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Multiple SCS teachers under investigation following allegations involving students  WMC

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

Cordova High School choir performs at Carnegie Hall  WMC

The men's chorale, concert singers and combined choir made their debut performance at New York City's famed auditorium Saturday night.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Local choir students who performed at Carnegie Hall receive warm welcome home  FOX13 Memphis

A big-time welcome home for the Cordova High School choir team as they returned to Memphis after performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City. A total of 78 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

'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..

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 our sister station CW30.

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.

Spraggins "Really Amazed" by UT, Committed Shortly After Offer | RTI  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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

U.S News & World Report ranks top high schools in Tennessee and in nation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro, Hume Fogg Magnet High School in Nashville and Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Hendersonville have been named the ...

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.

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 ...

Memphis polling sites open at 7 a.m.

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

Tennessee Police Officers Could Be Charged With A Felony For Turning Off Body Cams In Bad Faith

Recent incidents of police officers turning off their body cams have state lawmakers taking actions. Some wish to see officers being charged with felonies if they ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Point Guard Tyler Harris Announces Decision date  247Sports

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

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 ...

Col. Kuchan Shares the Recipe of Success for Fort Campbell  Clarksville Now

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Charlie and Katie sit down with Fort Campbell Garrison Commander, Colonel Joe Kuchan, for the latest episode ...

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.

Uber, Lyft drivers across the US, overseas

NEW YORK (AP) - Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps Wednesday to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both ...

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 ...

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.

Results: Shelby County election  The Commercial Appeal

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Thousands Going Hungry In The Mid-South  Local Memphis

According to the Mid-South Food Bank, there are 123000 adults and 52000 kids in Shelby County who struggle to get enough to eat.

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.

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 ...

Big Changes Planned For Memphis Fire Department

With her goal to improve coverage in Downtown Memphis, Fire Director Gina Sweat is proposing an ambitious plan to move Fire Headquarters, and merge two ...

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.



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.

Local I-Team: Recordings Uncovered In Sexual Harassment Case Against Shelby Co. Sheriff Candidate

Local 24 news has uncovered audio recordings that reveal how difficult it can be for women to say "times up," especially when your boss is a high-ranking officer ...

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 ...

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...

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Fire At Jones Mulch Co. Finally Out  Local Memphis

After days of smoldering and smoking, a mulch fire in east Memphis is out.

Go Red For Women Friday To Help Raise Awareness Of Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, and Feb. 2 is National Wear Red Day, both drawing attention to cardiovascular disease and the efforts to stop America's No.

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.

Deputy Jailers Indicted For Bringing Contraband Into Shelby County Jail  Local Memphis

Two deputy jailers have been indicted in separate cases of bringing contraband into the Shelby County Jail. Both are relieved of duty without pay as the ...

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 ...

License Reinstatement Options for Tennessee Drivers  Local Memphis

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Driver Services division is offering Tennesseans more ways to reinstate their driver license.

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.

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?

Extra Security Ordered For 100 North Main Tower  Local Memphis

A Shelby County Judge warns anybody who feels like breaking into the vacant 100 North Main tower that if arrested, they will be face a firm prosecution from the ...

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.

Warrant Issued For Sherrie Daly  Local Memphis

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Sherrie Daly, ex-wife of golfer John Daly.

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 ...

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 ...

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