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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 25

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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. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Mayor Luttrell Hosts Leadership Summit

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Mayor Luttrell Hosts Leadership Summit on JUNE 23RD 

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell’s Young Professional Council (MYPC) will host a leadership summit this Saturday to highlight the successes of Memphis area community initiatives devel...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 18

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus (WNV) within ZIP codes 38115 and 38141. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38016, 380...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

June is Pet Preparedness Month!

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“During a disaster, your family may be forced to evacuate or shelter-in-place with little notice,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness.

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

NEWS RELEASE--Mosquito Control Activities for Week of June 11 6.8.18

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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 6, 2018

Juvenile Court's Newsletter - May Edition

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On May 9th we held our first Annual "Lunch on the Lawn".

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 4

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus (WNV) within ZIP codes 38016, 38018, and 38127.

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Mayor Luttrell’s Fight Blight Team Kickoff

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Kickoff Event for Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team on Friday, June 1st

This Friday Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will greet the 112 young people and 14 adults chosen to be on the second annual County Mayor’s Fight Bl...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Shelby County Office of Preparedness Offers CERT and Active Shooter Awareness Training

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Shelby County Office of Preparedness Offers CERT and Active Shooter Awareness Training“In an emergency, whether a disaster or an active shooter event, you are the “first boots on the ground” before emergency services have a c...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

13th Annual Garden of Lights Memorial Celebration

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13th Annual Garden of Lights Memorial Celebration

Memphis, TN -- FFUN “Stop the Killing” and Shelby County Crime Victims Center will host the 13th Annual Garden of Lights Memorial Celebration. The celebration will be held on Tuesday, Ap...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Shelby County Youth Assessment and Resource Center Community Meetings

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Shelby County Youth Assessment and Resource Center Community Meetings

 

The Shelby County Mayor’s Office along with the Division of Community Services will be hosting three community meetings in the month of April. These meetings are bein...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Shelby County Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 8-14

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In commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 8-14, 2018, the Shelby County Crime Victims Center is hosting its 24th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Awards ceremony to raise awareness about crime victims&rsquo...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

SHELBY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION 1st Quarter 2018 Newsletter

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In less than two months, the Shelby County Primary Election will be held. At the February monthly meeting of the Shel-by County Election Commission, the commissioners certified the candidates that will appear on the May 1st ballot. Shortly after that the ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Shelby County Fire Department 2016 - 2017 Annual Report

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The members of the Shelby County Fire Department are honored to present this report for the calendar years 2016 & 2017 detailing and highlighting the activities and accomplishments of our organization. Through the dedicated efforts from all members of

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Agricenter’s Ag Day Celebration + Exhibition

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Agricenter’s Ag Day Celebration + Exhibition

MEMPHIS, TN – The public is invited to attend Agricenter’s Ag Day Celebration and Exhibition on Thursday, March 29th at the Agricenter Farmer’s Market.

Lunch, Speakers, and...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Shelby County Corrections Center Inmate Walks Away From Work Detail

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Shelby County Corrections Center Inmate Walks Away From Work Detail

 

March 6, 2018

Law enforcement agencies are searching for a Shelby County Corrections Center inmate who walked away from a trash detail this morning.

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Emergency Responders Preparing for Possible Flooding

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Emergency Responders Preparing for Possible Flooding

 

The Mississippi River and its tributaries continue to rise. In the coming days, parts of Shelby County could be threatened by flood waters. Right now the Mississippi River is at just over 35 fe...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Community Connections February 2018 - A Newsletter of SCG Division of Community Services

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A Message from the Director's Office

I have often described the Division of Community Services as the heart of Shelby County Government. This is true not just during this month when we celebrate Valentine’s Day, but every month. Each day, over 20...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

RideShare by- Enterprise & MEMPHIS AREA RIDESHARE Benefits

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Keep more of your money

Save money on your daily commute by using the Rideshare Program. Shelby County’s Memphis Area Rideshare Program will provide $500/month towards each vanpool. 

Reduce Wear and Tear on your vehicle

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

5th Annual Race for Recovery 5k is Scheduled

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The Shelby County Drug Court Foundation is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Race for Recovery 5K has been scheduled for Saturday, April 28th at 10:30 am. The event will be held at the historic Overton Park in Midtown. All proceeds from the 5k will go

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE-Kerrville Rosemark RD RR Crossing

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Kerrville-Rosemark Road will be closed to through traffic for approximately 2 days for maintenance of the railroad crossing, weather permitting. During this time Highway 51 and Old Tipton will be alternate routes. Please plan accordingly.

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

VETERANS NEEDED AS MENTORS

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VETERANS NEEDED AS MENTORS

Shelby County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Training

Training will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday March 10th, 2018 

Training Location:

Veterans Court- Division VII

201 Poplar Ave

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Spotting and Avoiding olympic Scams

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In February, the best athletes from around the world will gather in PyeongChang to test their skills against one another at the winter Olympics.

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Federal Regulations Reduced on Gasoline Sold in Shelby County

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – On December 22, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule to relax the federal Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) standard on gasoline sold in Shelby County during summer ozone season (June 1 through Sep...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Agricenter’s Ag Day Student Art Contest + Exhibition

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MEMPHIS, TN – Calling all 3rd through 12th graders in Shelby and DeSoto Counties! Enter Agricenter’s inaugural Ag Day Student Art Contest and Exhibition with your creative entries in these six categories: drawing, painting, collage, ph...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Wind Chill Advisory

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Dangerously cold temperatures continue today.  The high will only reach the 20s.  Tonight’s low will be in the teens.“Frostbite and hypothermia can quickly occur.  Dress warmly, even if you’re going...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Hazardous Road Conditions and Dangerously Cold Wind Chill Temperatures

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Snow Covers roads throughout Shelby County this morning. Motorists should use extreme caution, especially on bridges and overpasses.

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Winter Storm Warning

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A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Shelby County. Sleet and snow are creating hazardous driving conditions. “We are staying in close contact with the National Weather Service and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency. Public works cr...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Shelby County Mayor’s Office Announces Opioid Awareness Campaign

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. presented a comprehensive strategy today to address the growing opioid addiction crisis in Shelby County.

City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Dr. Alisa Haushalter, Director of the Shelby County Health Department,...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

MemFix 4 Project Closes Lanes on I-240

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close one lane in each direction along I-240 beginning January 8, 2018. The lane closures are necessary for the MemFix 4 project, which will replace four bridges along t...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 19 Tons of Trash Last Month

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

“Every dollar used for litter could have been spent on other pressing citizen needs. Still, we...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test on September 27

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

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Farm Road Closure Oct 6th - Oct 8th

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

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Agricenter Awarded Community Enhancement Grant

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

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Shelby County’s Tornado Safety PrepareAthon

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

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

#PaintSCPurple: Support National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

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#PaintSCPurple: Support National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

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

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Hurricane Scams

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

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

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

SCOP August eNews Letter

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

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Shelby County Election Commission 3rd Quarter Newsletter

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

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Prepare for Hurricane Harvey Remnants

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

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 28

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

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

3K Walk and Health Fair on August 26th

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

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Monthly Security Tips Newsletter

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

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Credit Union announcement

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

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

LOW VOLTAGE CONTRACTOR/INSTALLER REGGISTRATION

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

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

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Office of Preparedness eNews Letter

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

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Memphis and Shelby County Justice Assistance Grant

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

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

MEM Surpasses two million Enplanements in FY2017

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MEM surpasses two million enplanements in FY2017

Added flights, larger planes help MEM reach milestone

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

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 17

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

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

JCMSC Interagency Services Report

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

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNews

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

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

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

“I’m pleased so much debris was removed from the roadsides. I com...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Agricenter July Newsletter

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

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Juvenile Court News Letter

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

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

Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Tuesday, July 4th for the holiday.

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK CONFIRMED IN SHELBY COUNTY

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

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 26

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

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding

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

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Prepare for Flash Flooding This Week

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

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 19

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

County Road Crews Picked Up 19 Tons of Trash Last Month

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 12

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

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Posted on: 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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