County mayor wisely paused plans to build a new juvenile center

By , Guest Columnist Updated: February 21, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 21, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Mick Wright
Guest Columnist

Mick Wright

Shelby County Commissioner Mick Wright represents District 3, which covers areas of Bartlett, Lakeland and Raleigh.

The impatience to build a new facility from scratch caught the attention of the company holding title to an existing, unoccupied facility. Now instead of an $11 million annual lease agreement, the county could acquire the building and property for just a fraction of the original expense – $3.4 million.


Shelby Training Center juvenile justice Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Gov. Bill Lee


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