Smart City Contributors

by (RSS) Uncategorized | November 3rd, 2017 10:00pm CST | 2 Comments

The following post was written by long-time contributor Aaron Shafer, “father of the Memphis skatepark” and researcher at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. By Aaron Shafer Is the City of Memphis headed in the right direction with the Mid-South Fairgrounds redevelopment? This question probably sounds familiar, if you have taken the most recent survey  posted […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | May 18th, 2017 9:28am CST | 17 Comments

              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 The Best Times, a monthly news magazine for active people 50 and older, where this appears in its latest issue.   By Jimmie Covington Primarily […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | April 3rd, 2017 12:24pm CST | 13 Comments

              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 The Best Times, a monthly news magazine for active people 50 and older, where this appears in the April issue.  By Jimmie Covington Shelby County […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | March 10th, 2017 11:53am CST | 2 Comments

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 The Best Times, a monthly news magazine for active people 50 and older, where this initially appeared.   By Jimmie Covington Tennessee’s population grew slightly faster than the national rate in the […]

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                  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 The Best Times, a monthly news magazine for active people 50 and older, where this initially appeared.   By Jimmie Covington Shelby County’s […]

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