Metro Memphis

I was not exactly surprised last Thursday when I got a text message from my son's daycare saying they'd be closed on Friday. It's not even been a full week, but the avalanche of closings – at that time,...
By Lee R. Watkins, Special to TSDMemphis.com The number of U.S. adults considered to have high blood pressure will increase dramatically under new guidelines implemented by medical experts on Monday. The guidelines, published by the American Heart Association and the American...
This much is known about the death of Linda Neal: She died Oct. 17, 2017 on the warehouse floor of XPO Logistics, where she worked. Why she died – or whether she had to die at all – has touched...
The historic South Main event venue, “409,” was the setting last Thursday evening for the 40th Annual Banquet hosted by the Association for Women Attorneys (AWA). Several program highlights made the evening memorable. The highly coveted Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award...
In Collierville, getting through the “most horrific event” in the suburban community’s history is a work in progress, with multiple examples of residents and supporters calling for – and relying upon – the renewing power of prayer. Routine was shattered...
Widely acclaimed Memphis artist Carl Moore was celebrated Tuesday evening at the unveiling of his Memphis in May International Festival poster honoring the Republic of Ghana in West Africa. Moore’s acrylic-on-canvas creation was inspired by the natural beauty of the...
Bobby O'Jay celebrated 35 years of radio in Memphis at WDIA. It was a turnout fit for a king, with family, friends, and local celebrities on hand to celebrate this momentous occasion. Among the distinguished guests: Fred Jones, founder of...
Thirteen days after he crosses the finish line on Dec. 1 during the 2018 St. Jude Marathon Weekend, the Rev. James Nelson will be in Bethesda, Md. at the National Institutes of Heath Clinical Center. Doctors there will insert a...
For the first time in Shelby County’s history, the County Commission will contribute yearly funding to public transit. During the Feb.10 commission meeting, an ordinance was passed on the final reading that dedicated 1.5 percent of the Shelby County capital...
By Baris Gursakal, High Ground News Ashton Hall is the father of five-year-old identical triplets. All three are on the autism spectrum and attend the Harwood Center's day program for children with developmental delays and disabilities. “I’m not a very religious...