Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Friday that he doesn’t have a timeline yet on when his administration might roll out a long-blocked school voucher program that saw its biggest legal roadblock removed by the... Read More.
Family Dollar is closing an Arkansas distribution facility where more than 1,000 rodents were found earlier this year, forcing the recall of items from hundreds of stores, the company said Wednesday. The company said... Read More.
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Tennessee’s first-of-its-kind law requiring businesses to post special signs if they allow transgender people to use the bathroom of their choice. The ruling by U.S. District Judge... Read More.
Hernando city leaders got their first look at proposed city park improvements last week. But the improvements come with a condition. Voters must first approved the “pennies for parks” tax in November. Architects from... Read More.
Health officials say COVID-19 infections and transmissions are on the rise in Shelby County. In fact, newly confirmed cases doubles in just a few days, reaching triple digits again. The Shelby County Health Department... Read More.
The developer of a housing subdivision at the edge of Hernando is donating some land near Getwell Road and Holly Springs Road for a new fire station. Town Supervisor Michael Lee said the county... Read More.
Tennessee’s governor on Thursday called off what would have been the state’s first execution since the pandemic began, granting a temporary reprieve to the oldest inmate on death row for what was called an... Read More.
A Mississippi man has been sentenced to house arrest and probation for pointing a green laser at FedEx airplanes flying into Memphis International Airport in Tennessee, federal prosecutors said. Eugene Conrad of Michigan City, Mississippi,... Read More.
A man died during the weekend after a fight at a north Mississippi restaurant, authorities said. News outlets reported that officers responded to a call early Saturday about an assault at Steele’s Dive in... Read More.
In Mississippi, Governor Tate Reeves on Monday – signed a new law expanding a program for non-violent offenders to work in communities. The law allows for 25 individuals at a time, serving the final... Read More.
The city of Memphis is launching a new Dumpster Days trash program in hopes of curbing an illegal dumping problem. The goal, according to Public Works Director Robert Knecht, is to provide community-based opportunities... Read More.