By Rebecca Gourley

Council recognizes employees


A combined 195 years of service to the city was attributed to a handful of employees at the City Council meeting Monday night by Mayor Arletta Parton.

“It fills my heart with joy to know that these people have been with the city this long,” said Mayor Parton.

Several of those included in the list of employees were police officers, and their service was known last week when The General Store endured a break-in after hours. However, a quick response by officers after the alarm was triggered by the burglar wasn’t fast enough to catch the criminal.

“We have several possible suspects that we’re looking at,” said Chief of Police Rick Johnson.

Also on the agenda for the Monday nig...

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