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Dumpster ire: Landlord cuts tree, installs garbage bin at front sidewalk

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: February 24, 2021 6:35 PM CT | Published: February 24, 2021 5:02 PM CT

The new owner of an apartment building near the Highland Strip applied for a variance allowing a dumpster to be placed near Walker Avenue. The retroactive request will require the owner to make significant changes for approval amid significant opposition. 


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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