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It's Fitness Friday, And as always we hope you're ready to work out with us. Personal trainer Roland Genesy from transforming bodies fitness is here to show us some moves.
The Maker's Market continues its run this Saturday at Overton Square. The monthly event is hosted by Modern Handmade Memphis. The Maker's Market allows local artist and designers to showcase their items for those of you who love to shop. Mary O'Kelly is here to tell us more about it.
The play, "Once On This Island" will be showing at the The Hatiloo Theatre starting tonight. Ekundayo Andele is here to tell us more about it.
Looking for a one day trip getaway? Casey Jones village in Jackson, Tennessee might be for you. It's known as the best whistle-stop between Memphis and Nashville. It includes the Casey Jones home and Railroad Museum---- and the Brook Shaw's Old Country Store Restaurant that has been in business for almost 50 years. Clark Shaw is here to tell us more about it.
Our next music guest is the Visible Worship Band. The Christian band was formed by a group of students who studied music at Visible Music College here in Memphis. They're here to perform for us today, but before then were going to talk to them about their latest projects.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 18th.
Local young men are invited to take part in a "Man-To-Man" conference about issues of sexuality this weekend. The event is sponsored by Pi Sigma Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Lee Eric Smith is here to tell us more about the Project Alpha Conference.
Our next guest is a self-help relationship author with a book entitled "The Power Within, A Womans Worth: From Both Sexes.” Memphis native aaron jordan junior is on a mission to touch one million people's lives through his book. And he's here to tell us more about it.
You just heard from the local reggae band, RAS Empress. We're going to hear from them again in just a bit, but first we wanted to give them a chance to tell us more about themselves and their music.
A local pastor is working to bring together a panel of leaders from the Memphis community this weekend. The public forum will be centered around the topic of how to break the cycle of crime. The event will be moderated by local 24's own Jamie McGriff. Pastor Duane Thomas is here to tell us more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 17th.
"The Naturals In The City Expo" is this Saturday at Minglewood Hall. The event will include haircare and wellness vendors, workshops, and seminars. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the event. Owner of "A Natural Affair" Tekeshia Berry-Brooks is here to show us a hair demo and tell us more about it.
Made-In ---a Memphis based start-up---will host a launch party today for its online retail store. The event will include live music, food, and prizes. Founder & CEO Jennifer Sadler is here to tell us more about it.
Hollywood Feed will be hosting a block party this weekend to benefit the local non-profit, "The Savior Foundation". Mario Chiozza, the founder of The Savior Foundation, has dedicated his life to rescuing, rehabilitating, and placing abused and neglected dogs into loving homes throughout the Mid-South. He's here today along with Brittany Gilliam from Hollywood Feed.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 16th.
Our next guest is an emerging R&B pop and soul singer from right here in Memphis. Marcellino joins us now to talk about his debut album.
Black Men In The Mirror Foundation is known for helping out in the Memphis community. The group paints senior citizens houses for free and now are looking to employ young people who are looking for work. Joel Carter is here to tell us more about it.
Our next guests are from right here in the Mid-South, but are taking their passion to help others to Central America. They join us now to tell us more about their story.
There is a new campaign in Shelby County to help create a more trauma-informed community. Cynthia Allen - a system community involvement manager at Baptist Memorial Health Care - joins us now to tell us more about the "Answer The Call" campaign.
Welcome back to Local Memphis Live. Dr. Bowden is back for this week's "Digest On This" segment. Today we are taking a closer look at constipation, its remedies, and when your digestive system might require a physician's care.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 15th.
The annual Rock For Love music fest is on the horizon. And this year--- fly the light records---is hosting a fundraiser to get the rock for love compilation pressed onto vinyl. The money will benefit the Church Health Center. Daniel Craig is here to tell us more about it.
The seventh annual National Suit Drive is currently underway. Men's Wearhouse and Lifeline To Success have teamed up to help dress those in need in Memphis. Deandre Brown joins me now to tell us more about the suit drive.
Empowering Students Universally Scholars---a non profit organization--- will be hosting it's 5th college prep conference next week at the University of Memphis. The conference will include workshops, activities, and a guest speaker. Any students in grades 6th through 12th can attend the conference. Dr. Jill Dapremont and ESU Scholars student Jesse Montgomery are here to tell us more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 14th.
It's Fitness Friday. And as always we hope you're ready to work out with us. Today you'll be learning some moves from the dance aerobics class "Dance N Soul Hour". It's a dance party with a purpose, but most importantly an effective full-body work-out. Instructor Terry Rogers is here to perform a demo along with some of his students, and tell us more about it.
Playhouse On The Square's 2013-2014 Season is coming to a close with the regional premiere of 4,000 miles tonight. Cast members Christopher Joel Onken and Carly Crawford are here to tell us more about the play.
The Summer Movie Series at The Orpheum continues tonight with Office Space. And before the movie, you'll get a chance to enjoy activities in the Orpheum lobby and sample beer from High Cotton Brewing Company. Brice Timmons is here to tell us more about it.
Bastille Day celebrations across the country will kick off this weekend. It's a day to celebrate the French Culture. And in honor of that Larry Rice of Rice Law will host his annual Bastille Day fundraiser to raise money for a Step Ahead Foundation. He's here along with Claudia Haltom to share more about it.
According to Literacy Mid-South, 30 million people in the United States over the age of 16 read at the level of an elementary school student. Our next guest is trying to change that statistic as well as increase support for local Memphis writers. Shelia Bell joins us now to tell us about the read local campaign.
A new app revolutionizes the way consumers share business contact information and how businesses can track referral information. Local entrepreneur Chris Cooper is here to tell us more about his new app -- Go Where I Go.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 11th.
Our next music guest will be performing this Saturday at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. The public is invited to an inspired theatrical concert called "This Stage Is My Journey" It's the journey of Joi Ragland who is a cancer survivor. She's here to perform for us. But before that, she's going to share more about her survival story.
Wellness week continues this week at Oak Grove Baptist Church here in Memphis. The event includes a safety day with McGruff The Crime Dog and hearing and dental screenings. Pastor James Kendrick, Reverend Bobby Baker, and Joy Sharp of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are here to tell us more about it.
A new study published by the American Heart Association found that pediatric heart patients who undergo complex heart imaging scars are at an increased risk for developing cancer. Dr. Jason Johnson, a cardiologist with Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, is one of the researchers who worked on the study. He is here with us today to tell us more about it.
Brannon Moore and Anna Rehkopf with the Memphis Zoo join us now.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 10th.
The Mid-South Fair has announced the first of the 2014 Mid-South Fair festivities, the Miss Mid-South Fair Pageant Ladies ages 13-21 may enter the pageant. The executive director of the Mid-South Fair Jesse Johnson is here along the reigning Miss Youth Personality Allison Marcom to tell us more about it.
The Cotton Museum is inviting you to take part in its Summer Family Day on Saturday. There will be crafts, snacks, and activities for kids and parents. Melissa Farris is here to tell us more about it.
Ladies, if you're looking for a new hairstyle, or just not sure how to properly maintain your hair with a busy lifestyle. Our next guest is here to offer you some tips. She is a local hair expert and founder of Stacy Vason Haircare.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on July 9th.
It's Wild Fire Wrestling. The "Force of July" with Jerry “The King” Lawler and Scott Steiner will be taking place Thursday night at Minglewood Hall. The event marks the first time that the two major former world champions will meet. Kevin Lawler is here along with Bill Dundee and Sherry Young to tell us more about it.
The Champions of Character Excellence Basketball Tournament will kick off soon in Holly Springs, Mississippi. The tournament will help raise funds and scholarships for youth in the Mid-South. Shay Brown is here to tell us more about it.
Our next guests are here to talk about the product line "Xooma Worldwide" Their motto is changing the health of a generation. Welcome Emma Jean Richmond and Cornelius Smith.
Time now for our "Digest On This" segment with Dr. Bowden. Today we'll be talking about what you should expect during a typical visit with the doctor, but first, let's remind our viewers what is gastroenterology?
Local author Jerome McNeary has a new book out called "A Study Session With Christ". In it he discusses his strategies and approaches to developing, growing, and strengthening a relationship with God. He joins us now to share more about it.
Time now for our Pick A Pet segment. There are plenty of animals at The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County in need of a new home. Katie Pemberton from The Humane Society is here with today with gift the cat.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live On July 8th.
IHOP will be celebrating its 56th birthday tomorrow. And in honor of it, restaurants will offer their short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes for just 56 cents. Area manager Bobby Abdi is here to talk more about the celebration, he's also going to be showing us how to make the perfect pancake.
The Orpheum's Twitter Clue game kicks off around the city today. It's your chance to win free tickets to the movie "Clue," which is apart of their Summer Movie Series. Christina Torres is here to tell us more about it.
While friends and family of 'Graceland Too' owner Paul MacLeod are waiting to find out how he died, other are wondering about the future of the popular Mississippi tourist attraction.
Whether you plan to cast your vote early or on election day, you should allow some extra time. This year's ballot is a long one.
Flyers rejoiced when Southwest Airlines arrived in Memphis last year. Now, the airline is cutting flights.
Suiting up with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office. Local 24 gets up close and personal with some of the dangers deputies face in the line of duty.
More red light cameras are coming to the Mid-South. Germantown plans to add cameras to some of the town's busiest intersections by the end of the year.
If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.
The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours.
After winding its way through the courts for almost half a decade, a judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the City of Memphis for cutting employee salaries by 4.6%.
A local judge is credited with helping stop a domestic assault as it happened.
Memphis police are searching for the gunmen responsible for shooting four teens late Monday night.
A Millington grocery store is cleaning up after a car crashed through its front doors Monday night.
Officers and firefighters are making their way back to work, but there is still a push among the public to show support for the first responders.
A Cordova woman snapped several closeup photos of a bobcat seen in her backyard Sunday morning.
A passenger who tried to pack heat on a plane is gunless tonight.
The fight to keep Elvis' planes at Graceland is still going strong, and it's gone international too.
Opposition is mounting to development plans in east Olive Branch. Residents turned out in big numbers Monday to voice their concerns to city leaders.
The words compromise and Shelby County rarely go together, except for today. With a 7-3 vote, commissioners agreed to pump $3 million into pre-kindergarten programs for Shelby County Schools.
Police say two teens were injured after an accidental shooting in north Memphis early Monday morning.
Memphis police have three men in custody, after a well-liked liquor store owner was shot and killed in an attempted robbery.
The famous 'Graceland Too' museum in Holly Springs, Mississippi will reopen to the public during Elvis Week next month.
Memphis Police discovered a body in a wooded area near the 3000 block of New Hornlake Sunday afternoon.
Several guns and other items were taken from a MPD TACT van Saturday afternoon.
Two people were charged in a meth-related explosion and fire that took place in Madison, TN Saturday afternoon.
It has been four years since NBA star Lorenzen Wright's murder. Police found him shot in a field in southeast Memphis. His case is still unsolved.
Jesse Townsend III has been charged after leaving three children under the age of six home alone when a fire began on Friday night.
The owner of Beverage Center has died and a robbery suspect is in the hospital after the two men exchanged gunfire early Saturday morning.
Mid-Southerners flocked to their favorite ice cream parlors today to celebrate National Ice Cream Day.
55 dogs and cats have new homes this weekend, thanks to the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County's 'Halftime Huddle' adoption event.
On Saturday, a half-dozen Mid-Southerners joined a nationwide effort to bring attention to immigration issues.
City leaders held a forum on handling prisoner return to society.
Lanes are shifting across Memphis this weekend and next week.
Family, friends, and fans will gather at the FedEx forum to remember Lorenzen Wright on Saturday night.
The recent 'Blue Flu' is costing the City of Memphis some serious cash. Thousands of dollars spent on overtime pay for the Memphis police officers who worked extra hours to keep the streets safe.
Shelby County Schools says its payroll system has been hacked, leaving some district employees without a paycheck Friday.
A list of the road construction scheduled around the Memphis area for the weekend.
The Memphis International Airport is issuing warning notices to Uber and Lyft drivers.
The Memphis mom who pleaded guilty in the deaths of her two young sons is back in jail tonight.
Early voting begins Friday. So if you want to get your ballot squared away ahead of August 7th, you have time. The question is will you vote?
A seemingly never ending cycle of violence. Police have charged 21-year-old Joseph Johnson with shooting an 11-year-old boy in the head Thursday.
The Mid-South is home to an area of the United States prone to earthquakes.
Southern fried stories served up for the entire family. You can catch a uniquely Memphis production called “Front Porch Fairy Tales” this weekend at Theatre Memphis.
FedEx was indicted Thursday for allegedly shipping prescription drugs from illegal online pharmacies to dealers and addicts, according to documents filed in federal court.
Four years after the murder of NBA star Lorenzen Wright, the reward money to help catch his killer is dwindling.
A huge sigh of relief for residents of Crittenden County. After several failed attempts, Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis officially reopened Friday.
Christen Dukes may only be a teen.. But he's already got the soul of a music vet.
Crittenden Regional Hospital will finally re-open Friday after being forced to close due to a fire last month.
In the controversy over whether elected officials actually live in their districts, Local 24 has discovered the current residency law has no teeth.
Blue and Bella were found outside a Cordova animal clinic. The owner attached a note saying she was facing eviction and had no choice but to give the two dogs up.
A surface-to-air missile struck a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people that went down today in Ukraine near the Russian border, a U.S. official told ABC News.
The Memphis Fire Department is currently hiring, but there are concerns the recent cuts to city employee benefits could discourage qualified candidates from applying.