Live at 9: Saving Excel, Fit and Quit & women’s history in Memphis

Saving the Excel Adult Learning Program

The Excel Adult Learning Program needs a lifeline and Shelby County Schools wants to help keep it alive. Superintendent Dorsey Hopson joined us ahead of a very important vote Tuesday night.

Fit and Quit Program

The fear of weight gain keeps many people from taking on the fight to quit smoking and researchers here in the Mid-South are on a mission to change that.  Dr. Becca Krukowski with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center explained how the Fit and Quit program works.

Women’s History in Memphis

Two local historians are working to make sure the stories about the remarkable women in Memphis history get some attention. Beverly Bond and Janann Sherman stopped by Live at 9 to explain their project.