‘Fight Blight’ team begins summer cleanup Monday - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

‘Fight Blight’ team begins summer cleanup Monday

(Source: WMC Action News 5) (Source: WMC Action News 5)
SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) -

An estimated 100 young people will soon be hitting the streets to clean up blight across Shelby County. 

June 5 marks the start of Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell's Fight Blight Team. 

The young adults will be deployed to pick up roadside litter and address neglected areas. 

The job pays $9 an hour and is meant to keep people busy this summer by cleaning up the community.

They will be hard at work through the end of July.

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