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Annexation OK'd despite hostilities
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Despite outbursts and a threat from Mayor Jimmy Haley to clear the room, McMinnville officials approved two annexation requests near Spring Valley Road and the new four-lane to Woodbury on Tuesday night.Their approval came after comments of disapproval from neighbors of the properties. Donald Hillis requested the city annex 22.36 acres of property into the city as Residential 2. His request passed unanimously by Mayor Jimmy Haley, Vice Mayor Ben Newman and Aldermen Mike Neal, Jimmy Bonner, Steve Harvey, Ryle Chastain and Everett Brock.James B. Passons requested the city annex 13.2 acres of property into the city as Commercial 2.