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COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,049 in Shelby County, 25 Deaths Recorded

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,049 in Shelby County, 25 Deaths Recorded

Shelby County currently has 1049 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

County Stay-At-Home Order Extended, New Grocery Hours for Seniors

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has extended his stay-at-home order for an additional seven days and has mandated grocery stores provide special hours for certain shoppers.

Seismically Speaking, Coronavirus Has Not Quieted Memphis

The coronavirus makes the Earth stand still.

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COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,049 in Shelby County, 25 Deaths Recorded

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,049 in Shelby County, 25 Deaths Recorded

Shelby County currently has 1049 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

County Stay-At-Home Order Extended, New Grocery Hours for Seniors

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has extended his stay-at-home order for an additional seven days and has mandated grocery stores provide special hours for certain shoppers.

Seismically Speaking, Coronavirus Has Not Quieted Memphis

The coronavirus makes the Earth stand still.

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Sports

Your 2020(?) Memphis Redbirds

Your 2020(?) Memphis Redbirds

If the Memphis Redbirds play a 2020 season (granted, a tremendous if these days), it's bound to be successful.

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Music

Don’t Let Me Down Mem Raises Funds for Slingshot Memphis

Don’t Let Me Down Mem Raises Funds for Slingshot Memphis

Memphis restaurateur Matt Wilson, owner of Swanky’s Taco Shop and Cheffie’s Cafe, wants to do his part to fight back against the coronavirus.

Dan Montgomery Digs Deep

If anything is going from bad to worse (and what isn't?), there's probably a Dan Montgomery song for it.

Crosstown Arts Creates 'Against the Grain' Platform For Local Musicians

Crosstown Arts has been bringing local and international talent to its stages since it first opened, with superb curation and eclecticism.

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Politics

DeBerry, Four Others Dumped from Democratic Ballot

DeBerry, Four Others Dumped from Democratic Ballot

State Rep. John DeBerry, who has represented District 90 in the state House of Representatives for 26 years, has been voted off the August party primary ballot by the executive committee of the Tennessee Democratic Party.

Virtual Deadlock: County Commission Fails to Resolve COVID Funding

Several things have not changed during the transformation of Shelby County Commission meetings from open affairs held in the public auditorium of the Vasco Smith County Building Downtown to the current audio-visual affairs conducted online, with the commissioners and supporting county personnel all connecting virtually from their own separate computer spaces.

Lee Firms Up Previous Order, Makes 'Stay-at-Home' Mandatory

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Thursday he would sign Executive Order 23 requiring that Tennesseans "not carrying out essential activities" must stay at home as data shows an increase in citizen movement across the state.

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Food & Drink

Best Bets: Elfo Special at Ronnie Grisanti’s Restaurant

Best Bets: Elfo Special at Ronnie Grisanti’s Restaurant

Lately, I’ve been making my own quarantine version of the Elfo Special, a Grisanti family classic, at home.

Father Ben Bradshaw's 'Soul Food' — Food for Body and Soul

Father Ben Bradshaw is host of Soul Food, but this isn’t a show about how to make sweet potatoes, fried chicken, and collard greens.

Memphis Made Brewing Co. to Distribute in Mississippi Beginning this Week

In a press release today, Memphis Made Brewing Co. announced it will begin distribution of its craft beers outside of Shelby County for the first time since the company’s inception.

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Opinion

Facebook Kills Merle Haggard … Again

Facebook Kills Merle Haggard … Again

No one seems to know why the social media giant Facebook decided to dig up the corpse of renowned country music star Merle Haggard, who died in 2016 at the age of 79, only to kill him again.

Strange Days

Welcome to the Memphis Flyer's first digital-only issue.

It’s Time To Let Low-Level Offenders Out of Jail

The COVID-19 pandemic has people keeping their distance from each other, but what if you had no choice but to be in a crowded room, sharing a sink and a toilet, unable to so much as sanitize your hands or step away from a person when they sneezed?

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Film/TV

Watch Alex Greene and the Rolling Head Orchestra’s ‘A Trip to the Moon’ Live Score at Crosstown Theater

Watch Alex Greene and the Rolling Head Orchestra’s ‘A Trip to the Moon’ Live Score at Crosstown Theater

On January 23rd, Alex Greene debuted a live score for two silent classics at the Crosstown Theater.

Tiger King Holds Up a Mirror to a Dysfunctional America

There’s nothing like being in the right place at the right time.

The Whistlers Brings International Intrigue to Indie Memphis Movie Club

This week's new selection for Indie Memphis' Movie Club is a stylish thriller from Romania called The Whistlers.

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County Stay-At-Home Order Extended, New Grocery Hours for Seniors

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