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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.

Memphis officials reflect on 2018 accomplishments, look ahead to 2019  WMC

Memphis and Shelby County elected officials took a look back at the city's accomplishments in 2018 at Mayor Jim Strickland's annual prayer breakfast.

Security heightened at Central, Cordova High Schools after social media threat  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A person is in jail after a threat was made toward Central High School. School officials said they were made aware of the threat Sunday ...

'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..

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.

2018 Early Signing Period Signee Profile: OT Matthew Bedford  Hoosier Huddle

Written by Evan McShane Matthew Bedford, 6'5”, 260 pounds, Cordova, TN (Cordova), OT, 247Sports Composite Ranking: 3-star (85.93) Matthew Bedford, ...

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.

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.

Student allowed back to Cordova High after sexual assault in classroom  WMC Action News 5

A Cordova mother I blaming school administrators for doing a poor job of helping her daughter after she was sexually assaulted.

Most schools in Tennessee's largest district show growth on state test  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Most schools in Shelby County Schools showed progress in all subjects except science, but students still outshined their peers across the state in science, ...

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.

Teenagers arrested in double homicide | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

Family of a teenage boy brutally killed with his best friend earlier this year is finally receiving justice.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Former Cordova High Football Coach Anthony Jones Joins Memphis Tigers As Assistant Coach

University of Memphis head coach Mike Norvell has filled an assistant coach opening on his staff with the hire of native Memphian Anthony Jones, Jr., it was ...

Lost Dog Follows Cordova High Students To Class  Local Memphis

Cordova High School got a new wannabe enrollee Thursday morning – Rocko the dog! The lost dog followed students as they walked to school, then even ...

Too young to vote, Memphis teens lead voter-engagement campaign in advance of midterms  Chalkbeat Tennessee

At 17, Caitlin Brinson isn't yet old enough to vote, but she's working hard to get other Memphis residents to the polls in November.

Jeremy Banks could be Tennessee's running back of the future  Chattanooga Times Free Press

KNOXVILLE — Jeremy Banks surged through a hole opened by Tennessee's offensive line, and for a moment it appeared the freshman running back had just ...

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.

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 ...

Students walk into school smelling like marijuana, which leads to another discovery in student's car | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

A Cordova High School student was expelled and faces criminal charges after a loaded gun was found in his car.

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 ...

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.

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.

Memphis mother says daughter was sexually assaulted at school, takes legal action | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

A mother is desperately trying to protect her daughter after she was sexually groped at Cordova High School back in January.

Signing Day 2018: Updates on Memphis football recruiting, commitments  The Commercial Appeal

Happy National Signing Day! Here's where you can keep track of all the prospects who will officially sign their letters of intent to Memphis today. As a reminder ...

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 ...

Tennessee primary election results  The Commercial Appeal

Tennesseans went to the polls Thursday to select the Democratic and Republican nominees for governor, U.S. Senate and a host of other offices.

Memphis Tigers football assistant Anthony Jones, Jr. still 'shocked' by new job opportunity  The Commercial Appeal

The former Cordova football coach is looking forward to recruiting the Memphis area for the Tigers.

Volunteers’ Running Backs: A Look At The Numbers  Tenn Truth

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 ...

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.

Memphians sign around the country on National Signing Day  WMC Action News 5

Christmas may be next Saturday, but with the new NCAA-mandated early signing period, it came early for college football.

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.

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 ...

Results: Shelby County election  The Commercial Appeal

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

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.

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 ...

Countdown to 2018 IUFB Kickoff: 82 Days (Jacolby Hewitt and Logan Justus)  Hoosier Huddle

Written By T.J. Inman (@TJHoosierHuddle) Countdown to Kickoff: #82 – Jacolby Hewitt and Logan Justus.

Memphis polling sites open at 7 a.m.

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

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.

Three-star local guard Lomax announces signing to Memphis  Daily Helmsman

Friends, family and loved ones came together Wednesday night to watch Binghampton's Alex Lomax sign his letter of intent. Roughly 100 people packed the ...

Round 2: A look at the top football playoff games in Tennessee  USA TODAY High School Sports

The USA Today Sports network – Tennessee breaks down the top high school football playoff games from the second round of the postseason.

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.

Deadline Approaching For Free ACT Testing For Some Tennessee High School Seniors  Local Memphis

The Tennessee Department of Education is offering a statewide ACT Senior Retake Opportunity. It allows every eligible high school senior to retake the ACT free ...

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.

Robert Gillespie leaving Vols football coaching staff  Chattanooga Times Free Press

When the Tennessee football coaches introduced themselves to fans at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville last week, two of the 10 assistants ...

Educators in More Than 10,000 Schools Use to Combat Fake News and Stoke Critical Thinking

From Alaska to Wyoming and from Argentina to Yemen, educators in more than 10,000 schools in all 50 states and 90 countries have used the free resources at ...

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.

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.

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.

Freshman RB sparks Tennessee's run game after slow start  247Sports

The physical no-hesitation running of freshman Jeremy Banks helped Tennessee's run game come untracked after a slow start in Saturday's 59-3 rout of ETSU.

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.

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.

Vols: Monitor Jerome Carvin, Jeremy Banks and JT Shrout during early signing period  Knoxville News Sentinel

College football's new early signing period for high school seniors inking with Division I schools begins Wednesday and continues through Friday.

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | HS Tennis Championships  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. HS Tennis Championships.

Area Sports Notes: Lee first in all-sports women's points, second overall  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Lee University finished first in women's points and second overall in the Gulf South Conference All-Sports Trophy standings for 2017-18.

Whitehaven coach: Memphis 'one of the serious stops' for Pruitt  247Sports

Jeremy Pruitt was part of multiple national championship-winning seasons in two stints at Alabama. He helped Florida State win a title in 2013. He built a top-ten ...

Shelby County election night did not go as planned, official admits  The Commercial Appeal

Election officials say old equipment, human error and the surprise failure of a Shelby County website,resulted in the later than planned release of vote tallies.

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.

TSWA All-State Class 5A, 6A high school football teams announced  The Tennessean

Here's a look at the 2017 all-state football teams for Class 5A and Class 6A, as selected by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.

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 ...

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?

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.

IU football announces 23 signees on National Signing Day  Indiana Daily Student

The IU football program received National Letters of Intent from 23 high school football players from around the country Wednesday. All 21 players who were ...

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.

Vols believe in bright future for basketball program  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALLAS — James Daniel won't be around to contribute to it, but he has a vision for the future of Tennessee men's basketball. "I see these guys back here again ...

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.

Lee Harris names transition team, including former mayor A C Wharton  The Commercial Appeal

Former Memphis city and Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton remembers well the jolt that comes at the end of a winning campaign, when excitement quickly ...

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.

Vols running back John Kelly chooses NFL draft over senior season  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee running back John Kelly plans to enter the NFL draft, skipping his senior season of college.

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 ...

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

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

Indiana Football's 2018 Recruiting Class — Signed Players and Class Rankings  The Daily Hoosier

By any reasonable measure Wednesday was a successful day for the Indiana University football team in connection with the recruiting early signing period.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

SCS Attendance Zone Proposal Affects 7000 Students  Memphis Daily News

Shelby County Schools board members got their first detailed look Wednesday, Feb. 19, at a set of more than two dozen changes in student attendance zones in ...

Penny Hardaway hosts first official press conference  Daily Helmsman

Penny Hardaway spoke to the media for the first time since he was named the head men's basketball coach at the University of Memphis.

Brad Fiscus wins Williamson County school board election  The Tennessean

A new face will join the Williamson County School board as pastor and longtime educator Brad Fiscus won the District 4 board seat up for grabs. Fiscus edged ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rutherford County's convenient voting centers 'a game changer,' voters, poll workers say  The Daily News Journal

Polls close at 7 p.m. in Tennessee. Rutherford County voters will elect county mayor, commissioners, sheriff.

Bill Ketron wins Rutherford County mayor race  The Daily News Journal

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

Berry, Baggett win contested School Board races  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Two of the four races for seats on the Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board were contested Thursday. In School Board District 1, Carol A. Berry won with ...

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.

Hubbard leads list of Madison County winners  Jackson Sun

Daryl Hubbard will be the Jackson City Court Clerk again after holding off a challenge from Monique Merriweather. Hubbard gained a sizable lead in early ...

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 final results were in by 9. This was a state primary and Montgomery County general election. Winners ...

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.

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

Here's the latest on today's election in Montgomery County. Come back to this story all day for updates. 6:45 p.m.. At the Madison Street United Methodist Church ...

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