MEMPHIS, TN – The digital sign on Walnut Grove Road has been the target of felony vandalism.
PREPAREDNESS IS KEY MESSAGE OF TEMA & NWS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK 2018NASHVILLE, 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
“Stay weather aware! The National Weather Service predicts a prolonged wet weather pattern for the Mid-South with widespread heavy rainfall and potential flooding.
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.
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.
Keep your vehicle n...
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
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.
VETERANS NEEDED AS MENTORS
Shelby County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Training
Training will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday March 10th, 2018
Veterans Court- Division VII
201 Poplar Ave
The Shelby County Veterans Treatment Court ...
In February, the best athletes from around the world will gather in PyeongChang to test their skills against one another at the winter Olympics.
Shelby County, Tenn. – February 5th- 9th is Tennessee Quit Week, and counties across the state are getting involved
Judge Michael and Leon Gray attended a special Shelby County JuvenileAssessment Center (JAC) Work Group Meeting on January 4, 2018.
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
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
What's your farm of the future look like?
Happy New Year! I hope you and your loved ones enjoyed a safe and happy holiday season.
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...
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...
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...
Snow Covers roads throughout Shelby County this morning. Motorists should use extreme caution, especially on bridges and overpasses.
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
“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 ...
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
All traffic entering at Farm Road and Walnut Grove will be di...
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.
“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...
#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....
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...
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
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.
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...
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...
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...
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!
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.
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.
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.
The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) has achieved national accreditation status from the Emergency management Accreditation Program (EMAP).
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
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...
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...
Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County Interagency Services Report June 2017
"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).
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...
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
“As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Cindy push inland, citizens are urged to prepare for thunderstorms, heavy rains, and flash flooding in Shelby County.
Prepare for flash flooding later this week,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP). “
Shelby County Road Department Will Pick Up Storm Debris in Unincorporated Areas
MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38107 and 38120.
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
Shelby County trash crews removed 19 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.
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
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.
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
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”
• 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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
“Counselors at our center say gunshot victims sometimes feel the physical ...
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
(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.
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing the second ever lateral trooper class for the agency.
Here is this week’s jobs list.
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.
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.
“An earthquake has no season and can occur without warning. Will you be prepared to survive?
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 ....
The General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office has opened a new satellite location in the Hickory Ridge Mall!
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.
New ways to incorporate bicycle lanes and pedestrian walkways into area neighborhoods will be the topic for three upcoming meetings ...
The Shelby County Fire Department has taken steps to improve its emergency medical services to Shelby County neighborhoods.
Weather forecasters say chances are likely for a measurable snowfall this weekend.
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.
With bitterly cold temperatures predicted for tonight and tomorrow.....
The Shelby County Fire Department responded this morning to reports of a structure fire at a residence at 8143 Rankin Branch.
This afternoon, the Shelby County Fire Department responded to an alarm of fire at the Calvary Colony also known as the Memphis Union Mission.
Federal, state and local emergency responders gathered for an exercise today that tested their responses to a possible terrorist attack.
Two Shelby County Corrections Center inmates were stabbed inside their cell this afternoon.
WKNO-TV will premiere a new interview series Newsmakers, beginning with a conversation with Shelby County Mark Luttrell.