By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog
NASHVILLE — The Lewis County Sheriff’s Department gave confidential sums of money earmarked for undercover drug buys to the Ladies Golf Association and the American Legion Youth Program.
The transfers, budget deficits, cash overdrafts and a failure to follow county policies were among the findings of an audit of Lewis County state Comptroller [...]
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