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Neighbors Praise City For Abating Nuisance Property

Julie and Jim Wall are so grateful to Code Enforcement Officer Blake Dawson that they said they would vote for him as president of the United States.

In the past two weeks, Dawson and a clean-up crew have cleared off nearly an acre full of, essentially, garbage at the end of Surrey Lane. Julie Wall, who lives on that small street off Ames Creek Road, said the occupant on the property had been adding to a mess that's been a problem for decades.

"It became a garbage dump of egregious and outlandish proportions," she said. "The thing I dislike most about Sweet Home is things like this."

She as...

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