Erica Horton

Born and raised in Memphis, Erica Horton is a freelance journalist that loves to learn and write about almost anything. Email her story ideas here

Feature Story Ruth Phillips of BancorpSouth speaks with Job Corps students. The course covered many elements of becoming home owners, such as building credit and the various services banks offer. (Brandon Dahlberg)
Feature Story Air Kingz Custom Airbrushing at the Southland Mall. (Brandon Dahlberg)
Feature Story Girls from Memphis Area Youth Association youth group, which is made up of students in 5th through 7th grade, perform one of their routines. (Brandon Dahlberg)
Feature Story  The Healing Races draw hundreds of people annually to Whitehaven.
Feature Story Antonio and Jason Gardner, co-owners of BeLeaf Cigar Lounge opened their brick and mortar location in November 2017.
Feature Story The supply of decorated cakes is thinning at the Orange Mound Kroger. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Orange Mound residents protest their closing grocery store


Feature Story A graffitied sign for Graceland Parking on Elvis Presley Boulevard. (Brandon Dahlberg)

More than Graceland: Whitehaven's 200-year history


Feature Story SaveFirst aims to reduce the amount of people that fall prey to predatory tax services, which often overcharge low-income families upwards of $400 for simple returns.

SaveFirst aims to reduce predatory tax preparation in Memphis


Development News A rendering of the plaza shows the winning design from Cliff Garten Studio of Venice, Calif.

I AM A MAN Plaza to open next year in Downtown Memphis


Feature Story Zay grew up in Binghampton and wants to change the perception of the community, as well as leave his mark on Memphis, through his fashion design.(Photo Credit: Brandon Dahlberg)

Binghampton resident inspires with homegrown t-shirt business


Feature Story Andrea Morales, On The Ground photographer, instructs a Melrose High student in photo technique.
Feature Story Tiana Pyles became the new executive director of the Orange Mound Development Corporation in July and has goals to increase awareness about Orange Mound through two large scale festivals within the next two years.

Community developers show that Orange Mound is worth investment


Feature Story Santa visits Orange Mound Outreach Ministries in 2016 during the nonprofit's annual holiday party.

Four ways to give back during the holidays in Orange Mound


Feature Story Osage Flyer