This week (Jan. 27), the Behind the Headlines panel discusses State Representative Curry Todd’s (Collierville) introduction of a bill that would transfer county school buildings to municipal districts at no charge. Plus, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton lays out his vision for the city and Mississippi courts delay a decision on the controversial Haley Barbour pardons.
Behind The Headlines | January 30, 2012 | Comments Off on BTH: Transferring School Buildings, Wharton’s Plans, and more
This week (Jan. 20), the Behind the Headlines panel discusses the reports on suburban schools which conclude that Germantown, Bartlett, and Collierville could get existing school buildings at no cost. Plus, Electrolux awards more contracts to local minority-owned businesses, and the County Commission’s debate over redistricting almost comes to blows.
Behind The Headlines | January 24, 2012 | Comments Off on BTH: Suburban School Studies, County Commission Fights, and more
This week (Jan. 13), the Behind the Headlines panel discusses the recent Unified School Board meeting and how the redistricting plans affect the districts of Congressman Steve Cohen and State Senator Jim Kyle.
Behind The Headlines | January 13, 2012 | Comments Off on BTH: Collierville Resists Consolidation, Redistricting’s Impact, and more
This week, the Behind the Headlines panel discusses the suit filed by Shelby County Commissioners to break the deadlock over redistricting and concerns by some Memphis City Council members over the fairness of the Electrolux deal to minorities.
Behind The Headlines | January 6, 2012 | Comments Off on BTH: Questions About Electrolux Contracts, Redistricting Heads to Court, and more