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South Pittsburg officials say they didn't mean to force residents to dig up gardens

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Dirt work continues Tuesday as a South Pittsburg Housing Authority crew works to restore the lawn at 103 Elm Ave. where the resident had a flower garden that encompassed the entire property. Photo by Tim Barber /Times Free Press Dirt work continues Tuesday as a South Pittsburg Housing Authority crew works to restore the lawn at 103 Elm Ave. where the resident had a flower garden that encompassed the entire property. Photo by Tim Barber /Times Free Press
SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN (Times Free Press) -

A South Pittsburg, TN official says the housing authority's new resolution banning gardens was intended to prevent residents from planting in yards in the future, and he never intended for residents to dig up gardens already planted.

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