Clearing the Way for a New County Charter 

In lengthy deliberations that lasted for weeks, the Shelby County Commission finally got its work done on an August ballot initiative to bring the county charter up to date. It took hard work, jawboning, and horse-trading, and sometimes a dutiful commissioner -- like Mike Ritz here -- had to take a recharging break.

In the end, the 13-member body may have done what it needed to do to put county government in line with recent judicial rulings. Here's how we saw it editorially.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

Beyond the Arc

Grizzlies trade Troy Daniels to Phoenix

Music Blog

Listen Up: Louise Page

News Blog

Suit Targets 'Destructive' Drivers License Policy

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

mother!

News Blog

Supreme Court Steps In on Fayette Church Matter

Intermission Impossible

Muhammad Ali Meets Stepin Fetchit at The Hattiloo Theatre

News Blog

Task Force Considers Medical Cannabis

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Jackson Baker

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation