Alvin D. Benson, the Chief of the Shelby County Fire Department issues the ardent reminder that taking the "It won't happen to me" approach is something that you do not want to fall victim to.
Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Tuesday, December 26, 2017 for the Christmas holiday.
Shelby County Government will again operate a recycling center for discarded holiday trees and greenery at the Agricenter.
As Cyber Monday and the season for online shopping quickly approaches, it’s worth taking a few moments to ensure you’re not giving the gift of your personal or financial information to online criminals! Identity theft, scams, frauds, and malware infection
Shelby County trash crews removed almost 19 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.
“Every dollar used for litter could have been spent on other pressing citizen needs. Still, we...
Dec. 7, 2017 (Memphis, Tenn.) The Shelby County Election Commission will hold its December monthly meeting on Dec. 12 at Noon at the Operations Center at 980 Nixon Dr.
MEMPHIS, TN – John Butler, President of Agricenter International, has selected Chris Lankford to serve as the Farm Manager for the newly created Organic Resource Center (ORC).
Farmers from Scotland traveled to Memphis to see our farm and learn about innovation and diversification!
On November 1, 2017, Judge Michael participated in a telephonic meeting with Dr. Shawn Marsh, University of Nevada, Reno.
In 2017, Memphis and Shelby County were applied and were selected as Tennessee’s first Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) site by the Baltimore-based Green & Healthy Homes Initiative.
During this season of giving, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness extends aheartfelt thank you to those who shared their gifts to support Shelby County intimes of disaster.
Shelby County Election Commission currently located at 150 Washington Ave., Suite 205, Memphis, TN 38103 will be CLOSED
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.
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...
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...
“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 ...
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
All traffic entering at Farm Road and Walnut Grove will be di...
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.
“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.
“We invite you to join...
#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....
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...
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
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.
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...
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...
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...
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!
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.
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.
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.
The Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP) has achieved national accreditation status from the Emergency management Accreditation Program (EMAP).
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
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...
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...
Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County Interagency Services Report June 2017
"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).
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.
“I’m pleased so much debris was removed from the roadsides. I com...
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
“As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Cindy push inland, citizens are urged to prepare for thunderstorms, heavy rains, and flash flooding in Shelby County.
Prepare for flash flooding later this week,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP). “
Shelby County Road Department Will Pick Up Storm Debris in Unincorporated Areas
MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38107 and 38120.
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
Shelby County trash crews removed 19 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms.
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
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.
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
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”
• 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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
“Counselors at our center say gunshot victims sometimes feel the physical ...
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
(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.
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing the second ever lateral trooper class for the agency.
Here is this week’s jobs list.
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.
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.
“An earthquake has no season and can occur without warning. Will you be prepared to survive?
Here is this week’s community jobs list.
Please join the Shelby County Fire Department here at our administrative offices for an event that you will not want your cameras to miss.
In Fall 2016, EDGE helped W.M. Barr reshore manufacturing operations from China, which will result in 40 new full-time jobs.
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.
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
Here is the weekly jobs list.
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.
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.,and The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission arepleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Memphis has won aplace on MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 15
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Winter Weather-Afternoon UpdateHazardous Driving Conditions/Bitter Cold Temperatures Will Linger? Winter Weather Advisory continues through 6 p.m.? Tonight’s Low will be in the teens-the High tomorrow won’t get above freezing? Check on those who l...Read on...
“Bundle up! The National Weather Service has predicted a winter blast Thursday through Saturday with temperatures down to the 20’s with light snow flurries,” said Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. “Director Lane and his s...Read on...
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.
“As we strive to meet the publ...Read on...
“Make family preparedness your 2017 New Year’s Resolution!” said Dale Lane, Director, Shelby County Office of Preparedness.
“As the details of the horrific Berlin Christmas market (presumed) terrorist attack unfold, we learn that 12 were killed and 45 injured.
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.”
Here’s the community jobs list.
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
“Shelby County citizens are encouraged to stay weather ready,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP).
I set three major goals for us in 2016:
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.
“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.
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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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community DevelopmentCommissioner Randy Boyd on Thursday announced that the state of Tennessee, along with thecity of Memphis, will invest in public infrastructure surrounding St. Jude
Ever thought about creating or joining a carpool to work?
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
“Winter officially begins December 21st.
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.
Don't miss our craft fair this Saturday!
Shelby County Government will conduct a public information meeting to discuss the planned continuation of the existing Memphis and Shelby County Greenline.
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.
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 ....
The General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office has opened a new satellite location in the Hickory Ridge Mall!
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.
New ways to incorporate bicycle lanes and pedestrian walkways into area neighborhoods will be the topic for three upcoming meetings ...
The Shelby County Fire Department has taken steps to improve its emergency medical services to Shelby County neighborhoods.
Weather forecasters say chances are likely for a measurable snowfall this weekend.
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.
With bitterly cold temperatures predicted for tonight and tomorrow.....
The Shelby County Fire Department responded this morning to reports of a structure fire at a residence at 8143 Rankin Branch.
This afternoon, the Shelby County Fire Department responded to an alarm of fire at the Calvary Colony also known as the Memphis Union Mission.
Federal, state and local emergency responders gathered for an exercise today that tested their responses to a possible terrorist attack.
Two Shelby County Corrections Center inmates were stabbed inside their cell this afternoon.
WKNO-TV will premiere a new interview series Newsmakers, beginning with a conversation with Shelby County Mark Luttrell.