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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Voter Registration Events

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

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

SIXTH CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

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

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE

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

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

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

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Sept eNews Shelby County Office of Preparedness

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

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 26 9.23.16

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

LEGIONNAIRES DISEASE OUTBREAK CONFIRMED IN SHELBY COUNTY

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

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

FIRST HUMAN DEATH FROM WEST NILE VIRUS IN SHELBY COUNTY CONFIRMED

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

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Members Needed for Boards and Commissions

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

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

INFLUENZA VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE AT ALL PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS

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

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Information Technology Services Monthly Security Newsletter - August 2016

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

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness Commemorates 911

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

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Voter Registration Events Continue Throughout the County

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

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY HOSTS FINAL TAX SALE OF 2016

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

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN SHELBY COUNTY CONFIRMED

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

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities for Week of September 5-9 2016

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

SCEC Holds Voter Registration Events Throughout the County in September

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

September is National Preparedness Month!

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

September 2016 Office of Sustainability Newsletter

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Mayor Luttrell Continues Family Life Series

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

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

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

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Agricenter Newsletter

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

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 29

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

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Renovations to Shelby County Government Administration Building Lead to Awards

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

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Area Mayors Discussing Ambulance Service Options

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

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Shelby County Mayor's Charitable Foundation Golf Classic

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

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews Letter August

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

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

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

SCDCF News Summer 2016

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

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Disaster Drill Will test Emergency Response Agencies on August 19th

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

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 15

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

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

FIFTH CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

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

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

INVESTIGATION OF LOCAL DENTAL CLINIC CONTINUES Testing Available Saturday

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

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Shelby County MS4 2015-2016 DRAFT Annual Report Notice

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

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

REAL ESTATE ROAD SHOW PREPARES INVESTORS FOR TAX SALE

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

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

FOURTH CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

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

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 8

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

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County_Interagency Report_July 2016

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

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 1

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

THIRD CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

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

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

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

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Investigation Of Local Dental Clinic Continues Health Officials Recommend Testing

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

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 25

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

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Monitored Ozone Exceedence - CODE ORANGE

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

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Going for Gold in Cybersecurity

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

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

SCEC Prepares for Possible Power Outages in Lakeland and Arlington

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 18

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Interagency Services Report June 2016

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness July2016 eNewsletter

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

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION CLINIC BEGINS MONDAY

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

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY TAX SALES BOOST REVENUE BY 18 PERCENT

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

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 11

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Record Sales Year For Shelby County Land Bank

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

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Shelby County Hazard Mitigation Plan Approved 7-5-16

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

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 4

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

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

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Judicare Announces TEAM DEPOT EVENT to Benefit Recovery Courts

Memphis, TN, June 28, 2016: Judicare today announced that its newly acquired facility will be getting a facelift tomorrow, thanks in part to the generosity of The Home Depot’s stores in Memphis.

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 27

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Trustee Announces Two Key Promotions

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Shelby County Trustee David C. Lenoir today announced the promotion of Alicia J. Lindsey to Director of Accounting and Bob Dunseath to Director of Collections.

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Health Shelby 5K and Festival on June 25th

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

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Information Technology Services Monthly Security Newsletter

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

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

Tennessee Guard and Local Partners Set to Begin Disaster Exercise

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

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

MEASLES OUTBREAK DECLARED OVER

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

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 20

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

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR ON SATURDAY!

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

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Posted on: June 16, 2016

SECOND CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

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

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Posted on: June 15, 2016

June ENews Shelby County Office of Preparedness

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

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Posted on: June 15, 2016

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

MEMPHIS – Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials want to encourage residents to prepare for hot temperatures by staying cool, hydrated and informed.

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

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

Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Greenline Extension Ribbon Cutting

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

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Tenn Nat Guard PR 16-16 (Media Advisory)

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

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 13

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus.

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

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

In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH); and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the Shelby County Health Department has issued a "CODE RED" OZONE

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ADVISORY AND CODE ORANGE OZONE FORECAST

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

SUMMER CAMP TEACHES YOUTH HOW TO TRADE ON STOCK MARKET

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

NOTICE OF PRESS CONFERENCE REGARDING BEALE STREET SAFETY STRATEGIES

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

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Feast on the Farm - Fundraiser for Education

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

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Juvenile Justice Summit 2016

"A JUST VILLAGE: OUR CHILDREN, OUR RESPONSIBILITY"

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Juvenile Court- May 2016 Interagency Report

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

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

West Nile Virus Detected in Shelby County 6.3.16

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

June 2016 Sustainability Events

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Corrections Center Inmate Dies After Argument With Cellmate

“We’re interviewing inmates and staff to ensure there’s a thorough review of what occurred,” said Bill Gupton, Director of the Shelby County Division of Corrections.

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Agricenter June 2016 Newsletter

Buy your tickets now for our annual education fundraiser.

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Posted on: May 31, 2016

Memphis Area Breastfeeding Symposium June 8th

Calling all providers of care for mothers and babies! The Shelby County
Breastfeeding Coalition welcomes area Pediatricians, OBGYNs,
Neonatologists, Nurses, hospital Administrators, Peer Counselors, Nutritionists
and community leaders to the first Memphis

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Posted on: May 31, 2016

Juvenile Court Employee Newsletter

The tireless dedication of Juvenile Court employees never ceases to amaze me.

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

Public Hearing Expansion of North Area Landfill

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Division of Solid Waste Management (DSWM), has tentatively decided to issue a solid waste disposal facility permit major modification to North Memphis Landfill, Inc.

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Shelby County Drug Court Spring Newsletter

The annual Rockin’ on the River fundraising event is set for Thursday, June 16th.

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

MONITORED OZONE EXCEEDENCE

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: May 19, 2016

Greenline Project - Public Notification

A lane shift on Germantown Parkway at the intersection with the Greenline will begin at 6:00 A.M. on Sunday, May 22nd to return traffic to the original alignment.

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

Shelby County Office of Preparedness May 2016 eNewsletter

On April 21, with the stroke of a pen, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell Jr. and the municipal mayors signed a proclamation declaring April 25 – 29, “Shelby County PrepareAthon!”

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Agricenter Jr Fishing Rodeo on 5-21-16

MEMPHIS, TN --- Join us for a day of fishing and fun at Agricenter’s Catch'em Lakes May 21!

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Measles Update: NO NEW CONFIRMED CASES

Measles update, including information on total number of individuals quarantined thus far.

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Contractor Section 3 Public Notice and Enrollment Invitation

Shelby County provides a variety of community development and rehabilitation services throughout Shelby County utilizing U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds which are subject to reporting under Section 3 Contracting Opportunities. ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

LOCAL ARTIST LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR PLANNED VETERANS HOME

Ephraim Urevbu, owner and founder of the Art Village Gallery at 410 South Main, is launching a
unique fundraising campaign for the West Tennessee Veterans Home, Inc. building fund.

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Juvenile Court Interagency Report_April 2016

From April 4-8, 2016, Judge Michael welcomed the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to the Court for a Site Visit regarding compliance with the Memorandum of Agreement.

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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.

"Citizens get...Read on...

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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: 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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