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Feature Story Drew Joyner and partners Octavius Nickson and Chris Hendrix of Nickson General Contractors purchased the 11-bay retail center at the southeast corner of Summer and National Street in May. They're now updating the exterior. (Cole Bradley)

What's happening on Summer Avenue?


Feature Story Donald Jenkins, an Advance Memphis client and former staffer poses on a forklift. The nonprofit offers a forklift safety certification that helps its clients get higher-paying jobs. (Advance Memphis)
Feature Story Denise Oher sits on a neighbor's porch and looks out over the new Foote Park at South City development. Oher is a former Foote Homes resident who has chosen to return after being displaced for the demolition of Foote Homes. (Ziggy Mack)

Could Memphis' South City be the new gold standard for U.S. public housing?


Feature Story Jani Radhakrishnan gives a talk at a previous TEDxMemphis event on the topic "From 'What do you do for work?' to 'What’s your story?'" (Submittted)

Speakers wanted for 2021 TEDxMemphis


Feature Story A family picks up activity sheets and grab-and-go craft kits at the North Branch Library. The kids are part of Memphis Public Libraries' strategy for helping kids with learning and literacy from home during the pandemic. (Memphis Library Foundation)

Memphis libraries' expanded programs promise a summer of fun