Back taxes paid on Firestone plant site

By , Daily Memphian; , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 02, 2019 4:02 PM CT | Published: October 02, 2019 2:23 PM CT

A private company has paid all back city and county property taxes on the main parcel of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. plant in North Memphis, indicating some possible movement toward new development on the long-dormant site.


Firestone Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. North Memphis Southeast Regional Development Corp.

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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.


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