LOCAL NEWS

 

COMMISSIONER TAMI SAWYER: Racism is a Pandemic

COMMISSIONER TAMI SAWYER: Racism is a Pandemic

Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer remains at the forefront of the Black Lives Matter movement in Memphis by being one of the eight commissioners to propose a resolution to declare racism as a pandemic. Places like Dallas County have already declared racism as a...

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TSSAA Delays Start of High School Football Season

TSSAA Delays Start of High School Football Season

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association announced that there will be no more high school contact sports until Governor Bill Lee lifts his executive order for a state of emergency. The sports that are affected by this include basketball, wrestling, girl's...

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COVID-19 NEWS

 

Masks a “Maybe” for Shelby County Schools

Masks a “Maybe” for Shelby County Schools

Shelby County Schools' Chief of Communications Jerica Phillips tells “Wake Up Memphis" host Robyn Walensky there are many critically important decisions facing the county in just a few short weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic, including whether or not to...

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Mighty Sound of the South Silenced by the ‘Rona

Mighty Sound of the South Silenced by the ‘Rona

CollegeMarching.com reports the American Athletic Conference is releasing guidelines sidelining marching bands of all teams for the fall 2020 season. We know one thing for sure. When and IF the Memphis Tigers hit the field, you won’t be hearing "Eye of the Tiger"...

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Virtual Camp in the Age of Coronavirus

Virtual Camp in the Age of Coronavirus

With the coronavirus pandemic having an impact on summer activities, camps are having to make serious adjustments. Pinecrest Camp and Retreat Center in Moscow, Tennessee, is stepping up to the challenge. Director of Video Production Katie Crenshaw tells "Wake Up...

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