Youth

Feature Story The Golden Wildcats held both boys' and girls' 2021/2022 county titles for the first time in 37 years. (submitted)

Melrose High School basketball teams make history


Feature Story Community Service Officer Steven Solomon speaks to teens at the South Branch Library about career opportunities with the Canadian National Railway during the Nov. 19, 2021 Grown-ish teen workshop. (submitted)
Feature Story Improvements to Morris Park were underway in January 2022. (Shelia Williams)

Morris Park renovations underway, opening expected summer 2022


Feature Story Dr. Larita Taylor is the author of "Nurture for the Nurturer," a guide for new breastfeeding moms. (submitted)
Feature Story PRIZM Ensemble executive director Gavin Wigginson (submitted)
Feature Story Artist James Harton poses next to his sculpture of an ostrich. (Leigh Tatum)
Feature Story New Explore Bike Share eBike station downtown at Central Station Hotel (submitted)

New fleet of eBikes energizes Explore Bike Share ridership


Feature Story (Lisa Ferdinando, Wikimedia Commons)

Need a COVID-19 test? Want to get your vaccine? Where to go in Shelby County.


Feature Story The Porter-Leath and University of Memphis Early Childhood Academy at Orange Mound is expected to open in January 2022. (Rendering submitted by Porter-Leath)
Feature Story Members of the new Comeback Stronger Youth Council, a partnership program of Memphis Public Libraries and BRIDGES USA, meet at the South Branch library. (Submitted)
Feature Story Meghan Aslin, High Ground News summer 2021 intern. (Submitted)
Feature Story A family picks up activity sheets and grab-and-go craft kits at the North Branch Library. The kids are part of Memphis Public Libraries' strategy for helping kids with learning and literacy from home during the pandemic. (Memphis Library Foundation)

Memphis libraries' expanded programs promise a summer of fun