Roland: Planned Parenthood "#babykillers" A Shelby County Commissioner said Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) are "baby killers" and gave that as the reason
Shelby County's air quality has improved in the years since Memphis shuttered its vehicle emission testing facilities in 2013, but that's not because the
The wise man One of the great things about social media is that it allows for greater access to celebrities and media types. One
Poorest Memphis neighborhoods have least access to health care.
Economically vulnerable communities in Shelby County are still experiencing a lack of health-care resources, according to findings from the area's two largest hospital systems.
With a new leader, the Lynching Sites Project will commemorate a silenced death.
The Lynching Sites Project of Memphis has hired a new project manager to oversee the memorialization of Ell Persons, an African-American man burned alive
Year in Fly 2016 was a weird year for everybody. At Fly on the Wall, it was just another year. So, without further ado,
Tennessee farmers are cashing in on the local food movement.
The federal government never measured just how much Tennessee farmers sold directly to customers at, say, a farmers market, but when it did (for
New Literacy Mid-South director says illiteracy is a bigger problem than most think.
Literacy Mid-South, the nonprofit organization that hustles to provide literacy resources to Mid-Southerners regardless of age, has recently acquired a new executive director, Knox
A look back at news highlights from 2016 in the Bluff City
January • The Overton Park Conservancy (OPC) and the Memphis Zoological Society (MZS) agreed to join a mediation process to settle an ongoing dispute
Neverending Christmas What's Christmas without a screening of the beloved holiday classic, Home Alone? And what's a screening of Home Alone without some fool
Holiday Shopping Everybody's got at least one snarky friend or relative on their Christmas shopping list who's so reflexively sarcastic they're almost impossible to
The Greenline could expand, plans portend hotel, restaurants, and Trader Joe’s
Downtown Pocket A building permit was pulled last week for the Pocket, a restaurant and bar to be built in the first floor and
From design to relationships, Ikea will change Memphis
A bit of our up-yours pride for Ikea choosing Memphis over Nashville has waned, perhaps, as the prestige of the promise resolves to the
Investments to bolster city growth in 2017.
A number of projects emerged last week that promise to make strides across the Mid-South next year by way of infrastructure, technology, and innovation.
Size matters Sometimes tweets have two meanings. As The Commercial Appeal recently discovered. Verbatim "I am a son. A husband. A brother. A