Shelby County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Shelby County, TN. (Page 3)

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  1. What They Said …Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Memphis Flyer

    Letters and comments from Flyer readers ... Shelby County Democrats, the Flyer crossword puzzle, and sex education in Shelby County Schools.

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  2. Shelby County Commission's Last Go-RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    Skip Ledbetter of the Tennessee Equality Project and Shelby County Democratic chairman Bryan Carson testify for non-discrimination resolutiuon.

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  3. Shelby County Launches Blog Aimed at Smoking CessationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... in the bathroom. "It was because of the smoking he was doing," recalled Hart, spokeswoman for the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department. "We kept pushing for him to quit smoking. Even somebody like myself who works in public health, I couldn't ...

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  4. Blighted Historic Home to Get FaceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... being sued under the Neighborhood Preservation Act, the owner is unable to pay for repairs or demolition, the Shelby County Environmental Court may appoint a receiver to develop and carry out a plan to rehab the property using the receiver's own ...

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  5. Texting While Driving Remains a Problem Despite LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... violation is a Class C misdemeanor and doesn't appear on a person's driving record. Sgt. Michael Pope of the Shelby County Sheriff's Department's Reduce Impaired and Distracted Driving Unit said texting while driving is "a growing problem." "The ...

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  6. Time to Replace Shelby County Voting MachinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2012 | The Memphis Flyer

    Robert Meyers, chairman of the Shelby County Election Commission , informed Memphis Rotarians, according to the August 7th edition of the Flyer , that I do not know what I am talking about when expressing concern about our continued use of Diebold Accuvote TSX electronic voting machines.

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  7. FedEx Weighs In on PILOT IncentivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Daily News

    ... A PILOT on the company's global headquarters is slated to expire at the end of the year, according to the Shelby County Trustee's office. The PILOT program has come under scrutiny in the wake of reductions in city employee and retiree benefits. ...

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  8. Memphis' Start Co. accelerator continues its growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Business Journal

    ... their business concepts to investors. Half of the 16 entrepreneur teams hail from beyond the boundaries of Shelby County, including start-up hotspots Silicon Valley and New York City, as well as Hungary, Canada and the Netherlands. Historically, 70 ...

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  9. Sex Crimes Unit Completes 'Eye-Opening' TrainingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Daily News

    ... and suspect knew each other. Year to date through the end of July, there were 24.8 forcible rapes reported in Shelby County per 100,000 population a 6.9 percent increase from the same period in 2013. Since 2006, which includes the time when the rape ...

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  10. Wine Referendums Down to Final DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Daily News

    ... Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal elections on the November ballot is also noon Thursday. The Shelby County Election Commission staff is checking signatures of voters on more than 1,300 petition pages at 14 signatures per page in the ...

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  11. Meet Memphis' New LGBT Police LiaisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Memphis Flyer

    Detective Barbara Tolbert of the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and Officer Davin Clemons of the Memphis Police Department will be on-hand at the Memphis Gay & Lesbian Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 21st at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is intended to be "a safe place where members of the LGBTQ community can express concerns candidly or ask questions ... (more)

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  12. Tennessee Department of Education Announces Next Round of Priority, Focus SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Clarksville Online

    ... to see signs of hope that this investment is paying off." Since being named Priority Schools in 2012, the 13 Shelby County schools in the district's Innovation Zone have significantly outpaced the state's growth in math and reading. Nearly 80 ...

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  13. Humes Rises From Bottom 5 Percent of Tennessee SchoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Daily News

    ... data there were 59 priority schools. The changes mean 4,500 fewer students in Memphis across the ASD and Shelby County Schools are attending failing schools in the school year that began Aug. 4 compared to three years ago. Cornerstone Prep at the ...

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  14. 15 Shelby County Schools Removed From Failing ListRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Daily News

    A total of 15 Shelby County Schools made their way off the state's list of the bottom 5 percent of schools in Tennessee in terms of student performance and proficiency.

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  15. Stats Show Violent Crime In Memphis, Shelby County Is UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Memphis Flyer

    New data shows murders, forcible rapes, aggravated assaults, and robberies across Shelby County are on the rise compared to 2013.

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  16. Paul Dean And Adam Moss Selected For Tennessee Educator FellowshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Tennessee Educator Fellows are: Jon Alfuth, 10th-grade geometry teacher at the Soulsville Charter School in Shelby County Schools. Jarred Amato, eighth-grade English teacher at Jere Baxter Middle School in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Jonathan ... 1 comment

  17. Son found not guilty by insanity in dad's killingSon found not guilty ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Jackson Sun

    Alexander Shelton has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal shooting of his father in Shelby County.

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  18. Commission Ends Term with Residency Guidelines and School Board Pay RaisesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Daily News

    At the last meeting of their current four-year term of office, Shelby County Commissioners approved Monday, Aug. 18, a specific set of guidelines for future commissions to weigh residency challenges of elected county officials.

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  19. Developer Files Permit for Graceland-Area HotelRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Daily News

    ... hotel sits on 2.2 acres along the east side of South Perkins Road between I-240 and American Way. The Shelby County Assessor of Property's 2014 appraisal is $3.8 million. Hotel Capital is a "private equity real estate investment firm that provides ...

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  20. New Owner Files Loan on East Memphis BuildingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Daily News

    ... LLC . Built in 1983, the office facility sits on 6.3 acres along Primacy Parkway's southwest curve. The Shelby County Assessor of Property's 2014 appraisal is $7.3 million. Restaurateur Taylor Berger has withdrawn the application he had pending ...

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