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First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies, announced this week that Executive VP, Director of Affinity Strategy, Lynne Walker won Gold in the Female Executive of the Year Award (employees 2500+) Consumer Services category and Silver in the Female Executive of...
By Dawn Neuses, High Ground News Open the doors of STREETS Ministries in The Heights and you find a building filled with youth and sound: bursting laughter, chattering voices, running feet and the echo of basketballs on the court down the hall. It’s a comfortable, casual and safe space for the...
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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 who need them. From the official page at SCS: Our favorite...
By Brandi Hunter, High Ground News Memphis transplants who came to the city later in life bring a fresh perspective about the city's place in civil rights history, its faith community and what moves Memphis forward as a "big-small" city in the Mid-South. Sacha Simmons Age: 42 Occupation: Business owner How long have you...
Shelby County Assessor of Property Melvin Burgess will open his first satellite office in 2019 to better inform and educate county residents about how best to handle their property tax issues. The first Assessor’s Community Resource Center will be located at 157 Poplar Ave., Burgess said, adding that he was...
A continuum of conversations on the importance of minority businesses to the community and the economy was coupled with spotlights on minority- and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE) during the annual observance of MED Week (Oct. 25-Nov. 16) hosted in Memphis by the Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum (The MMBC...
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 needle – the size of an air pump needle –...
Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson II ended months of speculation Tuesday afternoon with a press conference announcing his resignation. Whispered speculation over the past several months not only had him resigning from his SCS post, but rumblings also had him taking the state’s top education post under Governor-elect Bill...
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Two years ago, top high school hoops prospect James Wiseman moved from Nashville to play for Penny Hardaway, then the head coach at East High School. And on Tuesday, Wiseman announced he will play for Hardaway again – as he declared his intent to attend the University of Memphis next...
In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday and the day after Thanksgiving, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will operate as follows on both days: Thursday, November 22 • Fixed route and MATAplus bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule. • Main Street, Riverfront and Madison Trolley lines will not operate. •...