Suburban officials cite Shelby crime, debt to justify informal talks of new county

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: September 25, 2023 8:17 AM CT | Published: September 25, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The idea of a new county splitting from Shelby still gets talked about in the suburbs, but the hurdles and the cost of such a move appear difficult to overcome.


Shelby County Neshoba County Alderman David Reaves Arlington Mayor Mike Wissman Paul Rose Tom Leatherwood Subscriber Only

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Michael Waddell

Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.


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