Audit Underway for All Shelby County School District High Schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – An independent auditor is investigating all high schools in the Shelby County Schools District. The announcement of the investigation comes on the heels of a scandal at Trezevant High School. Auditors are investigating almost 50 high schools. Monday‚Äôs announcement comes after the former principal of Trezevant resigned last week, alleging district…

Commissioner claims elected officials are breaking county policies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland sent a letter to Shelby County Chief Administrative Officer Harvey Kennedy to request information about several part-time lawyers who work for the county. “I thought back in 2010, 2011 I got rid of all the part time attorneys,” Roland said. Over the past five years, Commissioner Roland…

New Community Center opens in Cordova!

Take a look at this, the new Houston Levee Community Center in Cordova is officially open! With a new lounge, lab, and space for leadership! The building is on Houston Levee Road. WREG’s Photojournalist Jonathan Knox took a first look at the 10-thousand square foot facility. Original Article

Terry Roland officially begins Shelby County mayoral campaign on Saturday

By Linda A. Moore of The Commercial Appeal Shelby County Commission Chairman Terry Roland will officially launch his campaign for county mayor with breakfast on Saturday at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. Roland has made no secret of his plans to run for county mayor in 2018, but this early start is necessary to compete…