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With thousands of jobs available in the region, coupled with free technical and community college, there's no denying that Memphis is an Opportunity City.
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50 trees downed from Saturday morning's storms

Roughly 50 trees were downed by Saturday morning's storms. The City has crews working all day today and will continue working through Sunday to get as much cleared up as possible.
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MFD strengthens policy after billing discovery

A report from the City Auditor this month found opportunities to strengthen the internal controls of the Memphis Fire Department following an inquiry into invoices submitted as part of the Rapid Assessment Decision and Redirection (RADAR) pilot program.
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Part of Kerr Avenue to close for bridge reconstruction

Beginning Monday, June 25 and continuing through Friday, June 29, Kerr Avenue between Gaither Street and Azalia Street will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. for reconstruction of the bridge over Interstate 240.
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Part of South Barksdale Street to close for sewer work

Beginning Monday, June 25, at 9 a.m. and lasting until 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, South Barksdale Street between South Parkway East and Quinn Avenue will be closed to through traffic to allow crews to continue SARP-10 sewer work.
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South City public forum scheduled for June 26

The City’s Division of Housing and Community Development in partnership with the Urban Land Institute wants to hear from you. They are sponsoring a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) for South City at 4:30 p.m. on June 26 at Streets Ministries (430 Vance Avenue).
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Bird lands in Memphis

Bird will provide its services under a temporary operating agreement modeled after a shared mobility ordinance.
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800 Initiative benefits local company

Last month, Mayor Jim Strickland announced the launch of The 800 Initiative, designed to empower minority-owned businesses in Memphis and increase equity in the city’s economy.
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Part of Dr. MLK Jr. Avenue to close for sewer work

Beginning Monday, June 18, at 9 a.m., MLK Avenue between South Orleans Street and Manassas Street/Walnut Street will be closed to through traffic to allow crews to continue SARP-10 sewer work.
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Weekly Update: How teamwork moves Memphis forward

For Memphis to truly realize the potential we all know exists, it takes everyone working together — us, the City Council, the business community, the non-profit sector, and Memphians from all walks of life.
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City program helps youth learn golf

In April, news broke that Memphis would host the World Golf Championships – FedEx St. Jude Invitational starting next year. However, Memphis isn’t just a city for professional golfers — more and more youngsters are picking up the sport, thanks to the City’s Junior Golf Program.
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Q&A: New MLGW CEO J.T. Young

In January, Mayor Jim Strickland appointed J.T. Young to lead MLGW. He is the 11th president of the company and started working in mid-march.
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Your City At Work

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Last month, about 10,000 requests for additional service were logged by our 311 system.
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Paving

We’ll pave 265 lane-miles this year, double from four years ago.

This Month In Memphis

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Anime Blues Con

Memphis Cook Convention Center
Anime Blues Con offers fan events for all-ages celebrating Japanese Anime, Manga, and Cosplay.
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Memphis Caribbean Jerk Festival

Tiger Lane
12:00 PM
Home Run Entertainment, LLC presents the 3rd Annual Memphis Caribbean Jerk Festival and Family Fun Day benefiting the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee. There will be a variety of Jerk and Caribbean foods, live entertainment, and activities for the entire family.
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