Sawyer blazes five-year path from protest to mayor's race

Memphis Mayoral contender and Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer is mounting a complex challenge of incumbent mayor Jim Strickland. The challenge combines promises of disruption with national issues as Sawyer seeks to fuse activism with electoral politics.

City Council motors through car-centric agenda items Tuesday

The council agenda Tuesday includes discussions about selling the old Cordova auto inspection station, allowing temporary closure of an Overton Square street and expanding a program that helps those with suspended drivers licenses pay fines and fees once they have met other terms.

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