Raleigh

Education continues outside of the classroom at Promise AcademyRead Article

Promise Academy in Raleigh has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis to create new after-school programming, from arts to sports to computer science, for their students.

Shopping for new life: The future of Memphis mallsRead Article

The national decline of the quintessential enclosed shopping mall left Memphis with a number of abandoned shopping centers in need of a new future. 
 

United Housing unveils design competition winnerRead Article

Local affordable housing nonprofit United Housing, Inc. (UHI) unveiled the winner of the “Re-defining Home: Home Today, Home Tomorrow” national design competition at a special event last week in Raleigh.
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Raleigh was an independent township and Shelby County’s first seat of government until it was absorbed by Memphis in 1866. Today, it’s a largely African-American, working class neighborhood with well-kept brick homes situated between its major streets — James Road, Stage Road, Austin Peay Highway, Covington Pike and Yale Road. Its business community is almost entirely retail with many fast food restaurants, big box stores and small businesses. Raleigh Egypt High School has one of the state’s best basketball programs while Craigmont High School offers the city’s only international studies program.

Feature StoryAccelerator programs hosted by organizations such as EPICenter Memphis, Memphis Bioworks and Start Co., help entrepreneurs launch businesses and   connect them with pathways to capital. To date, EPICenter has raised more than $16 million in capital.
Development NewsNational Manufacturing Day
Feature StoryListen To America Small

HuffPost, High Ground News & MLK50 to discuss economic inequality in Memphis


Development NewsJeff Tumlin

New public speaker series to address importance of urban planning


Feature StoryGhost Signs

Ghost signs show Memphis commerce of days long gone


Feature StoryDr. Steven Euler, right, sets up an appointment with a caller's primary care doctor for further care.

New 9-1-1 initiatives seek to alleviate demands of nonemergency calls


Development NewsMemhis 3.0 event Ballet Memphis

Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress


Development NewsMethodist North

Methodist North Hospital completes expansion


Feature StoryRaleigh

Shopping for new life: The future of Memphis malls


Feature StorySuzanne Carlson

Changing the way we get around