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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Mayor Luttrell's 5k Nets Proceeds for Healthy Shelby Initiative 7-30-14

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will present a check for $ 21,720 to the Healthy Shelby Community Collaborative tomorrow. The money was raised at Mayor Luttrell’s Second Annual 5k which was held on June 28th at Shelby Farms Park.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

August Sustainability Events!

*Green Prison Initiative* – For many months, Office of Sustainability has partnered with the Shelby County Corrections Facility to explore going green. On July 23, Corrections received a $250,000 Clean Energy Grant from TDEC for energy upgrades.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Agricenter International to Host SWSS Weed Contest

The Agricenter International will host the Southern Weed Science Society’s annual weed contest on Wednesday, August 6. Universities from around the South will send teams of undergraduates and graduate students to compete for team and individual awards.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Shelby County Government Now Using Cameras to Curb Illegal Dumping

Hidden cameras recently bought by Shelby County Government are already catching people who illegally dump trash, tree limbs and construction debris. Within a day of installation last week, a camera showed a woman dumping debris in the Northaven area.

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Posted on: July 29, 2014

SCSO Makes Arrest in Animal Cruelty Case- Update 7-29-2014

On 7/7/2014 Sheriff’s detectives responded to a call on the 4400 hundred block of Hunter’s Glen on a cruelty to animal complaint.

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Posted on: July 28, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for Week of July 28 - August 1, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JULY 28 - AUGUST 1, 2014

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of July 28

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 25, 2014

SCSO Investigates Home Invasion on Loch Meade Drive

On 7/23/2014 Sheriff’s detectives responded to a home invasion call on the 4200 block of Loch Meade Drive.

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

Fox 13 Weather Camp

Fox 13 Weather Camp will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Agricenter International.

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Posted on: July 24, 2014

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: July 24, 2014

Quito Road Now Open to Traffic

Pipe repairs were completed ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Shelby County Government Receives Healthier Tennessee Wellness Award

Shelby County Government has been named a recipient of the Healthier Tennessee Workplace Award.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Shelby County Government Receives Healthier Tennessee Wellness Award

Shelby County Government has been named a recipient of the Healthier Tennessee Workplace Award.

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Posted on: July 22, 2014

Commercial Fire Tuesday morning July 22, 2014

An early morning fire in a conveyor system at the Lucite Company was contained and quickly extinguished by some of more than two dozen fire fighters who responded to alarms Tuesday morning.

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Posted on: July 21, 2014

FSC July 2014 Newsletter

Hope for victims. Healing for families.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of July 21

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 18, 2014

Shelby County Excels During 2014 Great American Cleanup in Tennessee

(Memphis, Tenn. – July 18, 2014) - Shelby County has done a stellar job in leading their community to success during this year’s Great American Cleanup (GAC) in Tennessee.

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for WeeK of July 21-26, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JULY 21-26, 2014

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Posted on: July 11, 2014

PLEASE DONATE TO OUR 11TH ANNUAL BACK2SCHOOL COMMUNITY RALLY

F.F.U.N. will hold its 11th Annual “Stop the Killing” back to school community rally on
Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Gaston Park Community Center,
1046 S. Third St. Memphis, TN 38106.

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Posted on: July 10, 2014

BEAT THE RUSH! GET BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS TODAY

It’s that time of year again, and the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) wants to remind guardians and parents about immunization requirements before the new school year begins.

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Posted on: July 8, 2014

Shelby County Office of Preparedness July 2014 eNewsletter

Flash Floods Soak Shelby County June 29 - 30, 2014

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Posted on: July 7, 2014

Marcus Brown Arrest – Murder in the 1st Degree

On July 07th shortly before 10:00 am, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested Marcus Brown at the Welcome Inn, 5225 Summer Ave.

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Posted on: July 2, 2014

SCSO RIDD to Conduct Sobriety Roadside Checkpoint

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, RIDD (Reduce Impaired Distracted Driving) unit will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

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Posted on: June 30, 2014

Flooding Leads to Evacuations from Homes and Vehicles

Flooding caused by hours of steady rain forced people from their homes and vehicles today.

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Posted on: June 27, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of June 30

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, 2014

Goal Has Been Reached to Help the Most Vulnerable Exit Homelessness-News Conference Set for Next Wee

The Community Alliance for the Homeless will celebrate a significant milestone next week.

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Posted on: June 27, 2014

July Sustainability Events

For more updates visit our community calendar www.sustainableshelby.com/event-calendar & like us on facebook http://on.fb.me/tEo1cM

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Posted on: June 26, 2014

Shelby County Office of Preparedness -- Community Emergency Response Team Training Class

he unexpected….severe thunderstorms, flooding, earthquakes, major fires, hazard materials spills, power outages, and terrorism can occur any time, any place. Are you prepared to survive?

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Posted on: June 26, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for Week of June 30 - July 4, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JUNE 30 – JULY 4, 2014.

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

Third Equal Protection Monitor

Settlement Agreement – United States through the Department of Justice

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

Assessment Study

The existence and level of Disproportionate Minority Contact (“DMC”) occurring at each phase of the juvenile court process can be captured by the relative rate index (RRI). DMC is the term used to describe the overrepresentation of minority youth in the

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

Health Department Confirms First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), along with the Tennessee Department of Health, recently confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Shelby County.

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

Klondike-Smokey City Job Fair Set for June 28th

Residents of the Klondike and Smokey City areas of North Memphis will have an opportunity to help them find work this weekend.

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Posted on: June 20, 2014

TWO MAJOR BLIGHTED PROPERTIES TO BE DEMOLISHED IN WHITEHAVEN NEXT WEEK

MEMPHIS, TN – Two large abandoned apartment complexes in Whitehaven will be demolished at 10 am Monday, June 23rd, following a brief news conference at the site.

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Posted on: June 20, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of June 23

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 20, 2014

Family Safety Center June 2014 Newsletter

From the shootings in Isla Vista, Calif., to the gang rapes and hangings in India, the topic of domestic violence has flooded media outlets around the world in recent weeks.

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Posted on: June 19, 2014

Food Commodities Schedule for June 23-27, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on June 23-27, 2014.

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Posted on: June 19, 2014

Shelby County Community Partnership Leads to 3rd Northaven Home Dedication

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will dedicate another newly renovated home next week in the Northaven Community.

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of June 16-6.13.14 (CORRECTED DATES!)

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 18, 2014

Third Facility Report

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County (JCMSC) MOA Protection
from Harm Stipulations: 3rd Findings and Recommendations Letter

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

Juvenile Court Final Compliance Report

Juvenile Court Memphis Shelby County (JCMSC) entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (Agreement) with the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (DOJ) on December 17, 2012.

Posted on: June 18, 2014

Shelby County Office of Preparedness June eNewsletter

The six-month long Atlantic hurricane season, June 1 through November 30, is predicted to be a “near normal or below normal season,” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center.

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

Mayor Luttrell Hosts Healthy Shelby 5K and Festival to Promote Healthy Lifestyles on June 28th

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will host the 2nd Annual Healthy Shelby 5K Run/Walk and Family Festival to raise awareness for healthy lifestyles.

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

Cover Letter - Roush Third Report

Assessment of Shelby County’s Juvenile Detention Facility

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Posted on: May 19, 2014

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW FLIGHTS FOR DALLAS, D.C. TRAVELERS; NEW SERVICE TO MEXICO CITY

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today extended its bookable flight schedules through Jan. 4, 2015, and published dozens of new nonstop markets for Customers flying the carrier from Dallas Love Field and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

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Posted on: May 19, 2014

Southwest Airlines to Add Additional Memphis-Houston Flight in November

Southwest Airlines has announced that it is adding
another daily nonstop flight between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Houston
Hobby Airport (HOU) beginning November 2.

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Posted on: May 19, 2014

NEW SHELBY COUNTY ANIMAL ORDINANCE

The Shelby County Health Department Rabies Control pro-gram serves as the lead animal control agency in the en-forcement of state rabies control laws in Shelby County,

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Posted on: May 6, 2014

New Economic Development Initiative for Small Business Expansion on May 13th

Shelby County Mayor Mark H.Luttrell, Jr., City of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr., and the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) are announcing the expansion of the Economic Gardening program at a May 13 reception.

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Posted on: May 6, 2014

JCFN Celebrates National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

How many headlines and stories must we read concerning mental health and violence before we get help to those in need?

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Posted on: May 6, 2014

Shelby County Office of Preparedness May 2014 eNewsletter

On April 27, 2014, the National Weather Service (NWS) predicted a multi-day, multi-state severe thunderstorm event for the MidSouth with a tornado outbreak.

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Posted on: May 2, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for WeeK of MAY 5-10, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on MAY 5-10, 2014

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Posted on: April 29, 2014

Shelby County Offers Free Preparedness Training

Disasters such as earthquakes, major fires, chemical spills, power outages, terrorism, flooding, and inclement weather events can occur with little or no warning.

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Posted on: April 29, 2014

The First Tee of Memphis Benefits from Mayor Luttrell's Charity Golf Tournament

The First Tee of Memphis will receive a $7,500 donation from Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell this week.

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Posted on: April 24, 2014

Crime Victim Advocates Honored This Friday 4-25-14

The Shelby County Crime Victims Center will host a reception this Friday evening to honor the winners of the 2014 Crime Victims’ Rights Awards.

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Posted on: April 24, 2014

Ward Road Bridge Closure at Big Creek

The bridge will be closed beginning Monday 28 April 2014 through April 2015.

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Posted on: April 24, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for WeeK of April 28-May 2, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on APRIL 28-MAY 2, 2014

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Posted on: April 23, 2014

Average Airfares at Memphis Airport Continue to Drop

Recent statistics released by the U.S. Department of Transportation show that average air fares continue to drop for passengers of Memphis International Airport (MEM).

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Posted on: April 22, 2014

12 Teams to Compete in Low Impact Development Design Competition

Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability launched the Low Impact Development Design Competition as an opportunity for design firms to showcase their skills with Low Impact Development.

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Posted on: April 22, 2014

Uptown’s Zero in the Zone Safety and Beautification Effort Begins This Week

A plan to reduce crime and beautify the Uptown neighborhood kicks off this weekend.

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Posted on: April 21, 2014

JCFN presents a Family Matters Forum

Join Just Care Family Network and our community partners as we celebrate children’s mental health with Family Matters: An Educational Forum Focused on Family Driven Care.

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Posted on: April 21, 2014

Shelby County Welcomes the Delivery of Happy Birthday Baby Book Vol. 2

The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has a great new resource for families you may see being promoted on one of the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) buses.

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Posted on: April 17, 2014

Structure Fire 5200 block of Gertrude

At 7 minutes after 5PM Wednesday afternoon, a kitchen fire was dispatched from the fire alarm office of the Shelby County Fire Department through the 9-1-1 emergency lines.

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Posted on: April 10, 2014

TEFAP Schedule for the week of April 14-18, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on APRIL 14-18, 2014.

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Posted on: April 10, 2014

Ward Road Closure

Ward Road Bridge @ Big Creek between Garnet Road and Old Millington Road will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday April 28, 2014 for approximately one year, for bridge replacement.

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Posted on: April 8, 2014

County's First Storm Spotter Class for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Shelby County Health Department’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEPP) announces the first of many collaborative efforts with Deaf Connect of the Mid-South

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Posted on: April 7, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK OFFICIALLY BEGINS

The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) in collaboration with several community partners will host various activities in celebration of National Public Health Week (NPHW), April 7-13.

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Posted on: April 4, 2014

News Release Overnight Fires 4-4-14

As a direct result of the storms that swept through the region last night, area fire departments remained very busy between the hours of midnight through the morning rush hour.

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Posted on: April 4, 2014

Pathways to Sustainability: Bringing Green Home

On April 9th, join the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability and partners for a presentation on easy ways to save energy and resources.

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Posted on: April 3, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the week of April 7-12, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on APRIL 7-12, 2014.

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Posted on: April 1, 2014

Tax Scam Media Alert

POSSIBLE SCAM INVOLVES MAN CLAIMING TO REPRESENT SHELBY COUNTY REQUESTING PROPERTY DEED DOCUMENTS

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Posted on: April 1, 2014

SCSO Urges Citizens to be Aware of Jury Duty Scams

Over the past several days, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office as well as other law enforcement agencies has had several people call to report a scam involving the collection of money for missing jury duty or court.

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Posted on: April 1, 2014

JCFN Receives National Award for Advancing Minority Mental Health

Just Care Family Network is very pleased to announce that we have been selected to receive an American Psychiatric Foundation Award or Advancing Minority Mental Health for 2014.

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Posted on: April 1, 2014

Feb-Mar JCFN Newsletter

Just Care Family Network is pleased to announce Edward Johnson of Memphis, Tennessee as the recipient of 2014

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Posted on: March 28, 2014

Rod Bowers Selected as Interim Director of Shelby County Corrections

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has appointed Rod Bowers as Interim Director of Corrections for Shelby County Government. He’ll begin his duties Monday, March 31st.

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Posted on: March 28, 2014

SCSO Seeks Help to Find Dollar General Robbery Suspects

On 3/27/2014 at approximately 9:30pm, an individual entered the Dollar General store located on the 7100 block of Shelby Drive.

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Posted on: March 27, 2014

TEFAP DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULE

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on MARCH 31-APRIL 4, 2014.

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Posted on: March 27, 2014

April is Sustainability Month!

April is Sustainability Month and the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming public events.

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Posted on: March 27, 2014

County’s Director of Correction Resigns 3-26-14

Shelby County Corrections Director James Coleman has resigned.

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Posted on: March 26, 2014

Construction on Armour Road Near Millington

A water main has burst on Armour Road near Millington.

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Posted on: March 26, 2014

Shelby County Fire Department Incidents on 3-25-14

Multiple emergencies throughout the northeastern regions of Shelby County kept dispatchers and fire fighters from Shelby County, Arlington and Millington Fire Departments very busy throughout most of Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning

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Posted on: March 25, 2014

Office of Preparedness March eNewsletter

Although it was supposed to be the meteorological end of winter, a special weather statement from the National Weather Service (NWS) on February 28 predicted winter would return March 2.

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Posted on: March 24, 2014

Shelby County Clerk Wayne Mashburn Encourages On-Line Vehicle Tag Renewal

Memphis, TN – March 24, 2014: Shelby County Clerk Wayne Mashburn encourages owners to take advantage of renewing their auto registration on-line.

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Posted on: March 20, 2014

DMC Launches New Public Art Program in South Main

March 20, 2014, Downtown Memphis - South Main - Memphis' first official arts district - is a mosaic of original art, architecture, characters, business, and creativity.

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Posted on: March 20, 2014

Food Commodities Schedule for Next Week March 24-28, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on MARCH 24-28, 2014

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Posted on: March 20, 2014

Continued Progress to End Homelessness in Memphis and Shelby County

Fewer people live on the streets of Memphis and Shelby County.

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Posted on: March 20, 2014

Mid-South Greenprint: April Consortium Meeting

The tenth meeting of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Consortium is Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, located at 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis TN.

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

JCFN Youth Edward Johnson receives TCCY Youth Excellence Award

Just Care Family Network (JCFN) is pleased to announce Edward Johnson of Memphis, Tennessee as the recipient of the 2014 Youth Excellence Award presented by the Tennessee Commission on Children & Youth (TCCY).

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

House Fire on Bristol Meadow

In the southeastern area of un-incorporated Shelby County this morning, a homeowner called 9-1-1 to report that her kitchen was on fire.

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

NEWS CONFERENCE THIS WEEK-HOMELESSNESS DOWN TWO YEARS IN A ROW

HOMELESSNESS DOWN TWO YEARS IN A ROW DETAILS TO BE SHARED IN NEWS CONFERENCE THIS WEEK.

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Posted on: March 17, 2014

Launch of the Low Impact Development Design Competition

Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability announced today the launch of the Low Impact Development (LID) Design Competition. This is an opportunity for design firms to showcase their skills with Low Impact Development and the winning team will

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Posted on: March 17, 2014

Family Safety Center March 2014 Newsletter

March is here, and as we spring forward into daylight savings time, also consider springing into action and becoming involved in all the various events that are going on here at FSC and our partner orginizations.

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Posted on: March 14, 2014

FIRE KNOCKED DOWN BEFORE MAJOR DAMAGE IS DONE

ust before 10PM Thursday evening, a Lakeland homeowner was forced to phone 9-1-1 dispatchers at the Shelby County Fire Department to report a growing fire in his attic.

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Posted on: March 13, 2014

Food Commodities Schedule for March 17-21, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on MARCH 17 -21, 2014.

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Posted on: March 12, 2014

House Fire on Silver Stone

At 1:59 PM Tuesday afternoon, motorists and bystanders near Holmes and S. Germantown Roads
began calling 9-1-1 to report a home on fire in the fifty-two hundred block of Silver Stone in
southeast Shelby County.

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Posted on: March 11, 2014

Sign up now for the Next Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy Class

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for those who would like to participate in and be part of the Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Class #21.

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Posted on: March 7, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the Week of March 10-15, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on MARCH 10-15, 2014

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Posted on: March 7, 2014

News Conference on Tuesday, March 11, at McKellar Lake

TDOT Commissioner, Shelby County Mayor, and TVA's VP of Natural Resources & Real Property Services join Living Lands & Waters at "Floating Press Conference"

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Posted on: March 7, 2014

Memphis MPO Regional Bike Pedestrian Survey March 2014

A lot has changed since the Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) adopted its current Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan in late 2011.

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Posted on: March 6, 2014

“Spring Forward” March 9!

Twice a year we change our clocks for the beginning and end of Daylight Saving Time. This Sunday at 2:00 a.m., March 9, 2014 marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time for 2014.

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Posted on: March 5, 2014

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation--Important Public Meetings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced the beginning of the process that will lead to development of the 2015-2025 Statewide Comprehensive Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan.

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Posted on: March 5, 2014

Real Estate Road Show Scheduled for March 18th

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir has announced the next Shelby County Real Estate Road Show to promote the Shelby County’s Tax Sale and Land Bank will be Tuesday, March 18.

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Posted on: March 5, 2014

SCSO to Conduct DUI Sobriety Checkpoints in North Shelby County

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office DUI unit will conduct two DUI Sobriety Checkpoints on Friday, March 7th.

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Posted on: March 4, 2014

Media Release-house fire in Rosemark

At 12:16pm today a residential structure fire was dispatched to Fire Department Engine Companies throughout the northeast sections of Shelby County near the community of Rosemark.

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Posted on: March 4, 2014

Media Release-House Fire Near Northaven 3-4-14

At just before 7:30 pm calls came into our dispatchers here at the Shelby County Fire Department reporting a large home fire on Watkins Rd. just north of the Northaven community.

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Posted on: March 4, 2014

Winter Weather--Evening Update 3-3-14

Law enforcement officers and public works crews say ice remains on roads, especially near Shelby Forest, Woodstock and other parts of north Shelby County.

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Posted on: March 4, 2014

Public Meeting Press Release--GREENPRINT project 2-28-14

The Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan completed the first major milestone of the three-year planning project in late October 2013 with the development of the regional Vision Plan.

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Posted on: February 28, 2014

TEFAP Distribution March 3-7, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on MARCH 3-7, 2014.

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Posted on: February 28, 2014

Andrea Ruth Memorial Flag Raising March 4

Memphis, TN) On Tuesday, March 4 at 11:00 am, the Memphis Child Advocacy Center will raise the Children’s Memorial Flag for the second time in 2014—this time for Andrea Ruth.

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Posted on: February 26, 2014

Sustainability Events for March

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events in March:

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Posted on: February 26, 2014

Community Emergency Response Team Training

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness, under the direction of Bob Nations, Jr., is offering free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) disaster preparedness training.

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Posted on: February 25, 2014

United Effort Drops County-Wide Crime Rate 6.3%, City-Wide Rate 5.7%

MEMPHIS, TN –Major violent crime dropped in both the city of Memphis and in all of Shelby County in 2013 compared to 2012, as did major property crime

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Posted on: February 24, 2014

PROPER HANDWASHING: THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF NOROVIRUS

MEMPHIS – Outbreaks of the common and highly contagious gastrointestinal virus known as norovirus have been recently confirmed by the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), prompting health officials to encourage individuals to take the proper precaution

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Posted on: February 24, 2014

LOCAL LEADERS RETURN TO THE CLASSROOM FOR TEACH FOR AMERICA WEEK

MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 24, 2013—Elected officials, local celebrities, and business executives from
across the city will return to the classroom February 24–28 to celebrate Teach For America Week.

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Posted on: February 20, 2014

TRUSTEE TO PROMOTE "AMERICA SAVES WEEK" FEB. 25-MARCH 1

The vast majority of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck with personal savings rates at the lowest levels since 1970.

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Posted on: February 19, 2014

New Resource for Children's Programs-Kidcentraltn.com

The Shelby County Office of Early Childhood and Youth is part of this new State of Tennessee initiative.

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Posted on: February 18, 2014

Mid-South Regional Greenprint: Upcoming Public Meetings

The next round of Greenprint public meetings has been set and will begin this week!

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Posted on: February 18, 2014

Media Release Election Commission Notice

Thursday, 12:00 Noon, February 20th is filing deadline for candidates running in the County Primary election on May 6, 2014.

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Posted on: February 18, 2014

Fire on Almond Creek Cove

Just after 9PM Fire dispatchers with the Shelby County Fire Department started multiple engine companies from SCFD and from Millington Fire to reports of a home fire in the 6000 block of Almond Creek Cove in the Waverly Farms subdivision.

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Posted on: February 17, 2014

NOTIFICATION: At just after 6 O’clock in the morning,..various emergencies throughout Shelby County

At just after 6 O’clock in the morning, multiple calls were received by Shelby County
Fire Dispatchers for various emergencies throughout Shelby County to include a possible
institutional fire, a grass fire ... as well as two emergency medical calls

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Posted on: February 17, 2014

Tennessee Severe Weather Awareness Week

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness, under the direction of Bob Nations, Jr., in partnership with the National Weather Service and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, invites citizens to get prepared ...Tennessee’s Sever Weather Awareness Week

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Posted on: February 17, 2014

NOTIFICATION: At just past midnight ...Sunday morning ... a home on fire on the Shelby/ Tipton line.

At just past midnight early Sunday morning, multiple engine companies from throughout north
Shelby and south Tipton County were sent to reports of a home on fire on the Shelby/ Tipton
County line.

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Posted on: February 17, 2014

Shelby County Corrections Center Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew

Officers are searching for a Shelby County Corrections Center inmate who walked away from a
southeast Memphis work detail today.

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Posted on: February 17, 2014

TRUSTEE’S OFFICE CANNOT ACCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS

Shelby County taxpayers have a variety of options to pay their tax bill.

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Posted on: February 13, 2014

U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on FEBRUARY 17-21, 2014

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Posted on: February 13, 2014

Dale H. Burress Interim Fire Chief and Glen F. Kneeland Interim Deputy Chief

Dale H. Burress has been named Interim Fire Chief of the Shelby County Fire Department.
Shelby County Fire Department’s new Interim Deputy Chief is Glen F. Kneeland.

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Posted on: February 10, 2014

The Pulse Volume 1 | Issue 7 EDGE Seeking Public Input on PILOT Program

EDGE will be seeking public comment on how the PILOT program can be improved for the next several weeks.

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Posted on: February 7, 2014

Sustainable Shelby Progress Report

The Office of Sustainability would like to present the first Sustainable Shelby Progress Report.

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Posted on: February 7, 2014

Office of Preparedness February eNewsletter

The saying goes, “If you don’t like the weather here, just wait five minutes!”

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Posted on: February 7, 2014

Snow Predicted For Shelby County - Winter Weather Advisory

A Winter Weather Advisory for Shelby County has been issued by the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: February 6, 2014

Just Care Family Network January 2014 Newsletter

February is designated as the national Go Red For Women month to spread awareness about heart disease.

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Posted on: February 6, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the week of February 10-14, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on FEBRUARY 10-15, 2014.

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Posted on: February 6, 2014

TRUSTEE ANNOUNCES SEASONAL LOCATIONS FOR TAX PAYMENTS FEB. 24-28

The Shelby County Trustee’s Office is adding several convenient locations for Shelby County property owners to pay current and delinquent county property taxes Feb. 24 through Feb. 28.

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Posted on: February 5, 2014

News Release Winter Weather-Flash Flooding Evening Update 2-4-14

The Winter Storm Warning issued for Shelby County has been cancelled tonight by the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: February 4, 2014

Preparations Underway for Freezing Rain and Snow

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness is on alert for sleet, freezing rain and snow expected in the Shelby County area this evening.

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Posted on: February 3, 2014

Auto Burglary Suspect Arrested

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in identifying an auto burglary suspect in Arlington that occurred 1/29/2014. This individual stole the victim’s wallet from the center console he gained access to after breaking out the passenger side

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Posted on: February 3, 2014

Preparations Underway for Freezing Rain and Snow

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness is on alert for freezing rain that’s expected to move into the Shelby County area late this afternoon.

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Posted on: January 31, 2014

County to Submit Air Pollution Alternative to Vehicle Testing Stations

Pollution specialists with the Shelby County Health Department announced today they are seeking public comment on an amended plan to improve air quality in Shelby County.

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Posted on: January 31, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the week of February 3-8, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on FEBRUARY 3-8, 2014

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Posted on: January 29, 2014

SCSO to Conduct Super Bowl DUI Saturation

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Memphis, Tennessee- The Super Bowl is one of America’s most highly anticipated sports events, when friends and family gather in homes, bars and restaurants to celebrate.

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Posted on: January 28, 2014

February Sustainability Events

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events in February

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Posted on: January 27, 2014

Showplace Arena Manager Receives Equine Center Certification

Jamie White, manager of the Showplace Arena at Agricenter International in east
Memphis, has received the professional designation of CMEC, Certified Manger
of Equine Centers.

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Posted on: January 27, 2014

Renovations Close Main Entrance to Shelby County Administration Building

The lobby entrance to the Vasco Smith Shelby County Administration Building in downtown Memphis will close next week as work begins to renovate it and the Shelby County Commission Chambers.

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Posted on: January 24, 2014

Juvenile Justice Consortium Vacancy

There is a vacancy on the Juvenile Justice Consortium that provides community feedback concerning reforms to operations and policies at Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court required by the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Department of

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Posted on: January 23, 2014

Wooddale High Student Arrested for Possession of a Gun on Campus

On 1/23/2014 just after 11:30 am, Sheriff’s Detectives were called to Wooddale High School in regards to a gun being found on campus.

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Posted on: January 23, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for WeeK of January 27-31, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 27-31, 2014

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Posted on: January 16, 2014

Food Commodities Schedule for January 20-24 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 20-27, 2014

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Posted on: January 15, 2014

Missing Person

On January 14, 2014 the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a missing person 4800 block of Royal View Cv. DaQuan Wallace, 20 years old, was reported missing by his mother on 01-14-14 after she had not seen him for more than 24 hours.

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Posted on: January 14, 2014

New Weekly Support Group for Rape Victims

“We know many rape victims may be experiencing distress regarding untested rape kits. This group will offer emotional support to victims during this difficult time,” said Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.

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Posted on: January 9, 2014

Applications Being Taken for Shelby County Citizens’ University 1-8-14

The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications for those who would like to be part of the Shelby County Citizens' University.

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Posted on: January 13, 2014

Posting of Public Hearing Notice

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Solid Waste Management (DSWM), will conduct a public hearing

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Posted on: January 10, 2014

Metropolitan Planning Organization News Release 1-10-14

The Memphis MPO needs community input and participation in documenting how people travel in the region.

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Posted on: January 10, 2014

Shelby County Trustee's Office Receives Prestigious Pinnacle Award

The Office of Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir was honored today by the National Association of State Treasurers

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Posted on: January 9, 2014

Food Commodities Schedule for the week of January 13-18, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 13-18, 2014

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

SCSO Makes Arrest in Identity Theft, Forgery Case

On 11/24/2013, Jeremy Cornett, a former employee of Meadows Construction pumped fuel into his personal vehicle at the Shell station on Hacks Cross and Hwy 385.

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

Agricenter International Poster Contest

Agricenter International’s 2014 Ag Day Poster Contest, Agriculture Growing Our Country, is open to all students in grades 3-8 including those who are schooled at home. The entry deadline is February 28th.

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

Winter Weather

Forecasters with the National Weather Service say rain, sleet, and/or snow could move into the Shelby County area tonight and could continue through Thursday morning.

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

Office of Preparedness January 2014 eNews

Winter is here! The MidSouth is experiencing sub-freezing, record-low temperatures from an Arctic blast.

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Posted on: January 7, 2014

SCSO to Conduct DUI GHSO Sobriety Saturation

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office DUI unit will conduct a DUI Saturation at pre-determined locations along Hwy 64 & Hwy 70 in Shelby County on Friday, January 10, between the hours of 8:00pm - 2:00am.

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Posted on: January 7, 2014

Cold Weather Leads to Closure of Shelby County Head Start Centers and Classrooms Tomorrow

Cold Weather Leads to Closure of Shelby County Head Start Centers and Classrooms Tomorrow

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Posted on: January 6, 2014

Mayor Luttrell Continues Meet the Mayor Sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., continues his one-on-one meetings with citizens this month to listen to their comments and suggestions.

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Posted on: January 3, 2014

Shelby County Braces for Dangerously Cold Temperatures

Snow and dangerously cold temperatures will move into Shelby County this weekend.

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Posted on: January 3, 2014

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the week of January 6-11, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 6-11, 2014.

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Posted on: January 2, 2014

Sustainability Events for January

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of these upcoming events in January:

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Posted on: December 27, 2013

Agricenter's Farmers Market Vendors Donate 9 1/2 Tons of Nourishment

Memphis, TN December 23, 2013 In their second year of working with the West Tennessee Gleaning Network, nine vendors from Agricenter International's Farmers Market have donated a total of 19,046 pounds of fresh produce and bread this season to help feed

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Posted on: December 26, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for December 30 - January 3, 2014

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will t be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 30-JANUARY 3, 2014.

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Posted on: December 23, 2013

Mayor Luttrell Selects Marcy Ingram as Interim Shelby County Attorney

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has appointed Deputy Shelby County Attorney Marcy Ingram as Interim Shelby County Attorney. She begins her duties on January 1st.

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Posted on: December 20, 2013

Just Care Family Network Holiday Newsletter

October 1, 2013 marked the start of the final year of our 6 year grant.

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Posted on: December 18, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the Week of December 23-27, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will not be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 23-27, 2013.

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Posted on: December 18, 2013

Sheriff’s Office Mourns the Death of Sgt. Ronald Ray

Sheriff Bill Oldham and the entire Shelby County Sheriff’s Office family is sad to announce that long time deputy Sergeant Ronald Ray has passed away at the age of 62 of complications from cardiac arrest

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Posted on: December 13, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the week of December 16-20, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 16-20, 2013.

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Posted on: December 13, 2013

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, December 24, 2013 for the Christmas holiday.

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Posted on: December 11, 2013

SCHD to Hold Unique Emergency Preparedness Exercise 12.11.13

MEMPHIS, TN – On Thursday, December 12th, the Shelby County Health Department’s Public Health
Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEPP) will hold a door to door medication delivery exercise.

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Posted on: December 10, 2013

Agricenter International Announces New Board of Directors

Business owner, global educator, exhibited artist, Agnes Pokrandt takes on a new role as chairperson of the Agricenter International Board of Directors.

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Posted on: December 10, 2013

Shelby County Health Department Offering FREE Flu Shots This Saturday!

It’s that time of year…..National Influenza Vaccination Week! What better way to celebrate than to offer FREE flu shots!

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Posted on: December 10, 2013

COMMUNITY PARTNERS LAUNCH NEW SAFE SLEEP CAMPAIGN

On Monday, the Shelby County Health Department alongside Healthy Shelby and many other community partners announced the launch of the Safe Sleep Campaign with the goal to ensure everyone is aware of and prepared to adopt lifesaving safe sleep practices

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Posted on: December 8, 2013

Ice Conditions Morning Update 12-8-13

Several multi-vehicle crashes led to the temporary closure of Walnut Grove near Humphreys Boulevard

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Posted on: December 8, 2013

Hazardous Driving Conditions in Shelby County 12-8-13

Ice has formed on roads, bridges and overpasses. Walnut Grove at Humphreys Boulevard has been closed due to several multi-vehicle crashes.

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Posted on: December 8, 2013

News Release Ice Warning Morning Update 12-7-13

No significant events overnight due to the weather. All roads open.

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Posted on: December 8, 2013

SCHD Encourages Food Safety Guidelines During Power Outages

With the threat of winter weather approaching the Mid-South, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) is announcing food safety guidelines to help residents stay healthy and safe during potential power outages.

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Posted on: December 6, 2013

Ice Warning Leads to State of Emergency in Shelby County

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has declared a State of Emergency due to icing conditions throughout the county.

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Posted on: December 6, 2013

Inclement weather--regarding Shelby County employees

Shelby County Government Chief Administrative Officer Harvey Kennedy says all non-public safety divisions that report to Mayor Luttrell will close at noon today.

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Posted on: December 5, 2013

TEFAP Commodites Cancellation Friday December 6. 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will not be delivered to the following sites due to pending inclement weather.

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Posted on: December 5, 2013

Preparations Underway for Ice and Freezing Rain

Planners met this afternoon at the Shelby County Office of Preparedness to ensure emergency agencies are ready for ice and freezing rain expected in the area early tomorrow.

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Posted on: December 4, 2013

Plan Now for Winter Weather

National Weather Service forecasters say snow and ice could move into the Shelby County area Friday morning. High temperatures on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be in the 30s.

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Posted on: December 4, 2013

HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES FIRST MOBILE APP

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) today launched a new campaign aimed at reducing the infant mortality rate utilizing mobile devices and social media.

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Posted on: December 3, 2013

Sheriff’s Office is looking for Corrections Deputies

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications on-line only (https://jobs.shelbycountytn.gov) from December 3-7, 2013 for the next Corrections Deputy class that begins April 16, 2014.

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Posted on: December 3, 2013

NEWS RELEASE: COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO ANNOUNCE NEW SAFE SLEEP CAMPAIGN

The Shelby County Health Department, Healthy Shelby and other community partners will announce a new Safe Sleep Campaign aimed. Safe Sleep Launch Invitation

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Posted on: December 3, 2013

Accreditation Assessment Team Seeks Public Comments

(Memphis, Tennessee, December 3, 2013)----- A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive December 9th to examine all aspects of the Shelby County Sheriff's Office

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Posted on: December 3, 2013

Memphis MPO Announces $2.6M in Alternative Transportation Projects

MEMPHIS, Tenn.— The Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) region, which includes
Shelby County, TN, DeSoto County MS, and portions of Fayette County TN and Marshall County, MS, has committed itself to creating a comprehensive multi-

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Posted on: December 3, 2013

SHELBY COUNTY ATTORNEY KELLY RAYNE TO JOIN CHAMBER STAFF AS VICE PRESIDENT OF PUBLIC POLICY

Memphis, Tenn--Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., and Greater Memphis Chamber CEO, John W. Moore, announced today that Shelby County Attorney, Kelly Rayne, will join the staff of the Greater Memphis Chamber as Vice President of Public Policy.

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Posted on: December 2, 2013

Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Greenery

Shelby County Government will again operate a recycling center throughout the holiday season for Christmas trees and other greenery.

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Posted on: November 27, 2013

Temporary Ramp Closures on Interstate 40 and 240 in Shelby County

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will have temporary lane closures from December 2 through December 8, 2013 as construction on the I-40/I-240 interchange begins. Temporary lane closure dates and times are listed below:

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

Sustainability Events for December

Christmas Tree Farms in West TN. The TN Department of Agriculture would like for you to know that “Christmas tree farms grow a completely renewable & recyclable resource that contains no petroleum products and leaves a very small carbon footprint. Buying

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the week of December 2-6, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 2-6, 2013.

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Posted on: November 25, 2013

Shelby County District Attorney General's Office Hosts "Season of Remembrance"

On Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich and staff will host the third annual “Season of Remembrance,” a memorial to lives lost in Memphis and Shelby County due to homicide or criminal acts.

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Posted on: November 22, 2013

Domestic Violence Housing Summit for December 2nd

Join local service providers for an opportunity to assess current housing opportunities for domestic violence victims and their families and learn about best practices for developing a continuum of housing services.

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Posted on: November 21, 2013

Counterfeit Merchandise Arrest

On 11/17/2013 a Sheriff’s Deputy went to the Berryhill Market and observed several items that appeared to be counterfeit clothing trademark logo violations.

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Posted on: November 21, 2013

HEALTH OFFICIALS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO RECOGNIZE WORLD AIDS DAY

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) alongside other community partners will observe the 25th Annual World AIDS Day on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

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Posted on: November 20, 2013

Food Commodities Schedule for November 25-29, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will not be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 25-29, 2013

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Posted on: November 20, 2013

SCSO Makes Multiple Arrests in Theft of Property Case

On 11/19/2013 just after 5:00 am, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a Theft of property call on the 5800 block of Polk.

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

Mayors' Faith Based Partnership 2013 Update

The Community Alliance for the Homeless continues to make progress on the Mayors’ Action Plan to End Homelessness.

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Posted on: November 18, 2013

SCSO Investigates Possible Law Enforcement Impersonator

On 11/14/2013 at approximately 9:00 pm, SCSO responded to a complaint in regards to a female being pulled over by a 4-door sedan with a blue light.

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Posted on: November 18, 2013

Winter Weather Awareness Week

With last week’s flush of Artic air, the Shelby County Office of Preparedness, under the direction of Bob Nations, Jr., encourages citizens to “get ready” for winter weather, November 17 – 22, 2013, Tennessee’s “Winter Weather Awareness Week.”

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Posted on: November 18, 2013

Food Commodities Schedule for November 18-22 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 18-22, 2013

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Posted on: November 18, 2013

Household Hazardous Waste Facility Thanksgiving Holiday Closing Schedule

The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Saturday, November 30, 2013, for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Posted on: November 13, 2013

Trustee's "Home Sweet Home" Event Focus on Senior Tax Benefits and Property Ownership

The Office of Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir is introducing a new workshop series for seniors titled “Home Sweet Home” to talk about property taxes, benefit program and the importance of properly transferring real estate to heirs.

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Posted on: November 12, 2013

Military Appreciation Lunch, noon, Thurs. Nov. 14, 2013

Memphis – Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. will host a Military Appreciation Luncheon Thursday, November 14, 2013, at noon, the Holiday Inn – University of Memphis located at 3700 Central Avenue.

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Posted on: November 12, 2013

Downtown Kicks off the Holidays with a Tree-Lighting Party on November 22!

Tuesday, November 12, 2013, Downtown Memphis, TN – The Downtown Memphis Commission, in partnership with the Memphis Redbirds, will host its annual “Flip-the-Switch” tree-lighting party on Friday, November 22 at Rockeyfeller Center in AutoZone Park.

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Posted on: November 12, 2013

SCSO Investigates Gun Found in Backpack of Student at Overton High

On 11/12/2013, SCSO Detectives responded to Overton High School on a weapon violation.

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Posted on: November 8, 2013

Ryan White Program World AIDS Sunday 12/1/13- Materials Request

We are less than a month away from the 3rd Annual World AIDS Sunday celebration held in partnership with the Memphis Ryan White Program and area Mid-South faith congregations.

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Posted on: November 8, 2013

FINANCIAL SUMMIT HOSTED BY TREASURER LILLARD, TRUSTEE LENOIR BRINGS CURRICULUM FOR THE CLASSROOM

The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission’s Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers enjoyed one of its best attended events in Memphis in January.

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Posted on: November 8, 2013

FINANCIAL SUMMIT HOSTED BY TREASURER LILLARD, TRUSTEE LENOIR BRINGS CURRICULUM FOR THE CLASSROOM

The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission’s Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers enjoyed one of its best attended events in Memphis in January.

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Posted on: November 8, 2013

November Preparedness eNews

Fall is here! Beautiful foliage, cooler temperatures, and family get-togethers! We look forward to gathering ‘round a fireplace roasting marshmallows, warming to an outdoor chiminea, or deep-frying a turkey!

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Posted on: November 8, 2013

THE MID-SOUTH REGIONAL GREENPRINT COMPLETES VISIONING PROCESS

The Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan completed the first major milestone of the three-year planning project in late October with the development of the regional Vision Plan.

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Posted on: November 6, 2013

Shelby County Government Offers Prescription Discount Card

Shelby County Government has launched a new program to help county residents deal with the high cost of prescription medications.

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Posted on: November 6, 2013

Mayor Luttrell Continues “Meet the Mayor” Sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., continues his one-on-one sessions with citizens this month to listen to their comments and suggestions.

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Posted on: November 5, 2013

FREE Seasonal Flu Vaccines During Emergency Preparedness Exercise

Shelby County Health Department Offering FREE Seasonal Flu Vaccines During Emergency Preparedness Exercise

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Posted on: November 4, 2013

Veterans Honored With Free Round of Golf

Green 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 31, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the week of November 4-8, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 4-8, 2013.

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Posted on: October 31, 2013

Mid-South Greenprint: Fair Housing and Equity Assessment

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability will kick off development of a “Regional Fair Housing and Equity Assessment”, a study required by HUD as a condition of the Mid-South region’s receipt of HUD’s

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Posted on: October 31, 2013

Mid-South Greenprint: Fair Housing and Equity Assessment Meetings

The Mid-South Regional Greenprint is facilitating a fair housing analysis known as a Fair Housing and Equity Assessment (FHEA). As a first step in the process, we plan to gather input from the public and community stakeholders, such as yourself, on fair

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Posted on: October 29, 2013

MPO-Transit Survey Press Release

Memphis MPO’s Regional Transportation Study Launches First Phase with Transit Focus.

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Posted on: October 29, 2013

MPO-Travel Survey Pass Press Release

Memphis MPO Launches Regional Study: Community Response Needed for Future Transportation Planning.

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Posted on: October 28, 2013

SCSO to Conduct Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will conduct two Sobriety Checkpoints on Friday, November 1, 2013.

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Posted on: October 28, 2013

Shelby County Community Partnership Leads to 2nd Northaven Home Dedication

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will dedicate another newly renovated home this week in the Northaven Community thanks to a partnership between Shelby County Government and the Northaven Community Development Corporation (CDC), a program of

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Posted on: October 25, 2013

Fite Road Will Be Open at 5 p.m. Today

FITE RD AT THE C&N RAILROAD CROSSING BETWEEN HWY 51 AND RALEIGH MILLINGTON RD OPEN AS OF 5 P.M. TODAY

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Posted on: October 24, 2013

Food Commodities Schedule for October 28 - November 1 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will not be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County

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Posted on: October 23, 2013

House Fire - 4542 Windchime Cove

On the afternoon of Monday, October 21st, 2013 the Shelby County Fire Department Communications Office received a phone call @ 1506 hours from the Sheriffs Department reporting they have officers on the scene @ 4542 Windchime Cove in North Shelby County,

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Posted on: October 22, 2013

Hospital Wing and Pedi-Flite lose members in helicopter crash

A Hospital Wing helicopter with a Le Bonheur Pedi-Flite crew onboard crashed this morning in Fayette County.

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Posted on: October 22, 2013

SCSO Deputy Killed in One Vehicle Crash

On 10/22/ 2013 just after midnight officers responded to a one vehicle crash on Hwy 385 near Macon Road. When they arrived on the scene, they found that Deputy Sheriff Torrance Suggs was the victim.

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Posted on: October 22, 2013

Statement by Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.

Statement by Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. Regarding This Morning’s Hospital Wing Helicopter Crash

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Posted on: October 21, 2013

BREAST CANCER: EARLY DETECTION IS KEY

MEMPHIS – As the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) recognizes October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, health officials encourage women to receive an annual exam which can detect breast cancer at an early stage.

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Posted on: October 18, 2013

Media Release for 7515 Split Rail Cove

This morning the Shelby County Fire Department Communications Office received a 911 call @ 0518 hours from the homeowner at 7515 Split Rail Cove located in Southeast Shelby County, reporting a fire on the second floor of his residence.

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Posted on: October 17, 2013

TEFAP Distribution for the week of October 21-26, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will not be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on OCTOBER 21-26, 2013.

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Posted on: October 16, 2013

FFUN’s 4th Annual Multicultural Unity and Peace Family & Community Picnic

Memphis, TN - Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives will host their 4th Annual Multicultural Unity and Peace Family & Community Picnic on Sunday, October 27th, 2013 in Audubon Park, corner of Park and Goodlett, from 1P until 4P.

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Posted on: October 16, 2013

Fite Road Closure REVISED Schedule

FITE RD WILL BE CLOSED AT THE C&N RAILROAD CROSSING BETWEEN HIGHWAY 51 AND RALEIGH MILLINGTON RD

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Posted on: October 16, 2013

Office of Preparedness Earthquake Drill on October 17th

The 1811 – 1812 New Madrid “mega quakes” were so powerful they altered the topography of Tennessee, Kentucky and Missouri.

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

Shelby County Offers Free Preparedness TrainingOffice of Preparedness CERT Program

Disasters such as earthquakes, major fires, chemical spills, power outages, as well as inclement weather events resulting in tornadoes, flooding, and excessive heat and cold can happen with little warning, when we least expect it.

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

H. L. Durham Foundation Joins Effort to Build a Care Home for Veterans

The effort to launch a general fundraising campaign to obtain local funds needed to build a skilled care home for local veterans received a needed boost from the H.W. Durham Foundation.

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

Fite Road Closure at the C & N RR

FITE RD WILL BE CLOSED AT THE C&N RAILROAD CROSSING BETWEEN HIGHWAY 51 AND RALEIGH MILLINGTON RD

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

Mayor Luttrell Continues “Meet the Mayor” Sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. continues his one-on-one sessions with citizens next week to listen to their concerns and suggestions.

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Posted on: October 14, 2013

MAYOR LUTTRELL TO RECEIVE ANNUAL FLU VACCINE

MEMPHIS – Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. will receive his annual influenza vaccine and stress its importance.

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Posted on: October 11, 2013

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of 10.14.13

MEMPHIS, TN – To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: October 11, 2013

Shelby County Corrections Center Inmate Apprehended

Update: Shelby County Corrections Center inmate Michael Freeman is now in custody.

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for the of October 14-18, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on OCTOBER 14-18, 2013.

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

Shelby County Corrections Center Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew

Officers are searching for a Shelby County Corrections Center inmate who walked away today from a work detail in downtown Memphis.

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

Exchange Club Honors SCSO Deputy as Officer of the Year

It has become a yearly tradition for the Frayser Exchange Club of Memphis to honor members of law enforcement who have exhibited excellence in their chosen profession.

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

SCSO to Introduce First Permanent Drug Collection Bin in Shelby County

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, introduced a new permanent collection bin located at 11670 Memphis-Arlington Road.

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

THE TIME TO GET ANNUAL FLU SHOT IS NOW!

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

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Posted on: October 7, 2013

CHILD HEALTH WEEK BEGINS TODAY

Governor Bill Haslam declared Oct. 7-11 as Child Health Week which was first celebrated as a national event in 1928 by President Calvin Coolidge.

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Posted on: October 4, 2013

October Shelby County Office of Preparedness eNewsletter

The 1811 – 1812 New Madrid “mega quakes” were so powerful they altered the topography of Tennessee, Kentucky and Missouri.

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Posted on: October 4, 2013

Mosquito Spray Schedule for Week of Oct 7 10.4.13

MEMPHIS, TN – To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: October 2, 2013

MPO Newsletter Travel Times - Fall Edition

In this edition of Travel Times enjoy articles pertaining to the adoption of the 2014-17 Transportation Improvement Program, Freight Advisory Committee

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Posted on: October 2, 2013

Country Gardens Festival at the Agricenter October 5th

Renovation of Old Historical Barn & Display of Atlantic Giant Pumpkins

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Posted on: October 2, 2013

October Sustainability Events

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like you to be aware of more upcoming events in October

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Posted on: October 1, 2013

Agricenter Harvest Festival

Fall Harverst Festival at Agricenter's Farmers market

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Posted on: October 1, 2013

Shelby County Schools Education Foundation

Shelby County Schools Education Foundation "Race for Education" on November 3rd

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Posted on: September 30, 2013

HEALTHCARE MARKETPLACE OPENS OCT. 1

The Shelby County Health Department reminds residents that if they are currently uninsured, they may be able to purchase health insurance through the Health Care Marketplace which opens on October 1, 2013.

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Posted on: September 30, 2013

Mayor Luttrell Joins Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Event This Week

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will take part in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record on October 3, 2013.

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Posted on: September 27, 2013

I-240 Roadwork Newsletter

Interstate 240 Widening Project - SR 385 to Walnut Grove Rd.

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Posted on: September 27, 2013

Craft Fairs at the Agricenter

Agricenter's Farmer's Market Craft Fair.

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Posted on: September 27, 2013

MOSQUITO SPRAY SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 30

MEMPHIS, TN – To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: September 27, 2013

Fite Road Closure

Road closure notice atthe C&N Railroad Crossing

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Posted on: September 26, 2013

TEFAP Distribution for September 30 - October 4, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on SEPTEMBER 30- OCTOBER 4, 2013.

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Posted on: September 25, 2013

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Captures Jarvius Smith

On 9-25-2013 just before 4:00 am, Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team, (FAT), arrested Jarvius Smith, 49, on several warrants including Aggravated Burglary, DV, Aggravated Assault and Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder.

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Posted on: September 24, 2013

Just Care Family Network September Newsletter

In September, Shelby County Government Division of Community Services hosted a series of Wraparound trainings with community partners, organizations and agencies that serve youth and families.

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Posted on: September 24, 2013

Memphis hosted Sustainability Directors from US & Canada

The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability would like to thank the Urban Sustainability Director’s Network for choosing Memphis as host city for the annual conference that took place this week (Sept 15-18).

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Posted on: September 20, 2013

Active Training Drill to be Held at Oak Court Mall

MEMPHIS, TN – Plans have been finalized with the Memphis Police Department and the Shelby County
Sheriff’s office, plus multiple other agencies, in conjunction with Simon Property Group, to conduct a
large scale joint active shooter training exercise at

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Posted on: September 20, 2013

MOSQUITO SPRAY SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23

MEMPHIS, TN – To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: September 20, 2013

Public Hearing Set for Kirby-Whitten (Shelby Farms) Parkway

Citizens will have an opportunity next week to see and comment on the plan to build an extension of Kirby-Whitten (Shelby Farms) Parkway near Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: September 19, 2013

Mayor Luttrell Continues “Meet the Mayor” Sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. continues his one-on-one sessions with citizens next week to listen to their concerns and suggestions.

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Posted on: September 19, 2013

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Robbery Suspects

This is a follow up to a robbery that occurred on 9-15-2013.

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Posted on: September 17, 2013

September 24, 2013, National Voter Registration Day

The Shelby Election Commission wishes to remind citizens that September 24 is National Voter Registration Day.

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Posted on: September 10, 2013

Agricenter Fall Fishing Rodeo

Fall Jr.Fishing Rodep At Catch Em Lake

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Posted on: September 6, 2013

New AP Emporium Model Holds Tremendous Potential for Students

Southwest Associate Professor’s New A&P Emporium Model Holds Tremendous Potential for Students

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Posted on: September 4, 2013

SCSO Needs Help in Trying to Identify Robbery Suspect of Cricket Store

On 9-3-2013, Sheriff’s Detectives responded to a robbery that occurred at the Cricket Wireless store located on the 4200 block of Hacks Cross.

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Posted on: September 3, 2013

Trustee Introduces Recurring Payments Options

The Shelby County Trustee has introduced a new “recurring payments” option to its growing array of payment features, Trustee David Lenoir said.

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Posted on: September 3, 2013

SCSO to Introduce First Permanent Drug Collection Bin in Shelby County

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at 10:30 am, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, will introduce a new permanent collection bin located at 11670 Memphis-Arlington Road.

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Posted on: August 16, 2013

Mosquito Spray Schedule Week of 8.19.13

The Shelby County Health Department (SCDH) has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus (WNV) within the areas of ZIP code 38028.

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Posted on: August 16, 2013

SCSO Makes Arrest in Afton Grove Shooting

Shelby County Sheriff’s investigators have made an arrest in the shooting death of Frederick Matting.

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Posted on: August 15, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for WeeK Of August 19-24

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on AUGUST 19-24, 2013

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Posted on: August 15, 2013

Scholarship Program Grows Quickly, Needs Volunteers

tnAchieves provides a last-dollar, post-secondary scholarship to any public high school graduate in 27 counties, including Shelby County.

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Posted on: August 15, 2013

SCSO Investigates Criminal Assault at East High School

Shelby County Sheriff’s detectives responded to East High School in regards to a forcible rape.

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Posted on: August 15, 2013

Mid South Weather Camp

Hundreds of very excited children and their parents eagerly attended WHBQ Fox 13’s annual Mid South Weather Camp at AgriCenter International on Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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Posted on: August 14, 2013

SCSO Arrest Two in Theft of Property Case at Kroger Stores

On Sunday, August 11, 2013, an A.L.E.R.T. (Area Law Enforcement Retailers Team), Detective from the Sheriff’s Office was at the Kroger store on the 2900 block of Kirby Whitten in Bartlett.

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Posted on: August 13, 2013

A Healthy Start: Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

Immunizations give parents the safe, proven power to protect their children against 14 serious and sometimes deadly diseases before they turn two years of age.

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

Mayor Luttrell to Honor War-Injured Veterans

Eight soldiers from various wars, including World War II, will be honored at a ceremony this week hosted by Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

Mid-South Regional Greenprint Public Meeting

Please join us for the fourth public meeting of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan!

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

Shelby County Health Department Community Survey

The Shelby County Health Department is participating in the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) process and has developed a survey which we would love for you to take a few moments to complete.

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

MOSQUITO SPRAY SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR WEEK OF August 12

The Shelby County Health Department (SCDH) continues to collect water samples throughout the county to test for the presence of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus (WNV).

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Posted on: August 9, 2013

Food Commodities Schedule for Next Week August 12-16

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on AUGUST 12-16, 2013

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Posted on: August 9, 2013

"THE HEAT IS ON!" IMPORTANT TIPS ON STAYING SAFE IN EXTREME HEAT

With the expected extreme heat this weekend, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) is strongly advising residents to stay safe and take precautions against heat-related illnesses.

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Posted on: August 9, 2013

Active Training Drill to be Held on Sunday, August 11, 2013

Plans have been finalized with the Memphis Police Department and the Shelby County Sheriff’s office, plus multiple other agencies, in conjunction with Simon Property Group, to conduct a large scale joint active shooter training exercise

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Posted on: August 9, 2013

News Release from the Shelby County Office of Preparedness

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Shelby County until 8 p.m. tomorrow.

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

SEND CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL WITH UP-TO-DATE IMMUNIZATIONS

Back to school season means time for parents to gather supplies and backpacks. It is also the perfect time to make sure children are up-to-date on immunizations.

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Posted on: August 5, 2013

Child Advocacy Center Flag raising Press Release for 8-6-13 event

Memphis Child Advocacy Center will raise the Children’s Memorial Flag for 23-month old Jeremiah Briggs and 6-year-old Nicholas Briggs. Jeremiah and Nicholas were reportedly stabbed to death by their mother Jamina Briggs.

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Posted on: August 5, 2013

ARAMARK and SCSO Correctional Services Program Announces White Coat Commencement Ceremony

The Aramark Correctional Services IN2WORK program was designed to provide inmates with food service training and practical work experience.

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Posted on: August 5, 2013

Office of Preparedness August eNewsletter

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness, under the direction of Bob Nations, Jr., has integrated geographic information systems or GIS technology into their Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

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Posted on: August 1, 2013

Shelby County’s Community Partnership Leads to Northaven Improvements

An alliance between Shelby County Government and the Northaven Community Development Corporation (Northaven CDC) has led to the renovation of four homes in the north Shelby County neighborhood.

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Posted on: January 11, 2013

Flu Vaccine strongly encouraged by Health Officials and Mayor

Health officials at the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) alongside Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. strongly encourage everyone to receive their flu vaccine as the county continues to see an increased level of activity.

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Posted on: January 24, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for January 28-February 1, 2013

South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will not be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 28-FEBRUARY 1, 2013

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Posted on: January 24, 2013

Shelby County Register’s Office Makes Additional Documentaries Available on Website

The Shelby County Register’s office has placed online two new documentaries by Jay Killingsworth. The first is A Community Called Orange Mound and the other is The Memphis & Charleston Railroad: A Marriage of the Waters.

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Posted on: January 22, 2013

BANK ON MEMPHIS TO RELAUNCH FEB. 2 AT SOULSVILLE, FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION SITE OPENS

Bank on Memphis will mark its official relaunch Feb. 2 at the Soulsville Towne Center in South Memphis.

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Posted on: January 15, 2013

House on Fire Event Notification

Just after 10PM last night, dispatchers at the Shelby County Fire Department began receiving calls reporting a house on fire in the 9200 block of Curling Pond in Lakeland. A “full assignment” was initiated and multiple fire engine companies responded from

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Posted on: January 14, 2013

Vulnerability in Java 7

Important: US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) has issued vulnerability in Java 7 alert. The following is a brief description of the alert. For more information please access the following website:

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Posted on: January 14, 2013

State Treasurer Lillard, Trustee Lenoir Host Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Memphis

Teachers who attend a Jan. 26 financial literacy summit at the University of Memphis will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. However, summit participants will also be getting something far more valuable:

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Posted on: January 11, 2013

Notice of Request For Proposals - WorkForce Investment Network

The Workforce Investment Network (WIN), Local Workforce Investment Area 13, on behalf of the governments of the City of Memphis, Shelby County and Fayette County, is soliciting proposals from interested and qualified agencies to administer and manage

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Posted on: January 11, 2013

TEFAP Distribution Schedule for January 14-18

Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 14-18, 2013

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

MAPP (Mobilizing Action through Planning and Partnerships)

The Shelby County Health Department will be engaging the community in a comprehensive planning process over the next 12-18 months to help identify health issues most important to our county and develop strategies to address these concerns.

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Posted on: January 9, 2013

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests April Brigance

On January 9, 2013, Deputies with the Fugitive Apprehension Team went to the 1300 block of Clementine to arrest April Brigance, 25, on Burglary charges.

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

Seminar on The TN Prescription Drug Safety Act of 2012

MAPC (The Memphis Area Prevention Coalition) is hosting a seminar on The TN Prescription Drug Safety Act of 2012. This event will be held on January 18 from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Church Health Center- Wellness Center, 1115 Union Ave Memphis, TN , 38104.

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

Vaccine is the Best Defense Against the FLU

Influenza is on the rise across the country, according to the most recent weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Shelby County is among those experiencing an increased level of activity early this season.

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Posted on: January 7, 2013

SCFD Countryview MHP Fire

This morning just prior to 8AM, a patrolling Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy near Watkins and Millington reported another fire at the abandoned Countryview Mobile Home Park. Shelby County Fire Department Dispatchers assigned fire companies from Station

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Requesting names of persons interested in serving on the Countywide Juvenile Justice Consortium

The Juvenile Court of Memphis-Shelby County (JCMSC), the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and Shelby County entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on December 17, 2012 regarding JCMSC.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Trustee Promotes Programs, Initiatives on WYPL's "Senior Focus"

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir talks about a number of issues important to Memphis and Shelby County seniors on the current episode of “Senior Focus” airing now throughout January.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Shelby County Register’s Office makes arrest records available on website

The Shelby County Register’s office has placed online the Memphis Police Blotter for the years of 1858-1860. The blotter is a record police kept of people they “sent to calaboose,” which is an older term for brought into the jail.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Shelby County Citizens University Begins Next Session

The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications through January 15th for the fifth Shelby County Citizens University session.

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Posted on: January 4, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank commodities distribution schedule for January 7-11

Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County

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Posted on: January 2, 2013

Mayor Luttrell continues "Meet the Mayor" sessions

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. is continuing his monthly one-on-one sessions with citizens to listen to their concerns and suggestions.

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Posted on: January 2, 2013

SCSO, Desoto County Sheriff's Office to Conduct Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office along with the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting two DUI Sobriety Checkpoints at two pre-determined locations due to area crash data on alcohol related crashes.

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Posted on: December 28, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank Distribution Schedule

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis
and Shelby County on DECEMBER 31- JANUARY 4, 2013.

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Posted on: December 28, 2012

Shelby County Agencies On Alert for Freezing Rain

Freezing rain could move into the Shelby County area later tonight and early tomorrow. Citizens need to keep a close watch on the weather.

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Posted on: December 25, 2012

Shelby County Government Prepares for Winter Weather 12.25.12

Shelby County Public Works crews are prepared for sleet and snow predicted for the area tomorrow morning. Trucks with salt and sand will be on Shelby County roads once freezing conditions develop.

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Posted on: December 22, 2012

Real Estate Road Show Jan.3rd

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir is partnering with real estate market data firm Chandler Reports to present its third Real Estate Road Show Jan. 3

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Posted on: December 20, 2012

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Six in Pawn Shop Scheme

On 11/17/2012, Detectives conducted an audit of pawn records at Star Pawn located at 5363 Winchester.

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Posted on: December 19, 2012

TEFAP Schedule for December 24-28, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 24-28, 2012.

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Posted on: December 19, 2012

Trustee Lenoir, City of Memphis Reach Tax Collection Deal

A proposal by Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir to collect current and delinquent taxes for the city of Memphis was approved by the full Memphis City Council Tuesday.

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Posted on: December 18, 2012

SCSO Makes Arrest in Theft of Property Case at Lakeland Factory Outlet

On Sunday, 12/16/2012, Detectives were called to the Lakeland Factory Outlet Mall located on the 3500 block of Canada Road.

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Posted on: December 18, 2012

DECLINE IN INFANT MORTALITY SHOWS SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN COUNTY

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) announces for the first time in history, the Infant Mortality (Death) Rate in Shelby County in 2011 was below 10 deaths per 1,000 live births, and the decreasing number of infant deaths within the last

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

Inmate Funeral Visitation Leads to Disciplinary Action

Three Shelby County Corrections Center counselors and six inmates face disciplinary action after the inmates left their assigned work detail without authorization yesterday to attend a funeral visitation.

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

4TH ANNUAL HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS SET FOR SATURDAY

This weekend the former Hickory Ridge Mall, now Hickory Ridge Towne Center, will be transformed into a one-stop shop for attendees to address mortgage and financial concerns as well as learn about job opportunities, the state of housing and help with

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

Northaven Students to Receive Funds from Shelby County Mayor’s Charitable Foundation

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. will present $12,500 to the students and staff of Northaven Elementary School in north Shelby County next week.

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

House Fire

At 11:01 AM, Dispatchers at the Shelby County Fire Department started multiple
fire engine companies in a “full assignment” to reports of a home on fire in the 7400
block of Morgan Tree Lane.

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Posted on: December 12, 2012

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, December 22, 2012 and Tuesday, December 25, 2012 for the Christmas holiday weekend.

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Posted on: December 11, 2012

DMC to Launch South Main Design Challenge

The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) announced today the launch of the South Main Design Challenge, a new initiative to generate creative ideas and showcase new concept plans for seven key sites in the South Main Neighborhood.

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Posted on: December 11, 2012

Mayor Luttrell To Receive Whitney M Young, Jr. Service Award from the Boy Scouts

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012, the Boy Scouts of America, Chickasaw Chapter will present the Whitney M. Young Service Award to Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. and Mrs. Kathy Buckman Gibson, Noon – 1:30 p.m. at Doubletree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin

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Posted on: December 10, 2012

NATIONAL FOUNDATION HONORS LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMPLOYEE

MEMPHIS – The 2012 Wavemaker Award from the Campaign for Public Health (CPH) Foundation was presented to Matt McDaniel on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Washington, D.C.

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Posted on: December 7, 2012

Commodities Schedule for the week of December 10-14, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 10-14, 2012.

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Posted on: December 4, 2012

Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Trees

Shelby County will again operate a recycling center for holiday trees and greenery.

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Posted on: November 8, 2012

Helping Homebuyers

MEMPHIS – Nov. 8, 2012 — With $4.5 million available for down payment assistance, a major effort to help people buy and live in homes in Memphis and Shelby County will launch with a large-scale homebuyer workshop at the Memphis Cook Convention Center on

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Posted on: November 29, 2012

Road Projects Newsletter

Road Projects Newsletter

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Posted on: November 29, 2012

Hugo Norton Dixon Memoirs from World War I

The Shelby County Register’s Office, in partnership with Dixon Gallery and Gardens, has digitized the personal memoirs of Hugo Norton Dixon as written by him while detained as a civilian prisoner in Germany during WWI.

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Posted on: November 29, 2012

Food Commodities Schedule for the week of Dec 3-7

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on DECEMBER 3-7, 2012

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Posted on: November 21, 2012

SCSO Arrest Suspect on Multiple Rape Charges

On this date, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Detective Division secured warrants for Michael Richardson, 34, for two counts of Aggravated Rape, One Count of Rape and one count of Aggravated Robbery.

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Posted on: November 21, 2012

Community Member Steering Committee to Meet Regarding Proposed West Tennessee State Veterans Home

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Assistant Commissioner Mark Breece will join the West Tennessee State Veterans Home Steering Committee for their next meeting on Wednesday, November 21 at 12:00 p.m. at Balmoral Presbyterian Church

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Posted on: November 19, 2012

Memphis and Shelby County Mayors Announce Energy Challenge

On Friday, November 16, 2012, City of Memphis Mayor AC Wharton, Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell issued the Mayors’ Energy Challenge to residents and business owners in Memphis and Shelby County.

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Posted on: November 19, 2012

Fire Fatality

At 1:01AM Sunday morning, dispatchers at the Shelby County Fire Department initiated a “full assignment” for reports of a residential structure fire in the Canada Trace Mobile Home Park in Lakeland.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

Schedule for the week of Nov. 19-23, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 19-23, 2012.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

I-269 TN Regional Vision Study

Join us for the second and final round of public meetings for the I-269 TN Regional Vision Study.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

SCSO Arrests Four for Aggravated Robbery

On 11/8/2012 just after 7:30 pm, detectives were notified in regard to a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Marrs Inc. located on the 5500 block of Commander.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

Southland Mall Health Fair

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) in partnership with other community organizations will host a free community health fair on Friday, Nov. 16, at Southland Mall.

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

November 24th Closing - Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Memphis, TN. – The Memphis and Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed Saturday, November 24, 2012 for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

Mayor Luttrell to Speak at Financial Executives International-Memphis Chapter November 20

Please join the FEI Memphis Chapter on Tuesday, November 20 as we welcome guest speaker, Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., who will speak on the Financial Challenges Facing Shelby County.

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank Schedule for the Week of November 12-16, 2012

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 12-16, 2012.

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Posted on: November 8, 2012

Roadway to Local Economic Growth Aided by Delta Regional Authority’s $3 Million Grant

Memphis, Tenn. – Delta Regional Authority officials were joined by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and other local dignitaries Thursday for a briefing on the multi-million dollar roadway project supporting the growth of Frank

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Posted on: November 8, 2012

MLGW Race to CARE

In partnership with Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA), Memphis Light Gas and Water Division is excited to announce the 1st Annual Race to CARE 5-k Run/Walk on Saturday, November 17 at Shelby Farms.

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Posted on: November 6, 2012

Free Legal Advice Clinic--Keel Avenue Baptist Church

Are you in need of legal advice?

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Posted on: November 5, 2012

Holiday Tree Installed in "Rockeyfeller Plaza" at AutoZone Park!

Monday, November 5, 2012, Downtown Memphis, TN – The Downtown Memphis Commission and the Memphis Redbirds are teaming up to turn AutoZone Park into one of Downtown’s favorite family-friendly hotspots this holiday season!

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Posted on: November 5, 2012

Veterans Honored With Free Round of Golf

Green 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: November 5, 2012

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests John Gilliam

On November 1, 2012, Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested John Gilliam, 23, on a State Warrant charging him with Rape, Aggravated Kidnapping and Domestic Assault.

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Posted on: November 2, 2012

Forest Hill Holiday Memorial Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn., – All locations of Forest Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park are pleased to announce
a very special community event.

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Posted on: November 1, 2012

Downtown Electronics Recycling Drive

Thursday, November 1, 2012, Downtown Memphis, TN – For the third consecutive year, the Downtown Memphis Commission is partnering with 5R Processors Ltd. to celebrate America Recycles Day with a Downtown Electronics Recycling Drive on Thursday, November 15

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Posted on: November 1, 2012

Commodities Distribution Schedule for Week of Nov 5-9

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County for the Week of November 5-November 9, 2012.

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Posted on: October 31, 2012

Pleasant Ridge Road Re-opened

Beginning at the intersection of Pleasant Ridge Road with Amherst Road, thence south and east on Amherst Road a distance of 0.8 miles to Raleigh-Millington Road

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Posted on: October 30, 2012

Arts Memphis Family Day

MEMPHIS, TN-(Oct. 30, 2012) – ArtsMemphis and Ducks Unlimited will host Conservation Through Art (CTA) Family Day from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at Shelby Farms Visitor Center.

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Posted on: October 30, 2012

Juvenile Court Committee Meeting Open to the Public

MEMPHIS, TN-- (October 30, 2012) – Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court’s internal working group created to resolve problems defined by the United States Department of Justice will hold a public meeting beginning at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

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Posted on: October 16, 2012

Shelby County Homeowner Minor Repair Assistance Program

Homeowners residing outside a city or town in the unincorporated areas of Shelby County

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program Holding Unique Exercise

MEMPHIS, TN – On Tuesday, October 30th, the Shelby County Health Department’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEPP) will hold the first door to door medication delivery exercise in the state of Tennessee.

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Three on Various Charges

This past week, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team caught three individuals wanted on various charges. Larry Robinson, 35, was arrested on the 2700 block of Lola for Aggravated Sexual Battery and Rape of a Child.

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

Commodities Report for 10-26-12

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County for the Week of October 29-November 2, 2012.

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

Shelby County Residents Should Prepare for Winter Weather

Shelby County Office of Preparedness would like to remind Shelby County residents, now is the time to prepare for the fast approaching winter months.

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Posted on: October 25, 2012

SHELBY COUNTY ROAD RE-OPENED

Beginning at the intersection of Osburntown Road with Long Road, thence north on Osburntown Road a distance of 1.1 miles to Pleasant Ridge Road, thence west and south on Pleasant Ridge Road a distance of 1.5 miles to Long Road, thence south on Long Road a

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Posted on: October 24, 2012

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week - October 21-27, 2012

MEMPHIS, TN – Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Major sources of lead exposure to

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Posted on: October 24, 2012

SCSO ‘ALERT’ Unit, Desoto County Sheriffs, ICE-Homeland Security Team up for Counterfeit Arrest

On 10-23-2012, Detectives with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office ALERT Unit along with Immigrant Customs Enforcement Homeland Security, (ICE-HS) and the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department conducted an operation involving Craigslist where counterfeit NFL

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Posted on: October 23, 2012

St. Louis School Adds Memphis Music Art to Exterior of Hotel Chisca

Downtown Memphis, October 23, 2012 – Downtown Memphis Commission and the Hotel Chisca Development Team have invited St. Louis Catholic School to participate in a project to help build a more vibrant city through art.

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Posted on: October 23, 2012

OCTOBER “NATIONAL RODENT PREVENTION MONTH”

To raise awareness of the health risks associated with rodents, October has been designated “National Rodent Prevention Month”.

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Posted on: October 22, 2012

Shelby County Health Department Announces Mosquito Spray Schedule

MEMPHIS, TN –To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Health Department continues to conduct truck-mounted spraying (adulticiding) of EPA-approved insecticides, weather permitting, in portions specific ZIP

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Shelby County Road Closure, Road Name: Pleasant Ridge Road

Pleasant Ridge Road immediately northeast of 4140 Pleasant Ridge Road will be closed to traffic beginning October 29, 2012 - November 1, 2012 for pipe culvert repair.

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Commodities Report

No food commodities are available for distribution until the first week of November.

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Public Meeting: Main Street Infrastructure Improvements Overview

Downtown Memphis, October 18, 2012 – Residents and businesses on Main Street are invited to attend a public meeting to learn more about planned infrastructure improvements to Main Street from Uptown to South Main.

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Posted on: October 15, 2012

County Land Bank to Market Surplus City and County Properties

Real estate agents, land developers and prospective buyers will now find it easier to invest in surplus properties that belong to Shelby County and/or the City of Memphis.

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Posted on: October 12, 2012

Olympic Tax Service and MAPCO Express Inc. Partner, Once Again, To Make Christmas Merrier

Olympic Tax Service LLC will partner, for the second year, with MAPCO Express, Inc. in a city-wide toy drive.

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Posted on: October 12, 2012

TRUSTEE EXPLORES IMPACT OF 2013 REASSESMENT ON WKNO’S ‘BEHIND THE HEADLINES’

Beginning in October, the Workforce Investment Network (WIN) will refer eligible job seekers to an Industrial Readiness Training program designed for those individuals interested in working at the new Electrolux manufacturing facility

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Posted on: October 12, 2012

WIN TO SPEARHEAD PREPARATION OF ELECTROLUX WORKFORCE

Beginning in October, the Workforce Investment Network (WIN) will refer eligible job seekers to an Industrial Readiness Training program designed for those individuals interested in working at the new Electrolux manufacturing facility, which will be a

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Posted on: October 11, 2012

Food Commodities Schedule 10-11-12

No food commodities are available for distribution until the first week of November.

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Posted on: October 10, 2012

Mayor Luttrell Announces Launch of NOVA Program

MEMPHIS, TN — Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell today announced the formation of a network of closely collaborating service providers and other partners to care for children exposed to violence, and to give support to their families.

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Posted on: October 8, 2012

Shelby County Health Department Announces Mosquito Spray Schedule

MEMPHIS, TN –To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: October 8, 2012

tnAchieves Seeks Help Sending Students to College

tnAchieves is holding a reception for interested parties on Monday, October 15th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Owen Brennan’s at 6150 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119.

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Posted on: October 8, 2012

Chambers of Commerce Join Forces for Economic Development

The seven chambers of commerce throughout Shelby County have unified their efforts to bring new business to the area.

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Posted on: October 5, 2012

Commodity Schedule for the week of October 8 - 12, 2012

Mid-South Memphis Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on OCTOBER 8-12, 2012

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Posted on: October 4, 2012

Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests Christopher Isaia

On 10/3/2012, the Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested Christopher Isaia just after 3:00 pm on a traffic stop at Lamar and American Way.

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Posted on: October 1, 2012

Shelby County Health Department Announces Mosquito Spray Schedule

MEMPHIS, TN –To date, all ZIP codes in Shelby County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: October 1, 2012

Fatal Fire Sunday, September 30, 2012

At 09:51 Sunday morning the 30th of September, dispatchers at the Shelby County
Fire Department received a 9-1-1 call from a Lakeland resident who had been walking
through the neighborhood on Walker Springs.

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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: February 3, 2011

Mayor Luttrell Supporting State Lawmakers' Effort to Ensure Orderly Transition of Schools

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell supports a State Senate bill that calls for a planning commission to be established to oversee the transition of Memphis and Shelby County Schools should they merge.

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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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