Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Council Votes for Checks and Balances

by Amanda Curtis

Staff Reporter

The Hohenwald City Council met in regular session Tuesday, February 7. When Mayor Danny McKnight opened the floor for public input, the reason for the standing-room-only meeting became immediately apparent. School Board members, county commissioners, city councilmen and concerned citizens filled City Hall’s board room in hopes to ensure the agreement up for vote, the Sales Tax Agreement, passes the council.

“The sales tax increase was voted on and states it will go to capital projects, including a new school. It is open-ended without any strings attached,” state...


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