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Jonesborough severs ties with Rainey

Rainey Contracting is no longer in charge of the new Jonesborough Senior Center.

At an emergency meeting called by the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen Sunday, board members voted unanimously to declare Rainey Contracting LLC in default of contract and terminate the company from the project.

“This has been a long, torturous road for us,” Jonesborough Mayor Kelly Wolfe said at the Aug. 23 meeting. “We’re now in the third year of building this Senior Center. And there is ample evidence that the contractor isn’t proceeding in an efficient manner.” More...


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