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St. Francis hosts blood drive with The American Red Cross| Here's how to register to give blood
According to the Red Cross, approximately 29,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U. S., and someone needs blood in the U.S. every two seconds.
Missing in the Mid-South | Have you seen these people?
Anyone with information on the location of these missing persons is asked to call the law enforcement agency involved with that case.
Be prepared for the I-55 bridge to be shut down and traffic changes in June
Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is closing the I-55 Mississippi River Bridge for construction and repair work in June.
Memphis organization buys back South Memphis block for single mothers in need
“We’re trying to bring a community together to turn dope houses into hope houses,” said Jessica Owen, Flanders Field and We Fight Monsters Co-Founder.
Third grade retention law in action | The deadlines, details, and discussions about what's next
Everything your family needs to know about the TCAP test scores, and how they could affect your child's future.
TCAP retention appeals start Tuesday, parents and educators remain confused about new law
Parents are unsure exactly what their child scored on the TCAP and what this means for their child moving forward.
Memphis woman fights period poverty in schools and surrounding community
"One in five girls miss school because they don’t have what they need,” said Betina Hunt, You First Community Foundation President.
Early voting for Tennessee District 86 Rep. primary starts Friday | Here's where you can vote in Shelby County
After being expelled in the Tennessee General Assembly in March, Rep. Justin Pearson is running to officially get his seat back against David Page.
Deadline for Mississippi tornado victims to apply for FEMA disaster relief assistance is near
People living in Carroll, Humphreys, Monroe, Montgomery, Panola or Sharkey counties must submit their applications by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 25.
Parents, here's how you can take the 2023 TCAP practice test
Statewide, The Tennessee Department of Education said 60% of third graders scored non-proficient and 40% scored proficient.
901 Student Passport offers free experiences for students this summer in Shelby County
The passport is a pocket-sized card that ‘unlocks’ free experiences around the community for youth and their parents.
What you need to know about parking at Liberty Park this weekend
This weekend there will be a Memphis Showboats game, the Bluff City Fair, and a youth basketball tournament on site.
Memphis-area school district TCAP scores: Here's how each district faired
The Memphis-area school districts are slowly releasing how their students did on the TCAP’s reading scores, as the TDOE said 69% across the state failed.
Here's a list of summer camps still available for kids
There are a number of programs that are still accepting kids and looking to fill open spaces.
Memphis Police hand out steering wheel locks as number of stolen cars drastically increases
According to MPD, from January 1 to May 10, approximately 6,092 cars were stolen.
Bluff City Fair runs through Memorial Day in Memphis
The Bluff City Fair is back in midtown Memphis for 2023 outside the Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month continues with Art Exhibit
Thursday evening, the ‘Asian American in the South’ art exhibition is being held at the Memphis Museum of Science and History.
Find information on recovery resources following tornadoes and storms
FEMA and the SBA offer several resources for those affected by the storms.
Summer in Memphis guide
Summer in Memphis (SIM) is a guide to the many free amenities that the City of Memphis offers.
It's almost time again for the annual Pine Snake Zoo Brew at the Memphis Zoo
The fun is happening Saturday, July 15, 2023, and here's how to get your tickets.
Here's where you can park for Beale Street Music Fest
The DMC advises to check for increased "event parking" fees, particularly for those who regularly park in the area who may be used to certain prices at certain lots.
Here's all you need to know about Beale Street Music Festival
For easy planning, you can also download the BSMF Apple Store or Google Play app to help you plan the concerts you want to attend.
USPS hosting 'Grow Your Business Days' to help small business owners and entrepreneurs
The events will be held at different post office centers throughout the month of May. Here's where you can find them.
New website offers job opportunities in Shelby County government for justice-impacted people
The ‘Work to Break the Cycle’ website is an online jobs site providing available Shelby County Government jobs for people who have had arrests or convictions.
Mississippi ex-Gov. Phil Bryant releases texts in welfare scandal
Former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant released text email messages related to a welfare fraud investigation, including money spent for a university volleyball arena.
Dolphland pop-up museum tributed to rapper Young Dolph set to debut at the Agricenter
The Dolphland pop-up museum serves as a tribute to Young Dolph's life, his career and the positive impact he made on his fans and Memphis as a whole.
Shelby County Youth Summer Camp Scholarship offering free to low costs for kids
“I started screaming at school and crying because, in my mind, I’m able to reach more kids,” said Kimberly Jones, Rusty Autohouse and PCES.
Dig through history with the Memphis Libraries' A. Schwab Digital Scavenger Hunt
To celebrate the new collection to their digital database, they're holding an online scavenger hunt.
Mother of three raising awareness about serious need for more help for foster children in Shelby County
Amy Sullivan and her husband, Eric adopted their 7-year-old son, who was just three at the time.
MPD to launch program targeting juvenile crime, disruptive behavior in June
By this summer, Memphis Police hopes to be using the Greenlaw Community Center in the Uptown area as a space where youth curfew violators can be held
EPA, Shelby County Health Department to hold public webinar on ethylene oxide emissions in South Memphis
The EPA’s public informational webinar will be held vis Zoom on May 1, 2023. Online registration is required.
Ikea shoppers can claim share of $24 million settlement. Here's how.
If you shopped at Ikea between Oct. 2017 and Dec. 2019, the retailer may owe you money.
Here's which Tennessee State Parks are hosting Mother's Day dinners
Times and menus vary - and some require reservations. Here's what you need to know.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Memphis 2023
Here's a look at some of the events happening across Memphis for AAPI Heritage Month.
Germantown now accepting applications for Education Commission and Library Board
Applications will be accepted through Friday, June 9, and the Board of Mayor and Aldermen will appoint commission and board members on June 26.
Jump for Joy at the 'World's Largest Bounce House' at Shelby Farms
The Big Bounce America Tour is making a stop at Shelby Farms Park. It runs Friday through Sunday.
MPD issues warning as FBI called in to investigate abductions and sexual assaults in South Memphis
Memphis Police are asking anyone with information to give them a call, "regardless of how minor you think your information might be."
Entrepreneurship program shows future Black business owners how to successfully start and run a company for free
Boomin' to the Bank is a non-profit organization created by Danielle McGhee who has a background in Marketing. She saw a gap that needed to be filled.
TN State Parks, TWRA to offer kayaking lessons with American Canoe Association
Classes cost $15 per person with the revenue going to Tennessee State Parks on May 20, according to the release.
Some tornado victims in Arkansas eligible for disaster food assistance
The Arkansas Department of Human Services announced on Monday that people in areas that were hit by the March 31 tornadoes may be eligible to receive SNAP assistance
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