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6 hrs ago | The Memphis Flyer
For the second time in the last several months the executive committee of the Shelby County Democratic Party has voted a formal censure of its own - this time against two members of the Tennessee General Assembly and a Shelby County Commissioner.
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9 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis
The Shelby County district attorney's office says 58-year-old Gregory Powell is being held without bond on a first-degree murder charge in the October death of 56-year-old Alice Wells.
The state Legislature last year passed the bills allowing municipalities to start their own school districts.
Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson said he will seek funding before the new fiscal year that begins July 1 for a new Westhaven Elementary School and possibly two other new schools in southeast and northwest Shelby County.
A man accused of killing a puppy by putting it in a running dishwasher was indicted Thursday by a Shelby County Grand Jury on felony charges of cruelty to animals, according to Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich.
Two teenagers were sentenced to 17 years in prison each after pleading guilty to shooting an elderly woman and forcing her to crawl through her house to retrieve a purse.
The Tuesday, March 4, discussion Memphis City Council members had with Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson , Tennessee Treasurer David Lillard and consultants from four actuarial firms centered on the city's pension liability.
Mayor A C Wharton says this money means the White House recognizes the urgency from the standpoint of the victims.
Longtime audio-visual company Nolan AV has filed a $1 million loan on its industrial facility at 6225 Shelby Oaks Drive in Northeast Memphis.
Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson, SCS Chief of Staff Reginald Porter, and SCS Board Chair Kevin Woods addressed the media today on several key issues affecting the school system.
A tree fell on a Shelby County Road Department truck and the worker is trapped inside, according to Shelby County Sheriff's Office.
Bartlett Police Chief Gary Rikard said officers were serving the warrant around 7 a.m. There was no initial information available on the details of the shooting, but routinely Bartlett police have worked cases of drug sales in the suburb that led to warrants being served at Memphis locations .
Leaders with Memphis Heritage are urging the Shelby County Commission to pass a resolution that supports proposed state legislation intended to encourage the rehabilitation of income-producing historic properties.
The Tennessee Legislature has passed a bill that limits the time hospitals can wait to submit inmate medical bills to the state.
March 3, 2014 - A group of good samaritans help push a stranded motorist out of a bank of snow on Thomas in Frayser Monday after a winter storm covered parts of Memphis in a blanket of ice over night All Shelby County Schools will be closed on Wednesday, including all before- and after-school activities and athletics.
Shelby County Election Commissioners could complete the ballot for the May Shelby County primary elections Wednesday, March 5, by deciding on challenges to the residency of three candidates in the Democratic primaries.