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)

Friday, August 28, 2015

  • Suspect in Bristol Laboratories Scam Case Could Have Bond Revoked
  • Firefighters Among Those Arrested in $100,000 Hawkins County Barn Fires
  • Kingsport Police Honored for Crash Prevention and Traffic Safety
  • Kingsport Planning Organization Recommends Main Street Overhaul
  • Jackson Cancels Bristol, VA Appearance Due to Family Emergency
  • BVU Asks Tri-Cities Christian Schools Again to Return Donation
  • Murder Suspect Out of Florida Arrested in Wise County, VA
  • Judge Changes Bond Conditions for Kingsport Pastor Indicted for Theft, Money Laundering
  • Kingsport Paving Project to Begin This Weekend
  • Three Men Indicted, Bringing Total to Four in Arson Case in Hawkins County
  • Tennessee Prison System to Undergo Independent Review
  • Special Funding Used to Help Construct New Housing in Kingsport
  • Ruling Could Impact Bristol Cop Killer on Death Row
  • Roan Mountain Man Charged with Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault
  • Tri-Cities Airport Wins Award for Financial Reporting
  • Moment of Silence for Slain Journalists before Governor Opens Address on Virginia Economy



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