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Posted on: May 4, 2016

May is Older Americans Month Seniors Encouraged to Prepare

“As we celebrate our seniors during May, Older Americans Month, we also encourage them to join our team and get prepared for disasters,” said Dale Lane, Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) Director.

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Eleventh Annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service on Thursday, May 5, 2016

Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery is proud to host the Eleventh Annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Applications Being Taken for the Shelby County Mayor’s Youth Council

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. wants young people to give their insights and perspectives about government by serving on the Mayor’s Youth Council.

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Agricenter May Newsletter

Teachers, now is the time to reserve a spot in our education program for your students. K-12 classes can pick from seven curriculum-based options.

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Measles Media Update

There are NO new measles cases related to the current measles outbreak in Shelby County.

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Weather Hazard Events This Week Day 5

Shelby County’s PrepareAthon concludes today. “The PrepareAthon April 25-29 involved educational sessions and drills at schools, businesses, community groups, faith-based organizations and neighborhood associations,” says Dale Lane, Director of the

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Weather Hazard Events This Week Day 4

Shelby County’s PrepareAthon is underway. “The PrepareAthon April 25-29 involves education sessions and drills at schools, businesses, community groups, faith-based organizations and neighborhood associations,” says Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby

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Posted on: April 27, 2016

INDIGENT REPRESENTATION TASK FORCE CHANGES LOCATION FOR MEMPHIS STOP ON THURSDAY

Nashville, Tenn. – The location for the first stop of the Indigent Representation Task Force statewide listening tour has been moved to the Vasco Smith Building in Memphis.

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Weather Hazard Events This Week-Flood Preparedness - Day2

Shelby County’s PrepareAthon is underway. “The PrepareAthon April 25-29 involves education sessions and drills at schools, businesses, community groups, faith-based organizations and neighborhood associations,” says Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Mayor Luttrell’s Young Professionals Council Hosts Summit This Week 4-25-16

The role young professionals have in government, business and civic affairs will be the focus of a regional summit sponsored by Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell’s Young Professionals Council along with the Urban Land Institute.

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

National Reentry Week - Resources Available at the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Reentry

Memphis and Shelby County Office of Reentry celebrates National Reentry Week.

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Weather Hazard Events This Week-Sign Up for Weather Alerts and Warnings

Shelby County’s PrepareAthon is underway. “The PrepareAthon, April 25-29 involves education sessions and drills at schools, businesses, community groups, faith-based organizations and neighborhood associations,” says Dale Lane, Director of the Shellby

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS IDENTIFY TWO MEASLES CASES

MEMPHIS – Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials have identified two confirmed and unrelated cases of the measles and are urging residents to make sure their vaccinations are up-to-date and to be aware of the signs and symptoms of measles.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

I want you to know I was very pleased with the hard work everyone did during the Department of Justice's visit in April.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

An Important Message from the Shelby County Office of Preparedness

Dear Shelby County Employee,

Next week, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will sponsor a week of prevention messages about severe weather and other hazards.

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Juvenile Court Phone System Changes

MEMPHIS – There are new phone numbers for Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County.

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

PHONE NUMBERS FOR TRUSTEE’S OFFICE CHANGE NEXT WEEK

MEMPHIS – Starting April 28, the Shelby County Trustee’s Office will have new phone numbers. All staff members located at 157 Poplar Ave. will have telephone numbers beginning with a “222” prefix.

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Weather Hazard Events Next Week-Proclamation Ceremony This Thursday

Mayors throughout the county will join Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. this Thursday as they jointly proclaim next week as Shelby County’s PrepareAthon Week.

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

ANNUAL RABIES VACCINATION DRIVE TO BE HELD SATURDAY

The annual Rabies Drive sponsored by the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) Vector Control Program will be held Saturday, April 23, and Saturday, April 30, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Shelby County Wins MacArthur Foundation Grant to Reduce Jail Incarceration

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced this week that Shelby County Government is again one of nine (9) communities across the nation to receive a $150,000 grant to continue reform work aimed at safely reducing the jail population by

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

April is "Financial Literacy Month"

The first step to surviving a disaster is awareness…. knowing which hazards and threats will occur in Shelby County, creating a disaster kit, and having a plan.

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

Shelby County Leaders Asked to Share Ideas at National Summit

A local team of Shelby County Government leaders and mental health professionals has been asked to attend an invitation only conference in Washington, DC, April 17-19.

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Interagency Services Report March 2016 Highlights this Month

On March 3, 2016, Judge Michael was a speaker at the Tennessee Association of
Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL) Roundtable Discussion.

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE FIRST CASE OF ZIKA VIRUS

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

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

Phishing Emails and You

When it comes to email, we’ve all come across a phishing email that appeared to be a legitimate email. Phishers

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Posted on: April 6, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up 33 Tons of Trash in March

County trash crews removed 33 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK KICKS OFF MONDAY

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will celebrate National Public Health Week (NPHW), April 4-10, with a week of activities.

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

Unified Development Code ROPE LIGHTING

Prohibited rope lighting shall include any rope lighting along the exterior of a structure or along the perimeter of any window or within three feet of the interior of any window of said structure.

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

Agricenter April 2016 Newsletter

John R. Butler will take the reins of Agricenter International effective July 1, 2016. Butler, a fifth generation farmer, has been owner/operator of Jones Creek Farms for the last 20 years.

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Posted on: March 30, 2016

Pinch District Future Development Plans-Public Meeting Tomorrow

The success of the Bass Pro project and the excitement surrounding the proposed expansion and investment by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and ALSAC, provide an opportunity to reimagine and revitalize the Pinch District.

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Posted on: March 30, 2016

Flash Flood Watch-Heavy Rain Possible Today and Tomorrow 3-30-16

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Shelby County through tomorrow evening.

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Posted on: March 28, 2016

Shelby County Fire Department Annual Report for 2015

This office oversees every Division of the Shelby County Fire Department.

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Posted on: March 28, 2016

Shelby County Shred It Day this Saturday, April 2

March 28, 2016 - The Shelby County Federal Credit Union is hosting a free Shred-It Day that offers all residents and workers of Shelby County an opportunity to dispose of old confidential paper documents safely and responsibly.

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

March is Juvenile Justice Month.

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Posted on: March 22, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY TO HOST SECOND ONLINE TAX SALE APRIL 5th

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (March 22, 2016) – In the second of four innovative online tax sale auctions, Shelby County Government will offer over 400 residential, commercial and vacant properties at www.CivicSource.com, beginning Tuesday, April 5th at 8:00 a.m.

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

John R. Butler Named President of Agricenter International

MEMPHIS, TN --- John R. Butler will take the reins of Agricenter International effective July 1, 2016. Butler, a fifth generation farmer, has been owner/operator of Jones Creek Farms for the last 20 years.

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Posted on: March 16, 2016

Pinch District Future Development Plans

The success of the Bass Pro project and the excitement surrounding the proposed expansion and investment by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and ALSAC, provide an opportunity to reimagine and revitalize the Pinch District.

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Greenline Project - Construction on Germantown Parkway

Traffic signal construction for the Greenline Crossing at Germantown Parkway will begin on Sunday, March 20th at approximately 7:00 a.m.

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Resurfacing Notice - Houston Levee Road

Road crews will be repaving Houston Levee Road between Macon and Walnut Grove.

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Posted on: March 14, 2016

“Ag Day” Poster Contest

MEMPHIS, TN --- On Tuesday March 15, 2016, in celebration of National Ag Day, Agricenter International will host nine 3rd through 8th graders who are winners of the annual “Ag Day” poster contest.

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Posted on: March 14, 2016

Holiday Closing Schedule for Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Saturday, March 26th for the Easter holiday weekend.

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Posted on: March 11, 2016

SCITS Monthly Security Tips --- March

Cybersecurity experts continually identify the use of strong, unique passwords as one of their top recommendations.

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Posted on: March 11, 2016

SCITS: Monthly Security Tips -- February

It’s tax season, which means it’s also time for tax scams.

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Flash Flood Warning for Shelby County

A Flash Warning continues for Shelby County. High water from steady rain the past two days has created hazardous driving conditions in some areas of Shelby County.

“People need to be on the lookout for high water on the streets and along the roadsides...Read on...

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Spring Forward Sunday!

March 13 begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m.

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court_Interagency Report_February 2016

On February 1, 2016, Judge Michael met with Dr. Altha Stewart, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Keri Virgo, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, concerning the Tennessee (Shelby County) Integrated Policy

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Agricenter Awarded Community Enhancement Grant

MEMPHIS, TN --- This afternoon, the Shelby County Commission voted to award a $10,000 Community Enhancement Grant to Agricenter International for their education program.

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES TWO NEW ROUTES FROM MEMPHIS AND $1,000,000 IN FREE FLIGHT GIVEAWAY

MEMPHIS, Tenn. March 8, 2016 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop service from Memphis to Destin / Fort Walton Beach and Los Angeles. In conjunction with the new route announcement, Allegiant also kicked off the upcoming summer travel

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Allegiant Announces Nonstop Flights Between Memphis and Destin-Ft. Walton, Los Angeles

MEMPHIS, TENN. (March 8, 2016) – Allegiant has announced the addition of two
more nonstop flights at Memphis International Airport (MEM), adding seasonal
service between MEM and Destin-Ft. Walton Beach Airport (VPS) and Los Angeles
International Airport

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNewsletter 3-7-16

On February 4, 2016 the Shelby County Office of Preparedness hosted emergency officials for an “after action report” review of the January flood activation.

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Posted on: March 7, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up 36 Tons of Trash in February

County trash crews removed 36 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: March 7, 2016

Statement About the Death of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

"Mrs. Reagan personified the dignity and stature of a First Lady.

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

American launches Memphis-Phoenix service, 3rd New York Flight to LaGuardia

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (March 3, 2016) – American Airlines will launch two new flights this week at MEM, adding daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Phoenix International Airport (PHX), as well as a third frequency between

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Zika Spring Breakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Across Tennessee, thousands of college students, members of faith organizations, healthcare professionals and others are planning spring or summer trips to warmer locations for fun and/or for mission work. The Tennessee Department of

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Landlord Workshop

Memphis Housing Authority is offering a free workshop for individuals interested in becoming a Housing Choice Voucher (formerly Section 8) Landlord.

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Shelby County Land Bank Has New App for Smartphones and Tablets

It’s now more convenient to buy delinquent tax properties owned by Shelby County Government.

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Mid-South Severe Weather Awareness Week

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP), in partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Memphis, invites citizens to learn about weather safety during February 28 - March 5, Mid-South Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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Posted on: February 19, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

February is our shortest month, but it is filled with popular days such as Groundhog's Day, President's Day and Valentine's Day.

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Posted on: February 17, 2016

John Charles Wilson Set to Retire from Agricenter International

MEMPHIS, TN --- John Charles Wilson, President of Agricenter International, will be stepping down July 1, 2016 after 15 years with the organization, but will continue on as consultant on an as-needed basis.

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

ZIKA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the symptoms? They are mild. Only 20% of people will develop symptoms which will usually resolve by themselves within a week.

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

Shelby County Fire Department Graduation Ceremony Tonight

Seven firefighters graduate tonight from the Shelby County Fire Department Academy.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

MDQ-Casting Call Promotion

Open Casting Call for new TV Series.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

Information Technology Services Monthly Security News Letter - January

A data breach is the intentional or unintentional release of information into an untrusted environment.

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

February is Earthquake Awareness Month!

Shelby County, lying within the New Madrid seismic zone, has a high probability of experiencing a 6.0 magnitude earthquake or greater in the near future, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 32 Tons of Trash in January

County trash crews removed almost 32 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: February 3, 2016

Million Dollar Quartet TV Show to be Produced in Memphis

Partners in recruitment, Tennessee Film Commissioner Bob Raines and Memphis and Shelby County Film Commissioner Linn Sitler, join Nashville-based CMT and Thinkfactory Media in announcing today that Memphis and Shelby County will be the production base for

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Shelby County’s Mental Health Court Opens Next Week

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. and Shelby County General Sessions Division Nine (9) Judge Gerald Skahan will welcome Commissioner Doug Varney of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services for next week’s opening of t...Read on...

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Posted on: January 28, 2016

Shelby County Drug Court Newsletter

The Shelby County Drug Court Foundation is pleased to announce the annual Race for Recovery 5K has been scheduled for Saturday, March 19th at 10:30am.

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Posted on: January 28, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness January 2016 eNews

Dale Lane, Shelby County Office of Prepareness (SCOP) Director, activated the Emergency Operations Center at a Level IV, as a major winter storm was predicted for January 22.

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Posted on: January 28, 2016

GOVERNOR HASLAM, COMMISSIONER BOYD ANNOUNCE OLYMPUS TO BUILD EAST COAST NATIONAL SERVICE CENTER

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Olympus officials announced today the company will construct a new East Coast national service and distribution center in Bartlett Corporate

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

WE SUSTAIN SHELBY CAMPAIGN

MEMPHIS, TN - On February 1, The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability will launch a new initiative to advance its ongoing efforts to create a sustainable community. We Sustain Shelby is a five month campaign that will encourage local residents

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Shelby County Will Participate in Nationwide Weather Hazards Event This April

Shelby County Will Participate in Nationwide Weather Hazards Event This April
Federal Emergency Management Agency to Announce Details This Week

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Memphis later this week to t...Read on...

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

Agricenter International Hires First Director of Communications

MEMPHIS, TN – John Charles Wilson, President of Agricenter International, has selected Christine Donhardt, ASLA to serve as Director of Communications.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Memphis and Shelby County Office of Reentry University for Ex-Offenders

The Memphis & Shelby County Office of Re-Entry is now accepting online applications for MSCOR University (formerly known as Second Chance), Winter 2016 Term.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

HUD AWARDS $1 BILLION THROUGH NATIONAL DISASTER RESILIENCE COMPETITION

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro and the Rockefeller Foundation announced the winners of the $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC).

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Shelby County Government Receives $60 Million Dollar Grant Will Prevent Possible Flood Damage

Shelby County Government and the State of Tennessee are part of 13 states and communities to receive funding from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for disaster resilience.

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

Winter Weather Advisory for Shelby County

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Shelby County.

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

Winter Weather Tips

“The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting winter weather for the Mid-South…..now is the time to prepare,” said Director Dale Lane from the Shelby County Office of Preparedness.

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Posted on: January 14, 2016

Applications Being Accepted for the Shelby County Citizens’ University

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, February 4th through April 28th.

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Announces New Director of Legislative Affairs

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. has appointed David E. McKinney, Esq. to serve as the Director of Legislative Affairs for the Shelby County Mayor’s Office effective January 1, 2016.

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

Flood Warning Issued for the Mississippi River

A flood warning has been issued for the Mississippi River.

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Posted on: December 23, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Appoints New Deputy Chief for the Shelby County Fire Department

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has appointed Division Chief Glen Kneeland, a 27-year veteran of the Shelby County Fire Department, to be the department’s new Deputy Fire Chief.

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Posted on: December 23, 2015

Prepare for Possible Tornados and Severe Storms Tomorrow 12-22-15

The National Weather Service has placed the Mid-South in the enhanced risk area for severe thunderstorms Wednesday.

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness December 2015 eNewsletter

“Be prepared for anything….learn to recognize gun fire, notice exit locations, plan an escape, keep a warrior mentality that you will not be a victim, that you will survive!”

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Greenery

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

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

Office of Sustainability 2015: Year in Review

We are pleased to share with you the Year in Review 2015 annual report from the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability

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Posted on: December 18, 2015

Juvenile Court Newsletter

As we draw near to the close of 2015, I would like to thank each of you for your dedication and hard work that attributed to making this a successful year.

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Information Technology Systems Security Newsletter

It’s that time of year again – food, fun, parties, and lots of online shopping.

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Posted on: December 11, 2015

New Director Chosen for the Shelby County Health Department

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. and Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Dr. John Dreyzehner have chosen a 30-year public health clinician and administrator to lead the Shelby County Health Department.

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Posted on: December 11, 2015

Applications Being Accepted for Shelby County Election Commission Administrator

The Shelby County Election Commission is accepting applications for the commission’s new administrator.

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility Holiday Closing Schedule

The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Saturday, December 26th, 2015, for the Christmas holiday weekend.

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness Offers Training For Surviving Mass Shooting Events

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness is offering a free training course to prepare people for mass shootings similar to last week’s tragedy in San Bernardino, California

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

SKYWARN Recognition Day on December 5, 2015

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness recognizes the dedication and public service efforts of trained volunteer weather spotters on December 5, 2015, Skywarn Recognition Day (SRD).

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

County Road Crews Picked Up 35 Tons of Trash in November

County trash crews removed 35 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Memphis Airport Expands Free Wi-Fi to Cell Phone Lot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (December 2, 2015) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) is continuing its technology upgrades by expanding free Wi-Fi to its cell phone parking lot, where drivers can wait for the arrival of incoming passengers before pickup.

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

The Memphis MPO Awards $1.3 Million to Local Pedestrian Safety Projects

On November 19, 2015 the Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) awarded more than $1.3 million in Federal transportation funds to two Memphis area municipalities.

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

December 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 check the website calendar for additional items:

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness November 2015 eNewsletter

The Shelby county Office of Preparedness offers condolences as they stand with France following the horrific November 13 series of coordinated terrorist attacks.

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

Shelby County Tax Sale Upgrades to Online Auction

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The days of making the trek to the Shelby County Administration Building for the quarterly tax sale of delinquent properties have ended.

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

Office of Sustainability and Community Foundation Launch Online Tool

Office of Sustainability and Community Foundation launch online tool to help community better understand “Where We Live”

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

Flash Flood Watch-Heavy Rains Predicted

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Shelby County.

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

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 28, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

2040 Regional Transportation Plan

The final draft of the Livability 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) is now available for public evaluation.

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

Second Severe Weather Season

There’s a slight risk for severe weather in Shelby County this week according to the National Weather Service

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Information Technology Services Newsletter - October

Maybe you’ve gotten a new credit or debit card in the mail or heard something about the U.S. moving to the “Chip and Signature” or “Chip and PIN” standard.

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Shelby County Drug Court Quarterly Newsletter October 2015

In addition to drug addiction issues, young adult clients often struggle from a lack of education or employment and display poor decision making skills.

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Posted on: November 5, 2015

County Road Crews Picked Up 40 Tons of Trash in October

County trash crews removed 40 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: November 5, 2015

Canada Rd Closure and Detour on Nov 12 and Nov 13

During the following dates and times, Canada Rd will be closed on the north side of the Huff-n-Puff Rd intersection to install a new water main across Canada Rd:

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

H. W. Durham Foundation Gives Second Grant For Veterans Care Home

The effort to obtain the local funds needed to build a skilled care home for veterans has received another significant boost this past week.

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

RUN THE FARM Memphis - A Run for Ag Education

October 29, 2015… On Sunday afternoon, November 8, the community is invited to run the Farm at Agricenter International.

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Community Emergency Response Team Competition on November 14th

(Millington, Tn) – The Millington Fire Department is hosting its first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Regional Rodeo Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Millington Fire Training Center, 5591 Dakar Street.

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Posted on: October 29, 2015

Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend

Remember to turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night.

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 26

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 26, 2015

Veterans Honored With Free Round of Golf

Greens 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: October 26, 2015

Office of Preparedness Hosts AuxComm Exercise Photo

On October 2 and 3, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness was the primary site for an AuxComm exercise to test auxiliary communications during a catastrophic disaster.

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Posted on: October 26, 2015

Juvenile Court Employees Newsletter

This month we took time to honor our Youth Court

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

In-House Recycling Program Generates Savings for Shelby County Government

An in-house recycling program coordinated by the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability and the Shelby County Division of Corrections has saved Shelby County Government thousands of dollars during the past months.

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

Multiple Awards for the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability received two awards October 15, 2015 from the Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (TNASLA) at the state conference in Nashville.

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

Cyber Security Awareness Month - Connect With Care

Threats to your information continue to proliferate daily.

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 19

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 15, 2015

Shelby County Fire Marshal Issues Local Burn Ban

Due to the current weather conditions here in the Mid-South, The Shelby County Fire Department is
issuing an immediate BAN ON ALL OPEN BURNING throughout the response areas of unincorporated Shelby County, Tennessee.

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

MONITORED FINE PARTICULATE MATTER 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: October 14, 2015

Earthquake Drill This Week Survival Techniques Will Be Practiced

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness will participate with other emergency management agencies across the nation in the Great Central ShakeOut Earthquake Drill this Thursday morning, October 15th, at 10:15

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Posted on: October 12, 2015

Send Security Awareness Month Email - Securing Your Portable Devices

It is important to make sure you secure your portable devices to protect both the device and the information contained on the device.

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Posted on: October 12, 2015

Old Millington Road at Fite Road is now OPEN

Old Millington Road is open to traffic.

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Posted on: October 12, 2015

Motorcycle Event to Benefit West TN Veterans Home Effort This Saturday

Mayor Luttrell will be attending this Saturday’s event. Shelby County Government is a financial partner to help build the West Tennessee Veterans Home. The mayor will speak at 2 p.m. at the Pat Thompson Center Parking Lot, Millington Naval Base, 5700 Attu...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 12

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 9, 2015

TRUSTEE’S OFFICE TO HOST FORECLOSURE PREVENTION WORKSHOP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Two of the most crucial financial responsibilities for homeowners are mortgage and property tax payments.

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Shelby County Health Department Conducting Community Assessment Through Door-to-Door Exercise

MEMPHIS, TN – On Saturday, October 10th, the Shelby County Health Department’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEPP), along with Medical Reserve Corps volunteers, will conduct the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Community

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Election Day Voter Information

As Memphians head to the polls Thursday, Richard Holden, Administrator of Elections, is encouraging them to call the Election Commission if they have questions or concerns about voting, the electoral process or questions regarding polling locations and

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Posted on: October 7, 2015

Tennessee's First Lady to Visit the Pink Palace Crafts Fair This Weekend

Join Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam as she officially opens the biggest and best crafts fair in the Mid-South.

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Posted on: October 6, 2015

Missing Person Deborah Walker-Lusk

The family of Ms. Luck has asked our help to spread the word about her disappearance.

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

County Road Crews Pick Up 43 Tons of Trash in September

County trash crews picked up 43 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Continues the Family Life Series in the Coro Lake Neighborhood

The Mayor’s Family Life Series continues this week in the Coro Lake area, near Westwood.

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

Security Awareness Month Email - Phishing

These scams continue to proliferate at alarming rates and are becoming more and more difficult to detect

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 5

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 1, 2015

Shelby County’s Crime Victims Center Hosts Tours and Educational Sessions 10-1-15

Counselors at Shelby County’s Crime Victims Center in midtown Memphis want to prevent domestic violence through free educational programs and tours of the center this month, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Posted on: September 30, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness Participates In Communications Exercise

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness will participate in a state-wide auxiliary communications (AUXCOM) exercise on October 2 and 3, 2015.

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Shelby County Hazard Mitigation Meeting Public Notice Release

The Shelby County Hazard Mitigation Committee has scheduled a meeting for October 7, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., in the Training Room at 1075 Mullins Station Road, Memphis, TN 38134.

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Old Millington Road Closure for MLGW work 9-29-15

Old Millington Road North of the Fite Road Intersection will be closed for Natural Gas Line Maintenance

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

October 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 check the website calendar for additional items:

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

Tennessee's Transportation Needs-Public Hearing on September 29, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Senate Transportation and Safety Committee Chairman Jim Tracy, (R-Shelbyville) will hold a meeting in Memphis to discuss Tennessee’s roads, bridges and transportation needs.

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

Allegiant’s Inaugural Austin & St. Pete-Clearwater Flights at MEM to Feature Contest, Giveaway

MEMPHIS, TN (September 25, 2015) – As part of its celebration of Allegiant Air’s launch of flights between Memphis International Airport (MEM), Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE), MEM will host

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Posted on: September 13, 2015

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

September 2015 marked a special milestone for me.

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Dedication Ceremony for the Judge D’ Army Bailey Courthouse

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. and the Shelby County Commission will host a dedication ceremony this week that will name the Shelby County Courthouse in honor of Judge D’ Army Bailey. Judge Bailey died this past July at the age of 73.

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness September 2015 eNewsletter

When disaster strikes, will you be able to get in touch with family members to tell them you are OK?

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 28

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: September 25, 2015

Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Newsletter 9-25-15

JDAI in Shelby County continues its quest to create “Alternatives to Detention” for youth in the juvenile justice system and reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

NEW BETHEL ROAD OPEN 9-23-15

New Bethel Road is open.

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

HEALTH OFFICIALS CONTINUE WORK TO REDUCE INFANT MORTALITY RATE

MEMPHIS -- As the nation recognizes September as Infant Mortality Awareness Month, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), along with many community partners, continues the work to reduce the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) through

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Sheriff’s Office to Participate in National Drug Take Back Event

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is again partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency this year in providing the community with various locations throughout Memphis and Shelby County to drop off any unused or expired prescription medications.

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 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: September 18, 2015

Mayor Luttrell Visits the White House Today to Share Best Practices in Criminal Justice

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will be at the White House today to talk about prison reform and how to create a more effective criminal justice system.

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

September News from Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County

Last year, a video was released that depicted Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice beating his fiancé - now wife- in a casino elevator.

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

SHELBY COUNTY TO RELEASE COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN

MEMPHIS –After extensive community health assessments and feedback, Shelby County selected the major strategic health priorities in 2013 and, on Tuesday, Sept. 22, will demonstrate the united commitment to improve community health and well-being by

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Public Hearings Schedule - National Disaster Resilience Competition

Join Shelby County Government for an upcoming public hearing on the county's application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition - a $1 billion federal grant intended to prepare communities for future disasters and improve overall quality of life.

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Shelby County MS4 2014/2015 Annual Report

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).

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Interagency Services Report August 2015

On August 1, 2015, Judge Michael attended the 12th Annual Back 2 School
Family and Community Rally, sponsored by Stevie Moore and Freedom from
Unnecessary Negatives (F.F.U.N.) at Gaston Park Community Center.

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness Recruiting Volunteers

“Tasked with keeping Shelby County disaster-ready, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) works year-round to ensure our community is resilient and can recover quickly from all hazards and threats,” stated Director Dale Lane.

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

SCSO Makes Arrest in ID Theft, Debit Card Fraud Case

On 06/02/15, Sheriff’s detectives received a report of fraudulent use of a debit card

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Posted on: September 14, 2015

Business and Industry Leaders Discuss Waste Reduction

This morning, leaders in business and industry met to discuss “circular economy” in which waste materials or by-products can be reused in the manufacturing process of another business.

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Posted on: September 14, 2015

The Harm in Password Reuse

Every day malicious cyber actors compromise websites and post lists of usernames, email addresses, and passwords online.

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Posted on: September 14, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 14

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were new positive test pools confirmed this week within the areas of ZIP code 38138.

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Posted on: September 11, 2015

Road Closure

Detour Route: From the intersection of New Bethel and Rast Road travel east on Rast Road 0.9 miles to Charles Bartlett Road; turn right

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Posted on: September 11, 2015

New Bethel Grove Closure & Map

Detour Route: From the intersection of New Bethel and Rast Road travel east on Rast Road 0.9 miles to Charles Bartlett Road

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

Mayor Luttrell’s Family Life Series Begins Next Week

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

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

Shelby County's Industrial Sites and Job Locations Expanding 9-9-15

Shelby County's Portfolio of Industrial Sites and Job Locations Is Expanding

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Posted on: September 9, 2015

Allegiant Announces Memphis-Phoenix Service New Nonstop Flights Will Begin in December

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (September 9, 2015) – Allegiant has announced that it is adding
nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Phoenix-Mesa
Gateway Airport (AZA), beginning December 17.

Posted on: September 4, 2015

County Road Crews Pick Up 26 Tons of Trash in August

County trash crews picked up 26 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 7

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 1, 2015

Shelby County Government Simplifies Process for Utility Assistance

People who need help from Shelby County Government to pay their utility bills now have a more convenient way to apply for assistance.

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Posted on: September 1, 2015

September 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 check the website calendar for additional items:
TVA’s eScore Self Audit – Participants who complete

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 31

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 31, 2015

Armour Road will be closed near the 8700 Block

Armour Road BETWEEN Gunn Road and Kerrville-Rosemark RoadWill be CLOSED for Drainage Improvements from Monday, August 31st thru Wednesday, September 2nd.

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

National Preparedness Month

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, encourages citizens to create or update their emergency plans during September, National Preparedness Month!

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 24

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 21, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews August 2015 Issue

“If an earthquake hits, will you be ready?”

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities for Week of August 17

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 11, 2015

Low Impact Development Continues in Memphis-Shelby County After the Success of the LID Competition

In January 2015, Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability and Shelby County Engineering program with support from Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects received a $20,000 Green Development Grant.

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Posted on: August 11, 2015

Ribbon Cutting Today for the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Re-entry

Tennessee’s only joint-agency office to assist formerly incarcerated people find work and other resources officially opened today at its permanent location in south Memphis.

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Posted on: August 7, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 10

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, 2015

Ribbon Cutting Next Week for the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Re-entry

Tennessee’s only joint-agency office to assist formerly incarcerated people find work and other resources will officially open next week at its permanent location in south Memphis.

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Posted on: August 7, 2015

Dangerously High Temperatures This Weekend

Forecasters with the National Weather Service say dangerously high temperatures will develop in the Shelby County area and continue through the weekend

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Posted on: August 7, 2015

Brunswick Road Now Open 8-6-15

Brunswick Road BETWEEN Stewart Road and Jack Bond Road
Open to Thru Traffic

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

Juvenile Court Public Meeting held at the Benjamin Hooks Library

The Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County will hold a public meeting.

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

August 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 check the website calendar for additional items:

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

SCHD Continues to Respond to Current Threats of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), along with the Tennessee Department of Health, recently confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Shelby County.

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

County Road Crews Pick Up 37 Tons of Trash in July

County trash crews picked up 37 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

Loosahatchie Watershed Public Meeting

The Loosahatchie River Watershed is 738 square miles and is located in parts of 5 counties, including Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton.

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 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: July 30, 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, August 20th through November 5th.

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Posted on: July 30, 2015

Four More Miles: Shelby Farms Greenline Gets Green Light to Become Longest Greenway Trail in Memphis

Funding for the planned eastward extension of Shelby Farms Greenline has been approved, and officials from Shelby County and Shelby Farms Park Conservancy will break ground on the project at a ceremony on August 7 at 1:30 pm.

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Posted on: July 29, 2015

Road Closure Notice Brunswick Rd

Brunswick Road between Stewart Road and Jack Bond Road

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Posted on: July 27, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 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: July 22, 2015

Road Closure Notice Brunswick Road

Brunswick Road will be closed ¾ mile north of the Loosahatchie River Bridge.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Road Open Notice

Gragg Road between Kerrville-Rosemark Road & Austin Peay Highway is now open.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Shelby County Office of Preparedness July eNewsletter

A severe thunderstorm plowed through Shelby County on July 14 leaving widespread wind damage and massive power outages.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 20

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 20, 2015

Dangerously High Temperatures This Weekend

Forecasters with the National Weather Service say dangerously high temperatures will continue in the Shelby County area through the weekend.

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

County Road Crews Pick Up 70 Tons of Trash in May and June

County trash crews picked up 70 tons of garbage tossed along roads in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms during the past two months.

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

Damage Assessments Continue from Yesterday’s Storm

The county-wide response to yesterday’s storm continues at the Shelby County Office of Preparedness Emergency Operations Center in east Memphis.

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

Road Closure Notice Gragg Road

Detour Route: From Gragg Road just north of the intersection with Kerrville Rosemark Road proceed northwest to Austin Peay Highway approximately 0.6 miles.

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

Thunderstorm Causes Damage Across Shelby County

The strong afternoon thunderstorm that moved into the Shelby County area just before 4 p.m. severely damaged the roof of the National Guard Armory at 5650 Attu in Millington.

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Posted on: July 13, 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: July 13, 2015

SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

MEMPHIS – With less than one month until the new school year, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) wants to remind everyone about immunization requirements before the first day of school.

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 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: July 10, 2015

Shelby County Selected to Continue to Phase II in the National Disaster Resilience Competition

In late June, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced that 40 states and local communities will compete in the second and final phase of HUD's National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC). HUD's competition is designed to

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

Shelby County Offers FREE Preparedness Training

“Disasters can strike with no warning and Shelby County is not immune,” said Director Dale Lane of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP).

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

DISPOSAL OF DISCHARGED FIREWORKS PROBABLE CAUSE FOR WEEKEND

After exhaustive investigative efforts at the scene of a home fire over the 4th of July holiday weekend, the Fire Marshal of the Shelby County Fire Department points towards discarded remnants of discharged fireworks as a probable source of the fire that

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

DISPOSAL OF DISCHARGED FIREWORKS PROBABLE CAUSE FOR WEEKEND

After exhaustive investigative efforts at the scene of a home fire over the 4th of July holiday weekend, the Fire Marshal of the Shelby County Fire Department points towards discarded remnants of discharged fireworks as a probable source of the fire that

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Posted on: July 7, 2015

Delta Roots, the Mid-South Regional Food System Plan Released

This week, the East Arkansas Planning and Development District (EAPDD) and the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability released Delta Roots, a Mid-South Regional Food System Plan aimed at improving healthy food access and the local food economy

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Weekend House Fire Being Investigated 7-6-15

Near midnight on the night of July 4th / morning of July 5th, reports of a home on fire in the 8900 block of River Pine in Cordova began arriving in the fire alarm office of the Shelby County Fire Department.

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 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: 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: 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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