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Farmers’ markets and farm stands are opening and offering local and regional seasonal produce and hand crafts.

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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.

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In May 1925, Tom Lee risked his life to save 32 people from a capsized steamboat in the icy current of the Mississippi River.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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While Memphis has recently been included in some lists that cast it in an unfavorable light, the city also has been returned to a list recognizing achievement.

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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.

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The Memphis Child Advocacy Center’s Works of Heart art auction will be virtual again this year and will be a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Ray Nunley, from Memphis, Tenn., serves as forward lookout watch on the bridge of USS Jackson.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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It has been said that this country needs to vaccinate 70% to 85% of the population to reach herd immunity from COVID-19.

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The Professional Network on Aging is working diligently on our first PNA GOLF TOURNAMENT.

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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.

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Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has ended all federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs in the state as of July 3.

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The Pink Palace Family of Museums has changed its name after nearly 45 years to MoSH, Memphis Museum of Science & History.

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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.

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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…