Are your car tags coming? Clerk says 8,700 ready to go but backlog persists

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 30, 2022 2:12 PM CT | Published: June 27, 2022 6:39 PM CT

Shelby County Clerk Wanda Halbert says her office has been hand-stuffing envelopes, but she remains baffled by what caused the backlog. In the interim, county government has asked for a weekly inspection of the clerk’s license plate and car tag storage space. 

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