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10 min ago | The Daily News
Shelby County homebuilding activity continued to cool off in November, with builders filing fewer permits and selling fewer new homes compared to the same month a year ago.
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4 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis
Have you thought about opening up your heart and your home to a sweet animal in need this holiday season? For the second year, Action News 5 is teaming up with the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County to bring you "The 12 Strays of Christmas."
5 hrs ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Tennessee Department of Transportation will have temporary lane closures December 14 and 15, on Shelby County roadways.
9 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis
Germantown is set to interview three candidates to head its Municipal School District and the public is invited.
Rachel Shankman, longtime senior director of the Facing History and Ourselves Memphis regional office, will retire next year, leaving a void that won't be easy to fill, according to those who have worked with her.
For two years, Memphis police mounted an investigation in the Riverside section of South Memphis against a long-running drug organization allegedly headed by Kenneth and Keith Bohanon .
Three rewards, totaling $3,000, are being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person who murdered a Memphis taxi cab driver last week.
The first indication of the shift in position came Wednesday, Dec. 11, afternoon when Wharton requested the Shelby County Commission pull a resolution from their committee sessions that would have approved signing over the county's interest in the land that AutoZone Park is built on.
Paula Szot, 19, was booked back into Jail East just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. She is due in court Thursday morning.
The last of the suburban schools agreements is making its way through a set of votes that should settle who gets what schools and the end of the federal court lawsuit contesting the formation of the six municipal school districts.
Because she is a rape victim, her identity will not be revealed. For the purpose of sharing her story, we will refer to her as LaShay.
Small and declining enrollment at Carver since the 1980s led Memphis City Schools leaders to propose closing the school several times.
Two days after Memphis City Council members again delayed approval of a deal for city ownership of AutoZone Park, Shelby County Commissioners are to discuss the county's part of the arrangement in their committee sessions.
An agreement between Shelby County Schools and Germantown will allow the city to receive five of eight school buildings inside its borders and pay SCS $4.265 million over 12 years.
Six months after a car driven by Calvin Hale killed an elderly woman visiting from China, no decision has been made about whether to prosecute the man for the accident.
A Memphis man arrested on child abuse charges claims the 2-year-old victim got hurt when he was dancing with her.