Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Community

Memphis public transportation is at a crossroads. While residents need the service, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) routes are not profitable with ridership being extremely low. And unless additional funding is forthcoming by some far-flung miracle, the die is...
The police shooting of her son has Janice Banks vowing to get justice. She made that declaration Thursday morning as 25-year-old Martavious Banks remained in critical condition. Noting that the police surveillance cameras of suspended officers had been shut off,...
Three Memphis Police Department officers have been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation into an encounter and series of events that ended with 25-year-old Martavious Banks in the hospital as the result of an officer-involved shooting. Banks still was...
For anyone looking to level up her/his business, career or personal life, look no further. Cynthia Daniels has created a conference just for you. The Level Up Conference on Sept. 15 brings together 44 speakers and 12 panels for a...
The pitch to Shelby County is for an "honest, open and civil conversation with other members of your community about the state of civic participation in Tennessee." The invitation is being extended by ThinkTennessee, with the gathering set for Thursday...
by Laura Faith Kebede Kirby High School students are moving to three nearby schools starting Monday, Shelby County Schools leaders announced Monday night. About 800 students in the southeast Memphis school have been out of school for seven days because a...
It's not hyperbole to say that Larry Finch is one of the most revered and beloved figures in the history of The University of Memphis – if not the entire city. So it's not that surprising to learn that UofM...
Volunteers from across Memphis are encouraged to participate in the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance spearheaded by Volunteer Memphis next Tuesday. The daylong events, which include two service projects and an invitation-only recognition reception, will support military members, Memphis...
Amid concerns about air quality, the Ed Rice Community Center in Frayser remains closed – for now. City officials, however, expect the facility to reopen by the end of the week. Chief Communications Officer Ursula Madden said environmental specialists are inspecting...
By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Licensed funeral homes had no responsibility to know that the Tennessee cemetery where they were sending corpses to be interred was grossly mishandling burials even after it lost its registration, a lawyer...