Shelby County, TN – Applications for the sixth annual Mayor’s Summer Work Experience will be accepted by the Shelby County Office of Education and Youth Services starting tomorrow, December 1, 2023. Young adults in Shelby County, ages 18-24, are...
Shelby County, TN –November 18, 2023, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will be joined by Commissioner Mickell M. Lowery, South Memphis Alliance Founder Reginald Milton, and community members to host the seventh annual Soulsville USA Holiday Tree Lighting.
Shelby County, TN – NewDEAL, Developing Exceptional American Leaders, announced Shelby County Government's second chance initiative, “Work to the Break the Cycle,” as a top five finalist in the 2023 National Ideas Challenge. The Ideas Challenge was open
Shelby County, TN – On Thursday, November 9, 2023, leaders of Shelby County Government will be joined by leaders of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine to celebrate one year of successful collaboration to expand access to
Shelby County, TN – On Thursday, November 2, 2023, The Office of Mayor Lee Harris, in partnership with the Greater Memphis Chamber will host a virtual “Lunch & Learn” panel. Attendees can learn how Shelby County has reformed its job application process
Adventures with Amir and Zuri: Shelby County A to Z” features more than 55 local attractions and historical figures as a part of the County’s push to improve student literacy.
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus through Shelby County.
Shelby County, TN – Tomorrow, Friday, October 20, Millington’s senior citizen community and kindergarten students will join Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and City of Millington leaders to cut the ribbon on a new park and memorialize local U.S. Navy
Shelby County, TN – On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will visit members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco, and Grain Millers (BCTGM) International Union as workers continue to strike against International Flavors
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Health Department is now offering the updated COVID-19 vaccine, recommended for everyone six months of age and older. The vaccine is covered by most health insurance carriers and is available at no cost to people without
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus in Shelby County.
Shelby County, TN – On Tuesday, August 29, 2023, the Shelby County Office of Re-Entry and #UPTHEVOTE901 will host a clinic to help justice-involved individuals restore their right to vote. Several local organizations will be on-hand to guide residents
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program has issued a revised spray schedule for the week of August 28, 2023. This revised schedule focuses efforts in zip codes associated with human cases of West Nile virus.
Shelby County, TN – The Shelby County Roads, Bridges, and Engineering Department will begin preparations to collect yard debris from residential properties in unincorporated areas of Shelby County by collecting location information from citizens for
(Shelby County, TN) Beginning this week, Shelby County Government’s Office of Re-entry is accepting up to 20 ex-offenders for its six-week FOCUSED training program. Formerly incarcerated individuals who are looking to jumpstart their careers will have an
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department will be open for limited hours on Saturday, July 8, and Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to provide vaccinations, vaccination records, and birth certificates only. These fast
The Shelby County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency, inconjunction with the City of Millington and the City of Bartlett, will be hosting a water distribution at the following locations today, June 28, 2023, and tomorrow June 29, 2023. The
Shelby County, TN – On Wednesday, June 28, 2023, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Shelby County Commissioners, and Tennessee State Representatives will recognize members of the Shelby County Government Council on Gun Safety for their work to increase
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has declared a local state of emergency for Shelby County after severe thunderstorms moved across the region with wind gusts reaching estimated speeds of 80-90 miles per hour. The extreme weather conditions caused extensive
Shelby County, TN – Registration is now open for Mayor Lee Harris’ Senior Prom, which takes place on June 22, 2023, at The Kent (61 Keel Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105). The annual event, which was forced to pause because of COVID-19, will return as a part of
Shelby County, TN – Today, Shelby County Mayor Lee, along with education advocates, students, and community advocates from Orange Mound and Frayser, will meet to talk about major investments in education and communities proposed in Shelby County
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Sheriff's & Police Activities League of Memphis and Shelby County (Memphis Shelby PAL) has been granted $250,000 by the Tennessee Titans through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program. The grant was matched
Shelby County, TN – Today, May 26, 2023, the Shelby County Office of Education and Youth Services will celebrate the investment in 11 local summer camp programs for the Shelby County Youth Summer Camp Scholarship Program. This is the second year for the
Shelby County, TN – Today, Shelby County Government released its pilot episode of ONE TV, a 20-minute digital video series to educate residents about important Shelby County Government services and to highlight policy decisions that could impact local
Shelby County, TN – Beginning this week, local students will go home with a new 901 Student Passport, a pocket-sized card that “unlocks” free experiences around the community for youth and their parents. Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris started the 901
Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Commissioner Henri Brooks will announce a new partnership and grant to the Refugee Empowerment Program (REP) to provide after-school programming, tutoring, and necessary transportation for over 120
Shelby County, TN – On Friday, May 5, 2023, Mayor Lee Harris and members of the Shelby County ReEntry and Human Resources offices will celebrate the official launch of Shelby County Government’s latest second chance initiative, the Work to Break the Cycle
Shelby County, TN – On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, the Shelby County Office of Education and Youth Services announced it has selected 11 partner organizations for the 2023 Shelby County Youth Summer Camp Scholarship Program. The local summer camp programs
Shelby County, TN – Today, the Shelby County Mayor’s Office of Innovation announces a partnership with YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South for the expansion of the 901 Student Passport program. The program, which was piloted during the COVID-19 pandemic and
Shelby County, TN – On Thursday, April 20, 2023, Mayor Lee Harris and MSCS Superintendent Toni Williams will announce funding for yet another new high school in our community. This announcement by Shelby County Government and Superintendent Williams shows
Shelby County, TN – On Friday, April 14, 2023, members of the Shelby County Government, staff at My Sistah’s House, and members of the TLGBQ community will gather to celebrate the investment in critical transitional housing for some of Shelby County’s
Shelby County, TN – On Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 3:30 p.m., the Shelby County Veterans Services Office will recognize Vietnam War veterans and family members during the Rededication of the Shelby County Vietnam War Memorial. The rededication
(SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE) – March 23, 2023- The Shelby County Board of Commissioners and County Administration will host a Community Budget Meeting on Monday, March 27, 2023, at the Shelby Farms FedEx Event Center located at 415 Great View Drive E,
Shelby County, TN– On Monday, March 20, 2023, the Shelby County Board of Commissioners voted 11-0 to pass the Green Fleet Ordinance on its third and final reading. The Green Fleet Ordinance received bipartisan support and achieved the nine votes needed to
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Shelby County, TN – On Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 1 p.m., the Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center (CVRCC) will mark the start of expanded services for victims of sexual violence with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the facility.
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The Shelby County Veterans Treatment Court is currently seeking veterans to serve as mentors to fellow veterans that have violated the community trust by committing a felony or misdemeanor offense. The mission of the Mentoring Program is to support the
In an effort to stay ahead of February's anticipated rush, the Shelby County Clerk's office is closing the MVR and Title department to the public at the Downtown location only during the weeks of January 24th - 27th and January 30th - February 3rd so our
Shelby County, TN – The Shelby County Office of Education and Youth Services is now accepting applications for the fifth annual Mayor’s Summer Work Experience. Those interested can apply now at www.shelbycountytn.gov/mswe. Participants will work across
Shelby County, TN – Today, December 29, 2022, the Shelby County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, in partnership with Kroger Delta Division, will distribute bottles of water to Shelby County residents who have been impacted by the
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Today and tomorrow, City of Memphis, with the support of Shelby County Health Department and donations from Home Depot, will provide 5-gallon containers of non-potable water to be used to flush toilets in homes with little or no water
Shelby County, TN – Today, December 28, 2022, the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, in partnership with Kroger Delta Division and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), will distribute over 38,000 bottles of water to Shelby County residents
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Health Department’s headquarters building at 814 Jefferson is closed on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, and Wednesday, December 28, 2022, due to flooding caused by broken water lines.
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Health Department’s Cawthon Public Health Clinic at 1000 Haynes Street as well its headquarters building at 814 Jefferson are closed today, Tuesday, December 27, 2022 and will remain closed Wednesday, December 28, 2022.
Shelby County, TN – On Tuesday, December 20, 2022, the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will announce a county-wide alert system for Shelby County residents. The agency is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Shelby County, TN – On Sunday, December 18, 2022, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will join father-son philanthropists Steve and Scott Bryson with the Never Forgotten Foundation, at the Whitehaven Walmart to kick off a Christmas toy shopping spree for 330
Shelby County, TN – On Saturday, December 17, 2022, the Shelby County Office of Re-Entry and the Institute of Beauty will host a hair braiding class for the children of the Inspiring New Koncepts (INK) program participants. The class will take place at
Shelby County, TN – Tomorrow, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and senior members of his cabinet will receive final recommendations from the “Our Next Era” Planning Committee. The program will feature the publication of the planning committee’s final report
On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mickell M. Lowery will host a portrait unveiling ceremony for longtime Shelby County Commissioner Walter L. Bailey, Jr. The ceremony will take
Shelby County Government recently announced a consensus agreement between Memphis-Shelby County Schools, the City of Germantown, and Germantown Municipal School District. As a part of the agreement, Shelby County Government will invest $72.5 million in
Shelby County, TN – Today, Shelby County Government announces an agreement to invest over $72 million in building a new Cordova-area high school. The agreement will be presented during an executive session with the Shelby County Board of Commissioners