Let it snow?

<strong>FedEx employees Rodrika Thompson (center) and Patricia Cranston help classmates D'Nero Shields (left) and Kentarius Carpenter pick out matching coats as kids try on their new coats from Operation Warm, which distributes winter coats to children at schools around the country, during a giveaway in conjunction with FedEx at Bruce Elementary School on Nov. 22, 2019.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

FedEx-aided coat giveaway warms student bodies

FedEx volunteers and Operation Warm, a Philadelphia nonprofit that gives coats to needy children, combined for coat giveaways at Bruce and LaRose elementary schools in Memphis this week.

Smiley emerges from campaign to new role as one of 13 on new City Council

On The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast, incoming City Council member J.B. Smiley Jr. said he would like to have a voice in the current council's decision about residency requirements. But he said he accepts if the referendum on the matter is approved by the current council before members leave office. He also said concerns about reliability if MLGW breaks ties with TVA might be a "scare tactic."

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