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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend.  A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night.  Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area.  Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro.  Breezy NW winds will add to the chill.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 


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WASTE WATCH: Gallatin City Official Racks Up Nearly $10K in Moving Expenses

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GALLATIN, Tenn. - A Gallatin city official racks up close to $10,000 in moving expenses. The group that hired him calls it a good investment. Gallatin's Economic Development Agency is in charge of recruiting industry and business. Tonight, they stand by their decision to pay Executive Director James Fenton $10,000 to drive to work and move into a new home. Earl Fischer is the Chairman of the EDA's Board of Directors, which unanimously approved the $10,000 moving allowance to recruit an experienced Executive Director. The Board found their candidate in James Fenton, who served in Cheatham County's EDA for 6 years and still lived near Ashland City. After the hire, Fenton made the 84 mile commute 114 times and was reimbursed $5441.

He moved again in May, and received $1500, despite amassing a bill of almost $9500, city records show he stayed under the $10,000 limit.

The Gallatin Chamber of Commerce says having a high-caliber EDA is vital to the sustainability and growth of the city.

Executive Director Paige Brown says the EDA's efforts, combined with the Chamber's, are paying off.

Fenton declined to be interviewed. The EDA Board's Chairman says Fenton's $10,000 moving expense is less than many corporate CEO's make. You can find all our WASTE WATCH stories on Fox17.com. Just CLICK HERE. You can also submit your ideas for WASTE WATCH stories in that same section.

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