Workforce Development

Feature StoryRon Scott and Chris Clark prepare to install a door at the front of the workshop, as Tyler Parker and and Jared Myers load up a rickety work table that is no longer safe to use. All four are participants in the ad-hoc advisory board. (Scarlet Ponder)
Feature StoryPhase one of South City's housing is 60 percent complete. Move in is expected to begin this summer. (Cole Bradley)
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Feature StoryOne hundred sixty-one students met for the first day of the 20-week LaunchCode class, held at Southwest Tennessee Community College. (Submitted)

Free coding class for adults kicks off in Memphis


Feature StoryResidents and other stakeholders hear the results of the three-day design charrette to reimagine Whitehaven Plaza. In the foreground, the model of Whitehaven Plaza shows existing structures in gray alongside new buildings, greenspaces and amenities s

Whitehaven Plaza is first look at Memphis 3.0 in action


Feature StoryA lunch plate at Kountry Kitchen located at 1128 Winchester Road. Kountry Kitchen is one of the ten businesses participating in the Whitehaven Black Restaurant Week. (Submitted)
Feature StoryDwayne "DJ" Johnson's assistant welds security bars for a client at Johnson's shop at 2992 Summer Avenue (Ziggy Mack)
Feature StorySummer Avenue near National Street has been an important corner for commerce since the late 1800s. (Andrew Breig)

Summer Avenue to rebrand as an international district


Feature StoryMario Ramos participates in an English Language Learners class at HopeWorks. (Submitted)

HopeWorks charts growth with $25K grant from First Tennessee


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


Featured PostBaptist Memorial Health Care along with several partners recently hosted a “Black Men in White Coats” youth summit designed to help pave the way for minority students to pursue a career in medicine.

Memphis hospitals building a more diverse workforce


Feature StoryWomen from a Straight Farm Whitehaven's canning class pose with their finished products. Once the skill of preserving is learned, the women can use it to can and preserve produce at home. (Kimberly Dobbins)