Friday, August 19, 2022

Community

by Dorothy Bracy Alston For just shy of four decades, Mission Possible: Christian Outreach Service Mission (COSM) annually hosts a gathering to honor and thank volunteers, donors and sponsors who believe in the non-profit's  work in Memphis and surrounding areas. On...
Rhonda Logan, the lone remaining candidate under consideration in the embattled race for District 1 on the Memphis City Council, said she is still seeking the seat, “for the people." “Everything that’s going on is part of the process the...
It will take time to heal the wound left by the tragic death of 9-year-old Kameron Johnson, the lone fatality of a terrifying and traumatic bus accident in Arkansas that injured 45 others Monday morning. But the city and nation...
“We had to make a statement that we were not going to go along with the okey-doke,” said District 3 City Councilwoman Patrice Robinson, one of four Memphis City Council members who walked out of Tuesday’s session and left...
 A clearly emotional Dr. Nickalous Manning of Aspire Public Schools in Memphis recalled the moment he had to tell faculty and staff at Coleman Elementary School that one of their classmates died and others were injured in a bus...
Traditionally, Black Friday has been the day to get up early and start shopping for the Christmas holidays. People have been known to camp out to get the lowest-priced deals of the year. Fortunately, there are others who’d rather...
(The Rev. Noel G. L. Hutchinson Jr., mission director for the Progressive National Baptist Convention), will be in Rwanda from December 3-8 for a leadership conference with 200-plus pastors from throughout the African country. A keynote speaker, the Memphis-based...
Shelby County Trustee Regina Morrison Newman will have representatives available at seven branch locations beginning Monday, December 3 through Thursday, February 28. Representatives will accept payments and answer tax-related questions for anyone visiting in person.  Taxes for the 2018 tax year...
Olympic Career Training Institute (OCTI) has secured the state certification to provide Commercial Driver’s License Training (CDL), and began offering its first training classes in Memphis in August. OCTI is a Department of Labor approved training provider that for the past...
Boxing at The Pipkin -- billed as the first of more such events to come -- drew a youth-ladened crowd to the Fairgrounds Wednesday night for a series of amateur bouts. The event was presented by Mayor Jim Strickland and...