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Survey says: Memphis family to make ‘Family Feud’ debut

One of Memphis’ own, the Dickerson family, will face off against another lucky family on the immensely poplar "Family Feud" game show on Monday (October 7) at 3 p.m. on Fox-13. The Dickerson’s flew to Los Angeles earlier this year for the taping after being...

Kroger donation opens new Orange Mound door for SuperLo Foods

For the first time in its history, Kroger has chosen to donate an entire store. The Orange Mound building previously closed by Kroger has been donated to local competitor SuperLo Foods. “Since becoming the president of Kroger Delta in February, it has been a priority...

Block Party For Peace 2019 underway through Sunday

The 2019 Block Party for Peace is billed as a venue where attendees can have a blast at a community festival, get a good job, beef up their education options and take advantage of health and wellness opportunities. Set for Sept. 27-29, the festival is...

For Elise Neal, going Art UP is a creative step forward

Actress and native Memphian Elise Neal (“Hustle & Flow,” “Rosewood,” “Logan,” “The Hughleys”) has entered into a partnership with ArtUp. Neal will serve as an ArtUp Executive Fellow and will launch a Master Class series, where she and other entertainment industry experts will teach registered...

Mid-South Chapter of American Red Cross gets a new executive director

The Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross has named John H. Brown Jr. Executive Director with the Mid-South Chapter. The Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross serves Dyer, Fayette, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion, Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee as well as Crittenden County...

Meet Dwan Gilliom, Shelby County’s new Chief Administrative Officer

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has appointed Dwan Gilliom as Chief Administrative Officer of Shelby County Government. Mr. Gilliom has more than 30 years experience in public service, including Director of Public Works for the City of Memphis, Executive Director of Facilities Management for Shelby...

TSDVideo: Makeda’s Cookies turns 20 in style

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As small businesses in Memphis go, Makeda's Cookies - which just celebrated its 20th anniversary - is a sweet success story, says TSD videographer Terrisa Coreen Mark. Read the story in the Sept. 26-Oct. 3 edition of The New Tri-State Defender.

VIDEO: Memphis Urban League Celebrates 75 Years of HOPE

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TSD videographer Terrisa Coreen Mark was in the mix at the Hilton Memphis as the Memphis Urban League hosted its 75th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Friday evening, Sept. 20. The theme was Celebrating 75 Years of HOPE (Having Opportunities to Pursue Empowerment). Read the...

South Memphis Neighborhood Hosts 31st Picnic & Parade to End Violence

Lauderdale Sub Neighborhood Association will host its 31st Annual Community Picnic and Parade on Saturday, September 21. 2019 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Southside Park. 612 South Parkway East. This is a community reunion of current and former stakeholders. This is an effort...

Shelby County needs 825 additional TN Promise mentors

With the deadline less than three months away, tnAchieves needs an additional 5,000 volunteer mentors across the state to support TN Promise applicants from the Class of 2020. Locally, Shelby County still needs 825 mentors to meet student demand. Mentors spend one hour a month...