Paul Young chosen to lead Downtown Memphis Commission

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: March 16, 2021 9:11 PM CT | Published: March 16, 2021 9:08 AM CT

The city’s director of the Housing and Community Development Division is leaving one important, Memphis job for another. Paul Young tells why and more in an Q&A with The Daily Memphian. 


Downtown Memphis Commission Paul Young Division of Housing and Community Development Subscriber Only

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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.