Saturday, December 3, 2022

Metro Memphis

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris believes that the county’s increasing poverty rate can be reduced by an investment in public transit. He spent Wednesday morning attempting to convince Shelby County Commission members to invest $10 million to support his...
When Anastasia Davis sent out hundreds of letters to Orange Mound residents to introduce herself and a proposed crematorium in their community, she had no idea of the firestorm awaiting her. “I was truly hurt,” she said. “All of these...
Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich invites families and friends of Shelby County homicide victims to join her in honoring the memory of their loved ones. “Season of Remembrance” will be held on Monday (December 2nd) in the City of...
The Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is soliciting proposals for the Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF) grant programs beginning December 3. Programs available for competitive grant application submissions for FY21 will include the following city and federally-funded programs: ...
By Cole Bradley, High Ground News Memphis entrepreneurs are getting national attention thanks to GoDaddy, the world's largest digital platform for small businesses, and their local nonprofit partner Communities Unlimited. On November 22, the organization hosted a premier at the Halloran Centre of...
People living with Alzheimer's and dementia can often become increasing isolated as their condition progresses. Social interaction and activities that stimulate the brain are critical to mental and behavioral health and help slow deterioration. Dorothy's Place is a day facility offering a solution to isolation...
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 28 • Fixed route and MATAplus bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule. •...
So you’ve dreamed of escaping cubicle hell and you think you’re finally ready to take the bold leap and start your own business. You want to be an entrepreneur. But where to start? You know nothing about things like branding...
By A.J. Duggar and Cole Bradley, High Ground News It happens. The mower breaks and the lawn gets high before repairs can be made. A car breaks down without money to fix it and sits on the street too long. According...
by Latrivia Welch, Special to The New Tri-State Defender For the coordinators and volunteers associated with the Veterans Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway, one way of saying “thank you” to a group of remarkable people is to start with a blue recycle...