Consolidation talk returns 11 years after last voters nixed last effort

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 29, 2021 5:04 PM CT | Published: July 29, 2021 5:04 PM CT

The first step would be a commission to draft a charter for a combined city of Memphis and Shelby County government covering Memphis and unincorporated Shelby County but not the six suburban towns and cities. 


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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.


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