Calkins: A $29 million pot of money could help the city and county pay off the Grizzlies

By Updated: June 25, 2020 2:14 PM CT | Published: June 24, 2020 10:46 PM CT Subscribers Only

When the FedExForum deal was struck, some people worried that the city and county might not have the money to pay off the arena bonds. Instead, there's a $29 million surplus. And it might come in handy real soon. 

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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.


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