Thursday, April 04, 2013

Commissioners Upset Over Budget Issues
Carter County Commissioner Tom Bowers says heís trying to save his county money by canceling a commission meeting. County Mayor Leon Humphrey says commissioners need to meet on a monthly basis, no matter what, because thatís what they are elected to do. The controversy stems from a canceled meeting, the third canceled this fiscal year. Each time county leaders meet, the 24 commissioners each receive $100 a full meeting, and $50 for each committee meeting they attend. Bowers says since nothing pressing was on the agenda, meeting would only unnecessarily cost tax payers $2400. Humphrey says they need to make a budget and stick to it.

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Sullivan County Suspect Still At Large, Accused of Stealing Another Vehicle
  • Kingsport Man Arrested For Aiming Rifle at a Police Officer
  • A Comprehensive Study of Bristol, Virginia Planning and Zoning on Tap
  • BVU to Consider Paying $5,000 for NEW CEO to Move to Bristol
  • Two East Tennessee Assisted Living Facilities Fined $1,000
  • Kingsport Arrest Results from $60,000 Theft
  • Kingsport Suspects Try to Flush $12,000 in Crack Cocaine Down the Toilet
  • Five Booked in Washington County After Year-Long Meth Investigation
  • Suspected Corvette Thief Arrested, Charged for Scott County Incident With Deputy
  • Carter County Authorities Quickly Catch Armed Robbery Suspect
  • Jury Convicts Southwest Virginia Retail Store Owners of Selling Synthetic Marijuana
  • Sentence Reduced for Bristol Man Convicted of Child Rape
  • Carter County Gets Stern Warning on Finances From Comptroller
  • Mold Forces Closure of Indian Springs Elementary
  • Dangerous, Possibly Drugged, Suspect Wanted in Sullivan County
  • New Virginia Road Funding Formula in Question for Coalfield's Expressway, Other Projects
  • Bristol, Virginia Working to Get Revenue Bonds to Market for The Falls Project
  • USDA Awards $3 Million to Scott County, Va., for Broadband



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