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A school voucher bill making its way through the Tennessee General Assembly is intended to give parents with children at low-performing schools a choice in education. But local opponents say it’s...
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2015/03/03 22:51
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Albert Dean “Deano” Cox learned to play the trumpet in third grade and turned his fascination with music into a 35-year career of directing bands in Memphis City Schools. Mr. Cox died Friday in his...
2015/03/03 21:56
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The political timing of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton’s shake-up of his leadership team could have been worse – closer to the October city elections in which he is seeking a second full term. Potential...
2015/03/03 20:51
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Memphis City Council on Tuesday approved the hiring of consultant Public Financial Management to review a debt restructuring plan proposed by Mayor A C Wharton. PFM, which produced the strategic...
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The local agency in charge of reviewing development and building proposals will start using an email blast to ensure more people know about proposals before they are approved or rejected. The Memphis...
2015/03/02 21:56
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Memphis City Council members return to the matter of city finances Tuesday, March 3, with a financial review in a 9:30 a.m. committee session that marks the halfway point in the city’s fiscal...
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When Staley Cates bought the Sears Crosstown building in 2007 and the development team behind what is now Crosstown Concourse was taking shape to redevelop the property, another developer dropped by...
2015/02/27 20:56
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Jacque Beeson entered the world of real estate when she was 19-years-old, working as an assistant to a homebuilder developing subdivisions. She stayed in the residential sector for 17 years, until the...
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Brewery Developers Buy Key Property on Butler The team behind the development of the historic Tennessee Brewery has acquired a key piece of property adjacent to the long-vacant structure as plans for...
2015/02/27 01:00
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee representative is on a mission to rid the state of traffic cameras, meaning both speed and red light cameras. Republican representative Andy Holt out of northwest...
2015/02/26 19:59
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Newly elected Senator Lee Harris (D-Memphis) and I would seem like total polar opposites politically. He's from the big city of Memphis; I'm from a small town in rural Tennessee; He's a Democrat, I'm...
2015/02/26 14:51
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After months of operating in Memphis, ride-sharing companies could soon get the city’s blessing — if they pay the price. Councilman Kemp Conrad is expected to propose two ordinances, one about taxis...
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The Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board (CLERB), the independent board that investigates complaints about police officers, was reinstated last June after years of being inactive. But an audit of the...
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Echoes from my boot heels clicked thinly off the asphalt and bricks outside the Mid-South Coliseum. I paused and looked way up to its domed roof before I walked in. Driving up Southern Avenue was the...
2015/02/25 21:56
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In an effort to keep cities and counties from ratcheting up debt, Harris, a first-term Democrat from Memphis, is sponsoring a bill that would make city councils and county commissions obtain voter...
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U.S. District Judge Jon McCalla heard arguments Tuesday morning in a case involving late-night sweeps of Beale Street and says he’ll issue a ruling on next steps in two to four weeks. A jury has...
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Williams has been leader of the police union for four years. “I think that now the pulse in this city is that the citizens are ready for change,” Williams said with a group of 30 supporters around...
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The president of the Economic Development Growth Engine wants Memphis City Council members and Shelby County commissioners to approve proposed changes to payment-in-lieu-of taxes incentives the EDGE...
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Georgia Investor Buys Southeast Memphis Hotel A Georgia-based investor has purchased a Southeast Memphis hotel for $1 million. Located on American Way near Cherry Road, the former Studio 6 hotel was...
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The local Democratic party holds a county convention in March to elect a new executive committee and a new party chairman and other offices. Carson had said previously he would not be seeking another...
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