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Posted on: March 26, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES COUNTYWIDE “SHELTER IN PLACE” ORDER

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SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES COUNTYWIDE “SHELTER IN PLACE” ORDER

Mayor Lee Harris joins municipal leaders and issues Shelter in Place Executive Order for unincorporated areas

 

MEMPHIS, TN – Shelby County Heal...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

AMERICAN JOB CENTERS IN WEST TENNESSEE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE TODAY DUE TO COVID -19 OUTBREAK

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS GIVES NOTICE THAT AMERICAN JOB CENTERS IN WEST TENNESSEE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE TODAY DUE TO COVID -19 OUTBREAK

Memphis, TN – The American Job Centers (AJC) in Shelby, Fayette, Lauderdale, and Tipton Counties will clo...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS TEMPORARILY CLOSES RESTAURANTS, BARS, GYMS AMID NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TEMPORARILY CLOSES RESTAURANTS, BARS, GYMS IN UNINCORPORATED SHELBY COUNTY AMID NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES IN SHELBY COUNTY

Memphis, TN – Today the Health Department reported 30 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Sh...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS NAMES INTERIM PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

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MAYOR LEE HARRIS NAMES INTERIM PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

MEMPHIS, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has named Courtney Tipper as Interim Public Information Officer. Tipper is now the primary point of contact for the news media.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s OfficeLee Harris, MayorVasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMARCH 19, 2020

Courtney TipperInterim Public Information OfficerOffice...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES HEALTHYSHELBY'20 HEALTH AND FITNESS INITIATIVE

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MEMPHIS, TN – Mayor Lee Harris aims to increase access and awareness for healthy choices with the healthyShelby’20 campaign. Areas to be covered are nutrition, physical fitness, and mental health and stress management.

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

ECONOMY BENEFITS TRANSIT PLAN

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MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO PRESENT THE BENEFIT INVESTING $10 MILLION IN TRANSIT WOULD HAVE ON THE SHELBY COUNTY ECONOMY, BUSINESSES

 

MEMPHIS, TN – Investing $10 million in transit would boost the Memphis-area economy by helping job seekers get to open jo...

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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: 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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