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3 hrs ago | The Daily News

Winter Drags Down Q1 Building Permits

Shelby County's homebuilding industry, plagued by poor weather early in 2014, got off to a slow start in the first quarter, with builders filing 14.2 percent fewer permits than in the same three-month period a year ago.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Shelby County residents turn in 519 signatures against Lakeland annexation

In a crowded Lakeland City Hall Tuesday night, residents living in Northeast Shelby County hold up signs against annexation by Lakeland.

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Related Topix: Lakeland, TN, Memphis, TN

The Daily News

County Commission Ready for Budget Analysis

Shelby County Commissioners begin their detailed look at the county's consolidated budget proposal Wednesday, April 16, for the coming fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bill to repeal local opt-out ability on guns in parks dies

The bill won state Senate approval Feb. 13 , but the House version was taken "off notice" in the House finance subcommittee late Monday.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Williamson County, TN, Morristown, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mulroy ahead of Democratic pack in most recent campaign financial filings

Some three weeks before the Democratic primary in the race for Shelby County mayor, Steve Mulroy has taken a sizable advantage in financial resources, according to recently filed campaign financial disclosures.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal

District 3 candidates will appear at Bartlett forum Tuesday night

The four candidates seeking the Republican nomination in the Shelby County Commission's District 3 race are scheduled to appear at a forum Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Bartlett, TN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily News

The Business Case for Investing in Green Space

Editor's Note: This column will appear Tuesdays through April in honor of Sustainability Month for Memphis and Shelby County.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Chattanooga, TN

The Daily News

Ridge Lake Office Building Owners Face Foreclosure

The owners of the 38,472-square-foot Ridge Lake Office Building at 756 Ridge Lake Blvd .

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Arlington, TN, Midtown, TN, Ripley, TN

WTVF Nashville

Man convicted of killing Memphis teen

Prosecutors say a Memphis man has been convicted of killing a teen at an apartment complex and fleeing to Florida before he was captured.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Nice Guys Finish Tied

The obvious first question about last Thursday's first extended debate of Democratic County Mayor candidatesat the Professional Building on Airways is: Who won? And the answer is clear: The sponsoring Shelby County Democratic Party, still trying to regain its health after the electoral wipe-out of 2010, did.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools may ask county to fund pre-k

Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson talks with board member Billy Orgel during a Board and Finance Committee Meeting in March.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Replaced historical marker is dedicated in Orange Mound

April 12, 2014 - Taylor Glover, known for his honorific title of "Mayor of Orange Mound" joins other leaders from the neighborhood and city to dedicate a new historical marker at the Orange Mound Community Center.

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Related Topix: Germantown, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Fire outside Memphis International Raceway damages 22 cars

More than 20 cars were damaged in Millington during a fire outside the Memphis International Raceway Saturday afternoon, according to the Shelby County Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Fire, Millington, TN, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

WMC-TV Memphis

Plans for new Collierville high school in the works

Collierville school leaders say the town continues to grow. So, they are looking at plans to build a new high school in the next few years.

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN, Memphis, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Mid-South has many opportunities. If you've never volunteered through Volunteer Mid-South, register online at volunteermidsouth.org.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily News

Continental Eyeing Memphis for Tire Facility

The tire division of Continental AG, one of the world's largest automotive industry suppliers, is eyeing a location on Winchester Road in Memphis for a retreading, service and sales center.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, World News, Germany

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Motorists face additional lane closures this weekend in Fayette and Shelby counties

The Tennessee Department of Transportation announced that on Saturday and Sunday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, Interstate 40 will be closed in both directions at Exit 42 in Fayette County to allow for the installation of piers for a new bridge across the interstate.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

With more tiny babies surviving, Shelby County tries to cut number of preterm births

Airiyanna Davis fights for her life in the neo-intensive care unit of Baptist Women's Hospital in East Memphis.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Judge Joe Brown arrested after courtroom outburst

Brown was arrested Monday in Shelby County, Tenn. for being in contempt of court, after a heated exchange during a child support case, the Washington Post reports.

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Judge Joe Brown, Television

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Disputes few as Democrats debate in race for Shelby County mayor

April 10, 2014 - Candidate Kenneth T. Whalum Jr. listens during a Democratic nomination for Shelby County mayor debate with Steve Mulroy and Deidre Malone Thursday evening.

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