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Omer Yusuf

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Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Omer:

Stacey Jackson, credited with bringing 'family atmosphere' to Ching's Hot Wings, dies at 60

Family members remember Stacey Jackson fondly, including beyond her impact at Ching's Hot Wings in Memphis. → Read More

With temperatures dropping, Memphis to open warming center Saturday night

The warming center will open at 7 p.m. Saturday night, according to a news release. → Read More

Memphis real estate: From inventory to home prices, here are the trends to watch in 2022

Will inventory increase? Will home prices continue to climb? Here's what to watch for in the Memphis housing market in 2022. → Read More

RE/MAX's Bill Stewart elected new president of Memphis Area Association of Realtors

For Bill Stewart, only one moment compares to the excitement of being elected Memphis Area Association of Realtors president. The birth of his daughter. → Read More

Wright Cox takes over as BankTennessee leader after Jim Rout's retirement

Former Shelby County Mayor Jim Rout has retired from his role of CEO and president of BankTennessee. Wright Cox is now the bank's new leader. → Read More

Memphis economy could see significant economic impact from AutoZone Liberty Bowl game

The local Memphis economy could see millions of dollars of economic impact from the AutoZone Liberty Bowl played between Texas Tech and MSU Tuesday. → Read More

Memphis-based Mahaffey joining one of the largest rental companies in North America

Memphis-based Mahaffey USA, one of the country’s leaders in temporary and semi-permanent structures, has been acquired by Sunbelt Rentals Inc. → Read More

Michael Maness, Memphis-area artist known for charitable giving, dies at 64

Michael Maness, a charitable artist based in Southaven, died Wednesday from congestive heart failure. → Read More

Thank you for everything Jackson and West Tennessee

After 18 months, I'm saying goodbye to The Jackson Sun. → Read More

City of Lexington continues to add more jobs in 2018

The three job announcements this year have resulted in more than 500 new jobs in the city of Lexington. → Read More

Gander Outdoors to hold grand opening in Jackson

Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, will serve many of the same products that its former namesake did. → Read More

Katelyn Campbell's body found in Tennessee River

Decatur County Sheriff Keith Byrd confirmed searchers discovered the body a few hundred yards downstream from the Alvin C. York Bridge over the Tennessee River. → Read More

Former NAACP President Harrell Carter running for Madison County Mayor

Harrell Carter is the only opposing candidate to incumbent to Madison County Jimmy Harris in the upcoming mayoral election. → Read More

Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris hopes to earn 4 year term

Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris has served as mayor since being appointed in 2007. → Read More

Madison County Commission approves $228.6M budget for 2018-19 fiscal year, no tax increase

This year's budget does not feature a tax increase. → Read More

Prepare to pay more property taxes if you live in Jackson

The tax increase is estimated to create more than $1.48 million in revenue for the city. → Read More

New bike sharing program launches in Jackson

The popularity of bike sharing programs across the U.S. has risen in recent years, and Jackson is now the latest city to start its own bike share program. The program officially launched Sunday afternoon during a kick off at the LIFT Wellness Center. Zagster, an American bike share company, has partnered with the City of Jackson to provide 20 bikes at four bike share stations throughout the city… → Read More

Denise LaSalle's legacy and dream lives through start of Blues Academy

Five months after her untimely death, one of blues legend Denise Lasalle’s biggest dreams has finally come to fruition. → Read More

Royal Reed's to become catering-only, no longer serving lunch after Father's Day

Royal Reed's has been in East Jackson since the early 1980s. → Read More

Jackson City Council approves construction contractor for new Bemis Park

Construction is expected to begin in the next two to three weeks, Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist said. → Read More