The fight is on against a proposed methadone clinic in the city of Guntersville.
Citizens and the city council are trying to develop a plan to stop the facility from coming to downtown.
The proposed location is in a heavy business district, right on the 1600 block of Blount Avenue, and residents that live and do business nearby do not want the clinic in their backyard.
The Guntersville City Council approved a resolution opposing the proposed Sand Mountain Recovery Center. The resolution is a way of informing the state they don't want the clinic.
City leaders first learned about the clinic's desire to move onto Blount Avenue in August.
Since then, the public has had a 30 day period to speak up.
One man who lives just two doors down from the site said this is the first he's heard of it and is definitely against a methadone clinic setting up shop so close to him.
"I'm not for it. I mean, I don't have anything against those people, and I realize they need somewhere to be treated but right here in the main part of Guntersville is not it," said Danny Brown.
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