Departing commissioner hopes for $750M to replace aging hospital

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 12, 2022 10:07 AM CT | Published: July 11, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner said Regional One Health saved his life following a horrific car wreck. Before he terms out, he hopes to see progress in the ambitious plan to replace the aging hospital buildings. 


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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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