Randy Gilliam

Randy Gilliam with a petition signed by 500 residents opposed to all bitcoin mining in Washington County. He says another 500 names have been collected online.

A retired preacher is leading a campaign asking Washington County commissioners to rethink the framework of a proposed settlement to a zoning lawsuit involving a bitcoin mining operation in Limestone.

Randy Gilliam, who lives adjacent to the Washington Industrial Park, said he has collected more than 1,000 signatures of local residents who say they don’t want any bitcoin mining in their county.

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