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Pikeville Mayor resigns amid allegations of misconduct and theft

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Pikeville Mayor Greg Johnson. Photo by Ben Benton / Times Free Press Pikeville Mayor Greg Johnson. Photo by Ben Benton / Times Free Press

PIKESVILLE, BLEDSOE CO., TN (WRCB ) - Pikeville's Mayor has resigned his position.

Greg Johnson was indicted last month, for official misconduct and theft over $60,000.

He's accused of using more than $170,000 that belonged to the city for personal use.

Johnson has entered a not guilty plea.

His next court date is September 26th authorities will decide if the case is ready to go to trial.

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