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Posted on: February 20, 2020

COMMISSIONERS TAMI SAWYER, AMBER MILLS, AND MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

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COMMISSIONERS TAMI SAWYER, AMBER MILLS, AND MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR OFFICE OF REENTRY SMALL ENGINE REPAIR PROGRAM
Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the inaugural cohort of reentry clients receiving small engine repair certification.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO GIVE HIS SECOND STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS TOMORROW AT COLLIERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

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MEMPHIS, TN - On Friday, February 21, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will deliver his second State of the County address in his tenure as Shelby County Mayor.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO RECOGNIZE TWO SHELBY COUNTY EDUCATORS AS SHINING STARS DURING STATE OF THE COUNT

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Memphis, TN – Shelby County Commissioners and Mayor Lee Harris will honor two exceptional educators as “Shining Stars” during this year’s State of the County address.

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION PASSES HISTORIC INVESTMENT IN TRANSIT

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Memphis, TN - On February 10, 2020, the Shelby County Commission passed an ordinance that dedicates 1.5% of the Shelby County CIP budget to public transit. This dedicated, yearly funding is the first such investment in Shelby County history.

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES REESTABLISHMENT OF THE SHELBY COUNTY COMMUNITY GARDENS

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announces the reestablishment of the Community Gardens program. Shelby County residents will have an opportunity to garden vegetables, fruits, or flowers for free on a 100’x25’ plot.

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO GIVE HIS SECOND STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS

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Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will celebrate the administration’s accomplishments and introduce ways Shelby County Government can serve the public in the future.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM.

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

ECONOMY BENEFITS TRANSIT PLAN

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MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO PRESENT THE BENEFIT INVESTING $10 MILLION IN TRANSIT WOULD HAVE ON THE SHELBY COUNTY ECONOMY, BUSINESSES

 

MEMPHIS, TN – Investing $10 million in transit would boost the Memphis-area economy by helping job seekers get to open jo...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY TO ANNOUNCE EFFORTS TO MAKE IT AS EASY AS POSSIBLE TO VOTE EARLY IN UPCOMING ELECTIONS

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MEMPHIS, TN - Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, and the Shelby County Election Commission are excited to announce early voting has returned to downtown Memphis.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST SENIOR PROM FOR SHELBY COUNTY CITIZENS 60 AND OVER

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All Shelby County citizens 60 and over are invited to attend Senior Prom. The event is free. There will be food, prizes, and live music provided by Memphis favorite The Garry Goin Group.

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS PROMOTES SHELBY FARMS PARK AS IRONMAN DELIBERATES ON NEW LOCATION

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Memphis, TN - IRONMAN has narrowed it down to Memphis and three other finalists for their new location for a 2020 IRONMAN triathlon. If Memphis is selected, the race will be held at Shelby Farms Park.

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST SENIOR PROM FOR SHELBY COUNTY CITIZENS 60 AND OVER

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All Shelby County citizens 60 and over are invited to attend Senior Prom. The event is free. There will be food, prizes, and live music provided by Memphis favorite The Garry Goin Group.

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris and Chairman Van Turner Announce Partnership with Explore Bike Share

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Memphis, TN – Shelby County Government has partnered with Explore Bike Share in support of the healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign. The partnership includes employee membership program and Move with the Mayor ride.

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

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SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN VAN TURNER, MAYOR LEE HARRIS, UNION AND FAITH LEADERS TO ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR PAYING SCS CAFETERIA WORKERS $15 AN HOUR

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Media Advisory: Measles Briefing on Friday, May 3, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris invites members of the news media to attend a briefing about Shelby County’s continued efforts to protect our community from the measles and other communicable mobile health threats.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris Announces Move with the Mayor Events

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Memphis, TN – The healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign continues with a series of Move with the Mayor events. There will be a walk, ride, and run.

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES LARGEST PRE-K INVESTMENT IN COUNTY HISTORY IN FY2020 BUDGET

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announces $6 million in the FY2020 budget for early childhood education. That represents one of the largest investments in Pre-K in county history.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM APPLICATION WINDOW CLOSES FRIDAY

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Memphis, TN – The inaugural Shelby County Mayor’s Summer Work Experience program application deadline is this Friday, April 12th. High school students between 16 and 18 are encouraged to apply for a job with the Youth Conservation League before time...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Announces Mayor's Summer Work Experience Program

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          &...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris Announces Appointment of Dr. Michael C. Ellis, Sr. as Veterans Affair Coordinator

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 25, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.232...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Announces Nominee for Chief Public Defender, Phyllis Aluko

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 19, 2019

Danielle Inez

Special Assistant to the Mayor

Office: 901....

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Selects Llana Greer as Executive Director of Pretrial Services

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has appointed Llana Greer as Executive Director of Pretrial Services for Shelby County.

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Announces Appointment of Juvenile Court Attorney Panel Coordinator

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MARCH 7, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Shelby County and City of Memphis Elected Leaders Come Together To Support Local Fitness Businesses

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Memphis City Council Chairman Kemp Conrad, Shelby County Commissioner Brandon Morrison, and other elected leaders are joining forces to support local businesses who want Tennessee to “Toss the Tax.”

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Has Selected Nominee to Serve as Next Chief Public Defender

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has concluded a several-month process to select the next Chief Public Defender of Shelby County. Current Public Defender Stephen Bush will retire, effective today, February 28, 2019

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Mayor Harris Announces New Leadership at Workforce Investment Network

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

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