SCHD: New health directive goes into effect on Saturday in Shelby Co.

The Shelby County Health Department reported 362 new coronavirus cases and zero new COVID-19 deaths across the county on Monday.

  Biden’s nominees promise fresh approach on national security

President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to lead the intelligence community, Avril Haines, promised Tuesday to “speak truth to power" and keep politics out of intelligence agencies to ensure their work is trusted.
  • National

King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times

The coronavirus pandemic forced the annual King Day service at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church online during the 35th celebration of his birthday as a national holiday.


  Unknown male DNA discovered in death penalty case for Tenn. inmate Pervis Payne

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 1,193 new cases reported Tues.

  Special legislative session begins in Tenn. to address learning loss, other issues caused by pandemic

  National Museum of African-American Music opens in Nashville

  TSU, JSU bands to participate in event leading to Biden inauguration

Tennessee State University’s Aristocrat of Bands and Jackson State University’s Sonic Boom of the South Marching Band will be featured in a virtual event leading up to the presidential inauguration on Wednesday.
  • National

  Biden arriving in Washington with big plans, big problems

Some Democrats say Biden is right to set great expectations while realizing he’ll have to compromise, rather than starting with smaller goals and having to scale them back further.

Man arrested after 23-year-old killed inside Shelby Co. home

  National Guard gives COVID-19 vaccinations in Mississippi, Arkansas starts vaccinating teachers

  MLK Day of Service takes new forum during pandemic

  Suspects wanted in identity theft ring spanning across the Mid-South

  The National Civil Rights Museum hosts virtual MLK Day Program

  Memphis church holds forum with leading vaccine researcher

  1968 sanitation strike member honored in virtual MLK celebration

  Arkansas begins offering COVID-19 vaccine to some in phase 1B

  • Coronavirus

  A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, and health officials say the high rate of new cases is the main reason.


Fans return to FedExForum starting Thursday with Tigers hosting Wichita State

Jeremy Pruitt fired as Tennessee head football coach, acting head coach named

Hired as the 26th head football coach at UT on December 7th of 2017, Jeremy Pruitt has been relieved of his duties as top Vol.


  As Mississippi vaccinates over 100,000, Reeves asks for patience

More appointments made available for COVID-19 vaccine through revised website

Police: 1 detained, 1 injured in critical shooting near Parkway Village

  Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson gets first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

  Fight for $15: Memphis fast-food workers push for minimum wage increase

Friday, fast-food workers across the country made a call to action by staging a strike.
  • Coronavirus

‘We’re surviving’: Mother, daughter battle COVID-19 at same Calif. hospital

The two believe the mother came into contact with someone who had COVID-19 while working at Walgreens.

  TDH: More than 2,600 Tennesseans currently hospitalized due to COVID-19

Tennessee governor faces criticism for approach to virus

WATCH: Infectious disease expert at Memphis hospital answers questions about COVID-19

Jeremy Pruitt fired as Tennessee head football coach, acting head coach named