|This week in local history|
1988 - In the news 25 years ago: The McMinn County Commission and its Jail Committee met together in an effort to resolve the issues of the new jail proposal. Previously, the Jail Committee reviewed three different parcels and narrowed it down to an 18-acre parcel of land, based on site development cost, accessibility and expansion potential. The other sites, one 10 acres and the other 30 acres, were rejected based on a high site development cost and poor accessibility.
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