Memphis, TN – During the Civil War, Belle Edmondson lived on a farm with her family in Shelby County, in an area south of Yankee occupied Memphis. Belle became a spy for the Confederacy, carrying supplies and information through her family farm, which lay between Memphis and the Confederate line. Eventually, she aroused suspicion and had to hide in Mississippi to avoid arrest until after war's end.
By Greg Collard - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Charleston, WV – In 1796, Congress designated the Georgia-Tennessee border at the 35th Parallel. Years later, Georgia commissioned a mathematician to officially mark the boundary. He ended up creating a new boundary about a mile short of the 35th parallel.
Memphis, TN – The water dispute between Mississippi and MLGW and the City of Memphis took yet another turn late Friday. Mississippi has appealed a federal circuit judge's decision dismissing the case, sending it to the Circuit Court of Appeals. Still, it may land in the US Supreme Court. What might that mean to MLGW and the citizens who depend on it for water?
Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.
Memphis, TN – Once a phrase has achieved real burnout we call it a clich . Among the most recently ordained clich s is one of the more original. Thinking outside the box. Of such clich -quality is it that millions have been spent by a pizza or taco, or something chain that wants you to Think outside the bun.