Shelby County officials say Strickland can’t compare city’s minority purchasing program to the county’s

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 09, 2019 3:18 PM CT | Published: September 03, 2019 5:42 PM CT

Shelby County officials don’t dispute Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s statement about the small percentage of county contracts that go to minority-owned and women-owned businesses in comparison to the city of Memphis.

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Linda A. Moore

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Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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