Memphis and Shelby budget proposals include property tax cuts as a result of the reappraisal appeals allowances, for which the two governments sought and received state approval last year, being too high.
The Memphis City Council has approved the appointment of Captain Albert T. Glenn to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners.
The COVID-19 pandemic has cost all of us more than we ever expected. Senior citizens in the Memphis area have been particularly hard hit -- higher death rates, greater isolation from families and social activity, etc.
The Professional Network on Aging is very excited to announce after two years of waiting that we are finally able to host the Senior Expo on Tuesday, May 3rd at the Agricenter from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Growing up in Memphis, McCray attended Millington Central High School and graduated in 2007. Today, McCray uses the same skills and values learned in Memphis to succeed in the military.
I have always been a fan of our locally owned utility company, Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, thinking that local management would mean so much better service than some far away national company.
Imagine a big, dreamy play space for your grandchildren. A space tucked amid solid oaks and small hills that form comfortable, safe rooms with ample shade. Space filled with wondrous wooden river creatures standing 30 feet tall, made for climbing and exploring. Space that feels right whether…
BOSTON – Covington, Tenn. native, Hull Technician 3rd Class Aaron Rogers, bids farewell to the officers and crew after completing a successful, 2-year tour aboard USS Constitution, Feb. 17.
NORFOLK, Va. – Seaman India Jones, a native of Memphis, serves the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. Bush was commissioned in 2009 and is completing a pre-deployment work up cycle.
Are you available for five and a half hours twice a month? Would you like to make a difference in someone’s life when they are in a time of distress? If so, consider volunteering at the Memphis Crisis Center.
In the middle of a frigid February, soaring summer temperatures seem like a distant prospect. But wait a few months, and Memphians will be aching for any kind of cooling available.
In five years, downtown Memphis will be a very different place. And because we are building it in these very different times, it will respond to the new ways many want to live, work, learn, socialize, create, recreate and meditate.
Spirit Airlines has announced the addition of Memphis to its route map, launching three daily, nonstop routes to Las Vegas (LAS) and Orlando (MCO) in April 2022, followed by Los Angeles (LAX) in June 2022.
In the United States, the most iconic New Year’s tradition is the dropping of the giant ball in New York City’s Times Square at the stroke of midnight. Millions of people around the world watch the event, which has taken place almost every year since 1907.
Peter F. Buckley, M.D., became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective Feb. 1.
Shelby County officials have announced an increase in local property tax relief for thousands of low-income older adults, disabled residents and disabled military veterans in the county.
Damage Controlman 2nd Class Kenneth Pratcher on the flight deck of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson
Because COVID-19 cases decreased in Shelby County, the “requirement” to wear a mask in certain places has been replaced by the Shelby County Health Department with it is “highly recommended” that the masks be used.
The first Collierville Senior EXPO and Health Fair is nearly here after having to postpone last year due to COVID. This year it will be held Thursday, Nov. 18 at the Collierville United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. until 12.30 p.m.
To gather in unity, to teach everyone about their heritage, and to prepare the heart in gratitude of our many gifts are wonderful ways to celebrate Thanksgiving.
A new countywide poll of registered voters conducted by Public Opinion Strategies for the Memphis and Shelby County Crime Commission shows strong support for law enforcement by both Memphis and suburban respondents. But gun violence is a major concern for both Memphis and suburban residents.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing ranks as the best program in the state on two important lists that measure quality.
As our summer comes to an end, we look forward to the changing of the seasons and before we know it, another year will be upon us. The Professional Network on Aging held their first annual Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 20th at Windyke Country Club. We would first like to thank the wonderf…
Shelby County lost four state House of Representatives seats during the span of four 10-year federal censuses that started in 1980, and the 2020 Census numbers will likely result in one additional loss.
Command Master Chief Petty Officer Quentin Newsom, a 1997 Central High School graduate, joined the Navy 20 years ago. Today he serves aboard "Mighty IKE."
Electronics Technician 1st Class Kelisha Ruise, right, from Memphis, Tenn., receives an Enlisted Air Warfare Specialist (EAWS) certificate aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston.
With the pandemic impacting school operations through the year, the weighted average daily attendance was mostly down in public school systems across the county.
We have noticed the declining number of COVID-19 cases over the last few weeks. This is true both locally and nationally. As of the last of May nationally, we had the lowest number of new cases since March a year ago.
The next several weeks will provide Memphis and Shelby County property owners with a much better picture of how the 2021 Reappraisal program will affect their individual values.
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Feb. 26, 2021) Camp Lemonnier Commanding Officer U.S. Navy Capt. Kyle Schuman, right, speaks with Chief Personnel Specialist Homero Segura, from Millington, Tenn., of after pinning him with a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal during an awards ceremony on base…