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One accused of shooting; two with kidnapping

A media release from Anderson County District Attorney Dave Clark’s office issued on May 18 confirms that charges have been filed against Robert Keith Myers, 32, of Briceville, who is accused of firing the fatal gunshot that killed 23-year-old Marshall A. Pinsly, of Blaine, on April 28 outside Wal-Mart in Clinton.

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A package deal: Note for Senior Center and Sessions Court ok’d

County Commission approved a resolution for $1.4M capital outlay note for a new senior center and Oak Ridge General Sessions Division II court (DARC building) last week.

It is a package deal, county officials say, because it pays for expenses associated with the purchase price of the building and property at 205 Main Street in downtown Clinton for the senior center, and renovations to a county-owned building on Emory Valley Road in Oak Ridge for the Oak Ridge General Sessions Division II Court.

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Commission balks at two of Mayor’s appointments

The Anderson County commission and Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank are currently at odds on an issue: who should serve on the county conservation board? There is currently one vacancy on the county conservation board, the five-member committee that oversees the county’s parks and recreation.

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County agrees to purchase furnishings at 205 Main

In a 15 - 0 vote, Monday, May 15, during Anderson County Commission’s monthly meeting, commissioners approved including an additional $15,000 in a purchase agreement they approved last month to buy local businessman Michael Farley’s building and property on 205 North Main Street for $600,000.

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