This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, a discussion about the City of Memphis' unfunded pension liability.
Community organizations are working with the city and residents to improve neighborhoods throughout Memphis.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam talks about the current challenges and opportunities for Tennessee.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam speaks with host Bill Dries, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, about the upcoming challenges and opportunities for the state of Tennessee, and, specifically, the city of Memphis.
They discuss economic development opportunities for Memphis, tax incentives, pension plans, and more.
The four Martin Brothers, W.S., J.B., A.T., and B.B., were remarkable men. Born in Mississippi in the 1880s, they moved to Memphis to attend LeMoyne.
The became important figures in medicine, politics, and sports. Two were doctors; two were pharmacists.
One, Dr. J.B. Martin, opened his own drug store in 1920. All were active in Republican politics.
The Martins owned the Memphis Red Sox, as well as the stadium in which the team played. They were the only African Americans in baseball to own both.