Memphis Mayor-Elect Jim Strickland talks plans and more

This week on Behind the Headlines (Oct. 23): Memphis Mayor-Elect Jim Strickland discusses his campaign and plans for the future.

Related article: Strickland: Expect Smaller Memphis City Hall Administration

The Interstate 55 Roundabout Project and Its Delay

Ark. State Senator Keith Ingram of West Memphis, SouthCity Developer Lauren Crews and Downtown Memphis Commission president Paul Morris talk about the delayed I-55 roundabout project and its role in development and commerce on both sides of the Memphis-Arkansas bridge.

Journalists Roundtable: 2015 Memphis election wrap-up

This week on Behind the Headlines (Oct. 9): The day after the Memphis elections, four Memphis reporters convene to discuss the city’s new mayor, the message voters were sending, and what comes next.

Panelists: Karanja Ajanaku of New Tri-State Defender, Andrew Douglas of WMC-TV Action News 5, Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News and Toby Sells of the Memphis Flyer.

What’s ahead for Foote Homes’ redevelopment

This week on Behind the Headlines (Oct. 2): A look at Foote Homes’ transformation into the mixed-use South City development and how it will differ from Memphis’ past public housing conversions.

Guests:
Rosalyn Willis, vice president, McCormack Baron Salazar
Archie Willis, president, Community Capital
Maura Black Sullivan, interim executive director, Memphis Housing Authority

[Related article: Earlier Conversions Leave Lessons for Foote Homes Project]

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