U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding private nonprofit organizations
(PNP) in New York of the Nov. 3 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages that
occurred from the severe storms and straight-line winds that occurred July 18-21, 2023. Read more about SBA Loans for July Storms Available - Deadline Nov 3
Learn how to prepare for the unexpected by taking the FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training from the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. CERT students learn life-saving skills; gain a new confidence that they will know what do before, during and after a disaster. And be able to assist family, neighbors, and co-workers until the professional rescuers arrive on the scene.
CERT training is presented through lectures, videos, and hands-on exercises to teach students what to do before, during, and after a disaster.
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has declared a local state of emergency for Shelby
County after severe thunderstorms moved across the region with wind gusts reaching
estimated speeds of 80-90 miles per hour. The extreme weather conditions caused
extensive damage throughout the county to homes, businesses, and public property, as
well as a loss of power to over 120,000 MLG&W customers.
The Shelby County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency, in
conjunction with the City of Millington, the American Red Cross Mid-South Chapter, and
Team Rubicon will open a Day Center. The Day Center will provide a location for
citizens without utilities to cool down with high temperatures predicted in the low 90s
today. Temperatures will continue to rise throughout the next few days. Hours of
operation for the Day Center will be 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
Baker Community Center
7942 Church Street
Millington, TN 38053
Citizens without utilities can also visit the following AT&T locations to recharge their
4938 Poplar Ave, Memphis TN – Open 9am to 7pm
6267 Poplar Ave, Memphis TN – Open 9am to 7pm
3720 Hack Cross Road, Memphis TN – Open 9am to 7pm
2282 Union Ave, Memphis TN – Open 9am to 7pm
2825 N Germantown Parkway, Memphis TN – Open 9am to 7pm
1684 N Germantown Parkway, Cordova TN – Open 9am to 8pm
5985 Stage Road, Bartlett TN – Open 9am to 8pm
900 West Poplar Ave, Collierville TN – Open 9am to 7pm
115 Goodman Road West, Southaven MS – Open 9am to 8pm
5050 Goodman Road, Olive Branch MS – Open 9am to 7pm
650 West Service Road, West Memphis AR – Open 9am to 7pm