Elvis Presley honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

The annual candlelight vigil at Graceland remains emotional to many, just as it did the day Elvis’ Meditation Gardens opened. (Photo Source: MGN Online) By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | November 16, 2018 at 12:07 PM CST – Updated November 16 at 12:44 PM MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – President Donald Trump awarded Memphis’ own Elvis Presley with …

SCS schools closed Tuesday to reopen Wednesday after heater malfunctions

By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | November 13, 2018 at 12:38 PM CST – Updated November 13 at 9:30 PM MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Shelby County Schools said one of its schools that closed early Tuesday after experiencing heater malfunctions will be open on Wednesday. Westwood High School and Oak Forest Elementary both closed at 12:30 Tuesday. …

Candidates won't concede until all provisional ballots counted

By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | November 8, 2018 at 5:56 PM CST – Updated November 8 at 7:01 PM SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) – While the Shelby County Election Commission is busy counting provisional ballots, candidates in at least two races indicated they won’t concede until they have final numbers. Counting provisional ballots is a process, …

More than 1700 provisional ballots to be counted by Shelby County Election

More than 1,700 provisional ballots to be counted by Shelby County Election Commission By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | November 8, 2018 at 3:46 PM CST – Updated November 8 at 7:24 PM MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – The Shelby County Election Commission spent Thursday morning organizing provisional paper ballots, before counting them by the afternoon. Administrator of …

Arlington tornado sirens out of commission as severe weather threatens the area

Three tornado sirens in Arlington, Tennessee are down Monday as storms threaten the area. By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | November 5, 2018 at 3:57 PM CST – Updated November 5 at 3:57 PM ARLINGTON, TN (WMC) – The Shelby County town of Arlington is warning residents that several tornado sirens are down as storms threaten the …