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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Digital Sign Vandalism at Agricenter

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MEMPHIS, TN – The digital sign on Walnut Grove Road has been the target of felony vandalism.

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

PREPAREDNESS IS KEY MESSAGE OF TEMA & NWS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK 2018 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tenn

PREPAREDNESS IS KEY MESSAGE OF TEMA & NWS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee's Severe Weather Awareness Week is Feb. 25, to Mar. 3, 2018, and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and Tennessee’s National Weather

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Excessive Rain Predicted - Prepare for Flooding “

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“Stay weather aware! The National Weather Service predicts a prolonged wet weather pattern for the Mid-South with widespread heavy rainfall and potential flooding.

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

“FLU SHOT FRIDAY” EVENT PROVIDES FREE FLU VACCINES ACROSS TENNESSEE

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Shelby County, Tenn. – Get a flu shot! The Tennessee Department of Health is urging all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu shot this flu season to get one as soon as possible, as seasonal influenza remains widespread across the state.

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

RideShare by- Enterprise & MEMPHIS AREA RIDESHARE Benefits

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Keep more of your money

Save money on your daily commute by using the Rideshare Program. Shelby County’s Memphis Area Rideshare Program will provide $500/month towards each vanpool. 

Reduce Wear and Tear on your vehicle

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

5th Annual Race for Recovery 5k is Scheduled

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The Shelby County Drug Court Foundation is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Race for Recovery 5K has been scheduled for Saturday, April 28th at 10:30 am. The event will be held at the historic Overton Park in Midtown. All proceeds from the 5k will go

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE-Kerrville Rosemark RD RR Crossing

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Kerrville-Rosemark Road will be closed to through traffic for approximately 2 days for maintenance of the railroad crossing, weather permitting. During this time Highway 51 and Old Tipton will be alternate routes. Please plan accordingly.

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

VETERANS NEEDED AS MENTORS

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VETERANS NEEDED AS MENTORS

Shelby County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Training

Training will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday March 10th, 2018 

Training Location:

Veterans Court- Division VII

201 Poplar Ave

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Spotting and Avoiding olympic Scams

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In February, the best athletes from around the world will gather in PyeongChang to test their skills against one another at the winter Olympics.

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

SHELBY COUNTY CELEBRATES 3rd ANNUAL TENNESSEE QUIT WEEK

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Shelby County, Tenn. – February 5th- 9th is Tennessee Quit Week, and counties across the state are getting involved

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County_January 2018 Interagency Report

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Judge Michael and Leon Gray attended a special Shelby County Juvenile
Assessment Center (JAC) Work Group Meeting on January 4, 2018.

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Future Transportation Needs for the Mid-South Region-Community Meetings Schedule

The Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) as a part of the Livability 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) will host seven public meetings to give the community the opportunity to provide comments and feedback on the work that is

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Earthquake Awareness Month

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December 16, 1811 through February 7, 1812, three large destructive earthquakes and hundreds of aftershocks changed the topography of what is now known as the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ). “Shelby County lies within the NMSZ - which

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Agricenter Newsletter

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What's your farm of the future look like?

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Juvenile Court Newsletter

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Happy New Year! I hope you and your loved ones enjoyed a safe and happy holiday season.

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Federal Regulations Reduced on Gasoline Sold in Shelby County

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – On December 22, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule to relax the federal Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) standard on gasoline sold in Shelby County during summer ozone season (June 1 through Sep...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Agricenter’s Ag Day Student Art Contest + Exhibition

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MEMPHIS, TN – Calling all 3rd through 12th graders in Shelby and DeSoto Counties! Enter Agricenter’s inaugural Ag Day Student Art Contest and Exhibition with your creative entries in these six categories: drawing, painting, collage, ph...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Wind Chill Advisory

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Dangerously cold temperatures continue today.  The high will only reach the 20s.  Tonight’s low will be in the teens.“Frostbite and hypothermia can quickly occur.  Dress warmly, even if you’re going...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Hazardous Road Conditions and Dangerously Cold Wind Chill Temperatures

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Snow Covers roads throughout Shelby County this morning. Motorists should use extreme caution, especially on bridges and overpasses.

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Winter Storm Warning

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A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Shelby County. Sleet and snow are creating hazardous driving conditions. “We are staying in close contact with the National Weather Service and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency. Public works cr...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Shelby County Mayor’s Office Announces Opioid Awareness Campaign

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. presented a comprehensive strategy today to address the growing opioid addiction crisis in Shelby County.

City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Dr. Alisa Haushalter, Director of the Shelby County Health Department,...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

MemFix 4 Project Closes Lanes on I-240

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close one lane in each direction along I-240 beginning January 8, 2018. The lane closures are necessary for the MemFix 4 project, which will replace four bridges along t...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 19 Tons of Trash Last Month

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Shelby County trash crews removed almost 19 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

“Every dollar used for litter could have been spent on other pressing citizen needs. Still, we...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Mayor Luttrell Appoints Dorcas Young Griffin as Director of Shelby County’s Community Services

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. has appointed Dorcas Young Griffin as the new Director of Shelby County Government’s Community Services Division. Current Director Martha Lott announced her retirement today effective December 31st.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Mayor Luttrell Recognizes Community Leader Mary Mitchell As Honorary Orange Mound Historian

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will recognize community leader Mary Mitchell as Honorary Orange Mound Historian on October 23rd. The ceremony starts at noon at the Orange Mound Senior Center, 2590 Park Avenue. “I’m pleased t...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

2nd Annual Veterans Home Gala benefitting the West Tennessee Veterans Home

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The West Tennessee Veterans Home Gala Committee is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Veterans Home Gala benefitting the West Tennessee Veterans Home. The gala will be held on October 6th from 6 pm -10 pm at The Great Hall and Conference Center in Germant...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test on September 27

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“The Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) in partnership with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, September 27, at 1:30 p.m.,” said Dale ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Farm Road Closure Oct 6th - Oct 8th

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Farm Road will be closed for through traffic at Walnut Grove and at Mullins Station From 6 pm Friday, October 6 to 2 am Saturday, October 7 From 9 am Saturday, October 7 to 2a, Sunday, October 8

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Agricenter Awarded Community Enhancement Grant

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MEMPHIS, TN --- On Monday, the Shelby County Commission voted to award an $85,000 Community Enhancement Grant to Agricenter International for a capital improvement project to install steps at ShowPlace Arena and finish paving the parking lot.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Shelby County’s Tornado Safety PrepareAthon

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“Tornadoes occur any time of the year, any time of the day or night. Knowing where to quickly find shelter increases your survival chances,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness.

“We invite you to join...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

#PaintSCPurple: Support National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

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#PaintSCPurple: Support National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

MEMPHIS – National Infant Mortality Awareness Month occurs every September and is a great opportunity to remind the community of ways to prevent infant deaths in Shelby County, TN....

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Hurricane Scams

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Due to the recent increase in disasters, malicious actors have already begun scamming people under the guise of helping those affected by these events.

These scams generally take the form of fake websites, phishing, increased social engineering activity, a...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

SCOP August eNews Letter

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Harvey, a Category 4 Hurricane, was described as "nature at its worst and humanity at its best." As first res-ponders performed life-saving water rescues in Texas and Louisiana, Harvey continued to churn further inland as Shelby County braced for Harvey

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Shelby County Election Commission 3rd Quarter Newsletter

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September, the last month of the third quarter, is National Voter Registration Month. Since September is a special month for election commissions, we decided that each year, we would distribute the third quarter newsletter early.

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Prepare for Hurricane Harvey Remnants

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Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast late last Friday as the first Category 4 major hurricane to hit the United States in 12 years. “The Mid-South will likely be affected by this powerful storm,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelb...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Project Homeless Connect - Memphis Opens Windows of Opportunity for our Homeless Neighbors

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Memphis, TN – August 25, 2017 – Community Alliance for the Homeless, Inc. extends an opportunity for concerned citizens of Memphis and Shelby County to help us impact lives for good! Project Homeless Connect – Memphis will ta...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 28

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Weekly test results direct adulticiding efforts to the areas of highest WNV activity. To date, positive test pools have bee...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

3K Walk and Health Fair on August 26th

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Come and join us for our Third Annual 3K Walk in Support of Black Breastfeeding Week! Following there will be a Women's Health Fair! If you are pregnant and are thinking of breastfeeding, a currently nursing Mom, a supporter, or believer, please join us!

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Monthly Security Tips Newsletter

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The information provided in the Monthly Security Tips Newsletter is intended to increase the security awareness of an organization's end users and to help them behave in a more secure manner within their work environment.

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Credit Union announcement

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Shelby County Credit Union branches will be closed Monday, August 21, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm to observe the 99 year Solar Eclipse. Please plan accordingly.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

LOW VOLTAGE CONTRACTOR/INSTALLER REGGISTRATION

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REGISTRATION FEE - $150.00 (NOT REQUIRED FOR STATE ALARM CONTRACTORS DOING STATE DISCIPLINES ONLY)

PROVIDE A CURRENT COPY OF CURRENT MEMPHIS & SHELBY COUNTY, BUSINESS TAX LICENSE.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

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The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) has achieved national accreditation status from the Emergency management Accreditation Program (EMAP).

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Memphis and Shelby County Justice Assistance Grant

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Certified as a "Disparate Jurisdiction," the City of Memphis, along with Shelby County, Tennessee, are submitting a joint application for funds in the amount of $808,134 as allocated under the FY2017 Local Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

MEM Surpasses two million Enplanements in FY2017

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MEM surpasses two million enplanements in FY2017

Added flights, larger planes help MEM reach milestone

MEMPHIS, TN (July 27, 2017) – Memphis International Airport reached two million enplanements in Fiscal Year 2017, the first time that the airp...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 17

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP code 38002. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38016,38017, 38018,&n...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

JCMSC Interagency Services Report

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County Interagency Services Report June 2017

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews

"A month after the Memorial Day weekend straight-line wind and power outage disaster, we continue on the road to recovery from both the destruction and the third largest power outage in Shelby County history," said Dale Lane, Director (SCOP).

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

The Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team picked up more than two (2) tons of roadside litter last week in neighborhoods throughout Memphis and Shelby County.

“I’m pleased so much debris was removed from the roadsides. I com...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Agricenter July Newsletter

Want to learn more about Agricenter? Join President John Butler for his talk at Memphis Ag Club on July 24 at 12:00pm. Lunch is provided for $10 in the "C" wing.

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

REVISED SHELBY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING PROPOSED FY 2018 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

The Shelby County Department of Housing (SCDH) has revised the proposed Program Year 2017 Annual Action Plan for the period from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 for Shelby County Fiscal Year 2018 describing proposed activities to address housing and

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Juvenile Court News Letter

June has proven to be another productive month. On June 13, 2017, the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) successfully held the second annual Juvenile Justice Summit "A just Village: Our Children, Out Responsibility" at the Hickory Ridge Mall

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility Holiday Closing Schedule

Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Tuesday, July 4th for the holiday.

The facility will be open Thursday and Saturday the week of July 3rd. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, July 11th.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Use of Consumer Level Fireworks in Shelby County, TN is....ILLEGAL!

Don’t take the "it won’t happen to me" approach to this dangerous pastime. Realizing that Americans wish to celebrate the Fourth of July, we want to issue the ardent reminders of the risks and dangers of shooting fireworks.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK CONFIRMED IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) received laboratory confirmation of three individuals diagnosed with Legionnaires Disease. With the reported cases, health officials began an investigation and have temporarily closed the ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 26

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38105, 38114, 38126, and 38128.

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding

“As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Cindy push inland, citizens are urged to prepare for thunderstorms, heavy rains, and flash flooding in Shelby County.

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding This Week

Prepare for flash flooding later this week,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP). “

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Shelby County Road Department Will Pick Up Storm Debris in Unincorporated Areas

Shelby County Road Department Will Pick Up Storm Debris in Unincorporated Areas

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 19

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38107 and 38120.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Federal Disaster Declaration to assist Shelby and other counties recovering from the Memorial Day we

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today requested President Donald Trump declare a major disaster in Tennessee from the severe storms and straight-line winds of May 27, and May 28, 2017, in order to make federal assistance available for r

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

County Road Crews Picked Up 19 Tons of Trash Last Month

Shelby County trash crews removed 19 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

The Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team picked up more than five (5) tons of roadside litter on their first week on the job

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 12

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38109, 38111, 38115, 38116, 38117, 38122, and 38138.

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE

MEMPHIS – In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH); and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

MONITORED OZONE EXCEEDANCE

MEMPHIS – In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH); and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the Shelby County Health Department has issued a “CODE ORANGE”

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Storm Damage Update 06-05-2017

• 1,800 MLGW customers are without power. Outages: 1-800-268-8648.
• MLGW crews are being assisted by more than 100 utility companies to help restore power.

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Kickoff Event for Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., greeted the 100 young people and nine adults chosen to be on the County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library on 5th June.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Storm Damage-Update

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is also assisting.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Joint Preliminary Damage Assessments Start Tomorrow in Memphis & Shelby County

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) will begin a joint Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) for federal Public Assistance this weekend in the City of Memphis and in Shelby County to verify the emergency

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Update-Shelby County Power Outages Replacement SNAP

The Tennessee Department of Human Services North and Welles Branch Offices will extend hours to Saturday, June 3 from 8:00AM to 12:00PM to serve only current Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Shelby County Sponsors Support Group for Gunshot Victims

People who have survived gunshot wounds during crime incidents can get free counseling from a support group sponsored by the Shelby County Crime Victims’ Center.

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

MEMPHIS SETS BICENTENNIAL GATEWAY OPEN HOUSE

MEMPHIS, TN. – The City of Memphis, Shelby County, and a number of other partners will host an open house style informational session about the Memphis Bicentennial Gateway Project on Thursday, February 16, 2017, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. in the lobby of the

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

MLGW Media Advisory - Excel TSD Fuel Blending Operations

(Feb. 8, 2017) – Excel TSD, a waste management and environmental services company located on President’s Island, will be performing an operational process that utilizes mercaptan on Feb. 9, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Tenn. Highway Patrol is Hiring

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing the second ever lateral trooper class for the agency.

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

New Jobs List 2-5-17

Here is this week’s jobs list.

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Shelby County Fire Department - New Ambulances Going Into Service This Week

Please join the Shelby County Fire Department here at our administrative offices for an event that you will not want your cameras to miss. Dedication Ceremony pictures are included.

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Regional Freight Plan Underway – Your Input Needed

The Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is releasing an online survey for you to provide input on how freight traffic impacts your day to day travel and activities.

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

February is Earthquake Awareness Month

“An earthquake has no season and can occur without warning. Will you be prepared to survive?

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Posted on: April 15, 2011

Mayors Moving With Rapid Pace To Make Appointments To EDGE

City of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will be seeking approval from their respective legislative bodies to appoint their nominees to serve on the Board of Directors ....

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Posted on: February 4, 2011

The General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office has opened a new satellite location

The General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office has opened a new satellite location in the Hickory Ridge Mall!

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Posted on: February 4, 2011

The Shelby County Fire Department dispatched

The Shelby County Fire Department dispatched a full commercial assignment to a report of the Shake- Rag Store in Northwest Shelby County was on fire.

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Posted on: January 7, 2011

Citizen Ideas Needed for Regional Bicycle-Pedestrian Plan

New ways to incorporate bicycle lanes and pedestrian walkways into area neighborhoods will be the topic for three upcoming meetings ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2011

Shelby County Fire Department Improves Response to Medical Emergencies

The Shelby County Fire Department has taken steps to improve its emergency medical services to Shelby County neighborhoods.

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Posted on: January 7, 2011

Citizens Urged To Prepare for Winter Weather This Weekend

Weather forecasters say chances are likely for a measurable snowfall this weekend.

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Posted on: January 5, 2011

CITY OF MEMPHIS AND SHELBY COUNTY PLAN FOR ORDERLY TRANSITION OF SCHOOL OPERATIONS

Note: In the event that the voters decide to relinquish the charter of the Memphis City Schools, it is essential that an orderly process ensue to ensure that the educational needs of all of the students in Memphis and Shelby County are fully met.

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Posted on: December 14, 2010

Citizens Urged To Take Precautions During Cold Weather

With bitterly cold temperatures predicted for tonight and tomorrow.....

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Posted on: December 9, 2010

Shelby County Fire Department responded this morning to reports of a structure fire at a residence

The Shelby County Fire Department responded this morning to reports of a structure fire at a residence at 8143 Rankin Branch.

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Posted on: December 8, 2010

Shelby County Fire Department responded to an alarm of fire at the Calvary Colony

This afternoon, the Shelby County Fire Department responded to an alarm of fire at the Calvary Colony also known as the Memphis Union Mission.

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Posted on: December 6, 2010

Terrorism Response Tested During Multi-Agency Drill

Federal, state and local emergency responders gathered for an exercise today that tested their responses to a possible terrorist attack.

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Posted on: December 4, 2010

Cellmates Stabbed at the Shelby County Corrections Center

Two Shelby County Corrections Center inmates were stabbed inside their cell this afternoon.

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Posted on: December 3, 2010

WKNO's Interview Series "Newsmakers" Features Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell

WKNO-TV will premiere a new interview series Newsmakers, beginning with a conversation with Shelby County Mark Luttrell.

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