Coming To Grips With Suicide « Smart City Memphis

            By the time I was a college sophomore, with six years growing up in Northeast Arkansas and 14 years in small town Collierville,...

Revised Census Numbers Put Nashville Ahead Of Memphis Earlier « Smart...

                This post is written by Jimmie Covington, veteran Memphis reporter with lengthy experience covering governmental, school, and demographic issues. He is a contributing writer with...

Is Gannett Willing To Deliver The Newspaper Memphis Wants? « Smart...

              Leadership of The Commercial Appeal last week assured staff members that parent company Gannett had pledged resources sufficient to fend off the challenge...

Broad Avenue As A Test « Smart City Memphis

                        The latest prestigious architectural award for Crosstown Concourse was a powerful statement that the age of derivative architecture in Memphis is over. At least...

The Future Is About Making Better Choices Now « Smart City...

                One of our favorite aphorisms is “every system is perfectly designed to produce the results that it gets.” Memphis is just such a system,...

Choosing What We Do In The Wake of MLK50 « Smart...

                So, now what? We’ve been waiting for years for this past week to come, and now it’s in the rear view mirror. So, the question...

Cooper-Young Neighborhood Deserves Its Special Protection « Smart City Memphis

                  There are suspicions that games may be afoot at Memphis City Council to thwart the obvious logic and fairness of approving the Cooper-Young...

Cobblestones Take Memphis Story On The Road « Smart City Memphis

                        In an exciting development for Memphis, several hundred of its riverfront cobblestones are going on a road trip. They will be the stars of...

Stay In Your Place « Smart City Memphis

                  The neo-Confederates in the Tennessee Legislature clinging to the myth of the Lost Cause have cut $250,000 in funding for the Memphis bicentennial...

Memphis, Shelby County, and MSA Population Loss Continues « Smart City...

                    This post is written by Jimmie Covington, veteran Memphis reporter with lengthy experience covering governmental, school, and demographic issues. He is a contributing writer with...

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