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Posted on: July 19, 2019

The Reentry Round Up

Vonzetta Douglas began her career at the Shelby County Division of Corrections in December of 1999 as a Care and Custody Counselor.

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Prepare for Excessive Heat Warning

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An excessive heat warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for Shelby County through 8:00 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 18, 2019. The Mid-South is also under a heat advisory through Friday at 8:00 p.m

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL EXPECTED TODAY

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Remnants of Tropical Storm Barry continue to bring heavy rain to the Mid-South. The National Weather Service in Memphis states there's currently a moderate risk for excessive rainfall today, with the greatest chance for heavier rainfall...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES FINAL LEG OF THE GREENLINE

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Memphis, TN - The approval of the last two miles of the CSX rail line begins the final chapter on the construction of the Shelby Farms Greenline. This third and final phase consists of the section just east of the Old Cordova Train Depot Site...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Juvenile Court’s Interagency Report for June 2019

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On June 3, 2019, Judge Michael welcomed student interns to Juvenile Court.

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS POISED TO APPROVE FIRST MEMPHIS AREA LACTATION POD

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Commissioners will take a final vote Monday, June 24th on the purchase of a Mamava Lactation Pod.

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PLAN WITH ELECTION COMMISSION FOR PAYING ELECTION COMMISSION WORK

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Commission Chairman Van Turner, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, and Administrator of Elections Linda Phillips have worked together on a path forward to pay seasonal Shelby County Election Commission workers $15 an hour.

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

MILLIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE ‘KEEP THE LIGHTS ON’ UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

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Memphis, TN - Through one of the largest LIHEAP grants ever received, Shelby County projects it will be able to assist all those struggling to pay their utility bill who qualify.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY ANNOUNCES DEATH OF FORMER MAYOR ROY NIXON

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Memphis, TN - Mayor Lee Harris is saddened to announce the passing of Roy C. Nixon, the first person to ever serve as Mayor for Shelby County.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST SENIOR PROM FOR SHELBY COUNTY CITIZENS 60 AND OVER

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All Shelby County citizens 60 and over are invited to attend Senior Prom. The event is free. There will be food, prizes, and live music provided by Memphis favorite The Garry Goin Group.

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS PROMOTES SHELBY FARMS PARK AS IRONMAN DELIBERATES ON NEW LOCATION

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Memphis, TN - IRONMAN has narrowed it down to Memphis and three other finalists for their new location for a 2020 IRONMAN triathlon. If Memphis is selected, the race will be held at Shelby Farms Park.

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO HOST SENIOR PROM FOR SHELBY COUNTY CITIZENS 60 AND OVER

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All Shelby County citizens 60 and over are invited to attend Senior Prom. The event is free. There will be food, prizes, and live music provided by Memphis favorite The Garry Goin Group.

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris and Chairman Van Turner Announce Partnership with Explore Bike Share

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Memphis, TN – Shelby County Government has partnered with Explore Bike Share in support of the healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign. The partnership includes employee membership program and Move with the Mayor ride.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

ANNUAL SHELBY COUNTY RABIES VACCINATION DRIVE SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The annual Rabies Vaccination Drive hosted by the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) Vector Control Program will be held on Saturday, May 11th, at two convenient locations.

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

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SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN VAN TURNER, MAYOR LEE HARRIS, UNION AND FAITH LEADERS TO ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR PAYING SCS CAFETERIA WORKERS $15 AN HOUR

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Media Advisory: Measles Briefing on Friday, May 3, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris invites members of the news media to attend a briefing about Shelby County’s continued efforts to protect our community from the measles and other communicable mobile health threats.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Mayor Lee Harris Announces Move with the Mayor Events

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Memphis, TN – The healthyShelby ‘19 awareness campaign continues with a series of Move with the Mayor events. There will be a walk, ride, and run.

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES LARGEST PRE-K INVESTMENT IN COUNTY HISTORY IN FY2020 BUDGET

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announces $6 million in the FY2020 budget for early childhood education. That represents one of the largest investments in Pre-K in county history.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM APPLICATION WINDOW CLOSES FRIDAY

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Memphis, TN – The inaugural Shelby County Mayor’s Summer Work Experience program application deadline is this Friday, April 12th. High school students between 16 and 18 are encouraged to apply for a job with the Youth Conservation League before time...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Selects Llana Greer as Executive Director of Pretrial Services

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has appointed Llana Greer as Executive Director of Pretrial Services for Shelby County.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Shelby County and City of Memphis Elected Leaders Come Together To Support Local Fitness Businesses

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Memphis City Council Chairman Kemp Conrad, Shelby County Commissioner Brandon Morrison, and other elected leaders are joining forces to support local businesses who want Tennessee to “Toss the Tax.”

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Has Selected Nominee to Serve as Next Chief Public Defender

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has concluded a several-month process to select the next Chief Public Defender of Shelby County. Current Public Defender Stephen Bush will retire, effective today, February 28, 2019

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