County adopts no tax increase budget

Commission cuts Mayor’s chief of staff funding

Monday evening, the Anderson County Commission approved and adopted a balanced budget that includes no property tax increase for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins July 1.

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Iwanski named interim Trustee

Anderson County Commissioner Myron Iwanski (Dist. 8), from Oak Ridge, was appointed by the Anderson County Board of Commissioners at the commission meeting on Monday to serve as interim county trustee to fill the vacancy left by Rodney Archer, who was offered the position in April by the state to serve as Executive Director of The County Officials Association of Tennessee (C.O.A.T.).

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‘Working group’ sought in advance of broadband grant process

Anderson County Property Assessor Johnny Alley, County Mayor Terry Frank, and Deputy Property Assessor Billy Brown look at some of the areas in the Andersonville area lacking broadband service.
Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank is asking for interested Anderson County citizens to form a working group in advance of upcoming broadband opportunities made possible by newly passed legislation in Tennessee.

Interested individuals are invited to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, in the conference room at the Anderson County Health Department, 710 N. Main Street in Clinton.

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Mayor asks Commission to support lawsuits against pharmaceuticals

Doctors prescribe the addictive drugs.

Pharmacies sell them.

The patient follows the doctor’s orders, faithfully taking the drugs as prescribed—once or twice daily, depending on the recommended dosage, believing all the while that because the doctor prescribed it and the pharmacist recommended it, they are taking a pill that is good for their health—and then, before they realize it, they have become addicted.

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