Memphis Mayor will weigh plan to sell off utility
- Investigation of Memphis Mayor's Deals With Certain Firms Heats Up. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;11/19/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32014, p1
Reports that the Memphis City Council in Tennessee is reviewing documents from firms that worked on a historic $1.4 billion offering the city did in 2003 for Memphis Light, Gas and Water. Council's aim to determine if Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton improperly steered business to some of the...
- Herenton elected first black mayor of Memphis. // Jet;10/21/91, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the election of former Memphis school superintendent Willie Herenton as the first elected black mayor of Memphis. Herenton's comments; Court ruling on runoff elections; Herenton's childhood and career.
- Herenton sworn in as 1st black mayor of Memphis. // Jet;1/20/92, Vol. 81 Issue 13, p4
Recounts the swearing-in ceremony of former Memphis school superintendent Willie W. Herenton as the city's first elected black mayor. Herenton's comments; Comments by the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
- News roundup: Update. // Education Week;10/18/95, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p4
Reports that Willie W. Herenton won as the second term as the mayor of Memphis, Tennessee. Contenders; Herenton's election four years ago.
- `A new beginning' in Memphis. Leavy, W. // Ebony;Mar1992, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p106
Profiles Willie W. Herenton, 51, the first black mayor of Memphis, Tennessee. `A new beginning' for the racially polarized city; Black voters' efforts to get Herenton elected; The African-American Peoples Convention that nominated him; Herenton's childhood spent in poverty; His education and...
- Willie Herenton's political rebirth in Memphis. Harp, Lonnie // Education Week;9/27/95, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the expected winning by Willie W. Herenton of a second mayoral term in Memphis, Tennessee. Impressions of former English teacher, Magnolia Bass on Herenton; Financing of Herenton's campaign by business leaders; Details on Herenton's platform.
- Mayor Willie Herenton Of Memphis Gets Elected To Third Term. // Jet;10/25/99, Vol. 96 Issue 21, p5
Reports that Willie Herenton, the first black mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, has returned to office for a third term.
- 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.
- Memphis: Mecca On The Mississippi. Norment, Lynn // Ebony;Oct2002, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p152
Part IV. Discusses African-Americans in Memphis, Tennessee. Description of Memphis; Information on the election of Willie W. Herenton as Mayor of Memphis; Details on thbe city's sponsoring of then Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson boxing match in spring 2002.