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Posted on: July 2, 2015

American Airlines to Add Two Nonstop Flights to New York-LaGuardia Airport

MEMPHIS, TENN. (July 2, 2015) – American Airlines will add two daily nonstop flights between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA), beginning November 5.

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

July 4 Safety

On Independence Day, citizens will celebrate their freedom on our nation’s 239th birthday.

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

Community Partnership Leads to Goodman Park Improvements in Northaven

Spectators of sports events at Sherry Hopper-Goodman Park in the Northaven community now have a 100-seat section of bleachers thanks to a partnership between the Shelby County Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, the In Our Backyard (IOBY) non-profit fundraisin

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Posted on: June 26, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities for Week of June 29

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: June 26, 2015

HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT FIRST PROBABLE HEAT-RELATED DEATH

MEMPHIS – The first probable heat-related death has been reported, and Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials want to continue urging residents to stay cool and hydrated during these hot summer days.

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Posted on: June 24, 2015

Hacks Cross Is Being Striped

Roadway Construction

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Posted on: June 24, 2015

John Charles Wilson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

MEMPHIS, TN --- John Charles Wilson, President of Agricenter International, received the Robert Sparks Lifetime Achievement award today during the annual Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards Ceremony at Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville.

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Posted on: June 23, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Continues Family Life Series in North Shelby County

The Mayor’s Family Life Series continues next week in the Northaven community.

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Posted on: June 22, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness June eNews Issue 2

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) staff and members of the Shelby County Fire Department were delighted to join other agencies to meet the citizens at the Villages of Bennington Festival on Saturday, June 6, 2015, in South East Memphis.

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Posted on: June 22, 2015

HAZY, HOT AND HUMID! WATCH FOR SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION

MEMPHIS – Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials want to encourage residents to prepare for hot temperatures by staying cool, hydrated and informed.

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Shelby County Fire Stations Collecting Food for Mid-South Food Bank 6-11-15

Shelby County Government has teamed up with the Mid-South Food Bank to help reduce hunger in Shelby County.

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 15

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Road Closure Notice Old Covington Pike at Austin Peay

Old Covington Pike at Highway 14 (Old Austin Peay), 1.5 miles south of Pleasant Ridge Road, will be closed through next Thursday, June 18th.

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Posted on: June 11, 2015

Memphis & Shelby County Juvenile Court Interagency Report May 2015

On May 4, 2015, Judge Michael attended the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission Board Meeting.

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Posted on: June 11, 2015

Old Covington Pike at Austin Peay Closed for Repairs 6-10-15

Old Covington Pike, at Austin Peay, has been closed to traffic for storm drainage repairs.

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Posted on: June 11, 2015

MONITORED OZONE EXCEEDENCE: CODE ORANGE

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 10, 2015

SCSO Investigates Accidental Shooting that Leaves a 4-year old Dead

On 6/9/2015, just after 6:00 pm, Sheriff’s Detectives responded to a shooting on the 4300 block of Egyptian Cove that involved a minor.

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Memphis & Shelby County Office of Planning and Development Using Nextdoor Social Media Site 6-10-15

Memphis, TN – June 10th, 2015 – The Memphis & Shelby County Office of Planning & Development announced today a partnership with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to enhance citywide and neighbor-to-neighbor

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Posted on: June 9, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Continues Meet the Mayor Sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., continues his one-on-one meetings with citizens this month to listen to their comments and suggestions.

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

West Nile Virus Detected in Shelby County

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38018, 38116, and 38141.

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

Office of Preparedness Ensures Public Safety

Thousands of citizens gathered on the banks of the Mississippi River downtown Memphis on May 23, 2015 to enjoy the final Memphis in May Sunset Symphony.

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Posted on: June 3, 2015

Grassroots Events Planned to Benefit West TN Veterans Home

There are more than 70,000 veterans living in Fayette, Shelby and Tipton Counties, the largest concentration in the state of Tennessee, with no local veterans home to meet their unique needs.

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Posted on: June 3, 2015

Shelby County Intensifies Effort to Cleanup Roadside Trash

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has ordered more Shelby County Corrections Center inmate crews to pick up debris along streets in the unincorporated areas.

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

EARLY MORNING FIRE CONSUMES CORDOVA HOME

Just before 5 AM this morning in the 13-hundred block of Charles Bryan Rd., reports of a home on fire began coming into the fire alarm office at the Shelby County Fire Department.

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Hosts Healthy Shelby 5K and Festival to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will host the Third Annual Healthy Shelby 5K and One Mile Walk to raise awareness for healthy lifestyles

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

Plough Foundation Announces $2 million Challenge Grant for West Tennessee Veterans Home

Plough Foundation has announced the awarding of a $2 million dollar challenge grant to West Tennessee Veterans Home, Inc., (WTVH) for the construction of a local state veterans home.

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

ITS Monthly Security News Letter - May

More than 200 billion emails are sent and received worldwide each day.

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Continues Family Life Series

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.’s Family Life Series continues next week in Orange Mound.

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

Shelby County Offers Preparedness Training

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) invites you to get prepared by taking the FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training.

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

June 2015 Sustainability Events

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events.

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

SCSO Makes Arrest in Burglary of Business, Theft Case

On May 18th just before 4:00am, the Chow Time restaurant located on the 4200 block of Hacks Cross Road was burglarized

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

Shelby County Wins MacArthur Foundation Grant to Reduce Jail Incarceration

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced today in Washington, D.C., that Shelby County Government is one of only 20 communities across the nation to receive a $150,000 six-month planning grant to examine ways to safely reduce the jail

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Posted on: May 13, 2015

Decals on Demand

Memphis, TN – May 12, 2015: The NEW Vehicle Registration process “is more efficient, more convenient and offers more security than at any time in recent history”, according to Shelby County Clerk Wayne Mashburn.

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Posted on: May 11, 2015

“Stop the Violence” Intercessory Prayer Chain Praying for our youth and peace!

Memphis, TN – Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church and FFUN “Stop the Killing” invite you to join us “hand-in-hand” to form a prayer chain on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10A-11A at 160 S. Hollywood Street (in front of Shelby County Schools administrative office )

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Posted on: May 11, 2015

Memphis & Shelby County Juvenile Court Interagency Report April 2015

Judge Michael met with Dr. Altha Stewart on April 2, 2015 regarding Tennessee Mental Health, Juvenile Justice Policy Academy Action Network and a discussion forum on diversion, care coordination and community partnerships for justice-involved youth with

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Posted on: April 30, 2015

Shelby County Takes Part in Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month Activities

May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month. Shelby County Government and Just Care Family Network’s F.A.C.E.S. of Memphis program (Family Advocate Center and Empowerment Services) will host several events to highlight resources available to children

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Posted on: April 30, 2015

America's PrepareAthon!

Please take 4 minutes and 12 seconds to view the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) video, “It Started Like Any Other Day,” at https://youtu.be/w_omgt3MEBs.

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Posted on: April 29, 2015

Road Closure Notice Mimosa Road

Mimosa Road will be closed just north of the intersection at Austin Peay Highway for approximately 1 mile to the intersection of Bolen Huse Road. Local traffic will have access from Bolen Huse Road.

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Posted on: April 29, 2015

Memphis City Council Approves Appointment of Keri Wright to Airport Authority Board

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 29, 2015) – The Memphis City Council has approved the appointment of Keri Wright to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Wright, who was nominated by Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell Jr

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

Request for Military Assistance

Notice to construction contractors, labor unions, and private individuals.

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

Road Closure Notice-- Egypt Central Between Singleton Parkway and New Brownsville

Egypt Central Road will be closed just east of the Singleton Parkway intersection all the way to Old Covington Pike.

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Posted on: April 27, 2015

May 2015 Sustainability Events!

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events. Be sure to follow us on facebook and view our calendar www.sustainableshelby.com/calendar for additional items.

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Posted on: April 27, 2015

Shelby County Corrections Center Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew

Law enforcement officers are searching for a Shelby County Corrections Center inmate who walked away from a work-release detail near south Memphis today.

Just after Noon, Bobby Lee Jackson, 26, left the pallet shipping... Read on...

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Posted on: April 27, 2015

Community Emergency Response Team Training

Disasters can occur any time, any place. Are you prepared? Do you know how to stay safe?
Shelby County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training teaches citizens how to prepare for the unexpected.

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Posted on: April 27, 2015

Tenth Annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service on Thursday, May 7, 2015

Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery is proud to host the Tenth Annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: April 27, 2015

Tenth Annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service on Thursday, May 7, 2015

Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery is proud to host the Tenth Annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Shelby County Rape Crisis and Crime Victims Centers Celebrate Anniversary Advocates Honored at Awar

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. and a host of other dignitaries will celebrate the work of the Shelby County Rape Crisis Center and Shelby County Crime Victims Center at an anniversary and awards ceremony on... Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE NOTICE

Scott Contractors will temporarily close one lane of traffic at a time for the installation of portable barrier rails.

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan Selected for National Planning Award

Seattle, WA - April 19, 2015 – GREENPRINT 2015/2040, the final plan of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan initiative, has been awarded the Excellence in Sustainability Award for a Plan.

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

Bridge Work on Bartlett Blvd.

BEGINNING MAY 4, 2015, BARTLETT ROAD BETWEEN STAGE ROAD AND BARTLETT BOULEVARD WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC IN PREPARATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW BRIDGE ON BARTLETT ROAD OVER HARRINGTON CREEK.

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

Egypt Central Road Closure

Egypt Central Road will be temporarily closed Tuesday April 28, 2015 for road construction.

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

SCHD & Local Hospitals Participating in Coast Guard Exercise 4.20.15

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department and all surrounding hospitals will participate in a full scale exercise on
Wednesday, April 22.

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Posted on: April 16, 2015

Office of Preparedness Recruiting During National Volunteer Week

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) honors their volunteers, SCOP and Shelby Cares Reserves, during National Volunteer Week, April 13 – 18, 2015, and is looking for more!

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

Egypt Central Road Repairs Completed -- Road Open

Repairs have been completed along Egypt Central Road.

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Seeks Youth for New Advisory Council

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., is starting a new youth council to get ideas and perspectives from young people about some of the issues affecting Shelby County.

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

"Town Hall Meeting" on TAACCCT Workforce Development Grants

In the last two years, Southwest Tennessee Community College has received over $10 million in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) funds to facilitate job training opportunities for

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Posted on: April 14, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Proclaims Child Abuse Awareness Month-Kicks Off Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., and members of the Early Success Coalition, will proclaim Child Abuse Awareness Month at the University of Memphis Barbara K. Lipman Early Childhood School and Research Institute on Wednesday, April 15th, at

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

ANNUAL RABIES VACCINATION DRIVE TO BE HELD SATURDAY

MEMPHIS, TN – The annual Rabies Drive sponsored by the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) Vector Control Program will be held Saturday, April 18, and Saturday, April 25, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

Shelby County Information Technology Services Monthly Security Tips NEWSLETTER

By 2017, the number of smartphone users in the U.S. is expected to surpass 200 million, nearly 65 percent of the population.1

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

Shelby County Information Technology Services Monthly Security Tips NEWSLETTER

By 2017, the number of smartphone users in the U.S. is expected to surpass 200 million, nearly 65 percent of the population.1

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Posted on: April 10, 2015

Let’s Get Ready! FREE Preparedness Training!

Without a warning, life as you know it can change during a disaster disaster. You may be left on your own for a period of time. Are you prepared to survive until emergency agencies arrive on the scene?

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Posted on: April 2, 2015

Illegal Dumping along Gunn Rd. near Millington - Sheriff's Office investigating

We need your help to identify a woman who has been illegally dumping along Gunn Road near Millington. Shelby County Public Works has hidden cameras in areas of Shelby County known for illegal dumping. If you know this lady,... Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

Financial Preparedness Month

Disasters can strike with little warning.

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

Predatory Lending and Poverty in Memphis-April is Financial Literacy Month

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – April is Financial Literacy Month and Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will host a series of events including financial education workshops and movie screenings across the city about predatory lending to increase awareness and educate

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

Invite to Attend a Business Community Meeting

Shelby County will host a business community meeting to inform local businesses and members of the community about the county's Legal Analysis and Disparity Study.

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Posted on: March 30, 2015

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Newsletter

When the Annie E. Casey Foundation (the Foundation) developed the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) in 1990, juvenile crime was on the rise and the public wanted harsh, swift punishment for kids.

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Posted on: March 30, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Continues Family Life Series

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.’s, Family Life Series continues this week in north Memphis at St. James A.M.E. Church, 600 N. Fourth Street.

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Posted on: March 30, 2015

Memphis-Shelby County Recognized for National Excellence as One of the Nation’s Most Sustainable Com

Memphis-Shelby County was awarded a 4-STAR Community Rating for national excellence in sustainability.

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Posted on: March 26, 2015

SCSO Makes Arrest in Aggravated Assault / DV Case

On 3/25/2015 Detectives responded to an Aggravated Assault/DV on the 5100 block of Appling Wood Cove South just after 8:00 pm.

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

SCEC to Conduct Special Election for City of Lakeland

March 19, 2015 (Memphis, Tenn.) On April 16, the Shelby County Election Commission will hold a special election on behalf of the City of Lakeland and voters will decide whether the city may issue up to $50 million in bonds to provide financing for schools

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

SHELBY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION - Precinct Consolidations Final

March 19, 2015 (Memphis, Tenn.) At Wednesday’s monthly meeting of the Shelby County Election Commission, precinct consolidations were finalized.

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness Feb March 2015 eNewsletter

On February 15, 2015 the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Major Winter Storm Warning with wind chill values of 5 degrees.

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Posted on: March 17, 2015

Flood Safety Awareness Week

Flooding is the number one natural disaster in the United States. Where it rains, it can flood. Flooding can also occur from snow melt or a levee breech. Shelby County has experienced both major flooding on May 10, 2011, during the "flood of the century,"

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Posted on: March 16, 2015

Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards

A community leader from north Shelby County and an Explorer with the Shelby County Fire Department were presented Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's Volunteer Stars Award at a March 9th Ceremony in Franklin, Tennessee.

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Posted on: March 13, 2015

Average Memphis Airfare Trends Downward in 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (March 12, 2015) – The average domestic airfare at Memphis International Airport (MEM) continued to drop for local passengers, according to 3rd quarter 2014 figures released by the Department of Transportation.

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Posted on: March 17, 2015

Agricenter Announces Youth Poster Contest Winners to Celebrate National Agriculture Day

MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Winners of Agricenter International’s annual poster contest will receive cash prizes next week at the annual National Agriculture Day luncheon on March 18th, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road, at 11:30.

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Posted on: March 10, 2015

ITS Monthly Security News Letter - March

It’s tax season, which means it’s also time for tax scams, with numerous online scams that attempt to steal people’s tax refunds, bank accounts, or identities.

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Posted on: March 10, 2015

FREE Shelby County Preparedness Training

"As we thaw from last week's winter storm, we are reminded that inclement weather events and many other disasters do occur here in Shelby County," said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness. It is vital that our citizens know what to do

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Posted on: March 9, 2015

Memphis & Shelby County Juvenile Court Interagency Report February 2015

In February, Judge Michael opened the Court for tours by the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.

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Posted on: March 6, 2015

Winter Weather Morning Update 3-6-15

• There is a wind child advisory for Shelby County this morning
• Drivers should use caution on roadways, especially on bridges and overpasses
• Frozen slush on roadways has created black ice on the streets

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Posted on: March 9, 2015

Winter Weather Evening Update

What’s New Since the Afternoon Update?
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Posted on: March 3, 2015

Winter Weather Warning for Shelby County

Winter weather will again move into Shelby County tomorrow.

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Posted on: March 3, 2015

Shelby County Election Commissioners to Consider Second Round of Precinct Consolidations

Mar. 3, 2015 (Memphis, Tenn.) During a committee meeting Wednesday at 4 p.m., Shelby County Election Commissioners will look at consolidating a second group of precincts.

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

March 2015 Sustainability Events

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events.

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Winter Weather Advisory for Shelby County-Snow and Sleet Expected

Shelby County may get another round of snow and sleet tomorrow. A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect from 6 o’clock tomorrow morning through midnight.

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Shelby County's Jericho Project Wins National Innovations in Criminal Justice Award

The Shelby County Jericho Project has been chosen as one of eight programs across the country approaching criminal justice challenges in new and effective ways.

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Posted on: February 23, 2015

Winter Weather Advisory Continues for Shelby County

There’s another chance for snow, sleet and freezing rain tonight.

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Posted on: February 20, 2015

Snow Moving Into Shelby County

Snow is falling in the Shelby County area this morning.

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Posted on: February 19, 2015

Winter Storm Watch for Shelby County 2-19-15

Sleet and snow are again expected to move into the Shelby County area tomorrow morning

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Posted on: February 19, 2015

Shelby County Fire Department Launches New Initiative to Improve Language Barriers During Emergency

Each year, emergency responders everywhere encounter more and more language barriers while on a scene and trying to provide patient care. Realizing this, the Shelby County Fire Dept. has initiated a new program to improve language barriers during

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Posted on: February 19, 2015

SCHD Cautions Residents to Stay Safe in Extreme Cold

MEMPHIS, TN – Due to the currently falling temperatures and forecasted extreme lows through this evening, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) is strongly advising residents to take precautions to protect themselves, their families, their pets, and

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Posted on: February 18, 2015

Tennessee Severe Weather Awareness Week

February 15 – 21, 2015 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Tennessee.

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Posted on: February 6, 2015

FREE Shelby County Preparedness Training

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness has openings for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) disaster preparedness training.

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Posted on: January 30, 2015

Homeless Zero in 2016

Memphis/Shelby County launches Zero: 2016

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Posted on: February 2, 2015

Precinct Consolidation

Jan. 30, 2015 (Memphis, Tenn.) Shelby County Election Commissioners are considering consolidating a number of precincts around the county, and want the public’s opinion.

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Posted on: January 30, 2015

Memphis MPO Implements Innovative Online Mapping System

The Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (Memphis MPO) proudly announces the creation of an advanced, interactive mapping system developed for its desktop and tablet website users.

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Posted on: January 29, 2015

February Sustainability Events

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events

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Posted on: January 29, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness January 2015 eNewsletter

The “Three Stars of Tennessee Awards” ceremony, hosted by the Shelby County Office of Preparedness on January 22, 2015, honored the Hospital Wing crew heroes who died when their Pedi-Flight helicopter crashed on October 22, 2013.

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Posted on: January 28, 2015

2015 Jerome Turner Community Service Award Presented to SCFD Public Affairs Officer Brent Perkins

The Board of Directors of the 100 Club of Memphis created an award for the purpose of recognizing an employee of any of the local law enforcement or firefighting agencies who has given extraordinary time and effort in service to the community.

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Posted on: January 26, 2015

Juvenile Court reports

Equal Protection Monitor’s report and Assessment; and Compliance Report and Exhibits from Juvenile Court can be accessed from the Shelby County Website.

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Posted on: January 23, 2015

Armed Robbery Suspect --Wanted by Sheriff's Deputies

On 01/12/2015 just after midnight the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Circle K located at 4195 Hacks Cross on an Armed Robbery.

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Posted on: January 16, 2015

Hospital Wing Crew Killed in 2013 to Be Honored Next Week

The three crew members who were killed on the morning of October 22, 2013, when their Hospital Wing helicopter crashed in Fayette County, will be recognized next week at the Shelby County Office of Preparedness by officials with the State of Tennessee

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Posted on: January 16, 2015

MLK DAY OF SERVICE ON JANUARY 19 2015

Clean Memphis Announces Service Plan for the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on January 19, 2015.

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Posted on: January 16, 2015

Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability receives Green Development Grant

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, in partnership with the Tennessee Stormwater Association, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Tennessee Department of Transportation, awarded $103,080 to five local governments to fund green

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Posted on: January 14, 2015

Shelby County Offers FREE Preparedness Training

Is one of your New Year's Resolutions to get prepared -to be ready for any hazard and threat that may occur in Shelby County ? If so, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness is offering free CERT training on January 24 and 31, 2015, from 8 a.m - 4:30 p.m

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Posted on: January 13, 2015

Family Safety Center January 2015 Newsletter

As we ring in the new year, we welcome a time of reflection for the past and hope for what the coming year will bring for each of us.

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Posted on: January 12, 2015

Shelby County Government Prepares for Threat of Freezing Rain

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness says emergency services coordinators are prepared should freezing rain move into the area tomorrow morning.

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Posted on: January 9, 2015

Applications Being Accepted for the Shelby County Citizens’ University

The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications for the next session of the Shelby County Citizens' University. It begins January 22nd and continues through April 16th.

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Posted on: January 8, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Continues Meet the Mayor Sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., continues his one-on-one meetings with citizens this month to listen to their comments, suggestions and ideas for Shelby County Government.

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Posted on: January 7, 2015

Shelby County Prepares for Dangerously Cold Temperatures

Temperatures are predicted to be at or below ten degrees in Shelby County overnight. The Shelby County Office of Preparedness is staying in close touch with response agencies to help ensure the safety of citizens.

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

Mid-South Arctic Blast

National Weather Service in Memphis is predicting an Arctic blast for the Mid-South by mid-week with bitterly cold temperatures, between 10 to 15 degrees, and a wind chill index near zero.

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Posted on: January 5, 2015

FREE FLU VACCINE BEGINNING TUESDAY

MEMPHIS – Tuesday, Jan. 6, at ALL Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) clinics while supplies last during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

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Posted on: January 5, 2015

Family Of Three Saved By Working Smoke Detector

During the overnight hours (approx. 03:20am) of Monday January 5th, Dispatchers from the Shelby County Fire Department received a frantic call for help from the seventy-seven hundred block of Lowrance near Hacks Cross.

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Posted on: January 2, 2015

Governor Bill Haslam Will Swear In Chancellor Oscar Carr, III on January 8, 2015

Governor Bill Haslam will swear in recently-appointed Chancellor Oscar C. (“Bo”) Carr, III on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Supreme Court Courtroom on the Third Floor of the Shelby County Courthouse at 140 Adams Avenue.

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Posted on: December 30, 2014

January 2015 Sustainability Events

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events.

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Posted on: December 30, 2014

Resolve to be Ready in 2015

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency / Ready.gov, encourages you to “Resolve To Be Ready in 2015!”

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Posted on: December 23, 2014

Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Greenery

Shelby County Government will again operate a recycling center at the Agricenter for discarded holiday decorations.

Christmas trees and other greenery, free of lights and decorations can be dropped off near Showplace Arena at 105 South Germantown Road

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Posted on: December 19, 2014

Family Safety Center December 2014 Newsletter

This year, FSC's holiday card focused on the intricate nature of our work and mission.

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Posted on: December 18, 2014

Lakeland Home Fire Results in Fatality

Monday morning just before 10:30 dispatchers with the Shelby County Fire Department began fielding calls from residents in Lakeland who were reporting that a home was burning on Old Trail Cv.

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

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 Saturday, December 27, 2014 for Christmas holidays.

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

4th Facility Compliance Report

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County (Juvenile Court) MOA Protection from Harm Stipulations: 4th Findings and Recommendations Letter

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

4th Facility Consultant Report Cover Letter

Assessment of Juvenile Court's Detention Facility

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Posted on: December 8, 2014

SKYWARN Recognition Day

Tomorrow, December 6th, is SKYWARN Recognition Day.

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

Today Is World Aids Day

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) alongside other community partners will observe the 26th Annual World AIDS Day today, Dec. 1.

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

November Security Awareness Newsletter

The holidays are right around the corner and consumers are being bombarded with ads for discounted merchandise, free shipping and other special deals during the holiday season, and in particular for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Posted on: November 19, 2014

Winter Weather Awareness Week

November 17 - 22, 2014 is Winter Weather Awareness Week for the Mid-South. It began when the National Weather Service issued a "winter weather advisory," 0.2 inches of snow fell, and citizens woke to a wind chill of 14F.

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Prepare Now for Cold Weather

According to the National Weather Service, a winter blast will move into the MidSouth on Tuesday

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Shelby County Health Department's Influenza FAQ

It’s that time of the year……flu season is upon us.

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

Shelby County Information Technology Services Monthly Security Tips NEWSLETTER

October is not only National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it’s also the time to celebrate Halloween, bringing to mind scary things that are merely figments of our imagination

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

14th annual "Race for Education"

The Shelby County Schools Education Foundation in partnership with the Memphis/Shelby County Law Enforcement Foundation is proud to present the 14th annual "Race for Education."

The excitement is set for November 8,... Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

Mayor Luttrell Selects Ross Dyer as Shelby County Attorney

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has chosen the lead attorney of the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office in Memphis to be the new Shelby County Attorney.

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Posted on: November 6, 2014

Motorcycle Rally To Raise Funds for the West TN Veterans Home

Memphis Tennessee-The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Tennessee Chapter 18-6 would like to formally announce the creation of the West Tennessee Veterans Home Motorcycle Rally.

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Posted on: November 5, 2014

Mayor Luttrell Selects New Chief for the Shelby County Fire Department

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has appointed Alvin Benson as the new Fire Chief of the Shelby County Fire Department.

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Posted on: November 5, 2014

Veterans Honored With Free Round of Golf

Green fees at Edmund Orgill Golf Course will again be waived this year for current and former Veterans in observance of Veterans Day.

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Posted on: November 3, 2014

West Tennessee Veterans Home, Inc.(WTVH) Launches Project 100

The local advocate to obtain the resources to build a skilled nursing home that is needed for local Veterans announces the launching of Project 100.

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

SHELBY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION - POLLING PLACE CHANGE

October 30, 2014, (Memphis, Tenn.) --- There will be a temporary change in the polling location for Ward GER, Precinct 06, for the upcoming Nov. 4, 2014 election.

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Shelby County Coordinates The Blueprint for Safety Initiative for Domestic Violence

Shelby County Government continues its work to coordinate a more comprehensive response to domestic violence.

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

Agricenter brings harvest happiness to Le Bonheur

October 29, 2014… Patients at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital were treated to over 100 art-inspired pumpkins from the Agricenter’s 2014 Harvest Festival.

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Posted on: October 28, 2014

National Cyber Security Awareness Month - Online Transaction Security

Shelby County Government will be joining the Multi-State Information and Analysis Center, along with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the National Cyber Security Alliance and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

Two Structure Fires in North Shelby County on October 26th, 2014

The Shelby County Fire Department and their mutual aid partners had a busy Sunday afternoon battling two structures fires in North Shelby County.

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

SCSO Investigates Robbery of Dollar Tree Store on Shelby Drive

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in trying to catch two suspects in a recent business robbery. On 10-25-2014 just before 10:00 pm,

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of October 27

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

Have questions about Ebola? The Shelby County Health Department is here to help!

The Shelby County Health Department has established a Speaker's Bureau to answer your questions about the Ebola virus and how our community is preparing.

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

Shelby County Offers Free Preparedness Training

Emergencies such as earthquakes, hazardous materials accidents, terrorism, power outages, major fires, flooding, and epidemics can occur with little to no warning. Are you and your family prepared?

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Posted on: October 17, 2014

Mayor Luttrell to Discuss Shelby County Government’s Ebola Response Plan Next Week

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will brief the media next week about the growing threat of the Ebola virus.

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Posted on: October 17, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of October 20

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There was positive test pool found within the boundaries of ZIP code 38139.

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Posted on: October 17, 2014

Fire on Winding Hollow Way 10-17-14

Just before 2:30AM today, multiple engine companies from three fire departments were dispatched to reports of a home on fire in southeast Shelby County.

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Posted on: October 17, 2014

SHELBY COUNTY INFANT MORTALITY RATE HITS ALL TIME LOW

MEMPHIS – For the first time in more than 100 years, the Infant Mortality (Death) Rate for Shelby County dropped to its lowest point on record, 9.2 deaths per 1,000 live births, according to the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD).

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Posted on: October 15, 2014

Velsicol Chemical LLC - Memphis, Shelby County

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid Waste
Management (DSWM) has made final decisions for two separate hazardous waste management
permits at Velsicol Chemical LLC (Velsicol).

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Posted on: October 15, 2014

Deadline Extended for Second Chance Program

Memphis, TN -- The Memphis and Shelby County Office of Re-entry has extended the Second Chance program application deadline until 12:00 midnight, Friday, October 17, 2014.

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

Galloway Levee Road Now Open 10-14-14

Galloway Levee Road is now open for traffic.

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

Shake Out Earthquake Drill

On an ordinary day, without warning, the ground beneath you begins to roll and shake, light fixtures flicker, swaying above your head, and the walls begin to crack and crumble.

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Posted on: October 13, 2014

Shelby County Office of Preparedness October eNews 2014

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Memphis issued a severe thunderstorm warning on October 2, 2014 at 3:37 p.m. extending its length three times to ensure safety for this long line of thunderstorms.

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Posted on: October 13, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of October 13

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Corrections Center Inmate Will Be Honored Next Week-Rescued Trapped Woman From Vehicle

A Memphis woman will get to personally thank a Shelby County Corrections Center inmate next week who rescued her after a three-vehicle traffic crash.

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Posted on: October 9, 2014

TDH REPORTS FIRST CONFIRMED CASES OF ENTEROVIRUS D68 IN TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of two cases of enterovirus D68 in Tennessee.

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Posted on: October 7, 2014

Ebola Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ebola?
Ebola is a severe, often fatal infectious disease that can occur in humans.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

SBA Opens Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Shelby County, Tennessee

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that it will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of October 6

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: October 2, 2014

Mayor Luttrell Appoints New Directors to Shelby County Government

Martha Lott has been appointed Director of Community Services. Dale Lane will be the new Director of the Shelby County Office of Homeland Security/Office of Preparedness.

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Posted on: October 1, 2014

Shelby County Health Department and Mid-South Hospitals Participating in Full Scale Exercise

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department and all surrounding hospitals will participate in a full scale exercise on Wednesday, October 1.

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

SCSO Investigates Weapons Found at Hamilton High School

On 9-30-2014, Detectives responded to a Weapon Law Violations/Felony at Hamilton High School.

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Posted on: September 30, 2014

October Sustainability Events

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events in October.

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Newsletter

JDAI has two overarching goals – keep youth who do not need to be in detention out of deten-tion AND protect public safety.

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Galloway Levee Road Closure

Galloway Levee Road will be closed Monday 10-6-14 thru Thursday 10-16-14 for pipe replacement and drainage repairs. The road will be closed east of Collierville-Arlington Rd.

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of September 29

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: September 26, 2014

SCSO to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On Saturday, September 27th from 10am to 2:00pm, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired,

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Posted on: September 26, 2014

Shelby County MS4 2013/2014 Annual Report

In accordanxe with applicable Federal and State laws, Shelby County has obtained coverage under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) for discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)

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Posted on: September 25, 2014

Recent Flood Victims Eligible for Low-Interest Disaster Loans

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a declaration of disaster for flooding that occurred on Sept. 11, 2014.

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Posted on: September 25, 2014

SCHD Free Emergency Preparedness Expo

The Shelby County Health Department’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program is hosting an Emergency Preparedness Expo on Saturday, September 27 at the KROC Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Posted on: September 24, 2014

Missing Vehicle Possibly Connected With Yesterday's Murder in SE Shelby County

Be On Look Out – Vehicle in connection to a Homicide

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

Mayor Luttrell Continues Family Life Series At Washington Chapel C.M.E. Church

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.’s, Family Life Series continues next week in southwest Memphis at Washington Chapel C.M.E. Church, 68 E. Mitchell Road.

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

Shelby County Government Observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will host an educational session and tour of the Family Safety Center this week to stress the center’s importance in the fight against domestic violence. “October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

City of Memphis Launches Green Communities Program

The Memphis Green Communities Program (MGCP) will provide grant or loan funds to commercial property owners for energy conservation retrofits.

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

Wear Purple THIS FRIDAY to Show Support of Infant Mortality Awareness Month

In recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month and to raise awareness of all the things you can do to help Shelby County reduce its infant mortality rate,
the Shelby County Health Department is asking everyone to wear purple THIS Friday, September

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

SCSO Assists in Arrest of Individual wanted for Warrant, Aggravated Assault

On 9/18/2014 just before 7:00 pm, a Shelby County Sheriff’s deputy while on routine patrol near Raleigh Millington and New Allen Roads got a hit on a 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass informing him that the registered owner had a local warrant from Bartlett.

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Sept. 2014 Family Safety Center Newsletter

Hope for victims. Healing for families.

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of September 22

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Shelby County Offers Free CERT Training

On September 11 during morning rush hour traffic many citizens were caught off guard as thunderstorms swept through Shelby County.

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Posted on: September 16, 2014

SCHD Continues to Respond to Threats of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

MEMPHIS, TN – Each week, the Shelby County Health Department continues to receive confirmation of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus (WNV). Nearly every ZIP code in Shelby County has seen at least one positive mosquito test pool.

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

STATE ISSUES ALTERNATE NUMBERS FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Emergency Communications Board and the Tennessee
Emergency Management Agency have issued a series of Wireless Emergency Alerts for several
West Tennessee counties due to a disruption of routing for cellular calls to

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

MPO Livability 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)

The Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is committed to building a transportation system that meets the diverse needs of residents, visitors, and other stakeholders in the communities of the Greater Memphis region.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Local Volunteers to Participate In Active Training Drill at Wolfchase Mall

MEMPHIS, TN – Plans have been finalized with the Memphis Police Department and the Shelby County
Sheriff’s office, plus multiple other agencies, in conjunction with Simon Property Group, to conduct a
large scale joint active shooter training exercise at

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Press Release

MEMPHIS, TN Shelby County Commissioner Melvin Burgess has established a fund to help the family of Ms. Torhonda Cathey, the victim of the shooting in the Target parking lot.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Governor Bill Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, are stressing the importance of Tennesseans receiving their influenza vaccinations this flu season.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of September 15

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

STUDENTS TO LEARN THE BROAD SCOPE OF AGRICULTURE AT FFA FIELD DAY

SEPT 9 MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Hundreds of Future Farmers of America (FFA) students will flock to the Fourth Annual FFA Field Day Thursday, September 25 to learn that agriculture is not just production but has a wide scope of diversity activities.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Tennessee's Community Colleges Host Scholarship Saturday

Tennessee’s Community Colleges Host Scholarship Saturday to Encourage Students to Sign up for Tennessee Promise

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Flooding Leads to Evacuations from Homes and Vehicles

Damage estimates are being compiled this evening in the wake of this morning’s flooding caused by hours of steady rain from about 5:30 to 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: September 11, 2014

Shelby County Health Department Emergency Kit Cook-off

LIVE Cooking Event: Saturday, September 27, 2014

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Posted on: September 10, 2014

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Food Bank Commodities

There’s a new process for distributing food commodities throughout the area.

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Posted on: September 10, 2014

Citizens' University Sessions Begin 9-18-14

The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications for those who would like to be part of the Shelby County Citizens' University.

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Posted on: September 5, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of September 8

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: September 5, 2014

Applications Being Taken for Shelby County Citizens’ University

The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications for those who would like to be part of the Shelby County Citizens' University. The next session begins September 18th and continues through December 11th.

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Posted on: September 5, 2014

SCSO Investigates Dollar General Armed Robbery

On 9/2/2014 just after 9:30 am, Sheriff’s Detectives responded to an Armed Robbery at the Family Dollar store located on the 7100 block of Shelby Drive.

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Posted on: September 4, 2014

Overnight Home Fire on Billy Bryant Rd.

Late Wednesday evening and just before 10PM, reports of a home on fire in the one-thousand
block of Billy Bryant Rd., came in to the dispatch office of the Shelby County Fire Department.

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Posted on: September 3, 2014

Traffic Alert

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation will have lane closures and temporary traffic stoppages over the next month as crews continue to work on the I-40/I-240 interchange improvement project.

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Posted on: September 3, 2014

Hazardous Materials Drill Will Test Emergency Response Agencies

The Memphis and Shelby County Local Emergency Planning Committee (M.S.C. L.E.P.C.) will conduct a hazardous materials drill next week on President’s Island.

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Posted on: September 3, 2014

Infant Mortality Awareness Month

MEMPHIS – September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month and an opportunity to remind the community of ways to prevent infant deaths in Shelby County.

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Posted on: September 3, 2014

Shelby County Department of Housing's Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CDBG/HOME)

Attached, please find a Public Notice regarding the upcoming public meeting and public comment period related to Shelby County Department of Housing’s (SCDH) Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER).

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Posted on: September 3, 2014

Mayor Luttrell Continues To Build Second Term Leadership Team

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., continues to assemble the leadership team for his second term in office.

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Posted on: September 2, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of September 2

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Shelby County Office of Preparedness August 2014 eNews

On August 8, 2014, Bob Nations, Jr., Shelby County Office of Preparedness Director, and Jane Waldrop, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) West Regional Director, welcomed emergency professionals to the EOC for “Operation Big Easy – 2014 Hurricane

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Various Shelby County Elected Officials Sworn-In

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will host a swearing-in ceremony for various county government elected officials on Friday, August 29th, 2014, 10:00 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 North Main in downtown Memphis.

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Memphis Drawing Near Signature Goal for Wine in Grocery Store Referendum

August 25, 2014 (Memphis, Tenn.) Work continues verifying signatures on petitions to add the Wine in Grocery Store referendum to the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of August 25

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Shelby County Offers Free Preparedness Training

Learn how you can prepare for the unexpected by taking the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training from the Shelby County Office of Preparedness, under the direction of Bob Nations, Jr.

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Ebola Information

You can't get Ebola through air.

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

SUMMER HEAT HAS MADE A RETURN! STAY COOL AND HYDRATED!

MEMPHIS – With another month until the fall season arrives, the summer heat has returned and Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials want to encourage residents to prepare for hot temperatures this week by staying cool, hydrated and informed.

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of August 18

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Man Crushed Under Car Rescued By Shelby County Fire Fighters

Sunday afternoon at 12:30 pm, Shelby County Fire Department dispatchers received a transfer call from the Office of the Shelby County Sheriff.

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Simultaneous Fires Keep Engine Companies Busy In Northwest Shelby County

The first of two residential fires Wednesday afternoon were dispatched to fire companies at about 3:30 pm near Shelby Forest. Reports that a grass fire that was encroaching on sheds and outbuildings in the 8900 block of Herring Hill had fire fighters

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

USDA public announcement for the week August 18-22, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces that eligible households who need food assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Memphis and Shelby County area can contact Mid-South Food Bank at (901) 527-0841 for designated food pantries

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Posted on: August 12, 2014

Gun Found at White Station High School

Just after 9:00 am this morning, Sheriff’s detectives responded to a Weapon Law Violations felony at White Station High School.

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Posted on: August 12, 2014

SCSO Makes Arrest in Business Burglary, Theft of Property Case

On 8/12/2014, just before 1:00 am, Deputies responded to a burglary of a business call on the 5700 block of Airline Road.

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Posted on: August 11, 2014

Three Teams Move to Final Round of Memphis-Shelby County Low Impact Development Design Competition

Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability announced today the names of the top three teams of the Low Impact Development Design Competition that will proceed to the final round of competition September 4, 2014.

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Posted on: August 8, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of August 11

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

Fund Established to Assist the Family of Shelby County Public Works Employee

An account has been opened at Evolve Bank & Trust to help the family of Shelby County Public Works employee Pierre Davis, who was tragically killed this past Monday, August 4th, while cutting grass along a right-of-way near Raleigh.

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Posted on: August 6, 2014

Just Care Family Network Newsletter Summer 2014 Edition

The U.S. House of Representatives proclaimed July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in 2008.

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

Trustee, First Tennessee Bank expand Project H.O.M.E.

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and First Tennessee Bank are partnering to expand Project H.O.M.E., the Trustee’s successful financial education program that targets homeowners who are chronically delinquent paying property taxes.

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

Cordova Structure Fire Has Fire Fighters Battling Heat On the Inside And Outside

Today, just after 10AM, a monitored alarm company notified the dispatchers of the Shelby County Fire Department that sensors within a 3,400 square foot home in the 14-hundred block of Stable Run were indicating a possible fire within the structure.

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Posted on: August 4, 2014

Tractor Accident Kills Shelby County Public Works Employee

A Shelby County Public Works employee was killed this morning while cutting grass along a ditch near Raleigh.

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Posted on: August 1, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of August 4

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: August 1, 2014

USDA Public Announcement

Mid-South Food Bank announces that eligible households who need food assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Memphis and Shelby County area can contact Mid-South Food Bank at (901) 527-0841 for designated food pantries.

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Posted on: August 1, 2014

SCSO Makes Arrest in Criminal Littering Case

On 6/24/2014 a witness reported that approximately 12 trash bags were dumped at the entrance to Shelby Forest on Ramsey Rd. The witness provided a tag number that belonged to a burgundy Chevy truck.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Mayor Luttrell's 5k Nets Proceeds for Healthy Shelby Initiative 7-30-14

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will present a check for $ 21,720 to the Healthy Shelby Community Collaborative tomorrow. The money was raised at Mayor Luttrell’s Second Annual 5k which was held on June 28th at Shelby Farms Park.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

August Sustainability Events!

*Green Prison Initiative* – For many months, Office of Sustainability has partnered with the Shelby County Corrections Facility to explore going green. On July 23, Corrections received a $250,000 Clean Energy Grant from TDEC for energy upgrades.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Agricenter International to Host SWSS Weed Contest

The Agricenter International will host the Southern Weed Science Society’s annual weed contest on Wednesday, August 6. Universities from around the South will send teams of undergraduates and graduate students to compete for team and individual awards.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Shelby County Government Now Using Cameras to Curb Illegal Dumping

Hidden cameras recently bought by Shelby County Government are already catching people who illegally dump trash, tree limbs and construction debris. Within a day of installation last week, a camera showed a woman dumping debris in the Northaven area.

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Posted on: July 29, 2014

SCSO Makes Arrest in Animal Cruelty Case- Update 7-29-2014

On 7/7/2014 Sheriff’s detectives responded to a call on the 4400 hundred block of Hunter’s Glen on a cruelty to animal complaint.

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Posted on: July 28, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for Week of July 28 - August 1, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JULY 28 - AUGUST 1, 2014

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of July 28

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

SCSO Investigates Home Invasion on Loch Meade Drive

On 7/23/2014 Sheriff’s detectives responded to a home invasion call on the 4200 block of Loch Meade Drive.

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

Fox 13 Weather Camp

Fox 13 Weather Camp will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Agricenter International.

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Posted on: July 24, 2014

MONITORED OZONE EXCEEDENCE

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: July 24, 2014

Quito Road Now Open to Traffic

Pipe repairs were completed ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Shelby County Government Receives Healthier Tennessee Wellness Award

Shelby County Government has been named a recipient of the Healthier Tennessee Workplace Award.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Shelby County Government Receives Healthier Tennessee Wellness Award

Shelby County Government has been named a recipient of the Healthier Tennessee Workplace Award.

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Posted on: July 22, 2014

Commercial Fire Tuesday morning July 22, 2014

An early morning fire in a conveyor system at the Lucite Company was contained and quickly extinguished by some of more than two dozen fire fighters who responded to alarms Tuesday morning.

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Posted on: July 21, 2014

FSC July 2014 Newsletter

Hope for victims. Healing for families.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of July 21

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Shelby County Excels During 2014 Great American Cleanup in Tennessee

(Memphis, Tenn. – July 18, 2014) - Shelby County has done a stellar job in leading their community to success during this year’s Great American Cleanup (GAC) in Tennessee.

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for WeeK of July 21-26, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JULY 21-26, 2014

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Posted on: July 2, 2014

SCSO RIDD to Conduct Sobriety Roadside Checkpoint

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, RIDD (Reduce Impaired Distracted Driving) unit will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

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Posted on: January 11, 2013

Flu Vaccine strongly encouraged by Health Officials and Mayor

Health officials at the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) alongside Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. strongly encourage everyone to receive their flu vaccine as the county continues to see an increased level of activity.

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Posted on: January 24, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for January 28-February 1, 2013

South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will not be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 28-FEBRUARY 1, 2013

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Posted on: January 24, 2013

Shelby County Register’s Office Makes Additional Documentaries Available on Website

The Shelby County Register’s office has placed online two new documentaries by Jay Killingsworth. The first is A Community Called Orange Mound and the other is The Memphis & Charleston Railroad: A Marriage of the Waters.

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Posted on: January 22, 2013

BANK ON MEMPHIS TO RELAUNCH FEB. 2 AT SOULSVILLE, FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION SITE OPENS

Bank on Memphis will mark its official relaunch Feb. 2 at the Soulsville Towne Center in South Memphis.

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Posted on: January 15, 2013

House on Fire Event Notification

Just after 10PM last night, dispatchers at the Shelby County Fire Department began receiving calls reporting a house on fire in the 9200 block of Curling Pond in Lakeland. A “full assignment” was initiated and multiple fire engine companies responded from

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Posted on: January 14, 2013

Vulnerability in Java 7

Important: US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) has issued vulnerability in Java 7 alert. The following is a brief description of the alert. For more information please access the following website:

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Posted on: January 14, 2013

State Treasurer Lillard, Trustee Lenoir Host Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Memphis

Teachers who attend a Jan. 26 financial literacy summit at the University of Memphis will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. However, summit participants will also be getting something far more valuable:

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Posted on: January 11, 2013

Notice of Request For Proposals - WorkForce Investment Network

The Workforce Investment Network (WIN), Local Workforce Investment Area 13, on behalf of the governments of the City of Memphis, Shelby County and Fayette County, is soliciting proposals from interested and qualified agencies to administer and manage

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Posted on: January 11, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for January 14-18

Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 14-18, 2013

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

MAPP (Mobilizing Action through Planning and Partnerships)

The Shelby County Health Department will be engaging the community in a comprehensive planning process over the next 12-18 months to help identify health issues most important to our county and develop strategies to address these concerns.

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Posted on: January 9, 2013

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests April Brigance

On January 9, 2013, Deputies with the Fugitive Apprehension Team went to the 1300 block of Clementine to arrest April Brigance, 25, on Burglary charges.

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

Seminar on The TN Prescription Drug Safety Act of 2012

MAPC (The Memphis Area Prevention Coalition) is hosting a seminar on The TN Prescription Drug Safety Act of 2012. This event will be held on January 18 from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Church Health Center- Wellness Center, 1115 Union Ave Memphis, TN , 38104.

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

Vaccine is the Best Defense Against the FLU

Influenza is on the rise across the country, according to the most recent weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Shelby County is among those experiencing an increased level of activity early this season.

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Posted on: January 7, 2013

SCFD Countryview MHP Fire

This morning just prior to 8AM, a patrolling Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy near Watkins and Millington reported another fire at the abandoned Countryview Mobile Home Park. Shelby County Fire Department Dispatchers assigned fire companies from Station

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Requesting names of persons interested in serving on the Countywide Juvenile Justice Consortium

The Juvenile Court of Memphis-Shelby County (JCMSC), the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and Shelby County entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on December 17, 2012 regarding JCMSC.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Trustee Promotes Programs, Initiatives on WYPL's "Senior Focus"

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir talks about a number of issues important to Memphis and Shelby County seniors on the current episode of “Senior Focus” airing now throughout January.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Shelby County Register’s Office makes arrest records available on website

The Shelby County Register’s office has placed online the Memphis Police Blotter for the years of 1858-1860. The blotter is a record police kept of people they “sent to calaboose,” which is an older term for brought into the jail.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Shelby County Citizens University Begins Next Session

The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications through January 15th for the fifth Shelby County Citizens University session.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank commodities distribution schedule for January 7-11

Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County

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Posted on: January 2, 2013

Mayor Luttrell continues "Meet the Mayor" sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. is continuing his monthly one-on-one sessions with citizens to listen to their concerns and suggestions.

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Posted on: January 2, 2013

SCSO, Desoto County Sheriff's Office to Conduct Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office along with the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting two DUI Sobriety Checkpoints at two pre-determined locations due to area crash data on alcohol related crashes.

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Posted on: December 28, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank Distribution Schedule

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis
and Shelby County on DECEMBER 31- JANUARY 4, 2013.

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Posted on: December 28, 2012

Shelby County Agencies On Alert for Freezing Rain

Freezing rain could move into the Shelby County area later tonight and early tomorrow. Citizens need to keep a close watch on the weather.

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Posted on: December 25, 2012

Shelby County Government Prepares for Winter Weather 12.25.12

Shelby County Public Works crews are prepared for sleet and snow predicted for the area tomorrow morning. Trucks with salt and sand will be on Shelby County roads once freezing conditions develop.

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Posted on: December 22, 2012

Real Estate Road Show Jan.3rd

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir is partnering with real estate market data firm Chandler Reports to present its third Real Estate Road Show Jan. 3

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Posted on: December 20, 2012

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Six in Pawn Shop Scheme

On 11/17/2012, Detectives conducted an audit of pawn records at Star Pawn located at 5363 Winchester.

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Posted on: December 19, 2012

TEFAP Schedule for December 24-28, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 24-28, 2012.

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Posted on: December 19, 2012

Trustee Lenoir, City of Memphis Reach Tax Collection Deal

A proposal by Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir to collect current and delinquent taxes for the city of Memphis was approved by the full Memphis City Council Tuesday.

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Posted on: December 18, 2012

SCSO Makes Arrest in Theft of Property Case at Lakeland Factory Outlet

On Sunday, 12/16/2012, Detectives were called to the Lakeland Factory Outlet Mall located on the 3500 block of Canada Road.

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Posted on: December 18, 2012

DECLINE IN INFANT MORTALITY SHOWS SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN COUNTY

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) announces for the first time in history, the Infant Mortality (Death) Rate in Shelby County in 2011 was below 10 deaths per 1,000 live births, and the decreasing number of infant deaths within the last

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

Inmate Funeral Visitation Leads to Disciplinary Action

Three Shelby County Corrections Center counselors and six inmates face disciplinary action after the inmates left their assigned work detail without authorization yesterday to attend a funeral visitation.

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

4TH ANNUAL HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS SET FOR SATURDAY

This weekend the former Hickory Ridge Mall, now Hickory Ridge Towne Center, will be transformed into a one-stop shop for attendees to address mortgage and financial concerns as well as learn about job opportunities, the state of housing and help with

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

Northaven Students to Receive Funds from Shelby County Mayor’s Charitable Foundation

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will present $12,500 to the students and staff of Northaven Elementary School in north Shelby County next week.

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

House Fire

At 11:01 AM, Dispatchers at the Shelby County Fire Department started multiple
fire engine companies in a “full assignment” to reports of a home on fire in the 7400
block of Morgan Tree Lane.

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Posted on: December 12, 2012

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 and Tuesday, December 25, 2012 for the Christmas holiday weekend.

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Posted on: December 11, 2012

DMC to Launch South Main Design Challenge

The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) announced today the launch of the South Main Design Challenge, a new initiative to generate creative ideas and showcase new concept plans for seven key sites in the South Main Neighborhood.

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Posted on: December 11, 2012

Mayor Luttrell To Receive Whitney M Young, Jr. Service Award from the Boy Scouts

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012, the Boy Scouts of America, Chickasaw Chapter will present the Whitney M. Young Service Award to Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. and Mrs. Kathy Buckman Gibson, Noon – 1:30 p.m. at Doubletree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin

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Posted on: December 10, 2012

NATIONAL FOUNDATION HONORS LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMPLOYEE

MEMPHIS – The 2012 Wavemaker Award from the Campaign for Public Health (CPH) Foundation was presented to Matt McDaniel on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Washington, D.C.

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Posted on: December 7, 2012

Commodities Schedule for the week of December 10-14, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 10-14, 2012.

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Posted on: December 4, 2012

Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Trees

Shelby County will again operate a recycling center for holiday trees and greenery.

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Posted on: November 8, 2012

Helping Homebuyers

MEMPHIS – Nov. 8, 2012 — With $4.5 million available for down payment assistance, a major effort to help people buy and live in homes in Memphis and Shelby County will launch with a large-scale homebuyer workshop at the Memphis Cook Convention Center on

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Posted on: November 29, 2012

Road Projects Newsletter

Road Projects Newsletter

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Posted on: November 29, 2012

Hugo Norton Dixon Memoirs from World War I

The Shelby County Register’s Office, in partnership with Dixon Gallery and Gardens, has digitized the personal memoirs of Hugo Norton Dixon as written by him while detained as a civilian prisoner in Germany during WWI.

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Posted on: November 29, 2012

Food Commodities Schedule for the week of Dec 3-7

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 3-7, 2012

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Posted on: November 21, 2012

SCSO Arrest Suspect on Multiple Rape Charges

On this date, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Detective Division secured warrants for Michael Richardson, 34, for two counts of Aggravated Rape, One Count of Rape and one count of Aggravated Robbery.

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Posted on: November 21, 2012

Community Member Steering Committee to Meet Regarding Proposed West Tennessee State Veterans Home

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Assistant Commissioner Mark Breece will join the West Tennessee State Veterans Home Steering Committee for their next meeting on Wednesday, November 21 at 12:00 p.m. at Balmoral Presbyterian Church

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Posted on: November 19, 2012

Memphis and Shelby County Mayors Announce Energy Challenge

On Friday, November 16, 2012, City of Memphis Mayor AC Wharton, Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell issued the Mayors’ Energy Challenge to residents and business owners in Memphis and Shelby County.

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Posted on: November 19, 2012

Fire Fatality

At 1:01AM Sunday morning, dispatchers at the Shelby County Fire Department initiated a “full assignment” for reports of a residential structure fire in the Canada Trace Mobile Home Park in Lakeland.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

Schedule for the week of Nov. 19-23, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 19-23, 2012.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

I-269 TN Regional Vision Study

Join us for the second and final round of public meetings for the I-269 TN Regional Vision Study.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

SCSO Arrests Four for Aggravated Robbery

On 11/8/2012 just after 7:30 pm, detectives were notified in regard to a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Marrs Inc. located on the 5500 block of Commander.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

Southland Mall Health Fair

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) in partnership with other community organizations will host a free community health fair on Friday, Nov. 16, at Southland Mall.

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

November 24th Closing - Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Saturday, November 24, 2012 for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

Mayor Luttrell to Speak at Financial Executives International-Memphis Chapter November 20

Please join the FEI Memphis Chapter on Tuesday, November 20 as we welcome guest speaker, Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., who will speak on the Financial Challenges Facing Shelby County.

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank Schedule for the Week of November 12-16, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 12-16, 2012.

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Posted on: November 8, 2012

Roadway to Local Economic Growth Aided by Delta Regional Authority’s $3 Million Grant

Memphis, Tenn. – Delta Regional Authority officials were joined by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and other local dignitaries Thursday for a briefing on the multi-million dollar roadway project supporting the growth of Frank

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Posted on: November 8, 2012

MLGW Race to CARE

In partnership with Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA), Memphis Light Gas and Water Division is excited to announce the 1st Annual Race to CARE 5-k Run/Walk on Saturday, November 17 at Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: November 6, 2012

Free Legal Advice Clinic--Keel Avenue Baptist Church

Are you in need of legal advice?

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Posted on: November 5, 2012

Holiday Tree Installed in "Rockeyfeller Plaza" at AutoZone Park!

Monday, November 5, 2012, Downtown Memphis, TN – The Downtown Memphis Commission and the Memphis Redbirds are teaming up to turn AutoZone Park into one of Downtown’s favorite family-friendly hotspots this holiday season!

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Posted on: November 5, 2012

Veterans Honored With Free Round of Golf

Green fees at Edmund Orgill Golf Course will again be waived this year for current and former Veterans in observance of Veterans Day.

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Posted on: November 5, 2012

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests John Gilliam

On November 1, 2012, Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested John Gilliam, 23, on a State Warrant charging him with Rape, Aggravated Kidnapping and Domestic Assault.

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Posted on: November 2, 2012

Forest Hill Holiday Memorial Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn., – All locations of Forest Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park are pleased to announce
a very special community event.

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Posted on: November 1, 2012

Downtown Electronics Recycling Drive

Thursday, November 1, 2012, Downtown Memphis, TN – For the third consecutive year, the Downtown Memphis Commission is partnering with 5R Processors Ltd. to celebrate America Recycles Day with a Downtown Electronics Recycling Drive on Thursday, November 15

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Posted on: November 1, 2012

Commodities Distribution Schedule for Week of Nov 5-9

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County for the Week of November 5-November 9, 2012.

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Posted on: October 31, 2012

Pleasant Ridge Road Re-opened

Beginning at the intersection of Pleasant Ridge Road with Amherst Road, thence south and east on Amherst Road a distance of 0.8 miles to Raleigh-Millington Road

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Posted on: October 30, 2012

Arts Memphis Family Day

MEMPHIS, TN-(Oct. 30, 2012) – ArtsMemphis and Ducks Unlimited will host Conservation Through Art (CTA) Family Day from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at Shelby Farms Visitor Center.

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Posted on: October 30, 2012

Juvenile Court Committee Meeting Open to the Public

MEMPHIS, TN-- (October 30, 2012) – Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court’s internal working group created to resolve problems defined by the United States Department of Justice will hold a public meeting beginning at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

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Posted on: October 16, 2012

Shelby County Homeowner Minor Repair Assistance Program

Homeowners residing outside a city or town in the unincorporated areas of Shelby County

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program Holding Unique Exercise

MEMPHIS, TN – On Tuesday, October 30th, the Shelby County Health Department’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEPP) will hold the first door to door medication delivery exercise in the state of Tennessee.

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Three on Various Charges

This past week, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team caught three individuals wanted on various charges. Larry Robinson, 35, was arrested on the 2700 block of Lola for Aggravated Sexual Battery and Rape of a Child.

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

Commodities Report for 10-26-12

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County for the Week of October 29-November 2, 2012.

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

Shelby County Residents Should Prepare for Winter Weather

Shelby County Office of Preparedness would like to remind Shelby County residents, now is the time to prepare for the fast approaching winter months.

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Posted on: October 25, 2012

SHELBY COUNTY ROAD RE-OPENED

Beginning at the intersection of Osburntown Road with Long Road, thence north on Osburntown Road a distance of 1.1 miles to Pleasant Ridge Road, thence west and south on Pleasant Ridge Road a distance of 1.5 miles to Long Road, thence south on Long Road a

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Posted on: October 24, 2012

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week - October 21-27, 2012

MEMPHIS, TN – Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Major sources of lead exposure to

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Posted on: October 24, 2012

SCSO ‘ALERT’ Unit, Desoto County Sheriffs, ICE-Homeland Security Team up for Counterfeit Arrest

On 10-23-2012, Detectives with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office ALERT Unit along with Immigrant Customs Enforcement Homeland Security, (ICE-HS) and the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department conducted an operation involving Craigslist where counterfeit NFL

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Posted on: October 23, 2012

St. Louis School Adds Memphis Music Art to Exterior of Hotel Chisca

Downtown Memphis, October 23, 2012 – Downtown Memphis Commission and the Hotel Chisca Development Team have invited St. Louis Catholic School to participate in a project to help build a more vibrant city through art.

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Posted on: October 23, 2012

OCTOBER “NATIONAL RODENT PREVENTION MONTH”

To raise awareness of the health risks associated with rodents, October has been designated “National Rodent Prevention Month”.

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Posted on: October 22, 2012

Shelby County Health Department Announces Mosquito Spray Schedule

MEMPHIS, TN –To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Health Department continues to conduct truck-mounted spraying (adulticiding) of EPA-approved insecticides, weather permitting, in portions specific ZIP

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Shelby County Road Closure, Road Name: Pleasant Ridge Road

Pleasant Ridge Road immediately northeast of 4140 Pleasant Ridge Road will be closed to traffic beginning October 29, 2012 - November 1, 2012 for pipe culvert repair.

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Commodities Report

No food commodities are available for distribution until the first week of November.

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Public Meeting: Main Street Infrastructure Improvements Overview

Downtown Memphis, October 18, 2012 – Residents and businesses on Main Street are invited to attend a public meeting to learn more about planned infrastructure improvements to Main Street from Uptown to South Main.

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Posted on: October 15, 2012

County Land Bank to Market Surplus City and County Properties

Real estate agents, land developers and prospective buyers will now find it easier to invest in surplus properties that belong to Shelby County and/or the City of Memphis.

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Posted on: October 12, 2012

Olympic Tax Service and MAPCO Express Inc. Partner, Once Again, To Make Christmas Merrier

Olympic Tax Service LLC will partner, for the second year, with MAPCO Express, Inc. in a city-wide toy drive.

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Posted on: October 12, 2012

TRUSTEE EXPLORES IMPACT OF 2013 REASSESMENT ON WKNO’S ‘BEHIND THE HEADLINES’

Beginning in October, the Workforce Investment Network (WIN) will refer eligible job seekers to an Industrial Readiness Training program designed for those individuals interested in working at the new Electrolux manufacturing facility

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Posted on: October 12, 2012

WIN TO SPEARHEAD PREPARATION OF ELECTROLUX WORKFORCE

Beginning in October, the Workforce Investment Network (WIN) will refer eligible job seekers to an Industrial Readiness Training program designed for those individuals interested in working at the new Electrolux manufacturing facility, which will be a

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Posted on: October 11, 2012

Food Commodities Schedule 10-11-12

No food commodities are available for distribution until the first week of November.

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Posted on: October 10, 2012

Mayor Luttrell Announces Launch of NOVA Program

MEMPHIS, TN — Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell today announced the formation of a network of closely collaborating service providers and other partners to care for children exposed to violence, and to give support to their families.

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Posted on: October 8, 2012

Shelby County Health Department Announces Mosquito Spray Schedule

MEMPHIS, TN –To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: October 8, 2012

tnAchieves Seeks Help Sending Students to College

tnAchieves is holding a reception for interested parties on Monday, October 15th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Owen Brennan’s at 6150 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119.

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Posted on: October 8, 2012

Chambers of Commerce Join Forces for Economic Development

The seven chambers of commerce throughout Shelby County have unified their efforts to bring new business to the area.

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Posted on: October 5, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of October 8 - 12, 2012

Mid-South Memphis Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on OCTOBER 8-12, 2012

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Posted on: October 4, 2012

Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Christopher Isaia

On 10/3/2012, the Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested Christopher Isaia just after 3:00 pm on a traffic stop at Lamar and American Way.

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Posted on: October 1, 2012

Shelby County Health Department Announces Mosquito Spray Schedule

MEMPHIS, TN –To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: October 1, 2012

Fatal Fire Sunday, September 30, 2012

At 09:51 Sunday morning the 30th of September, dispatchers at the Shelby County
Fire Department received a 9-1-1 call from a Lakeland resident who had been walking
through the neighborhood on Walker Springs.

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Posted on: July 26, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of July 30 - August 3, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on July 30 - August 3, 2012

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Posted on: July 25, 2012

Northwest Shelby County Community Center Grand Opening

Mayor Luttrell will be speaking at this Saturday’s GRAND OPENING of the new Northwest Shelby County Community Center.

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Posted on: July 23, 2012

Get Kids Ready for School!

Even though summer is far from over, the new school year is almost here! The Shelby County Health Department wants to help parents get their children ready to attend school on the first day with all the necessary requirements. The Health Department

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Posted on: July 23, 2012

Walgreens Donates Fans for Senior Citizens

Walgreens drugstores will donate 100 box fans this week to the Aging Commission of the Mid-South, which is administered by Shelby County Government. The commission will then distribute the fans to senior citizens who qualify for them.

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Posted on: July 23, 2012

West Nile Virus Detected in 38126, 38105 and 38139 ZIP Codes

The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within the areas of ZIP codes 38126, 38105 and 38139.

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Posted on: July 23, 2012

Shelby County Establishes Veterans’ Court

Shelby County Government has established a Veterans’ Court to help address the root causes of why some veterans commit crimes. The court will offer mental health treatment programs for veterans in lieu of jail time.

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Posted on: July 20, 2012

Pertussis Outbreak NOT a Current Concern for Shelby County

Pertussis, also known as Whooping Cough, is a common disease in the United States and outbreaks of the disease occur frequently in different parts of the country. Currently, Washington is experiencing an outbreak of pertussis; and California experienced a

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Posted on: July 20, 2012

Take Precautions to Prevent Heat Related Illnesses or Death

Due to the current high temperatures and heat indices, the Shelby County Health Department is strongly advising residents to take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses and death.

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Posted on: July 20, 2012

SCSO Investigates Shooting at Sherry Goodman Park in Northaven

On 7/19/2012 at approximately 7:45 pm, Patrol responded to a shots fired call at Goodman Park in Northaven

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Posted on: July 20, 2012

Trustee Named to Investment Committee of Retirement Board

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir has been appointed to the Shelby County Retirement Board’s investment committee.

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Posted on: July 19, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of July 23 - 27, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on July 23-27, 2012.

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Posted on: July 19, 2012

SCSO Issues Arrest Warrant for Wanted Theft Suspect

In May, four businesses in an Arlington strip mall were duped by a man and he was allowed access to private areas of their business. In two instances, he stole several personal items including wallets, and a laptop computer. Primary eye Care,

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Posted on: July 19, 2012

Mayor Luttrell Recruits Young Professionals to Promote Shelby County

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. believes young professionals can promote new business and residential growth in Shelby County by being the community’s top ambassadors

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Posted on: July 18, 2012

Shelby County Road Closure

Rankin Branch Road between Russell Bond Road and Cuba-Millington Road will be closed to traffic beginning Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - Friday, August 10, 2012

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Posted on: July 18, 2012

SCSO Arrests Two for Residential Burglary, Theft of Property

On 7/18/2012 just after 5:00 am, Shelby County Deputies responded to a suspicious person call in the area of Timber Ridge and Oak Hurst regarding two suspects carrying bolt cutters.

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Posted on: July 18, 2012

Charles Bartlett Road Re-opened

Shelby County Road Reopened

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Posted on: July 17, 2012

West Nile Virus Detected in 38111, 38120 and 38128 ZIP Codes

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within the areas of ZIP codes 38111, 38120 and 38128.

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Posted on: July 17, 2012

Tn Achieves Seeks Academic Mentors

TnAchieves is holding a reception for prospective mentors for the 2013 school year on Tuesday, August 14th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Kimmons Wilson room at the Holiday Inn & Suites Wolfchase Galleria. At this informal session, tnAchieves staff and

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Posted on: July 16, 2012

Trustee To Hold Municipal Forums To Discuss Economic Trends For Shelby County

July 16, 2012 - Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will address the board of aldermen for
several Shelby County municipalities next month to provide an update on current property tax
revenue and future economic trends affecting their communities.

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Posted on: July 13, 2012

Early Voting Locations

Please find listed are the Early Voting Locations.

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Posted on: July 13, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of July 16 - 20, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on July 16-20, 2012

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Posted on: July 10, 2012

Early Voting 157 Poplar Building

The Election Commission will be conducting early voting prior to the August 2, 2012 elections.

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Posted on: July 10, 2012

Shelby County Public Defender Office Coordinates One-Day ‘Street Court’ to Help Homeless

Memphis, TN, 7/9/2012 - The Shelby County Public Defender, the District Attorney General,
Judge Karen Massey and the General Sessions Criminal Court Clerk have collaborated to
create a first of its kind in Memphis “Street Court” to provide legal relief

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Posted on: July 10, 2012

West Nile Virus Detected in 38119 and 38125 Zip Codes

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within the areas of ZIP codes 38119 and 38125.

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Posted on: June 25, 2012

CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FOR OZONE TODAY!

Memphis, TN. –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

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Posted on: June 25, 2012

Meet the Mayor Sessions Begin July 10, 2012

Starting next month, Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will meet one-on-one with citizens at his office to listen to their concerns and suggestions.

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Posted on: June 22, 2012

CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY FOR OZONE OZONE ON SATURDAY!

Memphis, TN. – 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

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Posted on: June 22, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of June 25 - 29, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on June 25-29, 2012

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Posted on: June 18, 2012

Trustee's Office - Project H.O.M.E. Workshop

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will conduct the next Project H.O.M.E. Workshop Tuesday, June 26, at the Charles Powell-Westwood Community Center located at 810 Western Park. The Workshop will begin at 6:00pm, followed by meetings with the Trustee’s

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Posted on: June 18, 2012

West Nile Virus Detected in 38115, 38018 and 38108 ZIP Codes

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within the areas of ZIP codes 38115, 38018 and 38108.

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Posted on: June 14, 2012

TPC Agenda 6-14-12

The next Transition Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 14th at 9:00 a.m. The plan is to stay until we finish. This meeting will be at the Construction Code Enforcement Office, 6465 Mullins Station Road. I have attached the

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Posted on: June 14, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of June 18 - 22, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on June 18-22, 2012

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Posted on: June 12, 2012

Recycling

Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability is proud to announce the establishment of a pilot program with International Paper's Recycling Plant.

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Posted on: June 12, 2012

SCSO Investigate Reckless Homicide that Kills 19-Year Old

On June 11, 2012 at approximately 9:45 pm, detectives with the Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of an accident at Brunswick and Memphis Arlington Road.

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Posted on: June 11, 2012

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Three on Various Charges

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team has caught three individuals wanted for various charges from other jurisdictions

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Posted on: June 11, 2012

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day will be observed. on June 15, 2012.

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Posted on: June 8, 2012

SCHD Dental Program - Community Summer Outreach

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s School Based Preventive Dental Program will be offering “free
The purpose of these events is to teach children and their parents about the importance of good oral hygiene to overall health. Free on-site

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Posted on: June 8, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of June 11 - 15, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on June 11 - 15, 2012

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Posted on: June 7, 2012

GSC Press Release

Please join Edward L. Stanton, Jr., General Sessions Court Clerk Pro Tempore, on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Shelby County Courthouse, 140 Adams Avenue, Room 107

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Posted on: June 6, 2012

Transition Planning Commission for Schools Agenda

The next Transition Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 7th at 4:00 p.m. This meeting will be at Construction Code Enforcement Office, 6465 Mullins Station Road.

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Posted on: June 5, 2012

West Nile Virus Detected in 38122, 38135 and 38138 ZIP Codes

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within the areas of ZIP codes 38122, 38135 and 38138.

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Posted on: May 31, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of June 4 - 8, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JUNE 4 - 8, 2012

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Posted on: May 30, 2012

Transition Planning Commission Agenda for 5-31-12

The next Transition Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 31st at 4:00 p.m. This meeting will be at Construction Code Enforcement Office, 6465 Mullins Station Road.

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Posted on: May 30, 2012

Mayor Luttrell Selected For Executive Leadership Program

Washington, D.C.--The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced today that Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will be one of only twenty-five county leaders from across the United States to participate in next week’s Ninth Annual County

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Posted on: May 30, 2012

West Nile Virus Detected in 38107, 38122, 38053, 38127, and 38002 ZIP Codes

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within the areas of ZIP codes 38107, 38122, 38053, 38127, and 38002.

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Posted on: May 25, 2012

Felons Get Support From Unified Re-Entry Program

Three agencies have combined to help incarcerated felons get life-skills training and find work after their release from prison. Details about the new Memphis and Shelby County Office of Re-entry will be discussed at a news conference

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Posted on: May 18, 2012

CODE ORANGE OZONE ADVISORIES FOR SATURDAY!

Memphis, TN. – 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

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Posted on: May 18, 2012

CODE ORANGE OZONE ADVISORIES FOR FRIDAY

Memphis, TN. –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 issue

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Posted on: May 18, 2012

I - 269 TN Public Meetings

The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is pleased to announce the launch of the I-269 TN Regional Vision Study.

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Posted on: May 17, 2012

SHELBY COUNTY TRUSTEE’S OFFICE MOVES

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir announces the relocation of the Trustee’s downtown offices.

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Posted on: May 17, 2012

Pertussis Outbreak NOT a Current Concern for Shelby County

MEMPHIS, TN – Pertussis, also known as Whooping Cough, is a common disease in the United States and outbreaks of the disease occur frequently in different parts of the country. Currently, Washington is experiencing an outbreak of pertussis;

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Posted on: May 17, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of May 21 - 25, 2012

Shelby County Community Services Agency announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on May 21 - 25, 2012

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Posted on: May 17, 2012

May 20 - 26 is National Prevention Week -- Upcoming Events

May 17, 2012 – Memphis, TN -- Memphis Area Prevention Coalition along with Buster’s Liquors and Wines is hosting its Underage Drinking Prevention Day as part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Nationaal

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Posted on: May 15, 2012

TPC Agenda for 5-17-12

The next Transition Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 17th at 4:00 p.m. This meeting will be at Construction Code Enforcement Office, 6465 Mullins Station Road.

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Posted on: May 15, 2012

Town Hall Meeting

Memphis, Tennessee) – May 15, 2012 – Providing help and support for children’s mental illness is
the focus of a Town Hall Meeting, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 6-9 p.m. at First Congregational
Church, 1000 South Cooper, Memphis, Tennessee 38104.

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Posted on: May 15, 2012

SCHD Warns of Lengthy West Nile Virus Season for 2012

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus within the areas of ZIP codes 38109, 38122, 38134, and 38135.

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Posted on: May 14, 2012

Shelby County Health Department Announces Mosquito Spray Schedule

MEMPHIS, TN – In response to the recent positive tests of West Nile Virus in sampled mosquitoes, the Shelby County Health Department will conduct truck-mounted spraying (adulticiding) of EPA-approved insecticides, weather permitting, in portions specific

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Posted on: October 12, 2011

Shelby County Corrections Center Inmate Leaves Work Detail

Officers are searching for a Shelby County Corrections Center inmate who walked away from a downtown work detail.

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Posted on: October 6, 2011

Details About the West Nile Virus Death

There are few details about the West Nile Virus death.

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Posted on: October 5, 2011

Cohen Announces Nearly $800K for Jobs Training Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN-9) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families has awarded a federal grant worth $797,809 to the Shelby County Government for Project..

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Posted on: September 21, 2011

West Nile Virus Threats More Prevalent in 2011

The Shelby County Health Department’s Vector Control Program has reported an increase in the prevalence of mosquitoes throughout the spring and summer of 2011 in Shelby County.

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Posted on: August 29, 2011

Mayor Urges Community’s Help to Reduce Infant Deaths

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., is calling on faith-based organizations and community groups to help highlight the alarming number of infant deaths in Shelby County.

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Posted on: August 19, 2011

Local Volunteers to be Recognized for Governor’s Award

Volunteers from Shelby and other Tennessee counties will soon be honored by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam for their service to the community.

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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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