Rhome City Council split on parks board appointment

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome city council members were split on a vote for a parks and recreation board appointment, leaving Mayor Michelle Pittman to make the final decision.

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Rhome pavilion project on hold

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss the city's ongoing pavilion/civic center project.

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Meeting Preview

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Rhome City Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, to discuss the city's pavilion/civic center project.

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City of Rhome searches for new police chief

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome Mayor Michelle Pittman announced at Thursday night's council meeting that the job application for chief of police has been posted and will remain open to applicants until June 15.

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Plan details improvements for Rhome streets, water systems

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

The 20-year capital improvement plan (CIP) for the city of Rhome was presented at Tuesday night's council meeting.

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City of Rhome liaison program ended

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By David Talley

The city of Rhome will end its council liaison program after a tied vote Thursday evening on a motion to axe the program was offset by Mayor Michelle Pittman.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Rhome City Council to move forward with pavilion

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council approved the use of hotel/motel tax funds to finish building the city's pavilion in the park.

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Candidates hash out issues at debate

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome mayoral and city council candidates gathered Saturday for a moderated debate at the city's community center.

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Events Preview for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A debate for Rhome City Council candidates is set for this weekend.

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Council chooses chief over mayor; Davis keeps job despite mayor’s claim of ‘voluntary resignation’

Council chooses chief over mayor; Davis keeps job despite mayor’s claim of ‘voluntary resignation’

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Friday night to rescind a letter from Mayor Michelle Pittman to Police Chief Brandon Davis accepting what she called his "voluntary resignation."

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Rhome Council member walks out; Citizens give heated critiques of officials

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council ended its meeting early Thursday night when a council member left the building during a heated citizen presentation.

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Rhome City Council delivers cryptic statement on chief

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Rhome City Council met in secret session for two hours and 40 minutes Monday night to discuss Police Chief Brandon Davis.

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Rhome City Council avoids amending budget for attorney fees

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council elected not to make a budget amendment for city attorney expenses Tuesday night.

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Davis continues work, dispute struck from personnel file

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move Police Chief Brandon Davis back to full-time after a discussion in closed session.

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Rhome City Council extends chief’s contract

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

After a discussion in closed session, Rhome City Council voted to extend the city police chief's contract Thursday night.

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Council refuses to canvass rollback results

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council met to canvass the results of the rollback election Friday, Jan. 29.

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Rhome City Council approves budget cuts

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members approved budget cuts totaling $88,861 at their meeting Tuesday.

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Rhome City Council repeals sex offender residential restriction ordinance

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members voted Tuesday to repeal a sex offender residential restriction ordinance under threat of a lawsuit.

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Rhome City Council discusses employee contracts

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

City council members discussed providing employee contracts to every department head at their Thursday night meeting.

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