About Thomas Bailey Jr.
BiographyTom Bailey Jr. joined The Commercial Appeal in 1979 as the Tupelo, Miss.-based reporter covering Northeast Mississippi. Since then his beat assignments have included transportation, religion, general assignments, Collierville and Millington. He previously worked for the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal in Tupelo, where he grew up. Tom is married to Mary Powers, and they have four daughters.
02/21/1979 - current
Workforce Investment Network consolidating at 480 Beale
Updated 05/20/2013 at 11:20 a.m.
The Workforce Investment Network (WIN) will move all its 51 staff members in operations and administration into a former military facility on Beale at Danny Thomas.
Port Commission may curtail food trucks on Presidents Island
Updated 05/18/2013 at 12:41 a.m.
Business falls for lone restaurant on Presidents Island.
Port officials stalk grant in Washington for major Presidents Island expansion
Updated 05/17/2013 at 12:53 a.m.
Officials seek to develop interior of island for industrial use.
Shelby County building permits rise, but lag nation
Published 05/16/2013 at 3 a.m.
Growth cited on periphery of Shelby County.
Memphis port aims for major expansion of industrial space on Presidents Island
Published 05/15/2013 at 4:49 p.m.
Plan would add 1,500 acres to riverside industrial district southwest of Downtown.
2 new stoplights to accommodate International Paper office tower in East Memphis
Published 05/14/2013 at 3:47 p.m.
Land use board approves variances for International Paper office building.
Mid-South Milling prepares for possible expansion on Presidents Island
Published 05/13/2013 at 3:42 p.m.
A manufacturer of animal-feed ingredients seeks a lease extension on Presidents Island to set the stage for a possible building project.
Conditions right for brothers-in-law to buy golf club
Published 05/11/2013 at 5:10 p.m.
It would seem at first glance that two Memphis brothers-in-law have just made an awful business decision.
$60 million plan brewing to build up more industrial space on Presidents Island
Updated 05/10/2013 at 8:56 p.m.
Memphis, Shelby County consider $60m plan to expand industrial acreage on Presidents Island.
Navy's field wanted for rail expansion on Presidents Island
Updated 05/10/2013 at 12:46 a.m.
Port of Memphis eyes Navy yard for rail expansion.
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