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Local Matters Special: Mayor Ricky Shelton On His CRMC Hiring & Its Controversy

Ricky Shelton discusses the City Council’s 4-0 vote to hire an outside counsel.

Cookeville City Council voted 4-0 Thursday night to have the City Manager hire an outside counsel. The reason? To look into the hiring of Ricky Shelton as the Chief Strategy Officer at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Mayor Ricky Shelton joins us this morning to discuss his CRMC hiring, the reasons for the controversy, and the future impacts of it.