Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Memphis economic development veteran Ted Thompson has been chosen to head a new economic development partnership between the University of Memphis and the Greater Memphis Chamber. The collaboration will focus on growing Memphis’ economy. Townsend will serve as the partnership’s full-time...
by Jim Coleman -- Memphis City Council members want to meet jointly with Memphis Light Gas and Water officials to see what can be done about utility cutoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The potential meeting was discussed the council meeting Tuesday...
by Adrian Sainz -- MEMPHIS — DNA tests on a knife and other evidence must be performed in the case of a Tennessee death row inmate facing execution in December for the stabbing deaths of a woman and her daughter...
by Dylan Lovan --  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The city of Louisville will pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor and reform police practices as part of a lawsuit settlement months after Taylor’s slaying by police thrust the Black...
(The Conversation) -- Black Lives Matters (BLM) has been portrayed by its detractors as many things: Marxist, radical, anti-American. Added to this growing list of charges is that it is either irreligious or doing religion wrong. In late July, for instance, conservative...
The largest award to a minority engineering firm in the city’s history puts Allworld Project Management in charge of leading the Stormwater Program for the City of Memphis. Allworld Project Management, LLC (AWPM) will be responsible for managing activities and...
by Deadric T. Williams and Armon Perry -- (The Conversation) -- While much of the world was sheltering in place in the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans’ undivided attention was focused squarely on Minneapolis, Minnesota, where George Floyd...
Dear Cultural Coach: Why aren’t you more concerned about giving our youths the correct tools to succeed in a global market? Encouraging students to constantly speak “hip-hop” vocabulary will only hold them back. It’s not like past generations where the...
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges and financial hardship for small business owners across the State of Tennessee. Confronted with the reality of declining or inconsistent sales and an uncertain economic outlook, many are forced to make difficult...
by Shirley Jackson -- After 45 years of service, dedication and leadership at Greater Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church (GLMBC) at 191 E Holmes Rd., Pastor Joe E. Hayes has shifted into retirement, making room for a new church shepherd. In...
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