This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Sept. 26): A discussion about the Memphis real estate market six years after the housing bubble burst. Guests include Kim Grant Brown, president of the West Tennessee Home Builders Association; Joe Steffner, president-elect of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors; and David Umsted, vice president of lending at Triumph Mortgage.
[Related article: Real Estate Experts Look at Impact of North Mississippi]
This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Sept. 19): Scott Brockman, president and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, discusses changes with the Memphis International Airport and the addition of flights and air carriers.
[Related article: Brockman: Memphis Airport in ‘Good Position’]
This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Sept. 12): Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr., Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich and Jim Harvey, deputy chief of investigative services for the Memphis Police Department, join the panel to discuss the controversy surrounding the Poplar Plaza mob incident.
[Related article: Legal Issues Await Mob Attack Investigation]
This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Sept. 5): We discuss plans to develop a regional greenway and trail system in the Mid-South.
Panelists include Rusty Bloodworth, executive vice president, Boyle Investment Co., and past chairman, Urban Land Institute Memphis chapter; Chip Johnson, mayor, Hernando, Miss.; and John Zeanah, program manager, Mid-South Regional Greenprint & Sustainability Plan, Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability.
[Related article: Bloodworth: Greenways Increasing Residential Values]
“Behind the Headlines” continues the discussion about minority business participation in Memphis in this non-broadcast NewsHour from August 29.