Cost Forces Clarke Out of TF

By: Tom Daniels
By: Tom Daniels

As of Oct. 1, the Clarke County Sheriff's Department will no longer be a part of the East Mississippi Drug Task Force.

Clarke County Sheriff Todd Kemp said it's a decision forced upon him by the economic situation of the county.

It costs Clarke County $20,000 a year to participate and Sheriff Kemp says money is tight right now.

Kemp said he hopes to rejoin the task force at a later date.


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