VET, 78, ARRESTED For Asking Mayor To SPEAK LOUDER

Eddie Overholt, a war veteran from Greeneville, TN, was arrested after asking Mayor Alan Broyles and board members to speak louder.

Overholt, 76, was attending the Industrial Development Board meeting at Greeneville Light and Power when he objected to the Mayor and board speaking in extremely low voices.

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The arrested occurred during a discussion of an unpopular decision to submit a second application to TDOT (the first was denied) that would allow a private company, US Nitrogen, to install and run wastewater pipes to the Nolichucky River so they would be able to get free water and a free place to dump wastewater instead of signing an agreement with the local water utility which would help the community. Continue reading