Democratic primary candidates for governor, JB Smiley Jr. and Dr. Jason Martin, took the stage at UTC on Thursday night with Mr. Smiley saying Governor Bill Lee “is the epitome
Tennessee’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates denounced recent education bills in a debate Tuesday in Nashville. “We will stand against sending public money to private schools,” said Memphis City Councilmember JB Smiley, Jr. “That is not
All three democrats vying to take on Gov. Bill Lee in November laid out their priorities during a debate in Nashville on Tuesday, hosted by the Tennessee Democratic Party. Addressing
A college basketball athlete and attorney, JB Smiley today is also an elected member of the Memphis City Council and he seeks the highest office in the state. Smiley is
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announced his endorsement of gubernatorial candidate J.B. Smiley Wednesday, a day before the first of three debates sponsored by the Tennessee Democratic Party. “Councilman Smiley
The Anderson County Democratic Party will hold a Meet & Greet for Democratic candidates from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21. The meeting will take place at Green McAdoo
Tennessee’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates criticized the state for a lack of education funding and vowed to fight the push for school vouchers during a forum Thursday. Memphis community activist Carnita
Young Dolph fans will reportedly get the opportunity to pay tribute to the late rapper during a public memorial scheduled for later this month. WATN reports that the ceremony will
A city councilman is moving to name a Memphis street in honor of the life and contributions of slain rapper Young Dolph, whose real name was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr.
Young Dolph will be forever remembered in the Memphis neighborhood where he grew up … because the city is naming a street after him. The City of Memphis just announced
JB Smiley Jr went from running on the courts playing collegiate and semi-professional basketball to now running to be the Democratic nominee Tennessee’s governor. After his basketball career, Smiley decided
Councilman JB Smiley Jr and local pastors gather together with community to pray for a stop to the gun violence
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When Memphis City Councilman JB Smiley Jr. sees a problem, he’s often prompted to solve it. It’s the reason the Memphis native said he’s now running for governor of Tennessee,
Memphis City Council Ordinance 5795 passed on final reading by a unanimous 13-0 vote, and will create a water wellhead protection overlay in the City code. The overlay will outline
Councilman JB Smiley, Jr.’s statement on the mass shooting: “Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted. –Matthew 5:4 I mourn for the families impacted by today’s mass
Memphis City Council member JB Smiley Jr. said Wednesday that he is running for Tennessee governor. Smiley, a Democrat, made the announcement in a video on social media. He also held an event at the Orpheum theater in Memphis.
Memphis City Councilman JB Smiley Jr. officially threw his hat into the ring for the Democratic nomination for governor Wednesday, marking his 34th birthday with balloons and the start of his push for Tennessee’s highest office.
Surely it was but a coincidence, not an omen, but on Monday evening, at which time Memphis Councilman JB Smiley Jr.’s gubernatorial ambitions were becoming public, a double rainbow appeared in the western sky.
Smiley, 33, filed campaign finance paperwork last week with the state of Tennessee. The paperwork allows a potential Smiley campaign to raise cash for a potential bid for governor.
Two newly minted Memphis City Council members, Michalyn Easter-Thomas and JB Smiley, Jr., see Memphis, and the U.S., as occupying a moment in history that might not come again. They believe the dialogue and
Every year, the Memphis Flyer recognizes twenty young leaders who will help shape the future of our city. This year included our very own JB Smiley, Jr. Read this brief excerpt about
Release: It’s Official! Attorney JB Smiley, Jr. Announces Comprehensive Plan For Livable Neighborhoods In District 8
Contact: The Committee to Elect JB Smiley, Jr. Amber Sherman – Campaign Manager 901.612.1559 www.votejbsmiley.com ATTY JB SMILEY, JR ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 8 Offers a