasvhille FC Wolves on Saturday. Tickets for all matches are available... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga FC men, women win on the roadto lightning in the area, but that didn't stop CFC (2-2), which returns to comp
Chattanooga FC men, women win on the road
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
to lightning in the area, but that didn't stop CFC (2-2), which returns to competition Friday with a 7 p.m. match against Memphis City FC at Finley. "I am proud of the way our ladies handled so many distractions and stayed focused on the game... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga FC players help make teammate's wedding day specialHarrisburg, ending its U.S. Open Cup run. Interestingly, Winter also missed the
Chattanooga FC players help make teammate's wedding day special
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
Harrisburg, ending its U.S. Open Cup run. Interestingly, Winter also missed the team's next match — a 2-1 home win against Memphis City FC three days later — due to a wedding when a friend got married in Knoxville. But he was back for this past... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham Hammers soccer to play two home games this weekendThe Birmingham Hammers soccer team will face two opponents at home this weekend
Birmingham Hammers soccer to play two home games this weekend
Al.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Birmingham Hammers soccer team will face two opponents at home this weekend in the Magic City. The Hammers will play Memphis City on Friday at 7 p.m. and Nashville on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Both games will be played at Sicard Hollow Athletic... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
June 10I would have at least nine failures," she says. FIP now includes 12,000 student
June 10
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
I would have at least nine failures," she says. FIP now includes 12,000 students in first, second and third grades in Memphis city schools, and it looks as if FIP might complete its third year with a passing grade. As part of Supt. Willie... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Organ recipient to create memorial garden to honor donorswhere he's the community development coordinator. He wants to honor the person
Organ recipient to create memorial garden to honor donors
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 14 days ago
where he's the community development coordinator. He wants to honor the person who saved his life. On Tuesday he asked Memphis City Council members for their support to start a donor memorial garden at Health Sciences Park. "By having a place... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Accused City Hall vandalism suspect indictedMEMPHIS, Tenn. — The suspect police said was caught on camera vandalizing Memph
Accused City Hall vandalism suspect indicted
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 15 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The suspect police said was caught on camera vandalizing Memphis City Hall was indicted on vandalism charges Thursday. In March, Bernard Gillard walked up to the front of the building located at 125 North Main Street and threw... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
What They Said...... It's interesting that the Memphis Zoo, which is not a named defendant in t
What They Said...
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 15 days ago
... It's interesting that the Memphis Zoo, which is not a named defendant in the Open Meetings Act suit against the Memphis City Council, has filed a motion to intervene after the plantiffs' request for production of documents. Are these... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Unions question city’s merit-based pay raise proposalpay increase in next year's budget, but many are unhappy to learn this may be t
Unions question city’s merit-based pay raise proposal
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 15 days ago
pay increase in next year's budget, but many are unhappy to learn this may be the last across-the-board pay increase. Memphis City Council members said they're working on drafting an ordinance which will require all future pay raises for some... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City budget’s drama-free passage, Memphis notes from the road and more7, 2016 — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City of Mem
City budget’s drama-free passage, Memphis notes from the road and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
7, 2016 — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City of Memphis CFO division of finance, after the Memphis City Council voted to approve operating and capital budgets. The capital budget was passed with an amendment, and the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Council passes Operating, Capital BudgetsMEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis City Council has approved it’s Operating and Capit
City Council passes Operating, Capital Budgets
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 17 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis City Council has approved it’s Operating and Capital Budgets for the upcoming year. WREG’s Jessica Gertler is at the City Council meeting now. The Capital Budget was passed, but only after an additional amendment was... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Council approved budget with raise for employeesJune 7, 2016- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City of
Council approved budget with raise for employees
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
June 7, 2016- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City of Memphis CFO division of finance, after the Memphis City Council voted to approve operating and capital budgets. The capital budget was passed with an amendment, and the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CFC Hosts Knoxville Force TuesdayFC last Saturday 3-2 to move from 5th place to 3rd in the Southeast Conference,
CFC Hosts Knoxville Force Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 days ago
FC last Saturday 3-2 to move from 5th place to 3rd in the Southeast Conference, while your Chattanooga FC defeated Memphis City 2-1 to remain undefeated in league play. Tickets are $7 before 5:30 on game day, and $9 at the gate.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County Commission backs Herenton in new juvenile rehab facilitiessponsor. Herenton is now executive director of W.E.B. Du Bois Charter Consorti
Shelby County Commission backs Herenton in new juvenile rehab facilities
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 days ago
sponsor. Herenton is now executive director of W.E.B. Du Bois Charter Consortium and was the former superintendent of Memphis City Schools. Voting no were commissioners George Chism and David Reaves. Linda A. Moore is part of the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Finlay leads CFC past Memphis City FC, 2The person of the match Saturday in the Chattanooga Football Club's 2-1 win ove
Finlay leads CFC past Memphis City FC, 2
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
The person of the match Saturday in the Chattanooga Football Club's 2-1 win over Memphis City FC never logged a second of playing time, therefore not being credited with any shots or saves. He works for the Tennessee Valley Authority, carries a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis Botanic Garden director Scott McCormick steps downScott McCormick, a former Memphis City Council member and current member of the
Memphis Botanic Garden director Scott McCormick steps down
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
Scott McCormick, a former Memphis City Council member and current member of the Shelby County school board, has left his position as executive director of the Memphis Botanic Garden after slightly more than a year. McCormick had become full-time... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga FC Hosts Double Header SaturdaySaturday night at Ft. Finley. The CFC Women kick off at 4:30 vs the Gulf Coast
Chattanooga FC Hosts Double Header Saturday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 days ago
Saturday night at Ft. Finley. The CFC Women kick off at 4:30 vs the Gulf Coast Texans, and the CFC Men kick of at 7:30 vs Memphis City FC. Academy Members get in free their with dark blue jersey. GULF COAST TEXANS VS CHATTANOOGA FC WOMEN KICK... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
First Licks in the Tennessee 8th Districtthree Shelby Countians— the aforesaid Kustoff, then Shelby County Commissioner
First Licks in the Tennessee 8th District
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 22 days ago
three Shelby Countians— the aforesaid Kustoff, then Shelby County Commissioner (now state Senator) Mark Norris, and then Memphis City Councilman Brent Taylor. Blackburn, whose home base was Brentwood in Williamson County, campaigned well across... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
About Timea group of dozens of Memphis-area doctors advocating for green space. "It has
About Time
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 22 days ago
a group of dozens of Memphis-area doctors advocating for green space. "It has now become clear that the information [the Memphis City Council was] provided is not valid or defensible," Dr. Emily Taylor Graves said. "The city council and the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Budget amendment would give many Memphis city employees a raise(Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis City Councilwoman Patrice Robinson a
Budget amendment would give many Memphis city employees a raise
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 23 days ago
(Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis City Councilwoman Patrice Robinson attends a budget committee meeting Tuesday. Memphis City Council members approved a long list of budget amendments Tuesday, including a 1.5 percent pay increase at a cost... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Libertarians struggle for name on Tennessee ballotsaid Jim Tomasik, a Cordova resident and chairman of the Libertarian Party of T
Libertarians struggle for name on Tennessee ballot
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 24 days ago
said Jim Tomasik, a Cordova resident and chairman of the Libertarian Party of Tennessee who mounted a campaign for a Memphis City Council seat last year. "Being listed as an Independent, that's very difficult to run a campaign against parties... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chicago Fire Wins Steinbrecher Cup 2-1 In Overtimewill have a quick turn around for their next game as they continue in the Open
Chicago Fire Wins Steinbrecher Cup 2-1 In Overtime
The Chattanoogan / Posted 26 days ago
will have a quick turn around for their next game as they continue in the Open Cup tournament hosting Harrisburg City Islanders Wednesday at 7:30. The season continues with home games on June 4 and 7 against Memphis City FC and Knoxvil... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Hopson aide leaves SCSprojects for the superintendent. A Memphis native, he served on the unified sch
Hopson aide leaves SCS
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
projects for the superintendent. A Memphis native, he served on the unified school board during the historic merger of Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools but resigned to work for Hopson beginning in 2013. With Porter's resignation,... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Naifeh Is Wrong on Segregation Claimhome town of Covington, has 11,639 students, including 2,963 blacks (24 percent
Naifeh Is Wrong on Segregation Claim
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 28 days ago
home town of Covington, has 11,639 students, including 2,963 blacks (24 percent) and 8,908 whites (73 percent). The Memphis City System has 102,798 students, including 94,299 blacks (83 percent) and 8,917 whites (8 percent). NOTE: Counting... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memorial Day closings in Greater MemphisHeritage Girls Troop 2011 salute the ceremonial flag as it is raised during the
Memorial Day closings in Greater Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
Heritage Girls Troop 2011 salute the ceremonial flag as it is raised during the 32nd annual Memorial Day program at the Memphis National Cemetery on Saturday morning. (Andrea Morales / Special to The Commercial Appeal) Monday is Memorial Day,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Kyle recuses himself from Halbert suit against election commissionShelby County Chancellor Jim Kyle agreed Thursday to recuse himself in the laws
Kyle recuses himself from Halbert suit against election commission
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 29 days ago
Shelby County Chancellor Jim Kyle agreed Thursday to recuse himself in the lawsuit filed by former Memphis City Court Clerk candidate Wanda Halbert related to the accuracy of last year's election results. The Shelby County Election Commission filed... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Shelby County Cattle Callsof school vouchers. To compound the potential confusion, Keith Williams of the
Shelby County Cattle Calls
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 29 days ago
of school vouchers. To compound the potential confusion, Keith Williams of the MEA ran unsuccessfully last year for the Memphis City Council, and the presence on this year's election ballot of someone with the same name could be a real voter... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
City Opens Up Mid-South Coliseum for Reviewthe building and the Fairgrounds. Plans for the Coliseum and the Fairgrounds r
City Opens Up Mid-South Coliseum for Review
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 29 days ago
the building and the Fairgrounds. Plans for the Coliseum and the Fairgrounds remain in flux as a new mayor and nearly new Memphis City Council begin to put their stamps on city issues. Also, a new grassroots organization — Friends of the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County Schools makes cases to County Commission for funding increasepresentation as the only municipality not contributing to education funding. T
Shelby County Schools makes cases to County Commission for funding increase
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 30 days ago
presentation as the only municipality not contributing to education funding. The city had for decades helped fund Memphis City Schools, but withdrew support, which resulted in a successful lawsuit by the school system. After the merger of... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Adopt-A-Park program needs volunteers as summer vacation nearsthe parks. For example, if there's any equipment that's broken or if they see a
City Adopt-A-Park program needs volunteers as summer vacation nears
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted a month ago
the parks. For example, if there's any equipment that's broken or if they see any suspicious activity to report it," said Memphis City Beautiful executive director Eldra White. With approval, adopters can plant flowers and trees. The city still... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Start Co. helps entrepreneurs in Memphis start their businesspartner founded Start Co. in 2011 because they wanted to attract small business
Start Co. helps entrepreneurs in Memphis start their business
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
partner founded Start Co. in 2011 because they wanted to attract small businesses to the area. This week, he asked the Memphis City Council for $25,000 to help his non-profit group, but Council members were shocked he didn`t request more... Read more
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