Mayor's request for commissioners to cut their own salaries met with total silence
In May 1-7 issue RUSSELL SPRINGS - A rather silent, but controversial, special-called Monday morning meeting of the City Commission was highlighted by the commissioners failing to second Mayor Hollis DeHart's motions to cut their salaries in half and only pay for them to receive a single coverage health plan, beginning July 1.
Locals eating out less, shopping for bargains as prices rise
In May 1-7 issue RUSSELL SPRINGS - With gas prices in Russell County steamrolling toward the $4 mark, many people have been hit hard in their pockets and are having trouble affording even everyday necessities such as food.
In May 1-7 issue JAMESTOWN - "There is no other day like it," said Laretta Pierce. "I'll be here from about 5:00 in the morning to 8 at night. This time of the year is just so unexplainable." Pierce is talking about the Derby.
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