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Money for ‘God’ plaques slow to come

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By Damon Lawrence

Roane County Trustee Wilma Eblen said her office has received $1,300 for the “In God We Trust” resolution the County Commission approved on July 14 — significantly less than what officials said was needed.

The resolution calls for the phrase to be posted over the north and south entrances of the courthouse and in the commission meeting room.

Commissioner Randy Ellis, the sponsor of the resolution, said the cost to post the phrase at those locations will be about $4,200.

The effort is supposed to be funded entirely through private donations.


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