Patterson resigns as Lakeland city attorney

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 17, 2019 10:16 PM CT

Lakeland City Attorney Chris Patterson has resigned, citing a need for new Mayor Mike Cunningham to choose his own legal representative for the city.


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Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey, a lifelong Memphian, has worked as a reporter in the city four decades. He concentrated on suburban coverage for the bulk of his career, except for a stint as sports editor of The Daily Memphian when it launched in September 2018. He now is suburban editor and also serves as a freelance sports writer for The Associated Press.


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