Conrad, Jones outline Memphis City Council priorities

This week on Behind the Headlines (Nov. 20): Memphis City Council members Kemp Conrad and Martavius Jones talk about the council’s 2016 priorities and changes at City Hall.

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Andy Cates details his emerging Mud Island redevelopment proposal

This week on Behind the Headlines (Nov. 13): Andy Cates, CEO of RVC Outdoor Destinations, discusses his emerging proposal for Mud Island, which would preserve the Riverwalk and amphitheater, and could offer camping opportunities or outdoor experiences on the island’s southern end.

[Related article: RVC’s Cates Speaks Out on Mud Island Plan]

LeMoyne-Owen president Andrea Lewis Miller discusses what’s next for the college

This week on Behind the Headlines (Nov. 6): Andrea Lewis Miller, the new president of LeMoyne-Owen College, shares what changes the historically black liberal arts college will see under her tenure.

[Related article: LeMoyne-Owen’s Miller To Chart New Course]

Memphis literacy leaders highlight efforts, expansion plans

This week on Behind the Headlines (Oct. 30): A look at the efforts to improve literacy in Memphis and the Mid-South with Nat Akin, director of Crosstown Arts’ Story Booth; Kevin Dean, executive director of Literacy Mid-South; and Jamila Wicks, community development manager for Shelby County Books from Birth.

[Related article: Memphis Literacy Leaders Tout Efforts]

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