Investigation of Memphis Mayor's Deals With Certain Firms Heats Up
- Memphis Mayor will weigh plan to sell off utility. Molis, Jim // Bond Buyer;12/04/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30285, p1
Reports that the Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton said on December 02nd, 1997 that he is exploring the option of selling the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division. Why the mayor is exploring the option of selling the city's lucrative utility system; Details on Herenton's plans to hire a...
- Renaissance man. Isaacs, Lindsay // American City & County;Nov2002, Vol. 117 Issue 16, p22
Features Mayor Willie Herenton of Memphis, Tennessee. Personal and career background; Political interest; Efforts made to redevelop Memphis; Challenge taken to attract a professional sports team; Details on Herenton's public safety program for Memphis.
- Herenton wins Memphis mayoral race, secures office for third time. Reisman, Michael // Bond Buyer;10/11/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30744, p39
Reports that Memphis, Tennessee Mayor Willie Herenton has defeated Joe Ford for the mayoralty race. Bond financing plans of Herenton; Strengthening of the city's financial position.
- Still Tinkering. Wolk, Ronald A. // Teacher Magazine;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p4
The article presents view of Willie Herenton, Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, on reforms in the field of education. Herenton said that now a days, school budget keeps going up and student performance keeps going down. School administrators and teachers feel they are being blamed for problems they...
- Memphis City Council Nixes Branch Closures. // American Libraries;Aug2008, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p28
The article reports that the Memphis City Council budget committee in Tennessee turned down the proposal of Mayor Willie Herenton to shut down five library branches to create a regional model for the Memphis Public Library and Information Center. Councilman Bill Boyd, who serves on the budget...
- MEMPHIS, TN. Jefferson, Aisha I. // Black Enterprise;Jul2004, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p84
Presents information on the results of a survey about Memphis, Tennessee. Number of African Americans living in the city; Background of African American mayor Willie W. Herenton; Average price for a home; Rate of unemployed African Americans.
- Willie Herenton. Pearson, John // Our States: Tennessee;2016, p1
This article focuses on Memphis, Tennessee Mayor Willie Herenton, who was elected in 1991 after spending nearly 30 years working in the Memphis public school system. The biographical information details Herenton's early life and childhood, as well as how his career path led him into politics....
- Tennessee. // Black Firsts, Second Edition;2003, p391
Information on various African American public officials from 1780 to 1997 in Tennessee is presented. In 1992, Willie W. Herenton was elected the first black mayor of Memphis. Herman Morris Jr. became the first black president and chief executive officer of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water...
- RETURN TO CLASS. Greenblatt, Alan // Governing;May2008, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p17
The article features Mayor Willie Herenton of Memphis, Tennessee. It is mentioned that the mayor has been asking state officials to let his city hall office manage their school system instead of the school board which led to nothing. Herenton is now planning to become the next school...