The Salvation Army of Sevierville collected school supply donations Saturday at a Walmart location for its Fill the Bus initiative. The goal for the organization was to fill an entire bus with school supplies for those in need.
Outside a partially completed home off Tyler Avenue, West Memphis Mayor Marco McClendon and City Council members dug their groundbreaking shovels into the dirt to announce the development of Big River Landing West.
The University of Memphis received a $25 million Tennessee Opportunity Pilot Initiative grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services for their proposal to enable families to achieve ambitious outcomes.
While on the long road to recovery, “Riona” the dog will undergo her first big surgery on Thursday while her owner, Quishon Brown, faces a judge for the first time for intentionally setting her on fire.
A Memphis woman is the first person in Shelby County to have criminal convictions expunged because they were related to her status as a victim of human trafficking, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
The properties still need to be appraised in order to determine exactly how much tax revenue will be generated for the city and county, according to Roland, but the anticipation already is that it will generate millions.