Jerry Mitchell’s Race Against Time


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Commission vs. Commission

Jackson Baker

The battle between two public bodies — the freshly reconstituted Shelby County Election Commission and the Shelby County Board of Commissioners (more familiarly known as the county commission) — is shortly due for resumption over the issue of whether new voting machines for the county will be purchased, when they will be purchased, and what… Continue reading Commission vs. Commission

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Commission vs. Commission

The battle between two public bodies — the freshly reconstituted Shelby County Election Commission and the Shelby County Board of Commissioners (more familiarly known as the county commission) — is shortly due for resumption over the issue of whether new voting machines for the county will be purchased, when they will be purchased, and what… Continue reading Commission vs. Commission

Alex Chilton Gets Hi

The Troubled Men podcast, co-hosted by bassist, arranger and long-time Alex Chilton sideman René Coman, once devoted an entire episode to Chilton. In it, Coman, drummer Doug Garrison, and guitarist/singer ‘Johnny’ Jay Beninati reminisce about the unique qualities of the late performer and producer, who made history with the Box Tops, Big Star and as… Continue reading Alex Chilton Gets Hi

TN Officials: J&J Vaccine Halt Won’t Impact Plans Here

Supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Tennessee has surpassed demand in the state, state health officials said Tuesday. The information was announced in a news release regarding new federal guidance on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Doses of that vaccine were halted Tuesday after six American women developed a rare blood-clotting disease after they received the… Continue reading TN Officials: J&J Vaccine Halt Won’t Impact Plans Here

South Point Grocery Store Headed to South Main

Fresh foods will be the focal point of a new grocery store planned for Downtown Memphis.  Castle Retail Group, parent company of Cash Saver and High Point Grocery stores, will bring a new store to South Main at 136 Webster sometime this year. The store, to be called South Point Grocery, is sandwiched between Central… Continue reading South Point Grocery Store Headed to South Main