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Stories from Friday, August 29, 2008

Black suit succeeds Hawaiian shirt (08/29/08)
Labor Day weekend has come 'round again and we'd like to offer a few casual observations about the importance of workplace attire. This week in Marshall County, the new boss at school headquarters showed up at the County Commission meeting wearing a black suit, white shirt and conservative necktie...
County OKs JECDB agreement (08/29/08)
A revised agreement between Marshall County and its four municipalities to reorganize the Joint Economic and Community Development Board was approved by the County Commission on Monday night. For the full story, see Friday's Tribune.
County borrows to buy recycling equipment (08/29/08)
Marshall County will be taking on more debt soon. A county official has explained that the repayment obligation is like a revenue bond, a debt that's repaid with income generated by the object purchased with borrowed money.
Hightower to start for Tide (08/29/08)
The first time I saw Don'ta Hightower on the football field was early in the 2006 high school season. Many people had told me about his athletic prowess and it was as true as told and much, much more. Hightower, to me, is the best all-around athlete I have seen in my three years as a sports reporter for the Tribune...
Officials' pay raises revealed (08/29/08)
Marshall County commissioners' pay snagged public attention this week because of their decision one year ago today, but a closer look reveals they're getting automatic pay raises linked to a state salary schedule.
Bladerunner: Lawn mower thefts solved (08/29/08)
"We're just tickled to death," Marshall County Sheriff Les Helton said about the arrest on Tuesday, Aug. 19, of Norman Henry Litchford, 70, of 718 Raysville Rd. in Moore County. The arrest resulted from a joint investigation of the sheriffs' departments in Bedford, Franklin, Moore and Marshall counties in Tennessee and the Trenton Police Department in Dade County, Georgia...