A short history of Area E

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 25, 2021 11:22 AM CT | Published: April 25, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The solid waste route system covering Cordova, Hickory Hill and East Memphis began as a first step toward privatizing all city solid waste collections during the tenure of a different mayor.

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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.