August 8, 2018. Monroe County Tennessee Mayor Tim Yates receives the George Award from VTVT Secretary Bob Hatley and President Ed Junod for his dedicated service and faith help the citizens of Monroe County for eight years. Mayor Yate was especially supportive of the MC Veterans Court program and always attended the VC graduations. Mayor Yates was also supportive of VTVT and lead the way to provide VTVT with a County grant in 2017. We have been honored to have Mayor Yates as a faithful servant and are grateful for his support.