The Memphis Cook Convention Center takes the cake with the highest unpaid utility bill $801,205. Other commercial customers topping the list: City of Memphis ($741,036), the Memphis Public Works Department ($736,489), the Veteran's Administration Hospital ($167,011), and the Fairview Street of office of the Memphis Housing Authority ($113,540).
Also on the list: The Commercial Appeals parent company, Memphis Publishing Company ($79,784); The Town of Collierville ($75,784); Blues City Baseball (the Memphis Redbirds) $70,816; AutoZone ($47,919); Time Warner Telecom ($11,025); Muvico Theaters ($18,331); the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) ($7,499); First Congregational Church ($7,570); International Paper ($9,524); and Shelby County Government ($5,757).
The list even includes some of MLGWs branch offices. One on Humphrey Blvd. owes $39,208. Another on Dunlap owes 24,793, and one on Dison owes $63,087.
- Bianca Phillips