Memphis, TN - IRONMAN has announced Shelby Farms Park will be the venue for the multi-year St. Jude IRONMAN 70.3 Memphis. The inaugural event will take place October 3, 2020. Shelby County is looking forward to supporting this event and Shelby Farms Park.
SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR VISITS SITE OF VO-TECH SCHOLARS, A PILOT VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Memphis, TN –Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, the Health Department, and Heather McTeer Toney of the national organization Moms Clean Air Force will be making a presentation to the Shelby County Commission on November 13, 2019.
MEMPHIS, TN – Memphis Area Transit Authority has been awarded a $12 million federal grant to create a Bus Rapid Transit line in Memphis. This grant is possible after years of work in a region-wide collaboration between Shelby County, Memphis, MATA
Memphis, TN – Friday October 25th, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Shelby County Commission Chairman Mark Billingsley Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo, Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald,
Join us for a news conference at which the Mayors of all seven respective Shelby County municipalities, the Mayor of Shelby County, and the Chairman of the Shelby County Commission will share information at Shelby Farms Park on November 24.
Join us for a news conference at which the Mayors of all seven respective Shelby County municipalities, the Mayor of Shelby County, and the Chairman of the Shelby County Commission will share information about a special event on November 24.
MEMPHIS, TN - Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, and the Shelby County Election Commission are excited to announce early voting has returned to downtown Memphis.
NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office
Lee Harris, Mayor
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Memphis, TN - Mayor Lee Harris is saddened to announce the passing of Roy C. Nixon, the first person to ever serve as Mayor for Shelby County.
All Shelby County citizens 60 and over are invited to attend Senior Prom. The event is free. There will be food, prizes, and live music provided by Memphis favorite The Garry Goin Group.
Memphis, TN - IRONMAN has narrowed it down to Memphis and three other finalists for their new location for a 2020 IRONMAN triathlon. If Memphis is selected, the race will be held at Shelby Farms Park.
Memphis, TN – Shelby County Government has partnered with Explore Bike Share in support of the healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign. The partnership includes employee membership program and Move with the Mayor ride.
SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN VAN TURNER, MAYOR LEE HARRIS, UNION AND FAITH LEADERS TO ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR PAYING SCS CAFETERIA WORKERS $15 AN HOUR
MEMPHIS, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris invites members of the news media to attend a briefing about Shelby County’s continued efforts to protect our community from the measles and other communicable mobile health threats.
Memphis, TN – The healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign continues with a series of Move with the Mayor events. There will be a walk, ride, and run.
Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announces $6 million in the FY2020 budget for early childhood education. That represents one of the largest investments in Pre-K in county history.
Memphis, TN – The inaugural Shelby County Mayor’s Summer Work Experience program application deadline is this Friday, April 12th. High school students between 16 and 18 are encouraged to apply for a job with the Youth Conservation League before time...
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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has appointed Llana Greer as Executive Director of Pretrial Services for Shelby County.
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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Memphis City Council Chairman Kemp Conrad, Shelby County Commissioner Brandon Morrison, and other elected leaders are joining forces to support local businesses who want Tennessee to “Toss the Tax.”
Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has concluded a several-month process to select the next Chief Public Defender of Shelby County. Current Public Defender Stephen Bush will retire, effective today, February 28, 2019
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A certified breath coach will teach program on how to breathe through stress.
Memphis, TN – The healthyShelby ‘19 awareness c...
Memphis, TN - Former Memphis Tiger Basketball Star and owner of fitness company Coleman & Company, Will Coleman, will put on a mini-bootcamp for Shelby County Commissioners, Commission staff, the healthyShelby Board, members of the media, and the publ...
Memphis, TN - Enrollment is now open for the first MSCOR, Inc of 2019. During the program, students will learn skills to help them find employment. Topics of the course include vocational training, technical training, financial literacy skills, relationsh...
Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Memphis & Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael have agreed to remove the duties of selecting defense attorneys for juvenile defendants from a staff member working at the Juvenile Court to a pe...
Memphis, TN - Mayor Lee Harris has selected Dr. Cedrick Gray as Director of Education for Shelby County.
A proud product of Memphis, Dr. Gray attended Memphis City Schools and the University of Memphis. Dr. Gray began his career in Memphis and served as Pr...
Memphis, TN - Fitch Ratings affirms Shelby County’s financial outlook with an AA+ rating. Fitch Ratings cited Shelby County’s flexibility in spending and low long-term debt and pension obligations as driving factors to the great rating. Fitch Ratings also...
MEMPHIS, TENN. – Mayor Lee Harris has appointed Brenda Jones as the Director of the Office of Preparedness.
Director Jones has a long distinguished career in law enforcement. She started with the Memphis Police Department right after graduating f...
Memphis, TN - Mayor Lee Harris has received support from 16 elected officials in Shelby County on the initiative of raising the pay of temporary workers to $15 per hour. The Shelby County Commission passed a resolution in support of the wage increase.