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Shelby County Commission Prepares for New Fiscal Year

In what amounted to their last public meeting of the expiring fiscal year, the 13 members of the Shelby County...

‘Keeping Ourselves Safe’: A Q&A with Michelle Taylor

Dr. Michelle Taylor was appointed last week by County Mayor Lee Harris to be Shelby County’s new Health Department...

Beyond the Party Line

Political parties, as is surely no secret, are constantly looking for converts, and, to that end, normally have what...

Campaign ’22: Legal Fireworks on Tap?

Among the races on next year’s local ballot expected to generate some heat is that for district attorney general, the...

Turner’s Interest in ’23 Memphis Mayor’s Race Highlights...

Things are moving fast now. Though it is only midyear of 2021, a year ahead of time on the calendar, election 2022 is...

Getting Set: Shelby County Commission Sets Tax Rate

On Monday, June 21st, the longest day of the year, starting at 3 p.m., the Shelby County Commission, confronting a...

‘Just a Park’

In the wake of a previous circumstance of tenseness and hostility at Health Sciences Park involving the disinterment...

Saying No to Medicaid Expansion State’s “Greatest Mistake...

Craig Fitzhugh, who these days serves as  mayor of nearby Ripley, Tennessee,  is better known for his many years of...

Campaign 2022 Has Begun: Pollsters and Polls Signal That...

As Campaign Season 2021-22 beckons, the annual Vanderbilt University poll on social and political issues statewide...

A Blogger’s End: Remembering Mike Hollihan

Mike Hollihan or Michael Roy Hollihan, as he normally signed himself, has passed. And that means that two other...