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The combined ages of the three people now charged with murdering Greater Memphis Chamber President/CEO Phil Trenary is 56. Trenary, who was killed Downtown Thursday night, was “64 years young” as described in his obituary, which was published on Sunday. Late Saturday, the Memphis Police Department sent out word that 22-year-old...
The sobering reality of Phil Trenary's fatal shooting was about 15 hours old when Old Allen Task Force officers got behind a white Ford F-150 that fit the description of the vehicle spotted leaving the Downtown homicide scene Thursday night. Trenary, the president and chief executive officer of the Greater...
Beautiful fall weather served as the backdrop Thursday night as people were moving about outside in various sections of Downtown Memphis when a sound out of character with that scenario jarred those who heard it. Gunfire! Philip H. Trenary, the Greater Memphis Chamber’s president and chief executive officer, was shot dead...
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a Diversity Business Enterprise Initiative to assist and encourage more small businesses and businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities to pursue business opportunities with the university. The initiative formalizes efforts underway for some time at UTHSC. It...
Black farmers are throwing their full support behind Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Black farmers also believe Kavanaugh would be a disaster for black America — including black farmers. And if you’re confused after reading those two sentences, it’s because where black farmers stand...
Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall and Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Memphis (TCAT-Memphis) President Roland Rayner are beaming about a partnership designed to make advanced training in automotive technology more accessible, affordable and effective. “This partnership represents a shift in our approach to workforce development and...
Housed within a historic yet modern space with fancy drinks, live music and a diverse crowd, the new lounge, tapas and cigar bar Tailors’ Union/The Pocket feels every bit of royal. Catered to local professionals seeking a laid-back evening away from the regular Memphis scene, this intimate lounge is one of...
The city’s description will be familiar to most Memphians: A metropolis situated on a river that is rich in musical and cultural contributions to the world – even as its leaders and citizens struggle with crippling poverty and blight.  A description of the people will sound familiar too: A majority...
Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall and Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Memphis (TCAT-Memphis) President Roland Rayner are beaming about a partnership designed to make advanced training in automotive technology more accessible, affordable and effective. “This partnership represents a shift in our approach to workforce development and...
by Michelle Wilson Bradley Special to The New Tri-State Defender BancorpSouth is conducting citywide Homebuyer seminars for those seeking to purchase and refinance their homes. Through the MaxAccess Assistance Program, mortgage borrowers can obtain down payment assistance up to $7,250. The next scheduled seminar is August 18, 10 a.m. to noon at...