This week on “Behind the Headlines” (April 17): Eric Barnes, publisher of The Daily News, leads a panel discussion about the blight removal initiative from a legal and economic perspective.
The panel includes Steve Lockwood, executive director, Frayser Community Development Corp.; Patrice Thomas, deputy director, city of Memphis Public Works; Steve Barlow, attorney, Brewer & Barlow PLC; and Mark Herbison, senior vice president of economic development, Greater Memphis Chamber.
This week on “Behind the Headlines” (April 3): A discussion with Shelby County Schools board members Teresa Jones and Chris Caldwell about the competition among Shelby County Schools, the Achievement School District and charter schools.
This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 27): A look at the rapid growth in North Mississippi with Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite, Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson and Northcentral Electric Power Association CEO Kevin Doddridge.
This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 6): A look at the next steps in the Mid-South Fairgrounds redevelopment with Marvin Stockwell of the Coliseum Coalition and Earl Williams of Urban Land Institute Memphis.
[Related article: Coliseum Group Weighs Previtalization Move]
This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Feb. 20): A look at proposed changes to local economic development tax incentives with Shelby County Commissioner Steve Basar and Reid Dulberger, head of the city-county Economic Development Growth Engine board.