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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Alliance Healthcare Services State Award

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The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) awarded Alliance Healthcare Services (AHS) a Pre Arrest Diversion Infrastructure Project (PADIP) in the amount of $3.1 million.

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Airport Issues First Business Diversity Development Annual Report

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MEMPHIS, TENN. (November 16, 2017) –Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its first annual Business Diversity Development report.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

"Storm Ready" for Fall

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“While severe weather can occur any time in the Mid-South, spring is considered the “first severe weather season,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness.

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

New Director Chosen for the Memphis-Shelby County Division of Planning and Development

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. and City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland have appointed John Zeanah as the new Director of the Memphis-Shelby County Division of Planning and Development.

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Shelby County Health Department Establishes First Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team in the

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MEMPHIS, TN – After a year of planning with community partners, the Shelby County Health Department has established the Mid-South Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team (DBHRT), the first of its kind in Tennessee.

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Memphis Receives $20,000 to Launch Financial Empowerment Center

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Shelby County Trustee’s Office, the RISE Foundation and the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced today the selection to replicate the proven Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) model in Memphis and Shelby

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 31 Tons of Trash Last Month

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Shelby County trash crews removed almost 31 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

A Winter Glossary for Environmental Health . . . Part One

There are more things to consider in the winter months than
sleigh bells jingling and marshmallows toasting.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter Halloween

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This year, we successfully held our 1st Annual Halloween Celebration.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletters

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As you know, the Department of Justice visited us October 2-6, 2017.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Interagency Services Report October 2017

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From October 1-6, 2017, Judge Michael, Chief Judicial Officer Garland Erguden and Chief Administrative Officer Pam Skelton welcomed the welcomed the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to the Court for a Site Visit regarding compliance with the Memorandum

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Have you Heard of the Memphis Area Rideshare Program?

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The Memphis Area Rideshare Program is located at the Shelby County Health Department’s Air Quality Improvement Branch.

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

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 11, 2017 for Veteran’s Day.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Agricenter's November Newsletter

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Agricenter International A non-profit dedicated to agricultural research, education, and conservation
We are undergoing renovations for the ShowPlace Arena’s warm-up barn and the interior of the main arena. Read more here.
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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Daylight Savings Time Ends - Change Clocks and Batteries!

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“As we turn our clocks back an hour on Sunday, November 5th to end Daylight Savings Time, it is a good reminder to check your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors,” said Dale Lane, Shelby County Office of Preparedness Director.

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Mayor Luttrell Appoints Dorcas Young Griffin as Director of Shelby County’s Community Services

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. has appointed Dorcas Young Griffin as the new Director of Shelby County Government’s Community Services Division. Current Director Martha Lott announced her retirement today effective December 31st.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Mayor Luttrell Recognizes Community Leader Mary Mitchell As Honorary Orange Mound Historian

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will recognize community leader Mary Mitchell as Honorary Orange Mound Historian on October 23rd. The ceremony starts at noon at the Orange Mound Senior Center, 2590 Park Avenue. “I’m pleased t...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

2nd Annual Veterans Home Gala benefitting the West Tennessee Veterans Home

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The West Tennessee Veterans Home Gala Committee is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Veterans Home Gala benefitting the West Tennessee Veterans Home. The gala will be held on October 6th from 6 pm -10 pm at The Great Hall and Conference Center in Germant...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test on September 27

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“The Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) in partnership with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, September 27, at 1:30 p.m.,” said Dale ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Farm Road Closure Oct 6th - Oct 8th

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Farm Road will be closed for through traffic at Walnut Grove and at Mullins Station From 6 pm Friday, October 6 to 2 am Saturday, October 7 From 9 am Saturday, October 7 to 2a, Sunday, October 8

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Agricenter Awarded Community Enhancement Grant

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MEMPHIS, TN --- On Monday, the Shelby County Commission voted to award an $85,000 Community Enhancement Grant to Agricenter International for a capital improvement project to install steps at ShowPlace Arena and finish paving the parking lot.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Shelby County’s Tornado Safety PrepareAthon

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“Tornadoes occur any time of the year, any time of the day or night. Knowing where to quickly find shelter increases your survival chances,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness.

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

#PaintSCPurple: Support National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

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#PaintSCPurple: Support National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

MEMPHIS – National Infant Mortality Awareness Month occurs every September and is a great opportunity to remind the community of ways to prevent infant deaths in Shelby County, TN....

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Hurricane Scams

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Due to the recent increase in disasters, malicious actors have already begun scamming people under the guise of helping those affected by these events.

These scams generally take the form of fake websites, phishing, increased social engineering activity, a...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

SCOP August eNews Letter

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Harvey, a Category 4 Hurricane, was described as "nature at its worst and humanity at its best." As first res-ponders performed life-saving water rescues in Texas and Louisiana, Harvey continued to churn further inland as Shelby County braced for Harvey

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Shelby County Election Commission 3rd Quarter Newsletter

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September, the last month of the third quarter, is National Voter Registration Month. Since September is a special month for election commissions, we decided that each year, we would distribute the third quarter newsletter early.

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Prepare for Hurricane Harvey Remnants

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Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast late last Friday as the first Category 4 major hurricane to hit the United States in 12 years. “The Mid-South will likely be affected by this powerful storm,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelb...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Project Homeless Connect - Memphis Opens Windows of Opportunity for our Homeless Neighbors

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Memphis, TN – August 25, 2017 – Community Alliance for the Homeless, Inc. extends an opportunity for concerned citizens of Memphis and Shelby County to help us impact lives for good! Project Homeless Connect – Memphis will ta...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 28

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Weekly test results direct adulticiding efforts to the areas of highest WNV activity. To date, positive test pools have bee...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

3K Walk and Health Fair on August 26th

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Come and join us for our Third Annual 3K Walk in Support of Black Breastfeeding Week! Following there will be a Women's Health Fair! If you are pregnant and are thinking of breastfeeding, a currently nursing Mom, a supporter, or believer, please join us!

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Monthly Security Tips Newsletter

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The information provided in the Monthly Security Tips Newsletter is intended to increase the security awareness of an organization's end users and to help them behave in a more secure manner within their work environment.

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Credit Union announcement

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Shelby County Credit Union branches will be closed Monday, August 21, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm to observe the 99 year Solar Eclipse. Please plan accordingly.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

LOW VOLTAGE CONTRACTOR/INSTALLER REGGISTRATION

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REGISTRATION FEE - $150.00 (NOT REQUIRED FOR STATE ALARM CONTRACTORS DOING STATE DISCIPLINES ONLY)

PROVIDE A CURRENT COPY OF CURRENT MEMPHIS & SHELBY COUNTY, BUSINESS TAX LICENSE.

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Applications Being Accepted for the Shelby County Citizens’ University

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The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications for the next session of the Shelby County Citizens' University, September 14th through November 30th.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Office of Preparedness eNews Letter

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The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) has achieved national accreditation status from the Emergency management Accreditation Program (EMAP).

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Memphis and Shelby County Justice Assistance Grant

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Certified as a "Disparate Jurisdiction," the City of Memphis, along with Shelby County, Tennessee, are submitting a joint application for funds in the amount of $808,134 as allocated under the FY2017 Local Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

MEM Surpasses two million Enplanements in FY2017

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MEM surpasses two million enplanements in FY2017

Added flights, larger planes help MEM reach milestone

MEMPHIS, TN (July 27, 2017) – Memphis International Airport reached two million enplanements in Fiscal Year 2017, the first time that the airp...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 17

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP code 38002. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38016,38017, 38018,&n...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

JCMSC Interagency Services Report

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County Interagency Services Report June 2017

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews

"A month after the Memorial Day weekend straight-line wind and power outage disaster, we continue on the road to recovery from both the destruction and the third largest power outage in Shelby County history," said Dale Lane, Director (SCOP).

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

The Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team picked up more than two (2) tons of roadside litter last week in neighborhoods throughout Memphis and Shelby County.

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Agricenter July Newsletter

Want to learn more about Agricenter? Join President John Butler for his talk at Memphis Ag Club on July 24 at 12:00pm. Lunch is provided for $10 in the "C" wing.

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

REVISED SHELBY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING PROPOSED FY 2018 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

The Shelby County Department of Housing (SCDH) has revised the proposed Program Year 2017 Annual Action Plan for the period from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 for Shelby County Fiscal Year 2018 describing proposed activities to address housing and

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Juvenile Court News Letter

June has proven to be another productive month. On June 13, 2017, the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) successfully held the second annual Juvenile Justice Summit "A just Village: Our Children, Out Responsibility" at the Hickory Ridge Mall

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

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 Tuesday, July 4th for the holiday.

The facility will be open Thursday and Saturday the week of July 3rd. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, July 11th.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Use of Consumer Level Fireworks in Shelby County, TN is....ILLEGAL!

Don’t take the "it won’t happen to me" approach to this dangerous pastime. Realizing that Americans wish to celebrate the Fourth of July, we want to issue the ardent reminders of the risks and dangers of shooting fireworks.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK CONFIRMED IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) received laboratory confirmation of three individuals diagnosed with Legionnaires Disease. With the reported cases, health officials began an investigation and have temporarily closed the ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 26

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

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding

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

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding This Week

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

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 19

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

County Road Crews Picked Up 19 Tons of Trash Last Month

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 12

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

MONITORED OZONE EXCEEDANCE

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Storm Damage Update 06-05-2017

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Kickoff Event for Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team

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

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Storm Damage-Update

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

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Joint Preliminary Damage Assessments Start Tomorrow in Memphis & Shelby County

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

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Update-Shelby County Power Outages Replacement SNAP

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

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Shelby County Sponsors Support Group for Gunshot Victims

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

MEMPHIS SETS BICENTENNIAL GATEWAY OPEN HOUSE

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

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

MLGW Media Advisory - Excel TSD Fuel Blending Operations

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

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Tenn. Highway Patrol is Hiring

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

New Jobs List 2-5-17

Here is this week’s jobs list.

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Regional Freight Plan Underway – Your Input Needed

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

February is Earthquake Awareness Month

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

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

New Jobs List 1-30-17

Here is this week’s community jobs list.

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Leading Economic Development in Memphis & Shelby County

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

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews

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

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

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

Here is the weekly jobs list.

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Trustee Announces Seasonal Locations for Tax Payments

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

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Shelby County Citizens' University Starts February 2, 2017

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

Agricenter's January 2017 Newsletter

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

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Winter Weather Afternoon Update

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

Winter Blast Ahead!

“Bundle up! The National Weather Service has predicted a winter blast Thursday through Saturday with temperatures down to the 20’s with light snow flurries,” said Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness.
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Posted on: January 3, 2017

HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE NEW WEBSITE

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

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Resolve to be Ready!

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

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

New Jobs List 12-27-16

Here is this week’s community jobs list.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Officials Urge Holiday Safety

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

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

December Newsletter Shelby County Office of Preparedness

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

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

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

Here’s the community jobs list.

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Information Technology Services Monthly Security Newsletter

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

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Prepare for Wintry Mix this Weekend

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

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Juvenile Court Newsletter 12-16-16

I set three major goals for us in 2016:

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility Holiday Closing Schedule

Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Saturday, December 24, 2016 and Saturday, December 31, 2016 for the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays.

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Holiday Fire Safety

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

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

St. Jude Expansion - Public Infrastructure Improvements

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

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

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

Ever thought about creating or joining a carpool to work?

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Emergency Agencies Reviewing Early Warning Notification Procedures

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

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Winter Weather Preparedness

“Winter officially begins December 21st.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Veterans Home Benefit Event on December 16

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

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

??Christmas at the Farm ??

Don't miss our craft fair this Saturday!

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Greenery

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

TODAY IS WORLD AIDS DAY KNOW YOUR STATUS. GET TESTED

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Hope and Remembrance Candlelight Service

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

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY INFANT MORTALITY RATE REACHES HISTORIC MILESTONE

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

The holiday season is now upon us.

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Drug Court Fall Newsletter

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

October-November Newsletter Shelby County Office of Preparedness

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Shelby County Corrections Center Work-Release Inmate Leaves Work Detail

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

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Corrections Center Deputy Director Resigns After Facebook Post

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

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility Holiday Closing Schedule

Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Saturday, November 26, 2016 for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Jury Commission-Important Information

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

PINCH DISTRICT REDEVELOPMENT PLAN – UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETING

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

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

EPA Installing Air Monitoring Stations at Memphis Area Transit Facilities

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

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Change Your Clock and Smoke Alarm Batteries This Weekend

Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, November 6.

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Interagency Services Report October 2016

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

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

November Office of Sustainability Newsletter

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

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Shelby County Health Department Town Hall Meeting on Food Safety

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

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Posted on: 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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