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City Parks director says parks seeing ‘renaissance’ in pandemic

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 22, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Tammie Echols and her son Torrence Echols, 8, walk past the barricaded entrance to Overton Park on April 4, as Memphians practice social distancing during workouts, dog walks and bike rides.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Tammie Echols and her son Torrence Echols, 8, walk past the barricaded entrance to Overton Park on April 4, as Memphians practice social distancing during workouts, dog walks and bike rides. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Nick Walker, who recently went from interim to permanent director of the city’s division of parks and neighborhoods, talked about the change and the move to a parks master plan on The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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


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