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Priceville approves fuel-tax increase

PRICEVILLE — The Town Council on Monday approved a 1-cent fuel tax increase and a fiscal 2018 budget that included funding to start work on a new fire station as well as hire an additional police officer. Meanwhile, councilmen discussed an emerging plan to build from scratch a downtown in the fast-growing town of about 3,300 ...

Priceville could pay for road extension with leftovers from $7M rec center

From The Decatur Daily by Evan Belanger PRICEVILLE — After approving a $9 million bond issue last week, town officials plan to build and open by next fall a 66,000-square-foot recreation center at North Park. They’re also planning to use a portion of the bond proceeds to extend Marco Drive to East Upper River Road in a ...

Longtime Priceville police chief to retire

From The Decatur Daily by Evan Belanger PRICEVILLE — Longtime Priceville Police Chief Billy Peebles will retire next week after more than 31 years on the force and more than 41 years in law enforcement. Peebles, 63, will step down from the town’s top law enforcement job effective Wednesday. “There comes a time in a person’s life ...