In 2019, the Tennessee Valley Authority offered its local power companies 20-year contracts.
For years, the local power company in Memphis has been weighing whether to leave the Tennessee Valley Authority. That decision could happen soon, as Memphis Light, Gas and Water staff are expected to share a recommendation to the company board during a special meeting on Thursday.
Washington leaders were in Memphis Thursday to assess the impact of the closed Hernando de Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River. The visit comes as Congress continues to debate a federal infrastructure bill.
Tennessee reached its highest number of active coronavirus cases over the weekend — with more than 40,000 Tennesseans contagious on Sunday. Rural areas have begun to catch up to the hotspots, but the state’s largest metro areas have been facing major outbreaks for months now.
The city of Memphis could lose a quarter-million dollars as punishment for removing statues of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and Confederate President Jefferson Davis last year. The Tennessee House of Representatives voted Tuesday to strip the money from next year’s state budget. The sum had been earmarked to go toward planning for Memphis’ bicentennial […]
Listen The City of Memphis got a big boost this week when the state comptroller determined officials did not violate Tennessee law by removing monuments to Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and President Jefferson Davis. But Republicans in the state legislature say they’re hoping to keep other cities from getting the same idea.