NASHVILLE— Rep. Joe Towns Jr. of Memphis will meet on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 with two of 77 former Black McDonald’s franchise owners who are suing the fast-food giant for racial discrimination.  Jim and Daryl Byrd own stores in Shelby and Fayette counties. As part of the lawsuit, they maintain that minority franchisees were given…

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NASHVILLE—Representative Jason Powell is pleased to announce that The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s 2022 budget includes funding for the construction phase of Nolensville Pike from North of Mill Creek to near Old Hickory Boulevard in Nashville.  This 2.4-mile segment represents Phase I of an overall 4.4-mile project to improve SR 11 from Burkitt Road to…

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MEMPHIS—Memphis State Representative Antonio Parkinson will take House Speaker Cameron Sexton on a tour of Natural Hair Salons in Memphis this morning.  The purpose is to showcase the booming natural hair care business in the Memphis area and promote the region as the potential natural hair care capitol of the U.S.  The visit will also…

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