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Owner reopens Peggy's Heavenly Soul Food in latest chapter of her soul-food odyssey

About 25 years ago, Peggy Brown was a technology factory worker and an accomplished cook. But a chance encounter with a supermarket cashier changed her life. At the time, Brown worked for Ingram Micro Factory, where fellow employees praised her cooking skills. "Everybody knew that I loved to cook," she said. "They would ask me at work to make them food and I would."
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Draymond believes 'oblivious' Grizzlies due for 'reality check'

Draymond Green believes the Memphis Grizzlies are due for a reality check next season. After finishing the 2021-22 season with the second-best record in the NBA (56-26), Memphis secured home-court advantage in the first-round series against the Minnesota Timberwolves and again in the Western Conference semifinal series against the Warriors before losing in six games.

'We don't run from smoke': Ja Morant says Golden State and Memphis Grizzlies are not rivals

Shortly after the Golden State Warriors won their fourth championship in eight years, Klay Thompson took the podium and expressed his unhappiness with Jaren Jackson Jr. tweeting ‘Strength in numbers” after a Memphis Grizzlies win in March. Thompson’s subtle jab led to a Twitter exchange between Ja Morant and Draymond Green. The two stars traded tweets after Morant said that the Grizzlies “got a lot of real estate” after Thompson’s comments. Green didn’t take long to respond,...

Motorcycle wreck kills one in Highland Heights

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police responded to a motorcycle wreck Monday night in the Highland Heights neighborhood where a man later died from his injuries. MPD responded to the crash around 8 p.m. Monday night at National and Coleman. They said a motorcycle was involved in a wreck with a sedan. Police said a man […]

Endangered/Missing Child Alert canceled for Horn Lake teen and baby

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled an endangered/missing child alert for 17-year-old Angela Gail Kirk and two-day-old Kyron Legend Kirk, both of Horn Lake, according to WMC. The news outlet reports that, according to Horn Lake Police Captain Joseph Keene, the teenager was in...

U.S.P.S. invesigates Memphis mail theft

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A new warning about thieves stealing mail in Memphis. The postal inspector confirms the United States Postal Service is investigating a major mail theft from its post office in Oakhaven at 3715 Winchester. That warning comes not from USPS, but from a customer who discovered none...

Who should the Memphis Grizzlies target in free agency? Here are some potential names

The Memphis Grizzlies' roster is almost full, but certain positions could use veteran depth in free agency. The Grizzlies selected two first-round picks that are expected to spend most of their time at small forward and power forward. Losing De’Anthony Melton via the trade for David Roddy hurts the overall guard depth, but picking up Kennedy Chandler at No. 38 overall was a move Memphis felt it couldn’t pass on.

Where is it legal to shoot fireworks in the Mid-South?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Planning your own 4th of July celebration? Whether or not it's legal to set off your own fireworks depends on where you live. Check out the list below to find out. Or, you can check out one of these celebrations in a community near you. West...

West Tennessee home heavily damaged in Tuesday night fire

A fire Tuesday night caused heavy damage to a west Tennessee home. Neighbors told West Kentucky Star that flames were coming from the roof of the home on Daybreak Drive, when Bartlett Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene, just after 10:00 pm. The fire damaged the back of the...

Information for animal cruelty suspect nets $5,500 reward

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - If you heard about Riona the dog giving kisses and wagging her tail to the sound of her caretaker’s voice you’d never know she’s facing the battle of her life. The dog is recovering from being burned by a person police are still searching for.
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Ja: 'No rivalry' between Dubs-Grizzlies despite heated history

The Warriors still are celebrating their 2022 NBA championship, but they might already have to worry about a particular matchup come next season. After Golden State beat the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals and won its fourth title in eight years, Klay Thompson wasted no time calling out Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr.

College basketball's best are competing for Briarcrest's Jaye Nash

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A conversation with his father started Jaye Nash on his basketball journey. "Around eighth grade I wanted to make a living off of [basketball]," Jaye recalled. "My dad told me I have to be serious if you want to be great. All the things you want to do, you have to work for it. I'm working now and I'm just trying to get better every day."

WATCH: Thief Tumbles Through Drive-Thru Window at Captain D’s

This thief took quite the tumble. Memphis police say the burglar fell through the drive-thru window at Captian D’s on EH Crump Boulevard. He wandered throughout the seafood fast food restaurant stealing merchandise before taking off. Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You...