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Described by its director as "an ecstatic tragedy," "Free In Deed" - a movie inspired by the 2003 death of a child during what was supposed to be a miraculous Pentecostal healing service - will be shot in Memphis starting in late January.
Among several controversial matters scheduled to be taken up Wednesday in committee meetings of the Shelby County Commission will be one, introduced by Republican member Wyatt Bunker expressing "a position of 'No Confidence'" in Rich Holden, current Shelby County Administrator of Elections.
Germantown and the Shelby County Schools Board have reached a tentative agreement where the city will receive five campuses and pay $4.265 million over 12 years in a settlement with the last city in the legal dispute over the formation of municpal schools.
At the crossroads of segregated neighborhoods in South Memphis, two white business partners would open the doors wide to whites and blacks alike, who congregated to write and record songs that would set off a soul explosion heard around the world.
Three years after the state's Arlington Developmental Center closed, the Memphis federal district court has ended 21 years of litigation over the former home for intellectually disabled residents by finding the state has complied with settlement terms to help care for its former residents through home- and community-based services.
For Shelby County Schools officials, there hasn't been much time to wonder about the second part of the historic reformation of public education in Shelby County.
A Shelby County narcotics deputy has been charged with driving under the influence after he damaged a department vehicle early Thursday morning in Lakeland.
No matter what you're jokingly calling it online or you're simply calling it Winter Storm Cleon like the Weather Channel, preparations are underway in Shelby County to handle the expected effects of winter weather headed toward Memphis.
The forecast includes freezing rain and ice that could lead to power outages and icy roads for much of eastern Arkansas, West Tennessee, and North Mississippi.
April 1, 2000 - AutoZone Park on opening day April 1, 2000. The Redbirds played the St. Louis Cardinals.
The owner of the 152-unit Countryside North Apartments at 6920 Reese Road in Northeast Memphis has filed a $5 million loan on the property.
For five of the six municipal schools boards that began taking office this week, their only formal involvement in the talks that led to agreements on school buildings and ending the federal lawsuit that threatened to hold up their start dates was to approve the agreements already negotiated.
The ongoing crimes in the Parkridge area are a concern for residents there after the second shooting this year claims a life on Woodbine Avenue.