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Aerotek looking to fill 200 positions by end of August

Aerotek looking to fill 200 positions by end of August

Aerotek is looking to fill more than 200 positions in Memphis between now and the end of August.   ... Continue Reading
Emmett Till Lynching historic marker to be rededicated

Emmett Till Lynching historic marker to be rededicated

A historic marker describing the 1955 abduction and lynching of Emmett Till is being rededicated next week. ... Continue Reading
Stephen McKinney chosen as Beauvoir's new Executive Director

Stephen McKinney chosen as Beauvoir's new Executive Director

Beauvoir’s Board of Directors named Stephen McKinney as the new Executive Director.  ... Continue Reading
901 Interns help improve Memphis with service projects

901 Interns help improve Memphis with service projects

901 Interns from across the City of Memphis met up Friday to volunteer for different service projects.  ... Continue Reading
Gulfport barber offers free haircuts to military and first responders

Gulfport barber offers free haircuts to military and first responders

William Devin, also known as “The Bearded Owl” is offering free haircuts to military personnel and first responders on July 2nd.  ... Continue Reading
JPD: Sex offender failed to register new address following domestic dispute

JPD: Sex offender failed to register new address following domestic dispute

Following a fight with his girlfriend, police say a Level 2 sex offender packed up and moved out. But, investigators say he forgot to notify them of his change of address. ... Continue Reading
House guest accused of stealing $35,000 worth of jewelry

House guest accused of stealing $35,000 worth of jewelry

A man faces a felony theft charge after police say he stole $35,000 worth of jewelry from a Jonesboro woman’s home where he was staying. ... Continue Reading
Ocean Springs moves forward with push for payback from MS Rising

Ocean Springs moves forward with push for payback from MS Rising

During Friday's meeting, Ocean Spring's Board of Aldermen voted during executive session to move forward with filing a claim to ask a judge to order Mississippi Rising to pay the city's legal bills.? ... Continue Reading
Benton County resident to receive $1,000 a day for life after lottery win

Benton County resident to receive $1,000 a day for life after lottery win

This is the first time someone has won the jackpot since the "Cash 4 Life" game launched in Tennessee in 2015. ... Continue Reading
Nearly $1K raised for Martin, TN elementary school

Nearly $1K raised for Martin, TN elementary school

Nearly $1,000 was raised for Martin Elementary as part of the Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms fundraiser. ... Continue Reading
Arkansas lawmakers suggest more than doubling tobacco tax.

Arkansas lawmakers suggest more than doubling tobacco tax.

Thursday, Arkansas lawmakers suggested raising the tobacco tax by more than $2. ... Continue Reading
5 Great Things: Thriving in the summer heat

5 Great Things: Thriving in the summer heat

The heat of the summer cannot slow down the good deeds of Mid-Southerners. Here are five of the great things that happened in the Mid-South this week. ... Continue Reading
Grizzlies to introduce newest players in Friday press conference

Grizzlies to introduce newest players in Friday press conference

The newest Memphis Grizzlies will be officially introduced Friday afternoon. ... Continue Reading
Credit card skimmer found inside Jackson County gas station

Credit card skimmer found inside Jackson County gas station

Credit card skimmers being placed inside gas pumps have been making headlines across the country for years, including in South Mississippi. Now, Jackson County Sheriff's Office is warning people to be on the lookout after a skimmer was found inside a gas station. ... Continue Reading
Police searching for 2 gunmen involved in deadly park shooting

Police searching for 2 gunmen involved in deadly park shooting

Police are working to find the two gunmen who shot and killed a man at a Nashville park earlier this month. ... Continue Reading
Man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for distributing cocaine, heroin

Man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for distributing cocaine, heroin

Friday, Savino Juarez-Cabrales, 45, was sentenced for 10 years in federal prison for coordinating a shipment of 15 kilograms of cocaine and 1 kilogram of heroine through the U.S. Postal Service to Memphis via a multi-vehicle carrier. ... Continue Reading
BREAKDOWN: Why you should still wear sunscreen when it's cloudy

BREAKDOWN: Why you should still wear sunscreen when it's cloudy

The sun’s UV rays travel down to the surface of earth and can cause major damage to our skin. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.  ... Continue Reading
1 injured after dump truck dangles off I-40 overpass in downtown Nashville

1 injured after dump truck dangles off I-40 overpass in downtown Nashville

Officials said at least one person was injured in the incident. It's not clear how severe the victim's injuries are. ... Continue Reading
Forrest General releases condition of HPD shooting suspect

Forrest General releases condition of HPD shooting suspect

Victor Kirksey, who has yet to be charged for shooting at law enforcement on Monday, is listed in fair condition at Forrest General Hospital. He was captured  following a shootout with authorities on Monday.  Ever since then, Kirksey has been in the hospital. Initially, The Hattiesburg Police Department and the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said they could… ... Continue Reading
Shooting at Union Mission homeless shelter

Shooting at Union Mission homeless shelter

At 3:45 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a shooting at Memphis Union Mission homeless shelter located at 383 Poplar Ave.  ... Continue Reading

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