Wednesday, June 23 2010 5:43 AM EDT2010-06-23 10:43:34 GMT
According to Dr. Karen E. Chancellor, Shelby County's Chief Medical Examiner, a 70-year-old African-American male was found dead in his North Memphis home Monday evening, after having been seen alive earlier in the day.More >>
Saturday, June 5 2010 8:03 AM EDT2010-06-05 12:03:56 GMT
Officials say a 47-year-old woman was found deceased in her home in North Memphis on June 2, 2010. The woman was last known to be alive on May 29, and investigators believe her death was heat related.More >>
Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:20:22 GMT
(WMC) - A new plan to serve as a "safety net" for City of Memphis employees and retirees rolled out during Tuesday's council health care oversight committee meeting. Their "Healthcare Assurance Plan"More >>
A new plan to serve as a "safety net" for City of Memphis employees and retirees rolled out during Tuesday's council health care oversight committee meeting.More >>
Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:54:45 GMT
(WMC) – A job fair specifically geared toward veterans is being held on Wednesday, July 30 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111 in theMore >>
A job fair specifically geared toward veterans is being held on Wednesday, July 20 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111 in the 1st Floor Entrance Meeting Room C.More >>
BARTLETT, TN (WMC-TV) - On the same day that Shelby County's ninth heat-related death of 2010 was reported, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton held a press conference to emphasize awareness of the heat.
"We are now moving into what old folks like me call the 'Dog Days of August,'" Wharton said. "And tragically, if you've lived around here, you'll remember one year we lost about 20 of our dear citizens."
Wharton and health officials said this is the time to check in on elderly family members, as well as pets.
"Think of four or five people and pick up the phone and call,." he said.
Wharton stressed that citizens should make use of the city's air conditioned community centers, public libraries, and senior centers.
"Four of those community centers are Ed Rice, Big Foot, Riverview Community Center, and Orange Mound Community Center," he said.
Wharton said the city has also put MATA buses on call to respond as mobile air conditioning centers in an emergency.
Wharton put out a heat hotline if you have a heat emergency: (901) 636-2688.
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