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TSD FLASH: MLK Day 2022

The 2022 observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day produced myriad images as Memphis-area residents and visitors honored Dr. King and engaged in service activities in the spirit of his life and legacy.     GALLERY: MLK DAY 2022

City of Memphis Utility Assistance Fund offers help to residents

Memphians who are facing utility cutoff notices may qualify for up to a $500 credit on their MLGW utility bills through the City of Memphis Utility Assistance Fund. Mayor Jim Strickland and the Memphis City Council set aside $1 million for the program which is...

LENS & LINES: Ten views of the Grizzlies at work!

MY GRIZZLIES TOP TEN - WARREN ROSEBOROUGH  

Day one of 2022 is day seven of Kwanzaa

The observance of the seven-day Kwanzaa cultural celebration culminates today -- New Year's Day 2022. Day seven (Saturday, January 1) ushers in the celebration of the principle of Imani (faith). The seven principles of Kwanzaa are unity (Umoja), self-determination (Kujichagulia), collective work and responsibility (Ujima), cooperative...

Kwanzaa: Day one in North Memphis

Memphis' annual celebration of the seven-day Kwanzaa holiday is underway, with North Memphis serving as the setting for a day-one observance of the principle of Umoja (unity). Hosted by Mid-South Kwanzaa, Inc. the Sunday evening observance was held at Dr. Carnita Atwater's North Chicago Performing...

TSD FLASH: Merry Christmas and more!

Christmas by Christmas, day by day, we as a people are at our best when we treat others -- individually and collectively -- as we would want them to treat those nearest and dearest to us. Throughout the year and in each edition, The...

FOLLOW-UP: Judge finds mother guilty in deaths of her four children

by The Associated Press -- In a nonjury trial, a mother accused of stabbing her four children to death in 2016 has been found guilty. Criminal Court Judge James Lammey Jr. rejected Shanynthia Gardner’s insanity defense in the deaths of the children, who ranged in age...

LeMoyne-Owen to welcome record number of Hollis F. Price Middle College High School seniors

Sixteen students – over 80 percent of the Hollis F. Price Middle College High School graduating class – have committed to attend LeMoyne-Owen College (LOC). The LOC campus is home to the high school. The students’ commitment to attend LOC represents a significant increase compared...

Lil Wayne, Three Six Mafia, Foo Fighters and more set for Beale Street Music Festival

Foo Fighters, Lil Wayne, The Smashing Pumpkins and Three 6 Mafia are announced headliners for the 2022 Beale Street Music Festival. Memphis in May officials made the announcement on Monday as part of a partial list of artists confirmed to appear at the regional festival. The...