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Attorney Paul Mitchell Honored for 35 Years of Service to Denton

Last week Town Attorney Paul Mitchel was honored for thirty-five years of dedicated service to the Town of Denton. Mayor Ward recited the following resolution:
WHEREAS, Paul Rush Mitchell has been the Town of Denton’s Attorney since 1984 and is recognized by Town of Denton elected officials, citizens, and Town staff for his open-minded and diligent approach to municipal law; and
WHEREAS, his depth of intellect, attention to detail, and thoughtful deliberations have made him a trusted adviser to the Town Board of Commissioners; and 
WHEREAS, his willingness to listen, creative story-telling, wit, and compassionate demeanor have endeared him to Town staff; and 
WHEREAS, he is an outstanding attorney and his work on local issues has had a direct, positive impact on the growth and development of the Town; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Denton owes a debt of gratitude for Attorney Mitchell’s leadership and is deeply appreciative of his efforts to make Denton the best small town in North Carolina;
Now, therefore, be it resolved that we, the Town of Denton Board of Commissioners, Town staff, and citizens of the Town of Denton, North Carolina, do hereby recognize, affirm, and celebrate Paul Rush Mitchell’s 35 years of dedication and commitment to the Town, thank him for his unparalleled service.
Adopted this 4th day of November, 2019.
Mitchell was also honored by Mrs. Imogene Morris for his dedication as a father for serving as his son’s crew during the 100 Mile Big Horn Trail Run this past summer. Mrs. Morris had the newspaper article and pictures that ran in the Denton Orator framed and put on display in the Denton Historic Museum.