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Lack of manpower puts brakes on traffic patrols


The three-member board of commissioners held a wide-ranging monthly work session last Thursday, quickly running through a number of topics before slowing down to talk speeding.

As a response to citizen concerns by Commissioner Becky Denney, public works personnel had been asked to price some flashing signs that show motorists’ speeds.

There have been resident concerns in the area around Tate Elementary over the velocity of traffic, especially big trucks descending the steep section of Highway 53.

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