MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com) - In a statement released on their website, officials announced the cancelation of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon. In it they said: The safety of race participants, volunteers and spectators is and always has been our top priority. After careful consideration with race officials, City of Memphis and Office of Emergency Management officials, and the Memphis Police
Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., has declared a State of Emergency due to icing conditions throughout the county. “Personnel from many emergency response and support agencies are working around the clock due to the ice storm. Besides overtime expenses, additional resources could be needed,” said Mayor Luttrell. Mayor Luttrell’s declaration follows one issued yesterday by Tennessee Governor Bill
TIPTON COUNTY, TN (localmemphis.com)– While salt trucks and plows are busy on the highways, the rural roads are another matter. They won't be clear until the temperatures rise. In Tipton County, people used the weather as an excuse to stay home. About forty miles northeast of Memphis in Tipton County, people living in the rural areas surrounding Covington found similar ways
MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com) - The icy weather is leaving thousands in the dark and cold. Many MLGW customers are without power tonight. Ice on power lines and trees turning parts of the Mid-South into a Winter wonderland. Just in and around Memphis today several power outages reported. The commercial intersection of Winchester and Centennial was dark for well over an
While salt trucks and plows are busy on the highways, the rural roads are another matter. They won't be clear until the temperatures rise. In Tipton County, people used the weather as an excuse to stay home.
The winter storm swept across Arkansas Friday before hitting Memphis. Most people were able to stay put at home, but Mid-South truck drivers were forced to battle the dangerous icy roadways.