Category: County Wide News

Florence insurance premium down by $2,000

Members of the Florence City Council were told at their March 5 meeting that the premium for the city insurance policy will be $2,000 less than it was a year ago.

The city agent, Bill Hend?ricks, presented the council with spreadsheets detailing current insurance coverage.

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County continues effort to address salvage-yard complaints

The Marion County Commission Monday continued its push to clean up salvage yards, this time meeting with yard operator Danny King of Peabody and Zoning Director Bobbi Strait to see if King will be given a conditional-use permit to continue his business where it has been for years.

The commission focus on yards began with complaints that yard owners had vehicles parked on and spilling over onto county roads’ rights-of-way.

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