News of the Day: May 19, 2021

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Here’s everything you need to know going on in the Mid-South today:

  • This Thursday night at 6 PM, join KWAM as we host a free rally and vigil to show support for the nation of Israel. The one-hour event will include speakers Todd Starnes and Caleb Park, an alum of Christians United For Israel.  Check out more details here.


  • Memphis Police have arrested Quentavious Knox for firing shots at customers at a gas station on March 30. It happened at the Exxon near Union and I-240 when Knox reportedly pulled in and started shooting from his car. Thankfully no one was hurt, but several vehicles were hit. Knox is facing charges including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.


  • Starting today the federal coronavirus vaccination site at the Pipkin Building will be running only locally. The site had the ability to give out 3,000 shots a day but the staff never needed that many.


  • The Memphis City Council voted for a 3 percent pay raise for Memphis firefighters for the next two fiscal years. It passed 10-3 on Tuesday and is 1 percent higher than the city of Memphis administration’s original offer.

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