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Jackson area high school football: Week 1 scoreboard  Jackson Sun

Check out all the final scores from Week 1 in Tennessee high school football.

Multiple SCS teachers under investigation following allegations involving students  WMC

A Cordova High School coach has resigned following allegations involving students.

SCS: Cordova High coach resigns following allegations involving students  WREG NewsChannel 3

CORDOVA, Tenn. — A Cordova High School basketball coach has resigned following allegations involving students, Shelby County Schools confirmed.

Cordova High School choir returns from NYC as champions

Cordova High School choir students return from New York City as champions.

Vols player Jeremy Banks arrested on active warrant  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Sophomore Vols football linebacker Jeremy Banks was arrested early Sunday by UT police over an active warrant, according to an ...

Tennessee Super 25 high school football rankings after Week 1  The Commercial Appeal

The top five spots remain unchanged in the Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll. A group of statewide high school sports writers from the USA Today ...

Man charged with indecent exposure arrested at Cordova High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

A man was taken into custody at Cordova High School after allegedly touching himself inappropriately in front on young children.

Local basketball coach resigns after violating social media policy with students  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 listened to an audio recording from the principal at Cordova High School informing parents that a basketball coach is no longer at the school.

Advocacy groups push for Spanish translations, emotional support, and better facilities at Memphis schools  Chalkbeat Tennessee

A group of Memphis teachers pushed district and county leaders Tuesday for report card translations, additional support staff to help traumatized students, and ...

Girls Who Mean Business: Hutchison, East, Cordova, Munford, Freedom Preparatory Academy  Memphis Business Journal

Girls Who Mean Business profiles of students from Hutchison School, East High School, Freedom Preparatory Academy, Cordova High School, and Munford ...

CFB Early Signing Period: Memphis area schools  WMC

The college football early signing period was busy for Memphis area schools. Multiple high school football players in the area signed national letters of intent ...

Looking to curb absenteeism, other chronic problems, Memphis invests in data specialists with Gates money  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Solving problems like chronic absenteeism is the goal of the nearly $1 million philanthropic dollars earmarked for 15 Shelby County schools.

A year after student walkouts, there's some progress, but Memphis teens still don't feel heard  Chalkbeat Tennessee

A Memphis student may soon sit on the Shelby County Schools board following student demands last year for more input into district decisions, a spokeswoman ...

'We come to school to be safe' — SCS students hold walkouts calling for an end to gun violence  The Commercial Appeal

Students at 24 high schools led optional protests at the end of the school day, a day before the planned National School Walkout across the U.S..

Announcing MBJ's Girls Who Mean Business class of 2019  Memphis Business Journal

Girls Who Mean Business facilitates mentorship for these young, talented students, establishing connections for them with leading businesswomen in the ...

Tennessee Vols football lands Jeremy Banks, Jerome Carvin of Cordova  The Commercial Appeal

Tennessee picked up Cordova running back Jeremy Banks and offensive lineman Jerome Carvin.

Vols: Jerome Carvin, Jeremy Banks of Cordova sign with Tennessee in boost for Jeremy Pruitt  Knoxville News Sentinel

Cordova teammates Jerome Carvin, a four-star offensive lineman, and Jeremy Banks, a three-star running back, signed with Tennessee.

Teenagers arrested in double homicide  FOX13 Memphis

Family of a teenage boy brutally killed with his best friend earlier this year is finally receiving justice. Law enforcement in Texas recently arrested the last of four ...

4-star Cordova point guard commits to Memphis  WMC Action News 5

Cordova High School star Tyler Harris is committed to the University of Memphis.

Shelby County school board celebrates 'district-wide' growth during #WeAre901 tour  The Commercial Appeal

The Shelby County Schools board held its first ever #WeAre901 event Monday at five schools - Kingsbury Elementary, Memphis East High School, Douglass ...

Rossview High Boys Soccer Advance to 7AAA Region Finals  Clarksville Now

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Rossview Boys Soccer advanced to the Region 7AAA Final for the second year in a row after a nail-biting game ...

Tennessee hopes fears of religious indoctrination will diminish with new social studies standards  Chalkbeat Tennessee

New social studies standards will soon reach Tennessee classrooms. Here's what they'll mean for students, teachers.

Lomax, Harris elevating one another under Penny’s guidance at U of M  WMC

Penny Hardaway's first roster as the head men's basketball coach at the University of Memphis features two freshman point guards from Memphis.

For Tennessee high school students, free community college isn't about the money. It's about the branding.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Tennessee Promise has energized the conversation around college in high school, say state education officials and school counselors.

Spraggins "Really Amazed" by UT, Committed Shortly After Offer  Rocky Top Insider

Javontez Spraggins wasn't planning on committing on Friday, but once he got an offer from Tennessee, his whole day changed. The 6-foot-3, 335-pound ...

Cordova's Tyler Harris signs with Penny Hardaway at Memphis  The Commercial Appeal

Cordova's Tyler Harris signs with new coach Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers.

Shelby County Schools ask for community help in fighting hygiene-related truancy  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools employees and the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity will station themselves Friday in front of Chick-Fil-A on Union Avenue, hoping to collect ...

New program aims to make advocates out of Memphis high schoolers  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Ten schools in Shelby County are participating in the program, which tries to get students involved in education policy issues.

Memphis polling sites open at 7 a.m.

Polling locations in Memphis open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m..

Family of bears climb on, inside car in Gatlinburg

A close encounter with a family of bears in Tennessee left a Kentucky man stunned but thankfully, uninjured.

NLE Choppa: The 16 Year Old Viral Phenom Looks To Take The Game Over  AllHipHop

He totes guns in videos, but when you peel back the layers, NLE Choppa has gigantic ambitions. Chuck Creekmur reports.

U.S. News & World Report: Here's how high schools rank by metro area in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top high schools by metro area, including Knoxville, Nashville and others.

Jeremiah Martin: playing for hometown Tigers difficult at times  WMC

Penny Hardaway's arrival at the U of M, as the head men's basketball coach, has put an extra emphasis on winning with talent from the city of Memphis.

Roger Jones named new principal of Collierville High School

COLLLIERVILLE, Tenn. ( - Collierville Schools Superintendent John Aitken named Roger Jones as the new principal of Collierville High ...

The best high schools in Tennessee? Magnet schools dominate U.S News & World Report rankings  The Tennessean

The top high schools in Tennessee include Central Magnet in Murfreesboro and Hume Fogg in Nashville, according to US News & World Report rankings.

Memphis area high school football defensive players to watch in 2018  The Commercial Appeal

The high school football season begins this week in Memphis and Tennessee. Here is a look at the top returning offensive players in the area. Tarique Barnes ...

Point Guard Tyler Harris Announces Decision date  247Sports

2018 Memphis point guard Tyler Harris announces his commitment date for April 13th.

Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  The Commercial Appeal

Who are the best high school football teams in Tennessee this season? The USA Today Network - Tennessee has started its Tennessee Super 25 poll. A group ...

3 teens shot in gunfire at Lakeland sweet 16 party  WMC Action News 5

Three teens are in the hospital after being shot when gunfire broke out at a sweet 16 party in Lakeland.

Orpheum Announces Nominees for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 24 at 7pm, students and supporters from 29 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 9th Annual ...

For Mississippi natives at Memphis football, facing Ole Miss is more than pride  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis has 17 players from Mississippi on their roster and facing Ole Miss on Aug. 31 is giving them extra motivation.

Parents of Students Being Zoned Out of Bartlett Schools Speak Out  Memphis Flyer

Rhonda Davis has a grandson who currently attends Dexter Middle School, and before Bartlett formed its own municipal school district, he would have been on.

Memphis Tigers football: 2019 schedule, kickoff, TV, streaming, odds  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis' 2019 football schedule with kickoff times, television, odds and more.

Houston High School teacher takes top honors for West Tennessee  The Commercial Appeal

A Germantown Municipal School District teacher was named the Grand Division winner for West Tennessee in the state's 2018-19 Teacher of the Year awards ...

Update: Teenage girl killed, Bartlett High student hurt in crash

The wreck happened at about 4:40 p.m. at Yale and Memphis-Arlington.

Here's what five Latino students have to say about their school experience in Memphis  Chalkbeat Colorado

Students offer insights during a high school rally sponsored by Latino Memphis in partnership with Shelby County Schools.

Family fighting for daughter's Lyme disease treatment  WMC Action News 5

Taylor Pertzborn dropped to 82 pounds in the last six months from gastrointestinal problems that the family believes are tied to chronic Lyme disease.

Here's who Tennessee Vols football added in early signing period  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here's a look at the players who have signed with Tennessee during the early signing period, which began Wednesday.

FedEx Forum soldout for No. 3 Tennessee vs. Memphis  247Sports

The first true road game of the season will be a sold-out atmosphere for No. 3 Tennessee. The Vols (7-1) play at Memphis (5-4) at noon Eastern Time on ...

Tigers 78, UConn 71  Memphis Flyer

The time will come, surely, when Memphis-UConn on a Sunday in mid-February is one of college basketball's spotlight games. Here in 2019, though, the clash ...

Kentucky Football: Ashtan Pierre arrives; UK adds Harold Lacy to roster  A Sea Of Blue

Kentucky adds a transfer from Middle Tennessee and gets one of its 2018 signees on campus after it looked like he wouldn't make it.

Memphis football eyes higher goals to start 2019 season  The Commercial Appeal

Winning the AAC West isn't enough for Memphis. Mike Norvell and his players want more in 2019.

The 9:01: What Democrats' election sweep means for Shelby County  The Commercial Appeal

In The 9:01 today, Shelby County Democrats sweep the county elections, more revelations about Memphis Police's surveillance of activists, and more.

Alternative program gives troubled youth a second chance

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Three Wooddale High School students will get a second chance after getting caught gambling and fighting in the cafeteria. They've ...

Tennessee House will see at least 2 new faces from Shelby County  The Commercial Appeal

At least two seats from Shelby County in the Tennessee House of Representatives will be filled by new faces with no incumbents in the races for house District ...

Memphis Tigers Travel to Naval Academy for Key AAC West Game Saturday  Memphis Daily News

What's not to like about a trip to Hawaii? If you're the Navy Midshipmen, a lot. Despite going to Hawaii early to make the adjustment to the time change, Navy ...

Friends remember teen girl killed in Bartlett crash  WMC Action News 5

A 16-year-old girl, who used to go to Cordova High School, died in a car crash Monday.

Cardi B shows her 'clout' with Beale Street Music Festival performance  The Commercial Appeal

The Mona Lisa may not be the greatest painting in the Louvre. Cardi B may not have been the most talented artist at the Memphis in May Beale Street Music ...

One county, seven districts: Vying for students as Shelby County Schools de-merges  Chalkbeat Colorado

With less than six months to go before the new school year starts, six new suburban districts and the Shelby County school system, which will include Memphis ...

Democrat Lee Harris wins Shelby County mayor's race as 'blue wave' sweeps county  The Commercial Appeal

Democrat Lee Ardrey Harris was elected mayor of Shelby County on Thursday as a 'blue wave' reinstalled Democrats in many top county offices.

Volunteers’ Running Backs: A Look At The Numbers  FanSided

The Tennessee Volunteers backfield has been one of the bright spots during recent years. Here is a preview of the running backs likely to get the most playing ...

The 9:01: Wounded Republicans face rocky future in Shelby County  The Commercial Appeal

In The 9:01 today, Republicans don't have a lot to look forward to after their thrashing Thursday, the Grizzlies have a new uniform design, and more.

High School Musical Award Nominations, 2014 | Intermission Impossible  Memphis Flyer

"Spamalot" at Memphis University School The Orpheum Theatre has announced nominees for the 2014 High School Musical Theatre Awards. The award ...

Orpheum Announces Winners Of 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, the Orpheum Theatre Group announced the recipients of the 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards.

Two SCS incumbents unseated, another two remain on the board  The Commercial Appeal

Shante Avant and Billy Orgel won reelection. Chris Caldwell and Mike Kernell lost their bids to retain their seats.

Video Captures Fight That Sent Two Girls To The Hospital

A fight broke out on their school bus Monday afternoon as they headed home from Cordova High School.

Floyd Bonner defeats Dale Lane in Sheriff's race; Lane accepts outcome  The Commercial Appeal

Lane said he accepts the outcome and will support Bonner's efforts for public safety.

Results: Shelby County election  The Commercial Appeal

Keep updated on the latest results in the Aug. 2 Shelby County general election and Tennessee primaries.

Tami Sawyer wins Shelby County Commission District 7 seat  The Commercial Appeal

At the Blue Nile Ethiopian Kitchen on Madison Avenue, Democrat Tami Sawyer celebrated with supporters on Thursday night after voters elected her ...

Lee Harris rides populist tailwind into Shelby County mayor's office  The Commercial Appeal

Harris is considered the first African-American populist elected mayor of Shelby County. How will he make his ideals work? By building relationships.

Former Kid Reporter Deidra Shores headed to college  WMC Action News 5

Former Today Show Kid Reporter, Deidra Shores, is all grown up and starting a new chapter of life: college.

Harris makes first major appointment, pulling from City of Memphis  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Mayor-elect Lee Harris named Patrice Thomas, deputy chief operating officer for the City of Memphis, his chief administrative officer.

In 'year of the woman,' political newcomers unseat SCS incumbents  The Commercial Appeal

One candidate raised tens of thousands of dollars and had twice that spent in her name. The other had $90.24. They both won.

'Wicked' Return  Memphis Daily News

The Broadway smash “Wicked” has packed the house at the Orpheum Theatre Memphis each time the musical has enjoyed a run here, with fans of the ...

Chef Ryan McCarty on moving on, moving back, and Ronnie Grisanti  Memphis Flyer

Ryan McCarty saved the pocket from the first chef's jacket he wore when he worked at Ronnie Grisanti's restaurant. He was very proud of the...

Woman Charged With Stealing $142,000 From Arlington High School

(Arlington, TN) A former Arlington High School employee has been indicted for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the school. An audit determined Toni ...

Sylvia McMillan McDougal -- Cordova | Obituaries |  The Times and Democrat

Sylvia McMillan McDougal, 89, of Cordova, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, in the Dukes-Harley ...

Tennessee's Jeremy Banks vows to take better care of football in Twitter prophecy  Knoxville News Sentinel

Fumbles hampered Jeremy Banks throughout his first season at UT.

12 seek Jackson-Madison County school superintendent job  Jackson Sun

Twelve people have applied for the position of superintendent of the Jackson-Madison County School System.

Orpheum Theatre Announces Nominees for the 2015 High School Musical Theater Awards  Memphis Flyer

On Monday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m. the Orpheum Theatre will once again host the High School Musical Awards, celebrating Memphis' best young performers and ...

Vols RB signee Banks arrives on campus  247Sports

Tennessee running back signee Jeremy Banks is on campus in time for the start of summer classes on Thursday.

Memphis-made Navy brand to get local push during AutoZone Liberty Bowl  Memphis Business Journal

Memphis is a Navy town; we're excited to be able to participate in one of the city's signature events and to give visitors a chance to see what the Navy is all about ...

Ole Miss basketball head coach Kermit Davis is already recruiting  Red Cup Rebellion

Kermit Davis was introduced earlier this week as the newest Ole Miss Rebels' head coach. His two staff members, Win Case and Ronnie Hamilton, joined him ...

Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi tax free weekends  The Commercial Appeal

Tax free weekend in Memphis starts July 27. What can you buy and how much can you spent?

Tennessee's primary election is here: What you need to know about voting Thursday  The Tennessean

After months of campaigning, Tennessee voters head to the polls Thursday decide who will be the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial nominees.

Three incumbents booted from Tennessee General Assembly in Thursday primary  The Tennessean

While two Republicans, Reps. Barry Doss and Tim Wirgau, lost their respective seats, the most startling loss occurred for Democratic Sen. Reginald Tate.

MFD Releases Video Of Cedar Mill Arson Suspect

Memphis fire investigators have released surveillance video from a two-alarm fire that damaged the Cedar Mill Apartments.

John Rose wins Republican nod to replace U.S. Rep. Diane Black  The Tennessean

John Rose won the Republican primary in his attempt to replace U.S. District 6 Rep. Diane Black, who will vacate the seat after launching a failed bid for ...

Nashville school board gets three new members  The Tennessean

The Nashville public school board will have three new board members, with unofficial results showing Rachael Anne Elrod, Fran Bush and Gini Pupo-Walker ...

THANK YOU: Veterans Day deals  Clarksville Now

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Many restaurants and businesses will honor our *service* men and women on Veterans Day. Proof of *service* is ...

Brandon Ogles clinches Republican primary for Sargent seat in Williamson  The Tennessean

After a heated race with six candidates, Brandon Ogles has won the Republican primary for House District 61. Ogles received 3,913 votes. Democratic candidate ...

Rutherford County election results 2018: Mayor, Sheriff, Commission, state House and Senate  The Daily News Journal

Rutherford County will see a new mayor, several new commissioners and leaders in the Tennessee General Assembly following Aug. 2 elections.

Republican Jody Ball set to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper after winning primary  The Tennessean

Republican Jody M. Ball is set to take on Democratic incumbent Jim Cooper to represent Tennessee's 5th Congressional District after winning the GOP primary ...

Bill Ketron wins Rutherford County mayor race  The Daily News Journal

Bill Ketron Jr. takes nearly 10000 more votes than opponent Heather Ann Brown.

Here are your next Williamson County commissioners  The Tennessean

The Williamson County Commission will remain entirely Republican. With 44,123 total votes cast, all precincts reported results by 8:45 p.m. Thursday. The top ...

Montgomery County election results: Wiggins, Durrett both win, 5 commissioners lose seats  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

The polls for Thursday's election closed at 7 p.m., and the votes were coming in.

Despite jump in Democratic turnout, Republicans won every Williamson County Commission seat  The Tennessean

Despite a historic number of Democrats who ran for Williamson County Commission, none managed to win a seat this year.

Mark Green, Justin Kanew to face off for vacant Marsha Blackburn's seat  The Tennessean

While state Sen. Mark Green breezed through the Republican primary with no opposition, two Democratic candidates battled to get on the ballot for the ...

Election 2018 blog, 4:20 p.m.: 59% of early voters got Republican ballots  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Updates all day from the polls in Montgomery County.

Hodges defeats Rye in House District 67 Democratic primary; will face Vallejos in November  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

The Democratic nomination for the 67th District Tennessee House of Representatives seat on Thursday was a two-way race between Jason Hodges and ...

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