Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Community

Here's a story that'll warm your heart –while giving you a chance to help some people at the same time. Shelby County Schools is hosting its Operation Warm Hearts event again this year, accepting coats, winterwear and toys for students...
Law enforcement, criminal justice and religious leaders Tuesday (April 12) announced the launching of a program to help solve crimes and to protect witnesses who help convict criminals. 901WRAP, said to be the first of its kind in the state,...
After pushback from teachers and school board members, Saturday school is out as an option to help Memphis students catch up after missing 44 days of school because of coronavirus concerns. Instead, Shelby County Schools leaders are considering other options...
Christen Dukes, at age 21, is an accomplished musician and producer, a seasoned philanthropist and a 2019 graduate of Visible Music College Music College with a bachelors degree in music production. Oh, and one other important detail. Dukes was born...
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...
At 103 years old, the Memphis Branch NAACP is eight years younger than the national organization, whose president said here Saturday that the core strategy of the nation’s oldest civil rights group continues to be voting efforts to change...
In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day that is being observed on Monday, January 21, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will operate as follows: ▪ Fixed route and MATAplus service will operate on a Sunday schedule. ▪ The Main...
MLK51 celebrated on April 4, 2019 produced myriad images associated with commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Downtown Memphis on April...
by Amy Weirich -- We had never met, but I would know her face anywhere. Kind smile. Quiet. Polite. Sad. I felt the sadness when I walked in the room and introduced myself. She carries that everywhere and always will.  Her granddaughter...
"I'm sure at least one person you know owns a T-Shirt," Chima Onwuka stated in regards to a recent T-Shirt campaign launched by his non-profit organization, Grind City Cares. Grind City Cares is a local non-profit organization that provides essential...