Wednesday, June 27, 2012

News Release on Abingdon’s Annexation Proposal Due Friday
Washington County Virginia has the rest of the week to formally issue its position on Abingdon’s annexation proposal. The issue was discussed by the board in a closed door meeting on Tuesday and a news release is expected by the end of the work day on Friday. The county has maintained confidentiality concerning Abingdon’s proposed annexation at the town’s request. Commissioners now say future discussions will be made available to the public. Several property owners spoke out against annexation at the public comment session held prior to the closed meeting but most wanted to see the process made more public. Residents of some of Washington County’s more-affluent subdivisions say they don’t feel annexation would benefit them in terms of services compared to taxes they would have to pay. Another public hearing on the annexation issue is being planned. (bg)

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

  • Special Bluff City Board Meeting Called Over Personnel, Check Signing Issues
  • Bristol Man Waives Hearing on Charges He had Sex with Three-Year-Old
  • Birthplace of Country Music Museum Going on Air With Radio Station in Bristol
  • Another Raise to the Cigarette Tax Considered in Bristol, Virginia
  • UPDATE: Kingsport Police Taser Pharmacy Robbery, Carjacking Suspect
  • Police Capture Pharmacy Robber/Carjacker in Kingsport
  • Jonesborough Woman Arrested After Police Find Bath Salts In Her Car
  • Crowd-sourcing Site Created on the Web to Earn Money For Reward For Info on Hawkins County Murder
  • New Aerial Sights for 30th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration in Johnson City
  • Hawkins County Man Arrested After Reportedly Stabbing Father
  • Tax Break Helps Save 55 Jobs in Bristol, TN as Triad Packaging Plans Expansion
  • A New Tennessee Logo a No-Go? Online Petition Has Over 17,000 Signatures
  • "Big Stone Gap" Gets Nationwide Release Date
  • Gardenhour Gets 4-Year Deal to Become Elizabethton Director of Schools, Sets Goals



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