VOL. 120 | NO. 251 | Friday, December 16, 2005
With construction on schedule, cities gear up for changes
As construction on state Highway 385 continues, cities in Shelby and Fayette counties are gearing up for the changes it brings. Impacting Collierville, Piperton and Eads, the construction will occur along 385 - also known as Bill Morris Parkway - from U.S. Highway 72 to Interstate 40.
The papers and folders he keeps on his desk form neat piles, and the endless records he scours each day are stacked with precision.
Growing up and working on a cotton farm in Nankipoo in West Tennessee is where Doug Collins said he learned the value of hard and honest work, but he said it also made him realize he wanted out of the cotton fields.