Bianca Christian isn’t your typical young person aging out of foster care. She scored 25 on the ACT and was headed to college. With the help of her Transitional Living Specialist, Christian chose the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. But then in her freshman year, she got pregnant, and didn’t know what to do. So she contacted her Transitional Living Specialist.
Shelby County will have its first elected female District Attorney. Republican Amy Weirich and Democrat Carol Chumney will vie for that position August 2nd.
The property assessor Cheyenne Johnson trounced her opponent in the Democratic primary with 80 percent of the vote. She’ll face off against Republican real estate appraiser Tim Walton. Walton won his three-way primary with 38 percent of the vote.
It’s election time again in Tennessee. Tomorrow the polls are open from 7 to 7, and this time, voters are casting ballots in the Republican and Democratic presidential and county primaries. Locally, one of the most hotly contested races is on the Democratic side for Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk.
The young duo of Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale met two years ago. They were both performing solo acts in Los Angeles nightclubs and soon realized they could go further together. They spent about a year working out their beautiful blend of guitar picking and harmonies to create The Milk Carton Kids.