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Cordova High School choir performs at Carnegie Hall  WMC

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Cordova High School choir performed over the weekend at Carnegie Hall. The men's chorale, concert singers and combined choir ...

5 Great Things: St. Jude cures rare sun allergy, Cordova choir performs at Carnegie Hall  WMC

Memphis in May festivities are kicking off downtown, but that's not nearly as amazing as these 5 Great Things that happened in the Mid-South this week.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Firefighters Battle Heavy Smoke & Flames At House Fire In Cordova

Memphis fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire in Cordova.

'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..

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Cordova Neighbors Band Together To Identify Accused Porch Pirate

A porch pirate is caught on camera stealing from a Cordova neighborhood and the neighbors say they know who she is. Now, they want to know why the ...

Cordova Target To Close Its Doors, And Northeast Memphis Target Is Being Remodeled

Target has confirmed with Local 24 News, the Cordova store at 475 N. Germantown Parkway will close its doors in 2019.

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.

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.

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.

Germantown School District Will Not Enforce Tuition for non-residents in 2019-20

( - Non-resident students of the Germantown Municipal School District who live in Shelby County will not have to pay tuition in the 2019-2020 ...

WEB EXTRA: Alpacas found dead at a Nashville high school after person jumps fence to feed them

Several alpacas were found dead at McGavock High School after someone jumped a fence to feed the animals.

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.

Students present list of demands for safer schools to SCS board members  WMC Action News 5

About half a dozen students presented the board with a list of demands.

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

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

Whitehaven High & MUS Gear Up For TN State Championship Games To Air On CW30

( - Two Memphis high school football teams are headed to the state championship in Cookeville, Tennessee. You can watch the games on ...

Dozens of doctors and medical professionals indicted from nationwide crackdown on opioid crisis

A nationwide crackdown on the opioid crisis the feds say it's the largest in U.S. history.

Local High School Band To Perform In The Rose Parade In California

The Munford High School Band was invited to march in the Rose Parade New Year's Day in Pasadena, California.

Land Use Control Board Rejects Gravel Pit Proposal In Rosemark

It was a victory Thursday for residents in Rosemark and Atoka, Tennessee, who are fighting to keep gravel trucks off their roads.

Kirby High School Students Will Relocate To Three Schools During Rat Infestation Clean-Up

Local 24 News has some important updates about the rodent infestation at Kirby High School that's canceled classes on and off for the past two weeks.

How Houston High's Mustang Café Is Helping Students Get Ready For The Working World

( - The Germantown Municipal School District is helping students with disabilities by preparing them for the real world. At Houston High ...

Flooding Is Forcing People From Homes & Closing Schools In West Tennessee

Pick your river in West Tennessee and chances are you'll see flooding near record levels.

Tennessee House passes ESA/school vouchers bill after drama during voting

Tennessee House passes ESA/school vouchers bill after drama during voting.

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

It can feel powerless, like you can't change things at your school or in local government, but I'm a pretty optimistic person. I really believe we can make an impact ...

TN Gov. Bill Lee's school vouchers proposal faces key vote Wednesday

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee's controversial voucher proposal affecting thousands of students faces key votes Wednesday. State capitol reporter Chris ...

City Of Memphis Plans To Revitalize Old Melrose High School Building

The city of Memphis is looking to breathe new life into the old Melrose High School building.

TN Governor's ESA Bill Advances On Day Secretary Devos Tours Nashville Charter School

Tennessee Governor's Bill Lee's signature Education Savings Account, or ESA, voucher bill passed another Tennessee House committee today.

Tennessee Treasury holding nearly $1 Billion in unclaimed funds

The Tennessee Department of Treasury is hoping to return nearly $1 billion in unclaimed property to residents.

Tennessee Education Savings Account Plan Clears First Hurdle

A voucher or Education Savings Account (ESA) bill proposed by Republican Governor Bill Lee passed its first test in the Tennessee legislature Tuesday ...

Kingsbury High Principal Suspended, Accused Of Grade Changing & Harassment

Two days into the new school year and a Shelby County high school principal is suspended, accused of grade changing and harassment. Doctor Terry Ross of ...

College readiness: How Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner Schools stack up  The Tennessean

Large numbers of students in Tennessee are not ready for college, according to newly released state data. The data shows how prepared public high school ...

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.

Lockdown Lifted At Riverdale Elementary in Germantown As Police Take Suspect In Custody

A lockdown is over at Riverdale Elementary after Germantown Police searched for a possible suspect in the area Monday morning.

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.

Tennessee House OKs bill to keep daylight saving year-long

The Tennessee House has advanced a proposal that would keep the state on daylight saving time year-round.

Tennessee Bill would allow cameras to be installed on school buses

A $13 million proposal to install cameras on school buses in order to catch drivers who properly fail to stop when students are being dropped off is advancing in ...

​​​​​​​Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk Ordered To Face TN Supreme Court

( - Shelby County's General Sessions Clerk is in trouble with the Tennessee Supreme Court. Ed Stanton, Jr. is apparently refusing to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Shelby County Deputies Investigate Body Found In Wooded Northaven Area

Shelby County Deputies are investigating after a body was found Friday in Northaven.

Germantown Planning Commission Votes To Return "Cordova Triangle" Area To Previous Zoning

Tuesday evening, in a 5 to 3 vote, members of the Germantown Planning Commission voted to return the area known as the Cordova Triangle to its previous ...

More School Resource Officers (SROs) Could Be Funded For Tennessee Schools

( - There are more indications that schools across Tennessee will have additional law enforcement presence. State capitol newsroom ...

Tennessee will use paper, instead of online, TN Ready tests for 2019-2020

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee says paper testing will be back for the next school year's standardized TN Ready tests.

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.

Cell Phone Use Ban For Tennessee Drivers Could Soon Be Law

A bill banning cell phone use while driving took could soon be one of Tennessee's new rules of the road.

Tired Of Trash Tires? New Progam Could Mean Money In Your Pocket

Abandoned tires are all over Memphis and Shelby County. If you find them, collect them, and turn them in, it could mean up to $250 a day. Local 24 News ...

17-Year-Old Dead After Shooting In Southeast Shelby County

A teenager is dead after being shot New Year's night in southeast Shelby County.

Memphis Is Like The Jeffersons. Movin' On Up

The future of Memphis development is build up...not out. No sprawl, Y'all. It's part of a plan that has taken two years to finish Memphis 3.0. Local 24 reporter Mike ...

Local Middle School Basketball Coach Under Investigation, Accused of Misconduct With Boys

( - A local middle school basketball coach celebrated winning the Shelby County Schools Championship by inviting the team to his house.

MPD Searching For Missing 12-Year-Old Boy

A 12-year-old boy has been reported missing from home since Saturday.

128K kids in Tennessee cut from low-income Medicaid programs

At least 128000 children in Tennessee have been cut from the state's low-income health insurance programs over the past two years.

Agriculture Technology Company To Bring 700 Jobs As It Establishes Headquarters In Memphis

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Indigo Ag, Inc. President and CEO David ...

WEB EXTRA: Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Presents State Of The State Address

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presents his State of the State address Monday in Nashville.

Workplace Shooting in Southeast Memphis Leaves Two Injured

Memphis police are investigating a double shooting at a business in southeast Memphis.

TN Governor-Elect Bill Lee: Legal To Investigate If Shelby County Is Breaking Immigration Law

Gov.-elect Bill Lee says he will direct his legal team to investigate whether Tennessee's most populated county is following a new law that prohibits local ...

SCSO Identifies Body Found In Loosahatchie River

( - UPDATE 3/28/2019: The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says the man found in the Loosahatchie River has been identified as 56-year-old ...

Woman behind bars charged with raping a 4-year-old

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( - A Memphis woman is behind bars charged with sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy.

PHOTOS: Severe Storm Damage Across The Mid-South

Severe weather across the Mid-South left several people without power and damages to their homes. Here are some photos from the March 9th storm.

Memphis Mayor Proposes Two More Areas For De-Annexation

In keeping with his ongoing work to right-size Memphis, Mayor Jim Strickland will present to the Memphis City Council this week a proposal to de-annex the ...

Search For Missing Raleigh Woman Called Off, Authorities Still Encourage Tips

The search for a missing elderly Raleigh woman with Alzheimer's has been called off after authorities searched 31 hours for her.

No Vote Yet In TN Senate Health Committee On Last-Minute Medical Cannabis Bill

There were plenty of words about a much-anticipated medical cannabis bill late Wednesday, but no vote. State capitol newsroom reporter Chris Bundgaard ...

Two Men Shot & Killed In Frayser

Memphis Police are investigating after two men were shot and killed in Frayser.

Vatterott College Shuts Down Campuses Across The Country, Including Mid-South

Students at Vatterott College and its training centers are at a loss for words after learning the institution shut down. 19 vocation schools closed across the country ...

TN Governor Bill Lee Prepares For State Of The State Address Monday

( - The eyes of Tennessee will be on Governor Bill Lee Monday as he delivers his first State of the State address. State capitol newsroom ...

Two Men Found Dead In Car At Cordova Park Identified

Corin Love found the bodies of two men dead inside of a car in a Cordova park. Memphis Police say the men were found off Dexter Road in front of Fletcher Park ...

Memphis City Council Member Recaps Trip Visiting TVA Leaders In East TN

( - Memphis City Council members and MLGW executives are back in Memphis, after a two-day trip to Chattanooga on the taxpayer's dime.

Local Good News: John JJ Jones - Local NFL Player Who Gave Back In A Big Way

( - After all the hype around the Big Game, we found our own football star here in Memphis. We discovered a man by the name of John J.J. ...

Hair Braiding Freedom Act headed to Tennessee Governor's desk

( - A proposal to loosen state regulations surrounding African-style hair braiding is headed to the Tennessee governor's desk for his ...

Tennessee lawmakers advance transgender 'bathroom bill'

A Tennessee lawmaker wants the state's public indecency law to apply to bathrooms and changing rooms — a move that critics argue is designed to restrict the ...

Lexington, TN man indicted on charge of abusing an infant

A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Lexington ...

Investigation Continues Into Shooting At Poplar Avenue & White Station

( - Caught in the crossfire: an innocent woman is fighting for her life after being shot while driving down Poplar Avenue in east Memphis.

Hair braiding bill clears Tennessee Senate

The Tennessee Senate has advanced a proposal to loosen state regulations surrounding African-style hair braiding.

Memphis Man & Oakland Woman Charged In Shooting Of Fayette County Deputy Thanksgiving Morning

( - Two people, a Memphis man and an Oakland woman, have been arrested and charged following the shooting of a Fayette County deputy ...

Transgender plaintiffs want Tennessee birth certificate gender change

When Jason Scott wanted to attend community college in Seattle, he needed a high school transcript, and he couldn't get that without a birth certificate. The only ...

Tennessee man infected with measles exposes virus to Mississippians

A warning from the Mississippi Health Department: a number of people have been exposed to measles, and it's a perfect example of how this potentially deadly ...

TBI Identifies Body Found In Wooded Area Near Dyersburg As Missing Woman Shelby Hubbard

( - UPDATE 3/29/2019: The TBI confirms that a body found in a wooded area near Dyersburg is that of missing woman Shelby Hubbard.

3 Men Dead, 1 Injured In Overnight Shootings

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( Memphis Police are investigating a series of shootings that left three men dead and another injured on Saturday.

WEB EXTRA: Horn Lake High Gets Ready For MS State Championship Game To Air Friday On MeTV

A DeSoto County, Mississippi, high school football team will head south this week to play for the state championship title. Horn Lake High School will play Oak ...

Toyota Investing $750M At 5 US Plants, Including In TN, Creating 600 Jobs

Toyota Motor Corp. on Thursday announced it is investing an additional $750 million at five U.S. plants that will bring nearly 600 new jobs, including the ...

Text To 911 Soon Coming To Memphis & Shelby County

You'll soon be able to text 911 in Memphis if you have an emergency.

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.

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 ...

Shelby County Sheriff's Office Suspends Search For Missing Elderly Woman

UPDATE 1/29/2019 8:00 p.m: The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says it has officially suspended the ground search for 85-year-old Pandora Duckett. They ask if ...

Results For Primaries For Special Election For Tennessee State Senate District 32

The results are in for the primaries for the special election for Tennessee State Senate District 32.

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