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Cutting down on false alarms
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Cutting down on false alarms

If you ask someone what’s at the top of their list when it comes to buying or renting a property, the first thing they’ll probably tell you is safety. For many people, that means buying a security system for their home or business.
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Poplar Avenue widening project to begin Monday

Beginning Monday, September 24, crews will begin a project to widen westbound lanes of Poplar Avenue from South Yates Road to 450’ east of the intersection, near the Memorial Park entrance.
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USDA grant supports urban forestry in Memphis

The Division of Parks and Neighborhoods has been awarded a grant for the third consecutive year from the USDA Forest Service and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for Urban and Community Forestry.
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Part of Warford Street to close for railroad reconstruction

Beginning Tuesday, September 18, and continuing through Friday, September 21, Warford Street between Jackson Avenue and Chelsea Avenue will be closed to through traffic from 6:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. for reconstruction of the railroad spur crossing.
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MAS volunteer orientation this Saturday

Interested in volunteering with Memphis Animal Services? The next volunteer orientation is scheduled for this Saturday, September 15 at 10 a.m.
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Weekly Update: The hard choices of capital budgeting

Ed Rice Community Center is hardly the only City property that is old and in need of replacement or major renovation, which got me thinking even more this week about the broader context of that issue.
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Southern Heritage Classic kicks off Thursday

For the 29th consecutive year, Jackson State University will face Tennessee State University in the Southern Heritage Classic this Saturday at 6 p.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
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Mayor's monthly data review released

The City of Memphis made strides in key areas this summer, including library programming, increasing employment, and in decreasing violent crime.
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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.

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