Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell

819 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

‘Not guilty’ pleads third suspect in killing of Young Dolph

Prominent criminal defense attorney William Massey told reporters in a brief press conference that his client, Hernandez Govan, “had nothing to do with the murder of Memphis rapper, Young Dolph. Following the Nov. 17 arraignment of Govan by Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee, Massey told...

LeMoyne-Owen College, City of Memphis partner to aid small business owners

LeMoyne-Owen College and the city of Memphis Office of Business Diversity and Compliance have partnered to form the Memphis Small Business Development Partnership to provide support to aspiring business owners in the Mid-South.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics data indicates 20 percent of small businesses close...

Due in court: man charged with soliciting killers of Young Dolph

Hernandez Govan, the 43-year-old that prosecutors charge solicited the killers of Young Dolph, is scheduled to appear before Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee on Thursday (Nov. 17), the first anniversary of the Memphis rapper’s death. Govan is set to appear for a court hearing on...

Hardaway’s story resonates with patrons at Agape Heartlight 2022

U of M head coach Penny Hardaway talked in personal terms at the Agape Memphis gala held in support of the service outreach programs it offers for children and families. Agape Memphis Heartlight 2022 highlighted the work of Agape Child and Family Services, which was...

Voters make heart-and-mind decision to re-elect the late Rep. Barbara Cooper

For many in Tennessee House District 86, voting for Barbara Cooper long has been equated with choosing to be served by a state representative who demonstrated an unswerving devotion to duty. Cooper died Oct. 25 at age 93. Her name remained on the ballot for...

Inaugural banquet a ‘day of dreams’ for Bishop David Allen Hall Sr.

For Bishop David A. Hall Sr., Monday (Nov. 7) was the day of his dreams. “It was a completely humbling experience,” said Hall. “From my election to the (Church of God in Christ) General Board in March of last year, until now, I have been...

District 4 voters make clear City Council choice

Jana Swearengen-Washington emerged from Tuesday’s special election as a relatively easy winner as a lion's share of District 4 voters decided to send her to City Hall to represent them on the Memphis City Council. The 30-year educator is the sister of Jamita Swearengen, who...

Alzheimer’s awareness raised at Arts & Hors D’oeuvres event

An inaugural Arts & Hors D’oeuvres fundraiser treated sponsors, caregivers, and community supporters with a unique opportunity to learn more about the devastation of Alzheimer’s. “Of course, the fundraising is important, but this Open House (Oct. 30) was an excellent opportunity to raise awareness about...

Fearing for his safety, an accused killer of ‘Young Dolph’ seeks new confinement

One of the accused killers of Memphis rapper Young Dolph is OK with spending twenty-three and a half hours locked in a cell at the Shelby County Penal Farm. In fact, that’s the request he has made through an attorney. From Justin Johnson’s point of...

Forum yields call for civic engagement to avoid MLGW ‘bad deal’ with TVA

“Wondering what exactly is happening with MLGW's decision on the future of our power supply?” That question was part of the pitch for the public forum hosted by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) Thursday night (Nov. 3). The sense of urgency evident at the...