(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY RICK HOOPER
Cocke County Mayor Vaughn Moore, left, welcomes Robert Green, who was
chosen Tuesday night to fill the Fifth District CLB seat left vacant by the
death of Bill Williamson late last year.
|Published: 8:28 AM, 02/21/2013
Author: Rick Hooper
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Robert Green has been chosen by the Cocke County
Legislative Body to fill the seat vacated by the death of Bill Williamson late
Green was selected from among four candidates presented to the
CLB during Tuesday's regular monthly meeting.
Other candidates selected by
the General Committee for consideration were Claire Crouch, Ben Hicks and Terry
CLB acting Chairman Clay Blazer advised members the nominee for
the position would need at least seven votes. CLB member Jimmy Lindsey
requested that Tom Sutton, also of the Fifth District, make the first
nomination. Sutton nominated Green and all other commissioners present followed
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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