Robert Reed is the much-loved custodian at Farmington Elementary in Germantown. He loves his job so much, he’s willing to walk miles, literally, to get to work. His colleagues decided it was time to give Robert a lift.
Decades ago there were very few places African Americans could go for medical care in Memphis, now a local hospital that once served the black community is working to re-open for the entire Bluff City.
A Covington teenager is battling cancer for the second time in his life, but he’s not doing it alone. His community is showing support, by changing an event that was planned months before just to help his family.
Free and low-cost legal services are now available to thousands in the Mid-South. The online portal 901 Legal Connect went live Thursday, and its goal is to streamline legal service for those who can’t afford a private attorney.
Friday morning, community leaders and stakeholders asked the community for help after 6-year-old Ashlynn Luckett and her 16-year-old uncle Lequan Boyd were shot in killed in Hickory Hill while visiting family.
Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joris Ray is asking the community to be change champions. In SCS’s first-ever State of the District, Ray said the district needs resources-- both monetary and good word of mouth.