The Early Word: Tigers lose Lester, and Penny will serve grits at the Westin

Bianca Phillips By , Daily Memphian
Updated: June 02, 2022 7:05 AM CT | Published: June 02, 2022 6:11 AM CT Subscribers only

There’s bad news for out-of-state University of Memphis students, a Shelby County Commissioner learns that she does actually live in Shelby County and a long-awaited community center renovation is complete.


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Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips is a Northeast Arkansas native and long-time Memphian with more than a decade of experience in local journalism. She’s a diehard morning person who spends her free time running marathons and ultras, practicing daily yoga, and stuffing her face with vegan food.


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