The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is now able to communicate with people in or near unincorporated Shelby County using text to 9-1-1. Officials say text to 9-1-1 is for emergencies when someone cannot contact... Read More.
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is announcing a proposal for employees considering becoming parents. The proposal would provide six-weeks paid parental leave for Shelby County Government employees. It would allow six-weeks paid parental leave... Read More.
Memphis residents can now go online to book an appointment to get the Real ID. The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is testing a pilot program at four DMV locations to reduce... Read More.
The City of Memphis is asking drivers to report potholes. Officials say street crews have repaired more than 8,000 potholes since the first of the year, but many remain unreported. Potholes can be reported... Read More.
Deadly traffic accidents are up in Shelby County. As of February 20, there had been 28 traffic deaths this year. That’s 17 more than this time last year. Shelby County Sheriff’s Office officials say... Read More.
Shelby County voters are taking advantage of early voting in the presidential primary. Early voting in Tennessee began February 12 and ends February 25.  The presidential primary in Tennessee is set for March 3.
The Memphis Zoo is welcoming some new animals. The two bat-eared foxes recently became part of the zoo family. Helen came to the Cat Country exhibit from a zoo in Chicago, while Raj came... Read More.
Nearly  2 dozen people in Shelby County are being monitored for the coronavirus. The Shelby County Health Department says the 20 Shelby County residents being monitored reported recently traveling back from China. Officials say... Read More.
A Memphis Police Department officer is being relieved of duty. Officer Carrington Hite was relieved of duty after being charged with DUI, reckless driving, and public intoxication. Police documents indicate Hite allegedly crashed his... Read More.
Shelby County won’t have new voting machines for the Presidential election in November. The announcement was made on Facebook by county Commissioner Tami Sawyer. Sawyer said commissioners were told a referendum will have to... Read More.