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County Receives $185,947 Back From the State for Justice Center Building

Lewis County Government recently received $185,947 back from the State of Tennessee in unclaimed funds pertaining to its 2018 purchase of the old Sentinel Trust Building, which is currently home to the Lewis County Justice Center.

In June of 2018, the old Sentinel Trust Building was purchased under then County Mayor Bill Webb’s Administration at a Delinquent Tax Sale for just $230,000. Of that amount, $25,434.64 immediately went back to the County General Fund in back taxes. Another $16,670.70 of that went to the City of Hohenwald in back taxes, while $1,907 was paid to then Delinquent Tax Att...


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