Tuesday evening the Shelby County School Board declared Memphis City Schools will cease to exist officially on Monday, July 1.
The school board approved that date to go along with the end of the fiscal school year.
Some board members, though, wanted the end date to be the start of the 2013-14 school year. Others
Shelby County firefighters have a grass fire under control near Arlington.
The grass fire started at Milton Wilson and Paul Barrett Tuesday evening.
MORE: Grass fire video posted on myFOXMemphis Facebook page
In a video clip submitted to FOX13 News from Dedric Phillips, the fire was sparked by power lines that were
Parents in support of new and controversial charter school Cornerstone Preparatory School in Memphis are taking their message to the Internet, starting an online petition they launched Tuesday.
MORE: How to contact parents in support of CornerstoneMORE: Community debates Cornerstone for 2 hoursMORE: Prep school
After two days of testimony in Jackson, Miss., Southaven Mayor Greg Davis' civil trial has been continued until May 13.MORE: Ex-wife, alderman testify in Davis' civil trial
The State of Mississippi is trying to recoup $70,000 they say Mayor Davis misspent.
During the second ay of his trial, the big thing that was
The Memphis Zoo has received some recent additions with the hatchings of several Komodo dragons.
Komodo dragons have an incubation period of 220-250 days. "Norberta," the Zoo's nine-year-old female, laid a clutch of 20 eggs in late May. Out of the 20, 16 were viable and produced offspring.
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