Saturday, May 3 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-05-03 20:14:56 GMT
(WMC) - British princes William and Harry stopped in for a tour of Graceland on Friday. The royal brothers are in town for the wedding of Lizzy Wilson, granddaughter of Holiday Inn founder Kemmons Wilson,More >>
The royal brothers are in town for the wedding of Lizzy Wilson, granddaughter of Holiday Inn founder Kemmons Wilson, and club owner Guy Pelly.
They received a private tour of Elvis' mansion with some of the wedding party.More >>
Friday, May 2 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-05-02 11:47:23 GMT
(WMC) - Royal Watch is heating up in Memphis as we await the arrival of Prince William and Prince Harry. The royal princes are expected to be in town for the wedding of friend Guy Pelly to Memphian LizzyMore >>
Royal Watch is heating up in Memphis.
Prince Harry quietly went out on the city Wednesday night in Miami, but he didn't get past a Miami Herald gossip columnist.More >>
Thursday, May 1 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-05-01 23:46:51 GMT
(WMC) - Memphis Mayor A C Wharton says while he cannot confirm whether Prince Harry and Prince William are coming to Memphis, the city is ready to handle the visit if it does happen. Wharton said thatMore >>
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton says while he cannot confirm whether Prince Harry and Prince William are coming to Memphis, the city is ready to handle the visit if it does happen.More >>
Prince Harry reportedly landed at Wilson Air on a chartered plane in Memphis just after 5:30 p.m. After landing, a four-car motorcade left Wilson Air heading eastbound on Interstate 240, finally arriving at a house in East Memphis.
Super-fan Beverly McPhail flew in from Orlando. She filled WMC Action News 5 in on the princes' possible itinerary.
"I think they're going to Graceland tomorrow, and then I know a few people going to the wedding, so I'm kind of getting tidbits here and there," she said. "There was going to be a three-day affair, so, I said I'd come in Thursday and leave Sunday."
She started planning her Memphis trip as soon as she heard the princes might be in the Bluff City. McPhail went to London for William and Kate's wedding three years ago.
"I was literally outside Buckingham Palace during the procession, so I had a really good view at the wedding," she said.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton stressed during a news conference that this weekend's event is private. He said police and others are fully prepared for the royal visit.
The princes are expected to be at Memphis Country Club for the rehearsal dinner Friday and the Memphis Hunt and Polo Club for the wedding Saturday.
Sources say the princes may indeed be touring Graceland, but no public appearances are scheduled.
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