Monday, May 23, 2022

Community

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...
The ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (Alpha Eta Zeta Chapter) are gearing up for their 2018-19 sorority year. With over 100 members, they are excited to get started and put the ideals of building on the principles...
Since the idea of the U.S. largely is rooted in the right of declaration, I am exercising my prerogative to declare Memphis the center of the “Southern Universe” – at least for Labor Day Weekend and the Southern Heritage...
by Johnesha Harris City officials, supporters of Aretha Franklin and the current homeowner Vera House appeared in Environmental Court Tuesday morning to get an update on decisions for the small house that the "Queen of Soul" once lived in. House, who...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsN3oliLoVU When you've been out of work for a while, or even working a job that just doesn't fit anymore, there's nothing quite like hearing "You're hired!" to put a smile on your face. That's why Jeremy Chambers and Courtney...
Explore Bike Share, the nonprofit that launched a bike share system in Memphis this May featuring 60-stations and 600-bikes, will offer a special monthly membership price of $9.01 available for purchase from Thursday, August 30 to Thursday, September 6. Sara...
Maurice Cox, planning and development director for City of Detroit, will be the keynote speaker atPlace and Economic Development, which will take place on Monday, August 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at historic Clayborn Temple.  “We are pleased...
Kirk Whalum will be honored with a note on the Beale Street Brass Note Walk of Fame on September 12 at 11:30 a.m. in front of the Halloran Centre. The ceremony will be followed by a lunchtime mini-concert. Surrounded by...