Memphis legislators want to dump Forrest Day, and governor may comply

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 15, 2019 10:35 PM CT | Published: July 15, 2019 3:39 PM CT

On the heels of Tennessee’s annual Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, authorized with a proclamation signed by Gov. Bill Lee, Memphis legislators say they’re ready to end the yearly observance. And Lee indicates he may go along. 

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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