Demolition crews are making progress on razing portions of the old Wonder Bread factory on Monroe Avenue. The building is one element of a planned $73 million mixed-use project that will span multiple parcels in the Edge District.
After voters defeated two ballot questions in two years for sales tax increases – city and county – to fund an expansion of prekindergarten classrooms primarily in Memphis, the effort is back with a momentum that seemed unlikely five years ago.
NASHVILLE – Rep. Antonio Parkinson is set to make a push to remove Memphis schools from the state’s Achievement School District and dissolve the state district because of its failure to pull them out of Tennessee’s bottom 5 percent for performance.
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