Youth & Education

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Feature StoryThe University of Memphis’ land bridge is under construction and will soon allow for foot traffic over the Southern Avenue railroad line. It’s one example of large-scale development projects underway in the University District. (Ziggy Mack)
Feature StoryThe staff served pizza, wings, fried chicken, chips and soda sponsored by the Friends of the Whitehaven Library and donated by three Whitehaven restaurants. (Cole Bradley)

Whitehaven Library transforms for community Super Bowl party


Feature StoryThe old Messick School graduated its last high school class in 1982. It's currently an administrative facility for Shelby County Schools, but community leaders hope it will soon be transformed into a mixed-use community hub. (Ziggy Mack)

The past and possibility of old Messick High


Feature StoryA student at the South Memphis community cooking class closely inspects her dish. (Cat Evans)

South Memphis locally-owned grocery store launches free cooking classes


Feature StoryMore than 50 middle and high school students engaged with local music industry experts and learned about everything from production to publicity to how vinyl records are made at a January 18 event held at Stax Music Academy. (Submitted)
Feature StoryAt Tiger Bookstore, Tigers branded merchandise accounts for 40 percent of gross sales. (Cole Bradley)
Feature StoryHusband and wife Nancy and Patricio Gonzalez carry equipment to the Gaisman Community Center at the end of game day. They are the directors and coaches of Illegal Arts Memphis soccer league. (Natalie Eddings)

What smart neighborhoods can learn from The Heights


Feature StoryJunior Challengers are seen participating in a team building activity at their November 2018 workshop centered around what it means to be politically engaged as a teen in their community. (Submitted)