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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...

Biden selects TSU’s President Glover as HBCU advisory board’s vice-chair

With a firm grip on the achievements of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) amid continuous challenges, including limited resources, Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Glover has agreed to serve as vice-chair of President Joe Biden’s HBCU advisory board. The president’s office announced Dr....

Timely reminder that ‘doing good’ can have a lasting impression on children

Throughout the year, individuals and groups pair with agencies and other groups to bring cheer to children. Often those efforts go unnoticed, with glimpses of them surfacing during special occasions such as the Christmas season. On Saturday morning (December 19) – a rainy one, 20...

‘Tap into that spirit of Dolph’

Near the intersection at Dunn and Airways Wednesday afternoon, family, friends and fans of slain rapper Young Dolph joined with Memphis City Council members and others for the unveiling of Adolph “Young Dolph” Thornton, Jr. Avenue. Mia Jaye, Young Dolph’s partner and the mother of...

Boys & Girls Clubs visit fulfilling for Grizzlies’ Bane, kids

Desmond Bane, the Grizzlies’ sharpshooting small forward/guard, remembers his days at the Boys & Girls Clubs and the lasting value he derived for the time spent. Recently, he showed that as he helped bring some Christmas cheer to a group of Boys & Girls Clubs...

Community Vaccination site update for week of December 13, 2021

The Shelby County Health Department will provide free COVID-19 vaccinations, in association with partnering agencies and organizations at the following community vaccination sites during the week of December 13-17, 2021: Pipkin Building, 940 Early Maxwell Blvd. Dates: Tuesday, December 14 and Wednesday, December 15 Hours: 9:00...

Overnight storms’ devastation was far, wide and – in some places – deadly

Severe storms that produced radar-indicated tornadoes impacted multiple counties overnight in West and Middle Tennessee, with three confirmed weather-related fatalities, according to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA). None of the fatalities were in Shelby County, where MLGW was reporting 22,000 customers without power at...

Meharry gives students Thanksgiving $10K

NASHVILLE (AP) – Meharry Medical College, the historically Black medical college in Nashville, gave students an early Thanksgiving gift – $10,000 in cash. President James E.K. Hildreth announced the gift on the Monday before Thanksgiving, telling students they would receive it on Wednesday before the...