Charleston, TN commissioner quits, cites annexation frustration - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Charleston, TN commissioner quits, cites annexation frustration

Posted: Updated:

CHARLESTON, TN (Times Free Press) -- Charleston City Commissioner Larry Anderson abruptly resigned from his post Tuesday night, expressing disappointment over the city's current annexation process.

That process seeks to take in 135 acres and an estimated 272 Bradley County residents southwest of the city.

Anderson made his announcement before a commission meeting, turned in his city code book and immediately left the municipal building.

After the meeting, he cited his frustration with unexpected delays in the annexation process.

Read more from news partner the Times Free Press.

  • NewsMore>>

  • GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

    GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:45:02 GMT
    Republicans are touting that premiums would go down under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills.More
    Republicans are touting that premiums would go down under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills.More
  • Crime Stoppers: Seeking Answers in Double Murder

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:42:54 GMT
    Victim: Thomas HolderVictim: Thomas Holder

    A gruesome discovery, last week, in a cemetery lead to a long and tedious search for clues, but the crime remains unsolved. Two victims were found. They had been shot. Police hope Crime Stoppers cash and the promise of anonymity will lead to answers in their deaths. 

    More

    A gruesome discovery, last week, in a cemetery lead to a long and tedious search for clues, but the crime remains unsolved. Two victims were found. They had been shot. Police hope Crime Stoppers cash and the promise of anonymity will lead to answers in their deaths. 

    More
  • Fireworks frightening for some who have PTSD

    Fireworks frightening for some who have PTSD

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:29:20 GMT

    Bottle rockets and firecrackers can sounds a lot like gunfire to some veterans who have been in combat, making the July 4th holiday a difficult time. 

    More

    Bottle rockets and firecrackers can sounds a lot like gunfire to some veterans who have been in combat, making the July 4th holiday a difficult time. 

    More
Powered by Frankly