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MBJ: Memphis unemployment rate flatlines in December

“The Memphis area unemployment rate didn’t move in December, according to figures released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce development.

It’s the second straight month in which the seasonally adjusted rate unemployment rate in the Memphis area, including sections of North Mississippi, Eastern Arkansas and Shelby County, was mostly unchanged. 87 more words

Quality Of Life

Yep, I did it!!!

Bill’s Story

I started smoking at the age of 13. I thought it was cool and felt so grown up at the time. It was really cheap to buy cigarettes for 25 cents a pack.   575 more words

Public Health

13 face cocaine, marijuana charges in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say 13 people have been charged with selling cocaine and marijuana in West Tennessee.

The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis said Monday that 12 people have been arrested so far. 97 more words


'Don't squeeze the Charmin', puppies inside

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – A toilet paper box makes a great temporary home, but about a dozen puppies will soon need a permanent one.

The eleven mixed breed dogs showed up on the doorstep of the Shelby County Animal Shelter this week. 142 more words


MDN: Dixie Pickers to Open in Former Tommy Bronson Space

“Dixie Pickers, a retailer offering sporting goods, outdoor clothing, hunting gear, guns and other outdoor accessories, has signed a lease with Loeb Properties for a new store location at  77 more words

Quality Of Life

MBJ: Collierville retailer Dixie Pickers moves into East Memphis

“Local retailer, Dixie Pickers, signed a lease with Loeb Properties to open a store in East Memphis.

Located at 964 June Road near the intersection of Poplar and  31 more words

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Festive lights dazzle Memphis

By Jasmine Williamson (Douglass High School)

Lights, Lights, Lights…..and Horses. “Starry Nights” has been around for years as many of you may know. The light show was first organized by Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) in 1989 and was held at a local park in Memphis. 536 more words