Good News

  Local church provides food, hygiene products to homeless

We're sending a High 5 to the volunteers with Bakers Chapel United Methodist Church.

  Runners, walkers brave rain to raise money for St. Jude

Mid-Southerners ignored the rain Saturday morning to lace up for a good cause.

Campaign collects feminine necessity products for students in need

Nearly 1 in 5 American girls have missed schools due to a lack of period protection, according to recent data released by a popular feminine hygiene products brand.

5 Great Things: Redbirds become AAA champs, St. Jude wedding, MAS includes heartworm treatment to adoption fees

The Mid-South Fair is up and running through September 30, a well-deserved treat after a week of Great Things that happened in the Mid-South.

Clinton High School student gets perfect score on ACT...TWICE

Senior Clark Hensley made a perfect score on the ACT test not once, but TWICE. After utilizing the school’s ACT prep course and studying on his own, he decided to take a stab at the ACT. He made a perfect score of 36 on his first attempt last year.

Memphis Animal Service now offers heartworm treatment

For the first time, the Memphis Animal Shelter is including heartworm treatment in their adoption fee for dogs who test positive for heartworms.

Memphis group promotes week of peace

A group of Mid-Southerners tired of seeing endless stories about violence in our community is trying to do something about it.

Tennessee Task Force 1 ready to lend aid to Florence victims

Several Mid-South volunteers and first responders are on the East Coast prepared to help in any way they can.

Trader Joe’s officially opens Germantown location

After years of anticipation, Trader Joe's is finally open in Germantown.

A look inside the new Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe's is set to finally open their Germantown location Friday.

Mid-South relief teams heading to Carolinas to help provide storm relief

Hurricane Florence is slamming into the outer banks of North Carolina.

  Operation BBQ Relief to aid Hurricane Florence victims

During a natural disaster, food is needed just as much as anything else.

St. Jude partnership turns personal for Southwest Airlines pilot

Southwest Airlines provides free flights for St. Jude families, and for two years, pilot Cary Howard brought those families to Memphis.

Orange Mound business expands, promotes community empowerment

The Tee Shirt Lab launched in 2012 as a startup print shop in a two-car garage in Nashville, run by Kelvin Woods with the support of his wife Patrice.

‘Black Panther’ actor visits St. Jude patients

He may play a superhero on screen, but in real life, Chadwick Boseman proves he is as noble as they come.

Boy uses birthday money to buy presents for police officers

Bartlett Police Department got a special surprise from a boy they once helped out.

Construction begins on $214M airport renovations

Memphis International Airport is working on some major upgrades as the airport has officially started construction on its modernization project.

Collierville K9 gets new ‘leash’ on life with retirement

Former Collierville Police Department K9 Leno is enjoying his new life as a retired pup.

FedEx to add 55K workers this holiday season

Memphis-based FedEx is gearing up for another busy holiday season.

Memphis peace promoters condemn ‘atrocious’ violence, encourage conflict resolution

An organization is calling on Memphis residents to promote peace after a string of violence.

High School honors 9/11 victims with ‘Taps'

A Mid-South school is living up to its nickname in honor of September 11.

  Boy, 3, saves diabetic mother’s life after her blood sugar levels crash

When Ashton Cupples’ blood sugar crashed, it was up to her son to figure out a way to save her, and that's exactly what he did.

5 Great Things: St. Jude partners with YouTube, Larry Finch memorialized, nurse saves coworker’s life

Few things make a Mid-Southerner prouder than to show out-of-town guests the good we do here in the Mid-South.

Memphis couple stuns internet with beautiful rendition of ‘Best Part’

A Memphis couple's anniversary celebration has caught the attention of millions of people.

Elementary school sweethearts return to 3rd grade classroom for marriage proposal

Elementary school sweethearts went back to where it all started in order to take the first step into the rest of their lives.

Germantown teacher recognized by White House

Anna Brignole, a fourth-grade math teacher at Farmington Elementary School, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science.

Statue to be built on campus to honor Memphis basketball legend

A Memphis basketball legend will soon have a statue on campus.

Millington nurse saves coworker

As a school nurse at Millington Central High School, it's part of the job for Jamie Rush to stabilize a situation until emergency services arrive.

Gamers raise money for St. Jude with YouTube program

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is teaming up with YouTube to launch a fundraising campaign for gaming creators to give back.

Crosstown Concourse celebrates one year anniversary

The reborn Crosstown Concourse celebrated its one year anniversary this weekend.

Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters, Jeep Club collect teddy bears for abused kids

DeSoto County, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters of course! This weekend, they'll be taking a break from busting ghosts to help kids in need instead.

5 Great Things: Elvis Week 2018, Animal Shelter Costumes, U of M Pilots & $9.01 tickets

As many of us come to grips with the death, and celebrate the life, music and achievements of a Memphis native dubbed the "Queen of Soul," we begin coverage of give of the Great Things that happened in the Mid-South this week with the legacy of another Mid-South native who was dubbed a "King."

Peabody named 'Best Historic Hotel' in America

Memphis' most iconic hotel is now considered the best historic hotel in the country.

Trolley drivers needed in Memphis

MATA is looking for people to drive the Memphis trolleys.

Animal shelter uses costumes to boost pet adoptions

The West Memphis Animal Shelter is using an unconventional way to highlight their adoptable pets.

Lisa Marie honored with new Graceland exhibit

Elvis' only child is in Memphis for Elvis Week 2018. She's promoting a new exhibit called Growing Up Presley.

Justin Timberlake to release first book this fall

Music superstar and Memphis native Justin Timberlake will release his first book this fall.

Memphians test grilling prowess on Food Network's 'Chopped'

Four chefs with Memphis connections will represent the country's best barbecue on Food Network's "Chopped."

5 Great Things: Uplifting messages at school, 10 y.o. soup kitchen donation, Record breaking MIM

Thousands of Elvis fans will converge in Memphis for days of events honoring the King of Rock and Roll who was also known for his philanthropy, so let's get our out-of-town guests "All Shook Up" by showing off 5 of the Great Things that happened in the Mid-South this week.

Sisterhood retreat aims to help girls deal with depression, anxiety, anger

An upcoming retreat is all about promoting girl power.  The ultimate goal is to give girls the green light to express who they are and empower each other.

‘You’re my brother in Christ’: Woman meets driver after life-saving call

A split-second incident has bonded two Tennessee drivers for life. After a car crashed into a ravine near Nashville, the driver who called 911 is finally meeting the young man's life she helped save.