Board reverses cop hire

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

An hour-long special city board meeting ended Friday with the termination of a new Police Department hire.

Aldermen voted 5-0 after discussion in executive session to fire Joshua Strickland. Strickland had been hired three days earlier after Mayor Justin McKenzie cast the deciding vote on July 16 when aldermen tied 2-2.

 
 
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