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Posted on: June 26, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

The Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team picked up more than three (3) tons of roadside litter last week in neighborhoods throughout Memphis and Shelby County.

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 26

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

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding

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

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding This Week

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

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 19

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

County Road Crews Picked Up 19 Tons of Trash Last Month

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 12

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

THURSDAY IS QUALIFYING DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PETITIONS IN ARLINGTON MUNICIPAL ELECTION

THURSDAY IS QUALIFYING DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PETITIONS
IN ARLINGTON MUNICIPAL ELECTION

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Interagency Services Report May 2017

Judge Michael participated in a National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Membership Committee Meeting via conference call on May 2, 2017.

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Kickoff Event for Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

MONITORED OZONE EXCEEDANCE

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Shelby County Drug Court Newsletter Spring 2017

Shelby County Drug Court clients now have access to a new transitional housing facility in Midtown, thanks to a unique collabora-tion between the three treatment courts in Shelby County. The facility, officially called Judicare, is a renovated 38-bed

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Storm Damage Update 06-05-2017

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

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Storm Damage Update

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Storm Damage Update

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Storm Damage-Afternoon Update

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Storm Damage-Evening Update

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Joint Preliminary Damage Assessments Start Tomorrow in Memphis & Shelby County

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

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Storm Damage-Update

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

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Update-Shelby County Power Outages Replacement SNAP

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

2017 Juvenile Justice Summit

“A JUST VILLAGE: OUR CHILDREN, OUR RESPONSIBILITY”
Conversation around Diverting Children from the Juvenile Justice System

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Storm Damage-Evening Update

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Storm Damage-Update

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Dedication for New Railroad Bridge and Road in North Shelby County Set for June 6, 2017

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will host a dedication ceremony next week for a new bridge and road that will eliminate daily traffic delays at a railroad crossing in North Shelby County.

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Shelby County Sponsors Support Group for Gunshot Victims

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

MEMPHIS SETS BICENTENNIAL GATEWAY OPEN HOUSE

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

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

MLGW Media Advisory - Excel TSD Fuel Blending Operations

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

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Tenn. Highway Patrol is Hiring

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

New Jobs List 2-5-17

Here is this week’s jobs list.

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Regional Freight Plan Underway – Your Input Needed

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

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

February is Earthquake Awareness Month

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

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Leading Economic Development in Memphis & Shelby County

In Fall 2016, EDGE helped W.M. Barr reshore manufacturing operations from China, which will result in 40 new full-time jobs.

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

New Jobs List 1-30-17

Here is this week’s community jobs list.

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews

On January 6, the National Weather Service issued winter weather and wind chill advisories with predictions of subfreezing temperatures, 2 inches of snow, low visibility, and hazardous roads for Shelby County.

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Seminar for Investors Simplifies Tax Sale Process Real Estate Road Show to be held Feb. 9

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Around 2,000 residential, commercial and vacant properties are selected for tax sale each year for delinquent taxes. Potential investors can learn more about how to purchase properties from the Shelby County Tax Sale and Land Bank at the

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

JOB LISTINGS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR WEEK OF JAN. 22 – 28, 2017

Here is the weekly jobs list.

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Trustee Announces Seasonal Locations for Tax Payments

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Shelby County Trustee’s Office has released a list of convenient locations for property owners to pay their current and delinquent county property taxes.

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

MEMPHIS WINS #10 SLOT ON MOVIEMAKER MAGAZINE’S 2017 LIST OF BEST U.S. MOVIE CITIES

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.,
and The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission are
pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Memphis has won a
place on MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 15

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Shelby County Citizens' University Starts February 2, 2017

The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications for the next session of the Shelby County Citizens' University, February 2nd through April 27th. "Citizens get a behind-the-scenes look at Shelby County Government and how their tax doll...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: January 6, 2017

Agricenter's January 2017 Newsletter

Agricenter International

A non-profit dedicated to agricultural research, education, and conservation.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Winter Weather Afternoon Update

Winter Weather-Afternoon Update
Hazardous Driving Conditions/Bitter Cold Temperatures Will Linger? Winter Weather Advisory continues through 6 p.m.
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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Winter Blast Ahead!

“Bundle up! The National Weather Service has predicted a winter blast Thursday through Saturday with temperatures down to the 20’s with light snow flurries,” said Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness.
“Director Lane and his s...Read on...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE NEW WEBSITE

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) launched a new website, www.shelbytnhealth.com, to provide residents and visitors with valuable and easy-to-find information on public health in Shelby County, TN.

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Resolve to be Ready!

“Make family preparedness your 2017 New Year’s Resolution!” said Dale Lane, Director, Shelby County Office of Preparedness.

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

New Jobs List 12-27-16

Here is this week’s community jobs list.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

December Newsletter Shelby County Office of Preparedness

The ravaged Great Smoky Mountain community is recovering from deadly wildfires described by Gatlinburg Fire Chief Greg Miller as “a fire for the history books…like something we have never seen.”

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Officials Urge Holiday Safety

“As the details of the horrific Berlin Christmas market (presumed) terrorist attack unfold, we learn that 12 were killed and 45 injured.

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Information Technology Services Monthly Security Newsletter

Last month, we talked about how you can minimize your risk of identity theft and malicious cyber activity while doing your online holiday shopping. In this month’s issue, we’ll focus on another aspect of the holiday season: that new device you get or give

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

JOB LISTINGS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR WEEK OF DEC. 18 – 24, 2016

Here’s the community jobs list.

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Juvenile Court Newsletter 12-16-16

I set three major goals for us in 2016:

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

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 24, 2016 and Saturday, December 31, 2016 for the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays.

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Prepare for Wintry Mix this Weekend

“Shelby County citizens are encouraged to stay weather ready,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP).

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

December 14, 2016 County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 16 Tons of Trash in November

Shelby County trash crews removed 15.5 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Holiday Fire Safety

“With the holiday season upon us, we remind citizens of the hidden threat of decorations that can lead to electrical hazards and home fires,” said Dale Lane, Shelby County Office of Preparedness Director.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Commute by Carpool! Less Fuel...Less Pollution...Less Stress

Ever thought about creating or joining a carpool to work?

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

St. Jude Expansion - Public Infrastructure Improvements

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development
Commissioner Randy Boyd on Thursday announced that the state of Tennessee, along with the
city of Memphis, will invest in public infrastructure surrounding St. Jude

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Emergency Agencies Reviewing Early Warning Notification Procedures

As recovery operations continue in east Tennessee following the devastating fire in Gatlinburg, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness and the Memphis Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management are reviewing their early warning disaster plans should a

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Winter Weather Preparedness

“Winter officially begins December 21st.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Veterans Home Benefit Event on December 16

Maria Stevenson, owner of the ARCpoint Labs franchise in Cordova, has proudly announced the 1st Annual Christmas Gala to support the Planned State Veterans Home to be built in Arlington, TN.

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

??Christmas at the Farm ??

Don't miss our craft fair this Saturday!

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Greenery

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Public Meeting Greenline Extension from the Old Cordova Train Station to Lenow Road

Shelby County Government will conduct a public information meeting to discuss the planned continuation of the existing Memphis and Shelby County Greenline.

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

TODAY IS WORLD AIDS DAY KNOW YOUR STATUS. GET TESTED

MEMPHIS, TN – Today marks the 28th Annual World AIDS Day, and local health officials continue to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, including testing, prevention, treatment and remembering those who lost their lives to the illness.

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Hope and Remembrance Candlelight Service

Sadly, this has been a record year with more than 200 homicides in Memphis, and 16 in Shelby County, leaving many families and children to deal with the painful effects of grief and violent death.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY INFANT MORTALITY RATE REACHES HISTORIC MILESTONE

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in 2015 was 8.2 deaths per 1,000 live births, the lowest ever recorded in Shelby County, TN.

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

The holiday season is now upon us.

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Drug Court Fall Newsletter

The Shelby County Drug Court has been selected to participate in a pilot pro-gram that will allow heroin addicted clients to receive a medication designed to curb cravings.

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

3RD BIANNUAL GREENPRINT SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON REGIONAL INVESTMENTS IN GREEN SPACES

Memphis, Tenn. — The third biannual Greenprint Summit will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Shelby Farms Park’s FedEx Event Center in conjunction with the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle, Hyde Family

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

October-November Newsletter Shelby County Office of Preparedness

On October 20, Shelby County Office of Preparedness Director Dale Lane welcomed Gary Patterson to the October monthly Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) meeting for an update on Shelby County’s earthquake probability and preparedness efforts

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Shelby County Corrections Center Work-Release Inmate Leaves Work Detail

Officers are searching for a Shelby County Corrections Center work-release inmate who walked away today from a work detail at Sterno Products at 2483 Harbor on Presidents Island.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Corrections Center Deputy Director Resigns After Facebook Post

David Barber, Deputy Director of the Shelby County Corrections Center, resigned today after derogatory comments were posted on his personal Facebook account.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

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, November 26, 2016 for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 29 Tons of Trash in October

Shelby County trash crews removed almost 29 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Jury Commission-Important Information

Tennessee law requires citizens to serve jury duty once every ten years.

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

PINCH DISTRICT REDEVELOPMENT PLAN – UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETING

The success of the Bass Pro project, the excitement surrounding the proposed expansion and investment by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and ALSAC, and the pending renovation of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, has provided an opportunity to

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

EPA Installing Air Monitoring Stations at Memphis Area Transit Facilities

ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) and the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), announced a collaborative project to field test newly installed, lower-cost air

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Change Your Clock and Smoke Alarm Batteries This Weekend

Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, November 6.

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Interagency Services Report October 2016

Judge Michael met with Gerald Darling, Shelby County Schools Chief of Student Services on October 3, 2016.

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

ICJIS Roadmap and County’s Criminal Justice System Computer Gets Major Upgrade

The details below include all the legacy systems being replaced and identify the specific application replacing each legacy system. Shelby County’s computer program that stores arrest files, court documents and other criminal justice system information

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

November Office of Sustainability Newsletter

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016,the MemphisShelbyCounty Office of Sustainability will host the 3rd biannual Greenprint Summit in partnership with the Greater Memphis Chamber Chairman’s Circleand the Hyde Family Foundations.

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Agricenter's November Newsletter

Our education sessions are almost booked!

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Shelby County Health Department Town Hall Meeting on Food Safety

With the holidays approaching, the Shelby County Health Department wants to provide education and answer questions regarding catering businesses, permits and approved kitchens.

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

This month we honored our volunteers with a Reception.

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

ROAD CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Location: Farm Road approximately 200 feet north of the intersection with Walnut Grove Road.

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISION CHANGES EARLY VOTING HOURS, QUICKENS CHECK-IN PROCESS

Oct. 25, 2016 (Memphis, Tenn.) Beginning Thursday, Oct. 27, Early Voting locations will open an hour
earlier, at 9 a.m.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Shelby County Government Recognizes City of Germantown

Remarks by Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo and Shelby County Historian Jimmy Ogle.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

County’s Criminal Justice System Computer Gets Major Upgrade

Shelby County’s computer program that stores arrest files, court documents and other criminal justice system information will be transformed next week.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS RECOGNIZE LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in encouraging children and parents to learn a

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 24

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Wolf River Greenway and Shelby County National Disaster Resilience Grant Award Event

In January 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Shelby County over $60 million as part of its National Disaster Resilience Competition.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

WORKSHOP FOR ENTREPRENEURS WILL HELP THEM ‘MIND THEIR BUSINESS’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Current and future small business owners looking for ways to take their business to the next level are invited to attend Minding Your Business, a panel discussion with experts who will provide motivation and financial

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

LEGIONELLOSIS OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE

Symptoms of legionellosis can be similar to forms of pneumonia including cough, shortness of breath, high fever, muscle aches and headaches which can last between two and 14 days after exposure.

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

“ShakeOut” October 20 at 10:20 a.m.

Shelby County is most vulnerable for a major earthquake due to our proximity to the New Madrid Seismic Zone.

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 17

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP code 38139

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 23 Tons of Trash in September

Shelby County trash crews removed almost 23 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Halloween Safety Tips

Next week on October 31st, children throughout Shelby County will go door-to-door for Halloween candy.

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 10 MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week.

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

National Fire Prevention Week

“During a fire, every second counts! Make sure your family has a fire escape plan and your home has working smoke detectors,” said Dale Lane, Shelby County Office of Preparedness Director.

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

SECOND HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN SHELBY COUNTY IDENTIFIED

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) received notification of the second human case of West Nile Virus (WNV), and officials continue to urge residents to still take precautions. Mosquito season will continue until the first frost.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Juvenile Court_Interagency Report_September 2016

On September 6, 2016, Judge Michael attended the Operation: Safe Community III Meeting at Urban Child Institute.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

LEGIONELLOSIS OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE

LEGIONELLOSIS OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will provide periodic updates on the legionellosis outbreak investigation of the La Quinta Inn & Suites, located at 2979 Millbranch Road, as new inform...Read on...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Sledge Road Bridge Project - Public Notification 10-4-16

Sledge Road-Between Pleasant Ridge Road and Navy Road will be CLOSED for roadway reconstruction Monday Oct 10th thru Tuesday Nov 8th.

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 3

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 3, 2016

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the staffs of Shelby County’s Crime Victims Center (CVC) and Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County (FSC), co-located in midtown Memphis, want to prevent domestic violence through free

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Voter Registration Events

Sept. 28, 2016 (Memphis, Tenn.) As National Voter Registration Month comes to an end, the Shelby
County Election Commission (SCEC), has registration events scheduled tomorrow through Saturday
Oct. 1

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will provide periodic updates on the Legionnaires outbreak investigation of the La Quinta Inn, located at 2979 Millbranch Road, as new information is available.

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Shelby County Government to Unveil U.S. Department of Justice Campaign to End Children’s Exposure to

Memphis, Tennessee -- On Thursday, September 29th, Shelby County Government will host a press conference at 8:30 a.m. at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Student Alumni Center at 800 Madison Avenue to unveil the public education

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

SIXTH CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS -- The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the sixth case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas.

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

Our first Quarterly Community Engagement meeting held September 8, 2016 at the Hickory Ridge Mall was a success!

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Old Millington Road north of Fite Road--Closed October 3rd-28th

Old Millington Road will be closed to through traffic for approx. 4 weeks

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Sept eNews Shelby County Office of Preparedness

“Thank you for your partnerships, sharing resources and equipment, and working so well together,” said Shelby County Office of Preparedness Director Dale Lane addressing the September Urban Area Security Initiative meeting. “We’re here to serve, to give

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 26 9.23.16

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 22, 2016

FIRST HUMAN DEATH FROM WEST NILE VIRUS IN SHELBY COUNTY CONFIRMED

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) confirmed the first human death due to West Nile Virus (WNV) in Shelby County, and health officials continue to urge residents to assist in reducing the mosquito populations as well as take

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

LEGIONNAIRES DISEASE OUTBREAK CONFIRMED IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS — The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received laboratory confirmation of five individuals diagnosed with Legionnaires Disease.

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Members Needed for Boards and Commissions

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. is looking for qualified people to serve on community boards and commissions.

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

INFLUENZA VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE AT ALL PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS

MEMPHIS – Influenza season is here, and vaccine is now available at all Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) clinics. It is not too early to receive the vaccination.

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Agricenter’s Junior Fishing Rodeo, 9-17-16

MEMPHIS, TN --- Join us for a day of fishing and fun at Agricenter’s Catch'em Lakes Sept 17th!

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Information Technology Services Monthly Security Newsletter - August 2016

It feels like summer just began, and we hate to say it, but the start of another school year is right around the corner.

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness Commemorates 911

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) joins with all Americans to honor the 2990 courageous victims and first responders who perished on September 11, 2001, the deadliest terrorist attack on United States soil. “Please join us Sunday, September

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 23 Tons of Trash in August

Shelby County trash crews removed almost 23 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN SHELBY COUNTY CONFIRMED

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Shelby County, and health officials continue to urge residents to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY HOSTS FINAL TAX SALE OF 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – In the fourth and final online tax sale for 2016, Shelby County Government is offering 400 residential, commercial and vacant properties at https://www.civicsource.com/. The auction is underway and closes Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Voter Registration Events Continue Throughout the County

Sept. 8, 2016 (Memphis, Tenn.) Continuing the voter registration drives during September to
commemorate National Voter Registration Month, the Shelby County Election Commission (SCEC)
has a number of events scheduled this weekend.

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities for Week of September 5-9 2016

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 2, 2016

SCEC Holds Voter Registration Events Throughout the County in September

Sept. 2, 2016 (Memphis, Tenn.) September is National Voter Registration Month, and the Shelby
County Election Commission (SCEC) is putting on a series of voter registration events throughout
the county during the month.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Mayor Luttrell Continues Family Life Series

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. continues the Family Life Series next week at Springdale Baptist Church, 1193 Springdale Street in north Memphis.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

September 2016 Office of Sustainability Newsletter

Meet our new staff! The Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce the additions of Jenna
Thompson to the role of Administrator and Vivian Ekstrom to the role of Planner.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

September is National Preparedness Month!

“What if… without warning, Shelby County experienced a catastrophic earthquake, a major flood, extreme terrorism, a hazardous materials accident, or a severe thunderstorm? What if you didn’t know what to do?

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Agricenter Newsletter

Agricenter received $100,000 Grant from Commissioner Heidi Shafer for the Agricenter Trail. The trail is a partially paved path south of Walnut Grove that connects the Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Patch on the west and the Agricenter Farmer's Market on the

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

The effort it takes to efficiently and effectively maintain the daily operations of the Court is strenuous, full time job that requires unwavering committment from each of us.

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 29

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38028, 38119, 38120, 38125, and 38126.

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Renovations to Shelby County Government Administration Building Lead to Awards

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will recognize this Monday the two architectural firms responsible for the recent renovation of the Vasco A. Smith, Jr. Administration Building in downtown Memphis

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Area Mayors Discussing Ambulance Service Options

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., Millington Mayor Terry Jones, Arlington Mayor Mike Wissman and Lakeland Mayor Wyatt Bunker are looking at three options about how to provide ambulance service to 125,000 residents.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Greenprint Achieves Unanimous Regional Adoption from Mid-South Cities and Counties

The City of Marion, Arkansas, has joined Shelby County and more than 20 other jurisdictions to adopt the Mid-South Regional Greenprint. The 25-year plan aims to develop a connected network of greenway trails, parks and bicycle lanes across the

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Disaster Exercise for August 19 has been rescheduled--Will be conducted on August 26

The Memphis and Shelby County Local Emergency Planning Committee (M.S.C.L.E.P.C.) will conduct a multiagency disaster exercise on Friday, August 26, 2016, beginning at 7:30 a.m. The drill will simulate an oil spill that threatens the Wolf River Chute

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Shelby County Mayor's Charitable Foundation Golf Classic

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. invites you to join him on Friday, September 9, 2016 at Edmund Orgill Golf Course for the Shelby County Mayor’s Charitable Golf Classic, to benefit youth in Shelby County and to provide scholarship support

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews Letter August

Director Lane’s Message: Louisiana Flood, It can Happen Here!

“As the death toll rises, we watched the dramatic water rescues of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana flood victims. Ninteen inches of rain in 15 hours!

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Statewide Emergency Alert Test to Advance Public Preparedness, State Readiness in Tennessee

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, and its members, will conduct a statewide test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) to deliver a voluntary Emergency Alert System (EAS)

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

SCDCF News Summer 2016

Local Dentist Restores Drug Court Smiles.
New Stats Reflect Heroin Epidemic in Shelby County.
Saving Shelby County : Judeg Dwyer Reduces Bonds to Allow Treatment, Saving Tax-Payers Close to $45,000.

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Disaster Drill Will test Emergency Response Agencies on August 19th

The Memphis and Shelby County Local Emergency Planning Committee (M.S.C. L.E.P.C.) will conduct a multiagency disaster exercise on Friday, August 19th, 2016, beginning at 8:45 a.m. near downtown Memphis.

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 15

MEMPHIS, TN - The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week.

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

FIFTH CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS -- The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the fifth case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas and is currently symptomatic.

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

INVESTIGATION OF LOCAL DENTAL CLINIC CONTINUES Testing Available Saturday

MEMPHIS – To accommodate patient’s schedules and meet the demand of the community, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will open the Cawthon Public Health Clinic, 1000 Haynes Street, on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 27 Tons of Trash in July

County trash crews removed almost 27 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

REAL ESTATE ROAD SHOW PREPARES INVESTORS FOR TAX SALE

MEMPHIS – The next Shelby County Real Estate Road Show will be Thurs., August 18, Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir said. The Road Show details how to purchase properties from the upcoming online-only tax sale and the Shelby County Land Bank.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Shelby County MS4 2015-2016 DRAFT Annual Report Notice

In accordance with applicable Federal and State laws, Shelby County has obtained storm water discharge permit coverage under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

FOURTH CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS -- The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the fourth case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas and is currently symptomatic.

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 8

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week.

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County_Interagency Report_July 2016

On July 10 2016, Judge Michael served on an expert panel discussing juvenile justice reform.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 1

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 29, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

We are on the right path to accomplish our goals of becoming a Trauma Informed Model Court and remaining in compliance with our Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Justice.

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

THIRD CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS -- The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the third case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas and is currently symptomatic.

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL TO BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NEW TROOPER CADET CLASS

NASHVILLE –- The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing it will soon begin accepting applications for the next Trooper Cadet Academy.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

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: July 22, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 25

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38018, 38104, 38106, 38133 and 38135

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Going for Gold in Cybersecurity

The world’s attention will turn to Rio de Janeiro this summer as Brazil will be the first South American venue to host the Olympic Games.

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

SCEC Prepares for Possible Power Outages in Lakeland and Arlington

July 18, 2016 (Memphis, Tenn.) In response to a Press Release issued yesterday by MLG&W,
advising of the likelihood of rolling blackouts in the Lakeland and Arlington areas,

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Interagency Services Report June 2016

On June 1, 2016, Judge Michael attended the Attendance Truancy Task Force Small Group Meeting.

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 18

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38016, 38107, 38108, 38111, 38114, 38117, 38118, 38128, 38134, and 38138

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Press Release from the Shelby County Election Commission 7-15-16

July 15, 2016 (Memphis, Tenn.) Early voting for the Aug. 4 State Primary and County General Election
begins at the Downtown location today.

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Cigna Recognizes Shelby County Government for Commitment to Employee Health and Wellness

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 14, 2016 - Cigna has selected Shelby County Government as the winner of its annual Cigna Well-Being Award in Tennessee for demonstrating a commitment to improving the health and well-being of employees through workplace wellness

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness July2016 eNewsletter

Sadly, American flags fly half-staff again outside government buildings following a deadly mass shooting incident.

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION CLINIC BEGINS MONDAY

MEMPHIS – With less than one month until the new school year, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will begin the annual Back to School Immunization Clinic on Monday, July 18, and wants to remind everyone about requirements before the first day of

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY TAX SALES BOOST REVENUE BY 18 PERCENT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After holding its fourth tax sale auction for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, Shelby County Government has seen significant growth in the number of bidders, properties sold and revenue generated for the county as a result of its online tax

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 28 Tons of Trash in June

County trash crews removed almost 28 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 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: July 11, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 4

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP code 38115.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Record Sales Year For Shelby County Land Bank

Almost $4.5 million was generated this past fiscal year from the sales of 1,030 surplus Shelby County Government properties.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Shelby County Hazard Mitigation Plan Approved 7-5-16

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness announced today that the Shelby County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan has been approved and is in compliance with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements.

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Posted on: June 29, 2016

Over $65,000 was raised for Education at Agricenter’s Annual FundraiserAgricenter Newsletter

On June 17th, over 350 attendees enjoyed live entertainment, dancing, and silent and live auctions. Twelve chefs showcased food from Agricenter Farmer's Market. Over $65,000 gross income was raised which netted Agricenter International over $50,000 for

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

Due to your dedication, positve and productive attitude and consistent team effort, we have successfully completed the first half of 2016.

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Investigation Of Local Dental Clinic Continues Health Officials Recommend Testing

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) continues to work in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) on an investigation involving the SPT Dental Clinic located at 2682 Lamar Avenue in Memphis, TN and operated by Alfred

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 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: June 24, 2016

Health Shelby 5K and Festival on June 25th

Join us for our 4th annual Healthy Shelby 5k and 1 mile walk on Saturday, June 25th at Shelby Farms
Park.

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

Deadline Approaching to Register to Vote in the August Tennessee State Primary and Shelby County

June 22, 2016 (Memphis, Tenn.) Every Election Day, people walk into the Operations Center at the
Shelby County Election Commission and want to register so they can vote in that day’s election.

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

Downtown Memphis Commission Issues New Grant to Fund Events, Public Art, Creative Placemaking Ideas

Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) is empowering creative and energized people with inspired ideas through a new grant that will further advance Downtown as an interesting, engaging and beautiful shared space for all who live, work, learn, explore and

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Information Technology Services Monthly Security Newsletter

Summer is finally here and for many of us that means it’s time to get away! It’s not surprising that many cyber criminals target travelers.

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

MEASLES OUTBREAK DECLARED OVER

MEMPHIS – As of June 20, the measles outbreak in Shelby County has officially ended with no new confirmed cases in the last two consecutive incubation periods, 42 days.

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 20

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38017 and 38122.

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

Tennessee Guard and Local Partners Set to Begin Disaster Exercise

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Military Department will conduct next week one of the largest statewide disaster preparedness exercises in its history.

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR ON SATURDAY!

Plans for this weekend? Stop by and see the wonderful staff from the Shelby County Health Department at the Let’s Breathe Back to School Fair on Tiger Lane Saturday!!!!

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Posted on: June 16, 2016

SECOND CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS -- The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the second case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas and is currently symptomatic.

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Posted on: June 15, 2016

IT'S A HEAT WAVE! STAY COOL AND HYDRATED!

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 15, 2016

June ENews Shelby County Office of Preparedness

“The magnitude of the recent tragedy in Orlando, Florida, calls for the support of citizens across our nation. We in Shelby County offer our sympathy and prayers for the victims and their families,” said Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

CODE RED OZONE ADVISORY--UNHEALTHY FOR GENERAL PUBLIC AND VERY UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS

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 RED" OZONE

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Greenline Extension Ribbon Cutting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 10, 2016) -- officials from Shelby County Farms Park Conservancy will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the 4.15 mile eastward extension of the Shelby Farms Greenline.

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Mass Shooting in Orlando, Florida, Emphasizes the Need for Preparedness

Today’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, shows how quickly a terrorist event can occur.

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 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: June 13, 2016

Navy to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War at Overton Park

Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Tenn Nat Guard PR 16-16 (Media Advisory)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee National Guard will brief members of the local media on the Tennessee Maneuvers 2016 (aka TN MAN'16) at 10:00 a.m., CDT, on Wednesday, June 15, at the Headquarters, 164th Airlift Wing, Tennessee National Guard, 4593

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ADVISORY AND CODE ORANGE OZONE FORECAST

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

SUMMER CAMP TEACHES YOUTH HOW TO TRADE ON STOCK MARKET

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Trustee’s Office is proud to sponsor a three-week intensive summer boot camp for students interested in learning how to trade on the stock market. Camp begins July 11 and runs through July 29 at the University of Memphis’

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

USDA Provides Targeted Assistance to Cotton Producers to Share in the Cost of Ginning

Washington, June 6, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will provide an estimated $300 million in cost-share assistance payments to cotton producers through the

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

NOTICE OF PRESS CONFERENCE REGARDING BEALE STREET SAFETY STRATEGIES

Downtown Memphis Commission, Beale Street Merchants Association, City of Memphis Mayor’s Office, and the Memphis Police Department will host a joint press conference on Thursday, June 9 at 10 am in Handy Park on Beale Street to share new strategies to

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

U.S. Military and Delta Regional Authority to Host Month-Long Health Clinic for Mid-South Residents

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – The U.S. Department of Defense and Delta Regional Authority will host a month-long health and wellness clinic for residents of east Arkansas, west Tennessee, and northwest Mississippi, both groups announced today.

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 30 Tons of Trash in May

County trash crews removed almost 30 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

Online Tax Sale Process Explained at Real Estate Road Show on June 16th

MEMPHIS – The next Shelby County Real Estate Road Show to promote Shelby County’s Online Tax Sale and Land Bank will be Thurs., June 16, Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir said.

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Feast on the Farm - Fundraiser for Education

MEMPHIS, TN --- Join us at Agricenter International for an evening of country charm and farm-to-table fare from local farmers and the area's finest chefs.

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Juvenile Court- May 2016 Interagency Report

Judge Michael attenderd the Memphis Bar Association's Law Week Luncheon on May 2, 2016 at the Peabody Hotel.

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Juvenile Justice Summit 2016

"A JUST VILLAGE: OUR CHILDREN, OUR RESPONSIBILITY"

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

West Nile Virus Detected in Shelby County 6.3.16

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP code 38116. This is the first positive mosquito pool found within Shelby County in 2016.

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Agricenter June 2016 Newsletter

Buy your tickets now for our annual education fundraiser.

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

June 2016 Sustainability Events

Students from Mississippi State University Department of Landscape Architecture dedicated a semester to addressing urban forest revitalization in the Memphis region.

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Temporary Road Closure Notice - Whitten Road, North of Mullins Station

A roadway closure will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Whitten Road at the intersection with the Greenline Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail for road improvements to complete the connection.

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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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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 18, 2012

Charles Bartlett Road Re-opened

Shelby County Road Reopened

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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

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 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 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 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

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 13, 2012

Early Voting Locations

Please find listed are the Early Voting Locations.

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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

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 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 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

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 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 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: 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

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 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 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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