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  NBC legal drama pilot to be filmed next month in Bluff City

The Bluff City is once again taking center stage as the backdrop for a new NBC legal drama pilot, Bluff City Law.

Chick-fil-A offering keto-friendly menu options

New Malco movie theater set to open in March

Teacher cuts waist-length hair to support 5-year-old girl bullied for short haircut

Rugby team finds new home in empty Vance Middle School field

Sister dances for donations in Wish-a-Thon

5 Great Things: Memphians join Kelly Clarkson on tour; Mid-South musicians win big at the Grammy’s

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  Memphis school pampers cancer survivors, caretakers for Valentine’s Day

Cardi B, Dave Matthews Band, The Killers to headline 2019 Beale Street Music Festival

Memphis hospital is 1st to use new FDA-approved device to fix hole in infant’s heart

Gr8 Job: Making sure kids in Blytheville stay dry in the rain

Hernando brothers create candle, fire starter business to help St. Jude

Mid-South musicians win big at Grammy Awards

  Apple recognizes Senatobia school for excellence

A north Mississippi school has received the Distinguished School Award for a third consecutive year.

Memphians join Kelly Clarkson on tour

Singer Kelly Clarkson brought her tour to the Mid-South Saturday, along with two Memphians who play in the band.

  Community, city leaders honor Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner

Dozens came together Saturday to show appreciation and admiration for Shelby County's first African-American sheriff.

Mid-South teacher Candous Brown writes book chronicling career

A local educator is now an author.

  Stax Museum hosts 15th annual Staxtacular

5 Great Things: Mid-South dance teams win big at national competition; singer Steven Tyler spotted in Germantown

Lyft offers free rides to Memphis Black history sites

RHONJ alum Kathy Wakile partners with Remington College Memphis on new culinary program

‘Superhero’ surgery a success; Mid-South man donates liver to stranger

Breakthrough medical procedure can help prevent miscarriage

  Memphis community turns out to support youth boxing

The City of Memphis recently created a youth boxing event, and it has taken off!

Mid-South players net scholarships on National Signing Day

The February National Signing Period is like a second Christmas for college football coaches around the nation.

Mid-South babies ‘Go Red’ for Heart Month

Mid-South babies showed their support for American Heart Month on Wednesday.

Memphis 200: Bringing life back to Victorian Village

As Memphis celebrates its 200th birthday, we're taking a look back at her history, and previewing what's to come.

Construction starts next month on Hempline project connecting Overton Park, Greenline

Memphis cycling enthusiasts have a big reason to cheer – the long-awaited Hampline connecting Shelby Farms Park to Overton Park has been given the green light.

WATCH: SC mom shares heartfelt duet between daughter with Down syndrome and homeless man

Her mother says Neveah may be non-verbal, “but her actions speaks louder than words.”

  Clayborn Temple approved for $42K renovations

A historic Memphis landmark is in line for a big boost.

Two Co-Lin students sing their way to free chicken and into everyone’s hearts

18-year-old Jon Taylor Thames and 20-year-old Fisher Warren took the opportunity to show their dedication to the Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings by camping out so they would be the very first ones in line.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital celebrates 57 years of service

Monday, Feb. 4 marks 57 years of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The children's hospital was found this day back in 1962.

Singer Steven Tyler attends scarf-cutting for Janie’s House

Youth Villages is partnering with Singer Steven Tyler on a special project.

Mid-South dance teams win big at national competition

Collierville High School’s dance team are national champions.

Singer Steven Tyler spotted in Germantown

A famous rock star was spotted in the Mid-South this weekend.

Memphis Zoo giant panda predicts Super Bowl winner

Le Le the giant panda has spoken.

Renderings released for Tom Lee Park redesign project

The renderings for the Tom Lee Park redesign project have been released.

Highlighting the Heights: Volunteers work to improve lighting, safety

Students from Kingsbury High and Collegiate Middle helped with The Heights Community Development Corporation's Light up the Night project.

5 Great Things: Teachers recognized, Memphis named ‘Hottest Southern Destination’

No matter what Punxsutawney Phil prognosticates on Ground Hog Day, we're giving a repeat shout-out to five of the Great Things that happened in the Mid-South this week.

Georgia Bulldogs bark support for young fan killed in accident

Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs head football coach, saw the family’s plea and called on Dawg Nation for backup.

Future of Tom Lee Park comes into place

Memphians are getting a look at the future of Tom Lee Park soon.

International Paper donates $10K in feminine hygiene products to Shelby County Schools

International Paper is helping to address a critical need in Shelby County Schools--feminine hygiene.

Memphis Zoo exhibit highlights endangered species

A new exhibit at the Memphis Zoo is putting endangered species in the spotlight.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church partners with Memphis District Association to help government employees

Government employees who are still waiting on back pay, received a little help from a local church Wednesday.

Mid-South Heroes: Woman creates Mississippi Coats4Kidz

For this month’s Mid-South Hero, we take you to Marks, Mississippi where a retiree’s plans to vacation were put on hold for a higher calling.

  SCS teachers receive Teacher of the Year nominations

With the help of students and staff, Interim Superintendent Dr. Joris Ray surprised three Shelby County Schools teachers with a special announcement Wednesday.

Jackson Jr. selected to NBA Rising Stars game

Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson, Jr. was selected to play for Team USA in the 2019 MTN DEW ICE Rising Stars Game during NBA All-Star 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Methodist Le Bonheur offers new FDA-approved aneurysm procedure

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is offering a new FDA approved aneurysm procedure.

Free classes offered for aspiring casino dealers

Aspiring casino dealers have a chance to pursue their dreams.

Travel Channel names Memphis ‘Hottest Southern Destination of 2019’

A week after Memphis was named the 2019′s Best Destination Overall by TrippSavvy, the Travel Channel is giving the Bluff City another title.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, MDA to give free meals and gift cards to government workers

A local church and organization are doing their part to help Mid-South federal employees affected by the recent government shutdown.

Chick-fil-A is selling heart-shaped Chick-n-Minis boxes so cancel your fancy Valentine’s Day plans

For all of your valentines out there, listen up: take your significant other a box of Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Minis for Valentine’s Day this year.

Mid-South surgeons restore vision for 25 people

For a third year, Mid-South surgeons, nurses and volunteers restored vision for 25 people.

Memphis sanitation workers to be honored in play

Memphis sanitation workers of the past and present will be honored in a play Saturday.

5 Great Things: Program teaches convicted felons valuable job, life skills; Memphis named Best Overall Destination for 2019

Winter blew in for an extended stay, but it's never too cold for Mid-Southerners' good deeds. Here are 5 Great Things that happened this week.

‘Much more grateful for life’: Mid-South woman thanks hospital after face transplant

Every day, Katie Stubblefield is thriving. The former Oxford, Mississippi resident is the youngest person to ever receive a face transplant.

Mid-South girls to donate to local food bank, enjoy activities at annual G.I.R.L. Event

Girl Scouts Heart of the South will host their annual G.I.R.L Event this weekend. This long-awaited event will be one of the largest gatherings and celebrations for girls in the Mid-South.

Free dental clinic starts Friday at Bellevue Baptist Church

Final preps are underway for an annual event that serves the Mid-South's pearly whites.

MPD director celebrates students’ success

Some students at a Whitehaven elementary school were recognized for their hard work in class on Wednesday.

Arlington High School launches new STEM program for students

Arlington Community Schools is launching the next phase of its STEM program, the Academy of Engineering and Innovation at Arlington High School.

Memphis, Shelby County officials move forward to fund Pre-K

City and county leaders took the first formal step forward Wednesday in a joint effort to fund needs-based Pre-K throughout Memphis and Shelby County.

  Shelby County receives $19M grant to help struggling families pay utility bills

Shelby County announced a $19 million grant that will go to residents struggling to pay their utility bill.

For the first time in 35 years, no children were murdered in Sacramento, CA, last year

Officials have been working to curb juvenile crime by reaching out to those at risk, and police say no child homicides shows that outreach is having an impact.

Grants approved for 3 more sanitation workers from 1968 Strike

Memphis City Council members approved grants for three more sanitation workers still living after the 1968 Strike.

Memphis pup Melody featured in this year’s Puppy Bowl

Did you know the Mid-South will be featured in this year’s big game? Instead, Melody the puppy will be playing in the Animal Planet's annual Puppy Bowl.

Memphis named Best Overall Destination for 2019

Memphis is the Best Overall Destination for 2019 according to TripSavvy.

City cleans up illegally dumped tires from Memphis neighborhood

The City of Memphis has stepped in to clean illegally dumped tires in front of a group of townhomes.

List of resources for federal workers affected by government shutdown

If you are a federal worker affected by the government shutdown, we have the low down on where you can find local deals and frees in the area.

Puppy born with upside-down paws gets rare surgery

A puppy born with an extremely rare birth defect is working to get on his feet for the first time.

U of M president sends flag to fan

A Memphis Tigers fan has an extra reason to fly the team flag today.

Memphis, Shelby County launch new grant challenge to better the community

Got an idea that could change and shape the future of Memphis or Shelby County? A grant challenge just launched to help you get the funding you need to make that idea come to life.

Clean-up program clears discarded tires from pedestrian trail

Tennessee State Parks, elected officials, and local partners gathered Monday for a volunteer waste tire cleanup.

2019 Luminary Awards ceremony honors inspirational people

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, numerous events were held across the Mid-South.

Memphis pup featured in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl

Memphis' own Melody is playing in the Puppy Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday.

Grizzlies host 14th annual sports legacy symposium in honor of MLK

Monday, the Memphis Grizzlies hosted the 14th annual Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.

Program teaches convicted felons valuable job, life skills

Over the next several months, 22 convicted felons will get the chance to turn their lives around while learning valuable skills.

NOH8 Campaign hosts open photo shoot in Memphis

Hundreds of people gathered at the Playhouse Theatre Saturday afternoon to show their support for love and acceptance.

Preparations underway to honor Dr. King for MLK Day

This weekend, people will be volunteering across the Mid-South in honor of the MLK Days of Service.

Memphis schools, organizations give back to community for MLK Day of Service

Ahead of Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr. Day, several Memphis organizations held events to honor and remember his legacy.

5 Great Things: Grant program to help uplift community, unclaimed veterans given proper burial

As is customary in the Mid-South, the community is coming together. This time it's to help furloughed and unpaid federal workers through the government shutdown, but there are at least 5 other great things that happened here this week.

Memphis Grizzlies giving away free tickets to furloughed workers for MLK Jr. Celebration Game

The Memphis Grizzlies are offering free tickets to government employees affected by the shutdown.