Challenges ahead for municipal schools

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Nov. 22): A look at the challenges ahead for municipal school districts. Panelists include Germantown Schools board member-elect Ken Hoover, Millington Schools board member-elect Gregory Ritter, and Arlington mayor Mike Wissman. [Related Article: Suburban Leaders Turn to Schools Details]

Future of Beale Street entertainment district

This week on Behind the Headlines [Nov. 15]: Beale Street developer John Elkington and Memphis City Council member Lee Harris talk over the future of the Beale Street entertainment district – including the possibility of a “Vieux Carre” commission for its development. [Related article: Elkington, Harris Talk of Beale Street Nonprofit]

Overton Square’s past, present and future

This week on Behind the Headlines (Nov. 8): Overton Square’s revival and impact is highlighted by district stakeholders, including what Bob Loeb says is “the most exciting announcement yet” about a new Overton Square tenant.

GUESTS: Bob Loeb of Loeb Properties, Ekundayo Bandele of Hattiloo Theatre, Jackie Nichols of Playhouse on the Square, and June West of Memphis Heritage. [Related article: Overton Square Momentum Connects With History]

Suburban mayors, school board leader highlight negotiations

This week on Behind the Headlines (Nov. 1): Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald, Germantown Mayor Sharon Goldsworthy and Shelby County Schools Board vice chairman Chris Caldwell discuss negotiations between suburban leaders and the school board about buildings and where students will attend school. [Related article: Suburban Mayors, Schools Leader Discuss Negotiations]

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