Key staffers resign during heated China Grove meeting
City attorney, municipal judge, 3 other China Grove staffers suddenly resign
SAN ANTONIO - A China Grove City Council meeting took an abrupt turn Wednesday night when five city employees suddenly resigned from their positions.
The city attorney, a municipal judge and three city staffers including the city administrator turned in their resignations amid allegations some city council members created a hostile work environment.
The special meeting was called in part to canvass the results of the recent election, where longtime Mayor Dennis Dunk lost a heated battle to Eugene Ripps, but not all city council members were in attendance.
Several residents also voiced their displeasure with members of the city council during the meeting.
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