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Cerelyn “CJ” Davis was confirmed Tuesday afternoon as Memphis’s new chief of police. The City Council’s 12-1 vote makes this the first time a woman has been named top cop in the department.

Watch: Shelby County Joint Task Force

May 4, 2021

  Watch the Shelby County Joint Task Force briefing on COVID-19, from May 4 (starting at 12:00PM).

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Tomorrow is the fiesta … and there is no better way to celebrate than with a margarita and fresh guacamole and chips.


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A new, mixed-use entertainment complex called MVP3 Studios is growing out of the former Malco Majestic Cinema near Winchester and Riverdale in Southeast Memphis.

Spotlight for the week of May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021

“Spotlight on Lifelong Learning” with Laura Loth, is a weekly look at some of the exciting public conversations upcoming around Memphis. Laura Loth is a professor at Rhodes College.


The Tennessee General Assembly passed its FY2022 budget this week, offering a look at Republican priorities  in the coming year. One of Gov. Bill Lee's signature issues -- bringing broadband internet access to rural communities -- received only half as much funding as the governor requested. Additional millions were added to a rainy day fund that has already ballooned to more than a billion dollars. 

Many local restaurants and retail establishments have been hit hard by COVID-19. Despite the pandemic and its economic casualties, the President and CEO of Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) Paul Young says that no major local projects and developments have ceased; all are looking to advance. Young also says "investment capital is still flowing" and that investors are keeping a keen eye on post-pandemic numbers. 

Watch: Shelby County Joint Task Force

Apr 29, 2021

 Watch the Shelby County Joint Task Force briefing on COVID-19, from April 29 (starting at 12:00PM).

Click here to watch.

Special Coverage: Biden Address To Congress

Apr 28, 2021

President Biden is addressing a joint session of Congress on the eve of 100 days in office. Watch his remarks live on Wednesday, April 28 at 8PM. 

View the annotation of Biden's address to Congress on Wednesday, April 28 at 8PM.

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