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By Derek McKissock
News Editor 

Board Asked To Make Court Decision


Last updated 4/28/2021 at 4:23pm

During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Monday night, Board Chairman Jason Chappell challenged the board to make a final decision on a new courthouse and its location by the end of 2021.

His call to make a decision on the subject – thought to have been talked about since 1995 – appeared supported by his fellow commissioners.

Chappell said the issue is one he’s “lost sleep” over. He also proposed adding a half cent to the tax rate each year over a three-year period beginning in the 2022/2023 fiscal year for courthouse-related expen-ses. Based on the current assesse...

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