VOL. 121 | NO. 211 | Friday, October 27, 2006
Despite everyday struggles, plans are afoot to combat problems for low-income families
Editor's Note: The following stories comprise the second part of a special series on the state of children in Memphis and Shelby County. To read yesterday's pieces, visit www.memphisdailynews.com.
With the shadow of the castle-like Tennessee Brewery behind them, a small crowd of people relaxed on a recent early evening in Downtown Memphis.
A string of carjackings has been taking place on the campuses of some city schools lately, with the latest on Oct. 20 at Overton High School on Lanier Lane.
Though Justin Foster grew up in a community that's economically depressed, he decided to do something different with his life - and so far, so good.