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Shelby County Commission

Shelby Schools split with historic agency dominates county commission meeting

Shelby County Board of Commissioners addressed the dissolution of a contract between Shelby County Schools and Porter-Leath, the historic Memphis preschool agency, at Wednesday’s...
A 2019 Memphis City Council meeting. (Photo: City of Memphis)

Memphis votes to set $2.71 tax rate

The Memphis City Council voted Tuesday to certify the city’s tax rate at $2.71 after back and forth discussion.  Before the vote concluded, Councilmember Martavius...
Sen. Jeff Yarbro, far right, talks with people from Mosaic after the meeting and said "it was heartbreaking to hear the stories of people are working hard and raising families. We have to make sure that people are treated fairly and treated like people". Councilmember Russ Bradford is to Yarbro's right, with hands in pockets.(Photo: John Partipilo)

Mosaic Apartments negotiations with tenants break down

Negotiations between Mosaic Apartments tenants and management ended abruptly after advocates accused the company of mishandling the tenants' safety concerns.  On Wednesday, a public meeting...
A site plan of the Memphis Megasite. (Photo: Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development)

Gov. Lee Announces Next Steps for Memphis Regional Megasite

On Tuesday, Gov. Bill Lee announced he's planning to complete major infrastructure investments at the Memphis Regional Megasite, as well as addressing workforce and quality...
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks in Memphis Thursday, with U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland behind him. (Photo: U.S. Department of Transportation)

Buttigieg: Memphis bridge stable but no reopen date set

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced Thursday the Hernando de Soto Bridge in Memphis has been stabilized enough for crews to begin repairs but...

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