Memphis looks at pre-Christmas lockdown; suburbs say no way

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: December 18, 2020 5:25 PM CT | Published: December 18, 2020 3:04 PM CT

The Memphis City Council will consider asking health officials for another lockdown just before Christmas, but suburban mayors adamantly oppose such action. 


City Council Dr. Jeff Warren Mayor Mike Wissman Mike Cunningham

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey, a lifelong Memphian, has worked as a reporter in the city four decades. He concentrated on suburban coverage for the bulk of his career, except for a stint as sports editor of The Daily Memphian when it launched in September 2018. He now is suburban editor and also serves as a freelance sports writer for The Associated Press.


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