Tag: Memphis City Schools

Memphians give up city schools for Lent (or longer)

According to early results, voters in Memphis have “overwhelmingly” decided to surrender the administration of their city school system to Shelby County control. Local readers will recall that, about seventeen years ago, Hamilton County and Chattanooga incurred a roughly similar

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Roberts, Wilber face off; Memphis votes on school system transfer

Today voters in Robertson and Sumner Counties who reside in the 18th Senate District will choose a replacement for now-U.S. Rep. Diane Black. One of Black’s rivals in last year’s GOP congressional primary, Kerry Roberts, faces Portland Mayor Ken Wilber,

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