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)

Thursday, November 26, 2015

  • Trump Campaign Names Southwest Virginia Leadership Team
  • Northeast TN Pair Jailed in SW Virginia for Grand Larceny
  • VDOT Stats: Traffic Deaths Up 50% in Bristol District
  • Some Tennessee Teachers Convicted of Crimes Still Collecting Pensions
  • Bristol, Virginia Councilman Reacts to Study to Move Bristol Pirates to Tennessee Side
  • UT Study: Gas Tax Hike Needed for Roads
  • Rape Suspect in Greene County Indicted
  • Bristol TN to Consider Study for New Minor League Baseball Study
  • Johnson City Power Board Looks to Become an Authority
  • Johnson City Crews Battle Fire at a Home Under Construction
  • VDOT Aims to Smooth Holiday Traffic by Lifting Lane Closures
  • Parole Denied for Jamie Curd in So-Called Facebook Murder Case
  • Virginia Company Files 2nd Lawsuit Trying to Mine Uranium
  • Virginia Health Officials Say Flu Season Off to Slow Start
  • Mother Indicted by Greene Co Grand Jury, Charged With Murder in Death of Her Two Daughters
  • BVU CEO on Restitution Accounting: Slightly More Than Half of $720,118 Stolen in Fraud Scheme Recovered
  • Black Friday Bargains Include Adoptable Pets in Sullivan County
  • Milligan College Gets $1.2 Million Gift From Shipley Trust
  • Bloomingdale Home Invasion Thieves Brought Equipment to Roll Safe Outside, Drove "Loud" Getaway Vehicle
  • Police: Argument Over TV Characters, Lasagna Leads to Domestic Assault
  • UPDATE: Memphis Man Killed at Carter County Logging Job in Hampton
  • Unicoi Co Woman Booked on Contraband Charges
  • Gas Prices Continue to Drop

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