Volunteer Memphis needs you for its 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Service.They’re inviting Mid-Southerners to sign up for in-person and virtual volunteer opportunities Jan. 14 through Jan. 18.
Arkansas health secretary Dr. Jose Romero on Thursday extended the 11 p.m. closing time for bars, restaurants and clubs that serve alcohol for 30 days in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
“We had 10 months of waiting and 10 months of trying to keep everyone safe and patient and well,” Brian Rega, Director of Senior Housing Services at St. Bernards said. “They were elated and so we got everything together and we were able to administer the shots [Wednesday] morning.”
The Tennessee Department of Health reported 11,352 new coronavirus cases and 62 more deaths in the last 24 hours. This new data comes as a FedEx plane landed in Memphis with their first shipment of vaccines Sunday.
No Freedom Awards gala this year because of COVID-19. Instead, the National Civil Rights Museum hosted a virtual tribute on Friday, Dec. 11, looking back at the previous 28 ceremonies and award winners.