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You Asked, They Answered

Mayoral candidates answer questions suggested by the readers of MLK50 and the Flyer.

Floyd Bonner: ‘We’ve got to hold people accountable’

Two-term sheriff touts intervention, prevention, and personal responsibility.

Willie Herenton: At 83, ‘sharper than a lot of 30- and...

Former mayor points to his 17 years’ experience in the role, looks to revive past programs

Paul Young: ‘We have to build up this additional support...

Downtown Memphis Commission president/CEO focuses on relationships to make Memphis safer.

Van Turner: ‘I can bring credibility to the mayor’s office’

Lawyer and Memphis NAACP president points to community ties to help public safety.

We Will Rock You

Memphis bands keep bringing the riffs, despite national trends.

Fall Fairs & Festivals 2023

This season brings festivities all across the 901.

“This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like”

The Tennessee GOP showed the world its brand of democracy.

Arm Strength

The 2023 Memphis Tigers will go as far as junior quarterback Seth Henigan leads them.

How Do We Fix the MPD?

As the DOJ investigates the MPD, new approaches to public safety are emerging.