Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Washington TN School Budget Progresses
They have done as instructed. The Washington County Tennessee School Board has cut more than $2 million from the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year, dropping it back to $62 million. Jobs for 25 additional instructional assistants were pulled at a half million dollars. Another $100,000 in regular instructional costs including new school resource officers for school protection were deleted. Funding was approved for Sheriff deputies and $100,000 each for maintenance and technology costs. Some federally funded teachers may be shifted within the system structure to remain on the job. Some of the cuts will come in fuel costs and grounds keeping positions. The full Washington County Tennessee commission will consider the opposed budget Thursday. If it's not approved, it will be returned to the board. If approved, it moves ahead for state consideration.(CS)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  • Call for Cleaning House at BVU Falls on Deaf Ears
  • Cozart Warehouse in Abingdon Hit by Copper Thieves, $60,000 in Materials Taken
  • Ball Corporation Closing Bristol, VA Packaging Plant, 230 Jobs Lost
  • Beer, Wine Sales to Begin in Luxury Seating at Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech
  • Indicted Kingsport Pharmacy Robber Due in Federal Court Aug. 12
  • BVU Opposes Shyster's Payment Plan
  • Joint "Branding" Study Tabled for Second Time in Bristol, Virginia
  • Bristol, Virginia School Board to Discuss Vacancy for Elected Position
  • Hawkins County Motorcycle Rider Hits Triple-Digit Speed in Chase
  • Retired Ohio Teacher Charged in SW Virginia For Soliciting a Child Over the Internet
  • New Licensing Law Will Have Bristol Motor Speedway, Dragway Getting Operating License in Blountville
  • Blountville Man Indicted for Sexually Abusing a Dog
  • Hawkins County Man Arrested For Attempted Bank Robbery
  • A Greenville Man In Custody On Child Rape Charges
  • VA Real Estate Market Improves by 11%
  • City Council Changes Course and Reappoints Fleenor to BVU Board
  • Washington County, VA Grand Jury Indicts Abingdon Man for Attempted First Degree Murder
  • Bristol, TN Officials Confirm Triad Packaging Staying in City, Investing Millions
  • Children's Services Spokesman Says Formal Investigation Underway into David Crockett High Hazing
  • BVU's Faith Esposito Suddenly Resigns Board
  • DMME: Mine Accident in Dickenson County Under Investigation, Victim Recovering After Surgery
  • Bristol, Tennessee Schools Replace Principal in Wake of Attempted Child Abuse and Neglect Case
  • King University Breaks Ground on Oval Restoration
  • Roe Seeks Immediate Lift of Ban on Firearms on Military Grounds
  • Haslam Headed to the Tri-Cities to Push For Hike in Gasoline Tax



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