Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Deion Sanders had long wanted to be a college football head coach.  He wanted the job at Florida State University (his alma mater) when it opened two years ago. Now “Neon Deion” is at Jackson (Mississippi) State University, bringing his “Prime-Time”...
Anyone familiar with Charles L. Ewing Sr. knows that the president/CEO of Ewing Moving & Storage is passionate about golf and that his love for the game far predates the role he fills in helping to make sure golf...
Thursday, September 9 LIVE at The Orpheum 8 p.m., The Orpheum Theatre. Enjoy an evening of Classic soul starring Stephanie Mills and Jeffrey Osborne. Tickets: $128, $98, $88 and $68 plus service charges. All seats reserved. ON SALE NOW...
Memphis City Councilman JB Smiley Jr. entered the governor’s race Wednesday, Sept. 8, with cheering supporters and a colorful balloon drop. Nearly 200 supporters filled the lobby of the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Memphis. Smiley, an attorney, was introduced by his...
A Shelby County judge has delayed until Tuesday (Sept. 7) a decision on whether to allow the public release of videos showing an altercation that led to the fatal shooting of Alvin Motley Jr. by a security guard at...
The New Tri-State Defender netted two first-place prizes and placed in the top five of four other categories during the Tennessee Press Association’s 2021 newspaper contests cosponsored by the University of Tennessee System, which has been a part of...
Abundantly clear after this week’s public memorial for Alvin Motley Jr. in Memphis is that a lot of people supporting his family want what they consider a damning video of his fatal shooting released to the public. Motley, who was...
Pen in hand and under press conference lights, 10-year NBA veteran Bonzi Wells on Friday signed on to be the head men’s basketball coach at LeMoyne-Owen College and made it clear that he is “ready to get to work.” That...
Declaring that, “No one cares more about the health & well-being of a child than a parent,” Gov. Bill Lee has signed an executive order built upon that stance. “I am signing an EO (executive order) today (Aug. 16) that...
by Evens Sanon and Mark Stevenson -- LES CAYES, Haiti — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti climbed to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble and set off...