Tag: Joe Ford

Morning Coffee – BBQ Fest Edition

It’s day two of the Memphis in May’s World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. If you like the ‘Cue this is the place to be. Seriously, Downtown Memphis smells like a slow smoked pork palace, a veritable Valhalla of meats cooked…

Early Voting Ends Today

If you’re interested in voting early in the Shelby County Primary elections, today is the last day to do so. Early voting locations can be found here. According to the Memphis Daily News only 2.7% of County voters have participated…

Shelby County Mayoral Forum

Tonight, at the Benjamin L. Hooks library in Memphis, the four candidates vying for the office of Shelby County Mayor came together with the help of the League of Women Voters, to talk about their visions for the county. The…

Budget Delays a Political Play?

Shelby County Commissioner Mike Carpenter thinks so. In an article in this morning’s Commercial Appeal Carpenter takes Interim Mayor Joe Ford to task: “The consequence to delaying the budget will be to provide political cover for those of us on…

Who’s Really Gonna Run

The Memphis Daily News asks the question for the upcoming County filing deadline… The top two countywide races were still taking shape Wednesday morning, and there’s ample evidence that what’s happening on one side of the partisan divide affects what…