Archive - Aug 2013 - News Article
Claremont City Council members were left with plenty of unanswered questions about the future of Francis Sigmon Park on Monday night during their August meeting.
The park, which has been sitting vacant since 2007 when the city took it over, is comprised of 27.1 acres valued at $145,500, or $5,369 per acre.
A Claremont man has been jailed on an attempted murder charge after telling emergency operators early Saturday morning that he had shot his girlfriend, according to local law enforcement.
Richard Donnell Beatty, 56, of Beatty, 56, of 2742 Sherlock Street in Claremont.
County leaders are hoping for a federal disaster declaration following last month's flooding, they said during Monday morning's commissioners meeting.
If that declaration is approved, they county plans to set up a disaster recovery center where citizens can go through the application process to be approved for state and federal assistance.
Deputies have charged two people this week, saying a probation officer's tip led to the discovery of a suspected methamphetamine manufacturing operation July 25 at the couple's residence.