South Pittsburg mayor resigns immediately

South Pittsburg Mayor

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tennessee (WDEF) – South Pittsburg city government is up in the air tonight.

Mayor Virgil Holder abruptly resigned his job on Wednesday.

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South Pittsburg administratorHe has clashed with City Administrator Gene Vess on how the city was being run.

Holder detailed his complaints in a three page resignation letter he addressed to residents.

You can read the specifics of his issues in the Marion County News.

But he concludes “I can no longer be a part of this improper exercise of government. It is for this reason; I will be resigning my office as Mayor of the City of South Pittsburg, Tennessee effective immediately.”