Musselwhite vows to ‘keep fighting until the end’ on tourism tax

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: March 23, 2022 10:53 AM CT | Published: March 23, 2022 10:53 AM CT

Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite passionately voiced concerns that three DeSoto County legislators could kill the extension of a local 1% tax on restaurant food and beverages — revenue that helps fund parks. Olive Branch’s mayor has similar concerns. 


Southaven Olive Branch Darren Musselwhite Ken Adams Snowden Grove tourism tax hotel-motel tax Rep. Dana Criswell Rep. Steve Hopkins Rep. Dan Eubanks
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