City faces critical decision on one of its most basic services

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 25, 2021 2:48 PM CT | Published: April 25, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Memphis has an emergency contract with Team Waste in Area E, probably until the end of 2021. In the interim, officials are considering whether to keep using a private waste company to manage the area or expand city services to cover it. 

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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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