Through storms of COVID and crime, Strickland’s Memphis pushed forward

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 31, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Jim Strickland’s years as mayor took Memphis into its third century of existence, through the COVID-19 pandemic and brought it face-to-face with some of the worst crimes and crime waves in its modern history.


Subscriber Only Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland Doug McGowen Jennifer Sink Rep. G.A. Hardaway

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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, he enjoys tennis, golf and reading.


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