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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun January 15, 2017
PHOTO BY: Carol Rolf

Mountain Pine Mayor Rick Petty Sr. stands in front of some of the old tools and other items that are displayed in the Mountain Pine Historical Museum in City Hall. A former alderman, Petty won the mayor’s race in a runoff Nov. 29, 2016, after having served as interim mayor since July 12, 2016.

Rick Petty Sr.

Mountain Pine mayor works to solve city’s problems

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

Mayor Rick Petty Sr. said he hopes things are on the upswing for the city of Mountain Pine. “We have our issues. … What city doesn’t?” said Petty, who was sworn in as mayor Jan. 1. “We are working to solve them the best we can.” Petty said the city did receive a bit of good news recently. “We received a letter telling us a Dollar General [store] is coming,” he said. “It’s going to be in the 2900 block of Mountain Pine Road … sometime th... READ MORE

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When Clark County Judge Troy Tucker welcomed visitors to his office on the second floor of the courthouse recently, he told them, “Public service is in my blood.”