Corinne S. Kennedy, Commercial Appeal

Corinne S. Kennedy

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent:
  • Commercial Appeal
  • USA TODAY
Past:
  • Hattiesburg American
  • The Desert Sun
  • RGJ.com
  • Star-Telegram.com

Recent articles by Corinne:

Could Endangered Species Act changes affect animals in Memphis Zoo conservation projects?

A dusky gopher frog restoration project released hundreds of frogs into the wild. Zoo officials hope the frogs will make little tadpoles of their own. → Read More

Germantown aldermen OK partial moratorium on 'single-use' apartment buildings

Two aldermen said the language could open the city up to applications for mixed-use developments with apartments, but the resolution still passed unanimously. → Read More

TBI narrowing search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson after receiving a credible tip

Lauderdale County District Attorney Mark Davidson said he was confident investigators were "on the right track" in the search for the escaped inmate. → Read More

'BG, you are missed.' Family and friends pack Hernando church to say goodbye to Walmart shooting victim

Brandon Gales died on July 30 after being shot at the Walmart in Southaven. Family and friends gathered to mourn the loss and celebrate Gales’ life. → Read More

The search for Curtis Watson continues 4 days after his escape from a west Tennessee prison

The hunt for an escaped Tennessee prison inmate suspected extends into a fourth day. TBI said Thursday there have been no confirmed sightings. → Read More

Sneak peek: See inside Germantown’s Forest Hill Elementary before school starts next week

GMSD officials say the school will relieve crowding at other district elementary schools. About 550 students are enrolled for the 2019-20 school year. → Read More

MLGW service in Memphis suburbs: Permanent fixes to persistent power problems may be years away

To get its budget through the Memphis City Council this year, MLGW had to cut $191 million impacting its ability to do maintenance and capital improvements. → Read More

2 months after flooding that caused millions in damage, Germantown residents receiving aid

Between private donations and funds allocated by Germantown and Shelby County, $411,000 was raised to help those impacted by flooding in June. → Read More

National Weather Service issues flash flood warning for Memphis area, northern Mississippi

The warning applies to portions of Shelby and DeSoto counties, including Memphis, Germantown and Southaven. → Read More

1 shot after aggravated assault on I-40

Memphis police responded to a shooting on the Appling Road ramp onto eastbound I-40 Saturday night where one victim was shot. → Read More

Meet Sophie Pittman, the Collierville native in the final rounds of 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Collierville High School graduate Sophie Pittman is competing on "So You Think You Can Dance" and is moving to Los Angeles to pursue dance full time. → Read More

Germantown to discuss apartment moratorium, multi-family housing study on Monday

City staff members said the board could provide direction about how to move forward on the moratorium--including potentially ending or extending it. → Read More

'Christmas at Graceland 2:' Hallmark turns Memphis riverfront into a winter wonderland

Beale Street Landing was covered with fake snow over the weekend as crews filmed a scene for the third flick in the "Christmas at Graceland" family. → Read More

FBI investigating after Collierville hit by ransomware attack. Here's what you need to know

Collierville staff discovered the cyber breach on July 18. The town has had no direct communication with the hacker, at the direction of the FBI. → Read More

Ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright pleads guilty to charge of facilitating his murder

Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright was shot to death in 2010. His ex-wife, Sherra Wright, on Thursday pleaded guilty to facilitating his murder. → Read More

Sneak peek: Here’s what you can expect when Mike Miller’s Let It Fly opens in Germantown

Celebrated barbecue chef Melissa Cookston and her Memphis BBQ Company will partner with Let It Fly to provide Memphis' signature dish. → Read More

Foul play suspected in death of University of Mississippi student Alexandria Kostial, police say

Deputies discovered the body of Alexandria "Ally" Kostial during routine patrol Saturday morning. → Read More

Memphis models with Down syndrome walk the runway in 'Rocking My Extra Chromosome' show

The fashion show featured 25 models, most from Memphis, sporting designs from local boutiques. The show was organized by The Art of Runway. → Read More

SCS superintendent looks to change district culture, close achievement gap for black male students

Superintendent Joris Ray wants to recruit more African American male teachers, create an equity office and reduce suspensions in the coming year. → Read More

Heading to the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational? Here's what you need to know before you go

In addition to the star-studded lineup, the five-day event will host a variety of food and drink experiences and interactive zones for the whole family. → Read More