General Sessions Clerk to Reimburse Old Overpayments

The Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk's office plans to give money back to 2,400 people for overpayments made as long as 12 years ago. About $300,000 will go back to citizens, General Sessions Court Clerk Ed Stanton Jr. said, most in the range of $50 to $100. Stanton's opponents in the Aug. 2 election questioned the timing of the announcement, but Stanton said the public needs to know. The Commercial Appeal has more