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Mid-South News
4:46 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Youth Villages' Transitional Living Program Is Just The Ticket For Youth Aging Out Of Foster Care

Bianca Christian with her son Bryson at Youth Villages.
Justin Fox Burks

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.

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Mid-South News
8:30 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

May Referendum on Municipal Schools Districts Is Off the Table

Election Commission attorneys John Ryder and Monice Hagler advise Election Commission.
Candice Ludlow

It looks like the suburbanites of Shelby County will not get to vote on whether or not to form their own school districts, at least not in May. 

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Election 2012
11:38 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Results In For Super Tuesday Local Primaries

Signs outside the Germantown Performing Arts Centre polling station.
Eleanor Boudreau

 

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.

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Election 2012
11:36 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Democratic Contenders for General Sessions Court Clerk Tout Management Experience

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.

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Mid-South Features
5:49 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

The Milk Carton Kids Create Buzz at Folk Alliance

The Milk Carton Kids perform a packed showcase at Folk Alliance International conference.

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.

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