JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Town of Jacksboro has a new part time police officer. At Thursday night’s regular monthly meeting of the Jacksboro Board of Mayor and Aldermen, they approved hiring Shayne Wilburn as a part time police officer.

A resolution to adopt a spending plan for the incoming ARP (American Rescue Plan) funds was approved. The town will utilize the funds for a one time premium pay for employees, equipment for the street department, repairs to the municipal building and part of the funds will go to Caryville Jacksboro Utilities Commission (CJUC) for projects.

The board also approved the monthly expenditures and financial report. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 04/13/2022-6AM)