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Posted on: December 5, 2019

MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES FINAL 2019 HEALTHYSHELBY EVENT

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MEMPHIS, TN – The first year of Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris’ health and fitness campaign is coming to a close with the final healthyShelby’19 event.

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO PRESENT THE BENEFIT INVESTING $10 MILLION IN TRANSIT ON REDUCING POVERTY

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MEMPHIS, TN – Investing $10 million in transit would greatly impact rates of poverty in Shelby County. Mayor Lee Harris will make this case to the Shelby County Commission Wednesday.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY TO ANNOUNCE EFFORTS TO MAKE IT AS EASY AS POSSIBLE TO VOTE EARLY IN UPCOMING ELECTIONS

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MEMPHIS, TN - Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, and the Shelby County Election Commission are excited to announce early voting has returned to downtown Memphis.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES TWO KEY APPOINTMENTS

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11 th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY ANNOUNCES DEATH OF FORMER MAYOR ROY NIXON

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Memphis, TN - Mayor Lee Harris is saddened to announce the passing of Roy C. Nixon, the first person to ever serve as Mayor for Shelby County.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST SENIOR PROM FOR SHELBY COUNTY CITIZENS 60 AND OVER

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All Shelby County citizens 60 and over are invited to attend Senior Prom. The event is free. There will be food, prizes, and live music provided by Memphis favorite The Garry Goin Group.

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS PROMOTES SHELBY FARMS PARK AS IRONMAN DELIBERATES ON NEW LOCATION

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Memphis, TN - IRONMAN has narrowed it down to Memphis and three other finalists for their new location for a 2020 IRONMAN triathlon. If Memphis is selected, the race will be held at Shelby Farms Park.

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST SENIOR PROM FOR SHELBY COUNTY CITIZENS 60 AND OVER

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All Shelby County citizens 60 and over are invited to attend Senior Prom. The event is free. There will be food, prizes, and live music provided by Memphis favorite The Garry Goin Group.

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris and Chairman Van Turner Announce Partnership with Explore Bike Share

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Memphis, TN – Shelby County Government has partnered with Explore Bike Share in support of the healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign. The partnership includes employee membership program and Move with the Mayor ride.

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

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SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN VAN TURNER, MAYOR LEE HARRIS, UNION AND FAITH LEADERS TO ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR PAYING SCS CAFETERIA WORKERS $15 AN HOUR

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Media Advisory: Measles Briefing on Friday, May 3, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris invites members of the news media to attend a briefing about Shelby County’s continued efforts to protect our community from the measles and other communicable mobile health threats.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris Announces Move with the Mayor Events

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Memphis, TN – The healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign continues with a series of Move with the Mayor events. There will be a walk, ride, and run.

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES LARGEST PRE-K INVESTMENT IN COUNTY HISTORY IN FY2020 BUDGET

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announces $6 million in the FY2020 budget for early childhood education. That represents one of the largest investments in Pre-K in county history.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM APPLICATION WINDOW CLOSES FRIDAY

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Memphis, TN – The inaugural Shelby County Mayor’s Summer Work Experience program application deadline is this Friday, April 12th. High school students between 16 and 18 are encouraged to apply for a job with the Youth Conservation League before time...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Announces Mayor's Summer Work Experience Program

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

 

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris Announces Appointment of Dr. Michael C. Ellis, Sr. as Veterans Affair Coordinator

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 25, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.232...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Announces Nominee for Chief Public Defender, Phyllis Aluko

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 19, 2019

Danielle Inez

Special Assistant to the Mayor

Office: 901....

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Selects Llana Greer as Executive Director of Pretrial Services

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has appointed Llana Greer as Executive Director of Pretrial Services for Shelby County.

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Announces Appointment of Juvenile Court Attorney Panel Coordinator

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MARCH 7, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Shelby County and City of Memphis Elected Leaders Come Together To Support Local Fitness Businesses

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Memphis City Council Chairman Kemp Conrad, Shelby County Commissioner Brandon Morrison, and other elected leaders are joining forces to support local businesses who want Tennessee to “Toss the Tax.”

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Has Selected Nominee to Serve as Next Chief Public Defender

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has concluded a several-month process to select the next Chief Public Defender of Shelby County. Current Public Defender Stephen Bush will retire, effective today, February 28, 2019

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Mayor Harris Announces New Leadership at Workforce Investment Network

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

healthyShelby '19 Breath Coaching Program today at County Commission

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Lauren Lee

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222....

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

healthyShelby'19 Breath Coaching Program

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Commissioner Brandon Morrison and Mayor Lee Harris Announce healthyShelby ’19 Breath Coaching Program

A certified breath coach will teach program on how to breathe through stress.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Former Memphis Tiger Basketball Star Will Coleman to put on mini-bootcamp for County Commissioners

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Memphis, TN - Former Memphis Tiger Basketball Star and owner of fitness company Coleman & Company, Will Coleman, will put on a mini-bootcamp for Shelby County Commissioners, Commission staff, the healthyShelby Board, members of the media, and the publ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

The Office of Re-Entry Aims to Help Citizens with a Criminal Conviction with Free MSCOR, INC.

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Memphis, TN - Enrollment is now open for the first MSCOR, Inc of 2019. During the program, students will learn skills to help them find employment. Topics of the course include vocational training, technical training, financial literacy skills, relationsh...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Selection Of A Juvenile Attorney Will Be Moved To The Office Of The Mayor

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Memphis & Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael have agreed to remove the duties of selecting defense attorneys for juvenile defendants from a staff member working at the Juvenile Court to a pe...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Mayor Lee Harris Announces Appointment of Dr. Cedrick Gray as First Ever Director of Education

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Memphis, TN - Mayor Lee Harris has selected Dr. Cedrick Gray as Director of Education for Shelby County.

A proud product of Memphis, Dr. Gray attended Memphis City Schools and the University of Memphis. Dr. Gray began his career in Memphis and served as Pr...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Mayor Lee Harris Announces AA+ Financial Rating for Shelby County

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Memphis, TN - Fitch Ratings affirms Shelby County’s financial outlook with an AA+ rating. Fitch Ratings cited Shelby County’s flexibility in spending and low long-term debt and pension obligations as driving factors to the great rating. Fitch Ratings also...

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