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Remote Control: Local Government Bodies Practice Social Distancing

Remote Control: Local Government Bodies Practice Social Distancing

For the first time during its regular public meeting on Monday, the Shelby County Commission went on full remote — meaning that the 13

Apropos the Crisis

A miscellany of information and advice.
Among the consequences of the current pandemic is that various public events, some of them long-scheduled, are now off the calendar until some undefined

Shelby County Commission Tackles Issues With State Legislature

The March 3rd Super Tuesday vote, with presidential preference primaries favoring Democrat Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, and nominating Joe Brown and Paul Boyd,

Grudge Match: Leatherwood vs. Mills

Tom Leatherwood, the Republican state representative in House District 99, was greatly relieved on Tuesday of this week. He had just relocated in a

Shelby County Politicians Prepping for Super Tuesday

Shelby County, like the rest of Tennessee, is getting into the act for Super Tuesday, March 3rd, which is already underway via early voting.

Ballot Bombshell: Election Machine Issue Becomes Moot

Some drama was expected, but nothing like the more-than-audible gasp that exuded from the audience at Monday's meeting of the Shelby County Commission, when

Medicaid Will Be Focus of TN General Assembly

As much as any other issue impinging on the fortunes of Tennessee is the imminent prospect of federal block grants to pay for the

Major Differences of Opinion continue on MATA, New Voting Machines.

Although the Shelby County Commission is relatively bipartisan in its functioning, certainly in comparison to other bodies elected by partisan contest (read: Congress, the Tennessee

Lee Visits Memphis, Gives Status Report on Coronavirus Actions


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Reader Comments

Sugarmon, Carlisle, Greer, and Logan Battle for Council Seats

Susan Thomson: My husband was diagnosed of Parkinsons disease 2 years ago, when he was 49. He had a stooped posture, tremors, »

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Sugarmon, Carlisle, Greer, and Logan Battle for Council Seats

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Grudge Match: Leatherwood vs. Mills

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Grudge Match: Leatherwood vs. Mills

Dave Cambron: What’s more telling, Dwayne is apparently talking to constituents while Patti mugs for the cameras. »

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