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Past articles by Mary:

Memphis Businesses Amped for Small Business Saturday

Big box retailers get most, if not all the attention, when it comes to holiday shopping during Thanksgiving and Black Friday. → Read More

President Trump Will Hold 2 Rallies In Mississippi

President Donald Trump will hold two rallies in Mississippi to stump for Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith before she and Democrat Mike Espy go into a runoff election. → Read More

Law Enforcement Focus on Deterring Crime in Southeast Shelby County

Dozens of local law enforcement zeroed in on southeast Shelby County Friday night to track down violent offenders and deter crime. → Read More

Two Women Killed In Bus Crash In DeSoto County

Mississippi Highway Patrol identified the two women who died after a tour bus crashed in DeSoto County Wednesday. → Read More

Early Voting Turnout Signals Busy Election Day

Early voting turnout in Shelby County has election organizers making plans for a very busy Election Day. → Read More

Political Fundraiser Offers AR-15 as Raffle Prize

A flyer for the Red Wave Rally, a Mississippi political fundraiser, features a chance for people to win an AR-15. Other raffle prizes could be anything from shotguns to pistols. → Read More

Sailor Surprises Kids in Germantown

Since being away from home for a year Petty Officer First Class Sean McCarrens has missed everything about his two kids. → Read More

TN Task Force 1 Returns From Hurricane Michael Work

Tennessee Task Force 1 returned to Memphis Friday night after a week and a half helping with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. → Read More

Lawsuit Filed Claims November Ballot Questions Misleading

A lawsuit filed against the City of Memphis and Shelby County Election Commission Friday claims the three referendums voters will see at the polls in November are convoluted and misleading. → Read More

Day 5: As The Testimonies Continue In The Jessica Chambers Murder Trial

Testimony in the Jessica Chambers murder retrial continued for the fifth day Saturday. → Read More

Block Party for Peace Aims to Improve Lives of Memphians

This weekend the 13th Annual Block Party and Picnic for Peace in Raleigh features food, a car and truck show, and free makeovers where you can get your hair, nails and make up done. → Read More

WEB EXTRA: What's New at Mempho Music Festival

It is crunch time as organizers for Mempho Music Festival get ready to return to Shelby Farms Park October 6 and 7. → Read More

Mid-Southerners Ready to Help Tropical Storm Florence Victims

As Tropical Storm Florence bears down on the east coast Mid-southerners have been on standby ready to help with everything from rescues to serving dinner. → Read More

TBI Investigates Second Hardeman County Jail Inmate Death

Two inmates at the Hardeman County Jail have died within the last five weeks → Read More

Crowd Gathers for Vigil at Aretha Franklin Home

Fans held a vigil at Aretha Franklin's birth home in Memphis to celebrate her life Friday, following her funeral in Detroit. → Read More

WEB EXTRA: MPD Reports 316 Drug Overdoses This Year, 50 Fatal

Memphis Police have responded to 316 overdoses involving heroin or opioids so far this year. 50 of them were deadly. → Read More

FedEx Offers Workers Chance To Get Online Degree Tuition-Free

More than 10,000 workers at the FedEx Memphis World Hub will have a chance to earn an online degree from the UofM Global tuition-free. → Read More

Lorenzen Wright's Family Holds a Prayer Vigil

Eight years ago, this July professional basketball star Lorenzen Wright was found murdered in southeast Shelby County. → Read More

Memphis Wrestling Figure Passes Away

The Memphis wrestling world experienced a significant loss over the weekend after Nate Whitlock, known as Nate the Rat, died Friday. → Read More

Man Escapes Mental Health Facility

A man has escaped the Memphis Mental Health Institute in the Medical District. → Read More