A group opposed to a planned Wal-Mart SuperCenter at Houston Levee and Macon roads will have a galvanizing meeting Thursday before trying to sway the city and county legislative bodies to its side next week.

Hearings on whether to reverse the Land Use Control Board’s approval of Wal-Mart’s project are set for Monday in the Shelby County Commission and Tuesday at Memphis City Council.

A County Commission committee will hold preliminary discussions on the issue today. Wal-Mart needs approval from both bodies to move forward on the project.

Citizens for Sustainable Growth — a grassroots coalition of community groups that includes the Cordova Leadership Council, the Gray’s Creek Association, and Parents and Friends of Macon Hall Elementary — formed to appeal the land use board’s approval.

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