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Feature StoryZan 'Z' Dogan watches his son play in a football game at Treadwell Middle School. Treadwell is the area’s oldest school and opened in 1915. (Ziggy Mack)

Feature StoryDaria Meeks, 27, works at Lucy J's Bakery. (Natalie Eddings)

Living wage means more for a working mother at a Memphis bakery



Feature StoryLucas Trautman, top left, practices grappling technique with students, from top, Kelan Branch, 10, Keyveyoun Chandler, 14, and Eric Booker, 11, at his Stardust Jiu-Jitsu studio in Binghampton. The business is next door to the future site of his wife

Family opens side-by-side Binghampton businesses



Feature StoryWendell and Adrena Jackson show the progress of renovations to their restaurant Eggxactly Breakfast and Deli in Whitehaven. (Brandon Dill)

Whitehaven breakfast spot and deli builds on family legacy



Feature StoryLeslie Lynn Smith, Epicenter president and CEO.

Feature StoryThe Stepherson's store at 3942 Macon Road opened in 1960. (Tamara Williamson)

Family-owned groceries are hallmark of The Heights



Feature StoryYvonne Thomas' kindergarteners dance to a song about fruit  in one of Treadwell Elementary School's dual language classes on September 21, 2018. Treadwell's dual language program immerses kids in both Spanish and English for full fluency by fifth gra

Feature StoryLos niños de kínder de Yvonne Thomas bailan una canción sobre vacas en una de las clases de doble idioma de la Escuela Primaria Treadwell el 21 de septiembre de 2018. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Feature StoryTrinette Johnson-Williams in her Midtown workshop. (Darius B. Williams)

Feature StoryA power-drained Bird scooter on Central Avenue near Christian Brothers University. (Cole Bradley)

Feature StoryCrystal Bullard’s children started preschool and elementary school at Whitney Achievement Elementary School last year. (Caroline Bauman/Chalkbeat Tennessee)

When students miss school, they fall behind. Here’s how one group is curbing absenteeism.



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Feature StoryErma Simpson, founder of the Hagar Center, talks about her program's Saturday Lunchand Learn classes for teen mothers where she distributes needed supplies that have been donated. Simpson is partnering with the Urban Child Institute to organize a cit

City-wide diaper drive to support Memphis families in poverty



Feature Story(Left to right) Ladarius Shields, Richy Phan, Ceric Hicks, Hayden Williams, London Johnson (held), Robin Tate, Alice Shields, and Lonel Shields (front) pose for a portrait at Treadwell Middle School. (Ziggy Mack)

In photos: Welcome to The Heights (en Español)



Feature StoryBrett Hunter and Katie Hargrave host a community meeting to reimagine the center of National Street as the Heights Line biking and pedestrian path connecting Summer to Jackson Avenues (Heights Line Design Studio)

Help us shape our coverage of The Heights at a community newsroom


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