RTP broke the story on Chuck “Conflict” Cagle’s embarrassing firing by the Bradley County School Board after 14 years as their legal counsel. We reported some of the concerns of the board at the time, but we didn’t realize just how brutal the firing was for Cagle until an alert RTP tipster sent this article from the Cleveland Daily Banner a couple of weeks ago.
The board really went to town on the conflicts of interest and the lobbying aspects of Cagle’s operations.
In today’s Banner article was a report on the board’s search for a new lawyer:
“The request for qualifications … said “may not be registered as lobbyist with the state of Tennessee.”