Tag Archive for Shelby County

Van Turner Says Knock It Off

via Reginald Milton: Enough is enough . . . someone is going all throughout this county destroying the campaign signs of our Democratic nominees for county-wide office. This is especially true in the case of Shep Wilbun, the Democratic nominee…

McWherter in Memphis

As I mentioned in Morning Coffee, Tennessee Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Mike McWherter made a stop in Shelby County yesterday to talk to supporters and continue his Mike Works series of stops at Interstate Barbecue. I was able to make it…

Observations On Redistricting

Jonathan Cole at Grand Divisions is breaking down the Tennessee election this year. He makes a redistricting observation. The Grand Prize for the Democratic and Republican Parties in Tennessee in this election year is the House of Representatives. The Senate…

Goldsmith Talks to Shelby County

Former Indianapolis Mayor, Stephen Goldsmith, spoke yesterday at a forum hosted by Rebuild Government about the challenges of consolidation as well as some of the opportunities that unifying the two largest governments in Shelby County presents. Here are two looks…

All Disasters Are Local

One of issues that have come out of west Tennessee since the flooding is that the issue did not get as much media attention as, let’s say, Nashville. Of course Nashville didn’t get very much attention either until they started…

Social Media And The Flooding In Millington

From the Commercial Appeal: “The entire Department of Defense has only recently started to embrace social media as a valid means of communication, recognizing that the younger generation likes to communicate via Twitter, texting, etc.,” NSA-Mid-South spokesman David Crenshaw said…