Not in my back yard: Jail site proposal stalls after plea from neighborhood residents
Oak Street resident Joe Dupre, standing right, speaks to members of the Rhea County Commission during a public hearing on Tuesday. Local residents expressed their disapproval of a proposed jail site near Oak Street.
Published: 5:12 PM, 04/19/2013
Last updated: 5:12 PM, 04/19/2013
Author: Reed Johnson Source: The Herald-News
After hearing from residents who live near one of the proposed sites for a new jail, Rhea County Commissioners said at a public hearing on Tuesday the site near Richland Plaza Shopping Center is not likely to be approved.
The matter is scheduled for a vote during the May commission meeting.
For further details, see the Sunday edition of The Herald-News.