Flood assistance

Shannon Delk, Housing Programs Manager for Tennessee’s Community Assistance Corporation office in Morristown presents a series of documents for the signature of County Mayor Mark Potts during Tuesday’s meeting. – MARK BROWN | THE STANDARD BANNER

Seven counties were eligible to receive part of $500,000 to relieve damage from February flooding. Jefferson County got all of it.

Retha Patton, of Tennessee’s Community Assistance Corporation (TCAC), told applicants gathered for an information session Tuesday evening that County Mayor Mark Potts was the only one to say, “Let’s do this.”

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