Shelby County Democrats have a new leader as of Saturday. Elected party chairman by the newly chosen Democratic executive committee was the Rev. Keith Norman. The vote, at Airways Middle School, was 48 to 18 for Norman over lawyer Jay Bailey. Before the vote, Norman (right) counseled with a supporter.
Jim Maynard does his best in this week's Flyer"Viewpoint" to restructure the argument for gay rights, rejecting both liberal claims of biological determinism and the religious right's moral objections.
Way is clear for other suburbs to follow suit, ending longstanding school litigation, though Germantown's situation remains unclear. County Commission will meet Thursday to end litigation against first two suburbs.