Supes eye Super Dollar


The Kemper County board of supervisors are considering purchasing the old Super Dollar building located across the street from the courthouse in DeKalb.

Board president Pat Granger said no final decision has been made but added that the price was good. Supervisors passed a resolution concerning the pending purchase during their Monday meeting.

In other matters, supervisors voted to:

• Approve the claims docket and the county payroll;

• Approve an order allowing circuit clerk Shirley Jackson to open an interest bearing account at Commercial Bank totaling $334,593 and using a county tax ID number. This money is being held as part of an upcoming civil suit;

• Approve the purchase of two Dodge Durango vehicles for the sheriff’s department at the cost of $65,740 using CARES Act money;

• Approve an order approving invoices totaling $13,188 for project ERBR• BR• 0035;

• Approve an order paying $135,352 to T.L. Wallace Construction Co. for project ERBR• BR• 0035;

• Approve an order adding work on the McFarland Road and the Ross Road to the county’s four• year road plan;

• Approve an order purchasing five county pickup trucks classified as specialty use; and,

• Approve a certificate of the IRS personnel roll for Kemper County for 2020.

Supervisors tabled an order to accept bids for the roof repair at Kemper Springs Community Center, and for bids for the rest rooms.


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