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by (RSS) Uncategorized | May 18th, 2017 9:28am CDT | 16 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 CDT | 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 CDT | 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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by (RSS) Criminal Justice | January 11th, 2017 5:32pm CDT | No Comments

            Our friend, Pastor DeAndre Brown, executive director of Lifeline to Success, an exemplary reentry program, read the following statement at a rally today in response to the first murder in Frayser.  DeAndre is a powerful advocate for an end to violence in Memphis so we’re posting his call to […]

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