Appeals court refuses to stop evictions in West Tennessee

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: March 30, 2021 8:53 AM CT | Published: March 30, 2021 8:53 AM CT

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the government’s request for an emergency, temporary halt to a Memphis-based ruling that allows evictions in West Tennessee. 


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.