Shelby County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Shelby County, TN. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 3,344 in Shelby County, TN

  1. Tennessee County Employment Rate Was 6.4 Percent In MayRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... in May, also up from 4.7 in April. The Hamilton County May rate was 6.2 percent, up from 5.6 percent in April. Shelby County was 7.5 percent in May, up from 7.0 percent in April. The Tennessee unemployment rate for May was 6.4 percent, and the U.S. ...

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  2. Contractors walk Harahan Bridge at Memphis before bidding to build walk/bike spanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... million from the West Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization, $1 million from Tennessee, $1 million from Shelby County and more than $2 million in private contributions. The project uses the old supports for the former wagon/vehicle lanes ...

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  3. Nearly 20 people rescued after inn catches fire on Mt. MoriahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... was extinguished. On May 14, police closed the inn after responding to 175 calls in one year, according to the Shelby County District Attorney General's office. Between January 2013 and March 2014, the 175 calls ranged from drugs and prostitution to ...

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  4. Memphis businessman, out on bond, charged with aggravated rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... jail for drug and weapon possession charges, he was arrested and charged with aggravated rape. Around 8 a.m. Shelby County Sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant, which named Giannini, in the 1100 block of Old Meadow in Eads. After deputies ...

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  5. Gateway to DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... that they never would have imagined." Among the most common prescription drugs that are obtained illegally in Shelby County include the painkillers Oxycodone, Dilaudid, Lortab, and a benzodiazepine called Xanax, which treats anxiety and panic ...

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  6. Shelby County tax rate still uncertain after stalemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... committee meeting regarding Henri Brooks' District 2 seat on the Commission. There remains no consensus on the Shelby County tax rate, as two proposals to determine it failed on third reading during the County Commission's budget and finance ...

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  7. Yvonne Abraham Consider the childrenRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Boston.com

    ... Families. It's a kernel of wisdom already in place elsewhere - in New Zealand and Scotland, for example. Also Shelby County, Tenn. There, development or budget proposals come with statements of how Memphis children would be affected, generated using ...

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  8. Documentary Highlights MPD's 1948 IntegrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... around the world, and he hopes a major TV network will broadcast it. They also plan to show True Blue in Shelby County Schools. "It's an intriguing story that I think will appeal to people who do not know about Memphis history," Withers said. "We ...

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  9. Sounds of Silence in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... vital issue affecting all Memphians. This is the same man, who on the night he was elected as the first black Shelby County mayor, had a bottle thrown through an upstairs window at his home; the same man who was the target of a racist doll with a ...

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  10. Looking Back at the Flyer's $50,000 GiveawayRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... things that improved the quality of life here. The program was open only to nonprofit corporations within Shelby County, which were invited to submit applications for projects that needed funding. Once a week, the Flyer would announce which grant ...

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  11. Fly on the Wall 1322Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... been a trend toward smiling in mug shots since Just Busted became a convenience-store staple. Even embattled Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks smiled for her close-up. Brooks, who was arrested for assault, is pictured next to Krystal "texting ...

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  12. Election Commission not in 'position to address' Brooks' status on August ballot, chairman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Henri Brooks listens to country attorney Marcy Ingram give her opinion that Brooks' seat on the country commission has been vacated for violating residency requirements during committee meetings of the Shelby County Commission on Wednesday.

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  13. First 2014 Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Shelby CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | WTVF Nashville

    A Shelby County man is recovering after contracting the West Nile virus. The Tennessee Department of Health said it is the state's first confirmed human case of the virus in 2014.

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  14. Woodstock man serving 25 years in prison gets extended sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    A Woodstock man serving 25 years in prison got eight years added to his sentence Tuesday, according to the Shelby County District Attorney General's office.

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  15. New bridge near Millington could solve traffic headacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    Shelby County will break ground next week on a $14.8 million bridge near Millington that should end traffic backups that have plagued Woodstock area residents.

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  16. Q&A with Shelby Farms executive director Laura AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... had to be big. And it's so centrally located - literally at both the geographic and population center of Shelby County - so we needed to have a high level of expectation as to what the park should do for community. We began to collaborate with other ...

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  17. Party declines to grant Martavius Jones' challenge of County Commission primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    The Shelby County general election and the state/federal primary will be held Aug. 7 .

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  18. Shelby County Schools inventory-control policies start soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    When the Shelby County School board meets in July, it expects to see policies to tighten inventory-control processes, putting an end, it hopes, to the embarrassing situation in which presumably millions of dollars of equipment turn up missing each year.

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  19. Memphis Police and Fire Consider Moving OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... on the state building has at least touched on moving MPD. The department is now housed on three floors of the Shelby County Criminal Justice Complex, more commonly known as 201 Poplar. MPD moved there in 1982 but quickly outgrew it. Complaints about ...

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  20. Steve Cohen vs. Ricky Wilkins Heats UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... campaigning.) Exhibit #2, later on Saturday, was the back-to-back appearance of Wilkins and Cohen at a Shelby County Democrats' "stump party" in Raleigh/Frayser. Another good crowd gathered in the backyard of party activist Lexie Carter 's house for ...

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