Tag: Jackson Baker

Covering Consolidation

The Memphis Flyer has a feature story on consolidation. After 10 years of informal talks, consolidation is back on the table. Last fall, the Memphis City Council and the Shelby County Commission voted to create the Memphis and Shelby County…

Memphis Is Hopping

Cracker has the story on Deidre Malone opening her campaign headquarters over the weekend in Memphis seeking the Shelby County mayor’s seat. Jackson Baker has a story about several of the races in Memphis as well.

More on the Ritz Complaint

Jackson Baker takes a look at the issues surrounding the complaint filed my Shelby County Commissioner Mike Ritz (8.3mb PDF). With the Med in financial crisis, and with a beleaguered county government (which just upped its own contributions from $27…

AC’s “Antithesis”

Jackson Baker caught up with Memphis Mayor AC Wharton after a panel discussion and this is what he found. Following the panel discussion, Wharton was asked directly what his reaction had been to Herenton’s rhetoric, with its essential appeal to…