Chiefland Approves New Addition To City Hall
Some residents offered to donate a monument of the Ten Commandments to the city, and officials gave them the ok. The move comes about a year after Dixie County officials did the same on their courthouse steps.
Chiefland City Commissioner Frank Buie was happy when he heard the news.
"I'm a Christian, and I believe in the Ten Commandments, and I'm proud that they're setting it up in Chiefland," said Frank Buie.
The city commission unanimously approved the gift at a meeting this week.Chiefland Mayor Teal Pomeroy says he's gotten lots of calls about it, but none too concerned about a link between church and state.
"I have received several phone calls, and all of them have been in support -- no objections whatsoever," said Pomeroy.
A response not surprising to Pomeroy, who says the commandments are part of Chiefland's culture.
Pomeroy says, he is open to feedback from the community if dissenters emerge.
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