Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Lower Interest Rates In Hawkins County Mean Big Savings
Hawkins County hopes to save a lot of money over the next two decades as new lower interest rates were arranged for the 16-million dollar construction bond issuance of 2008. The funds were to pay for high school upgrades, the Clinch School and the Church Hill Intermediate School. Hawkins County had been paying about 4.5 percent interest on the original note but a new loan offers only 4 percent interest and that lower rate will result in hundreds of thousands of dollars in interest savings. Of course the commission voted unanimously in favor of the new U.S. Bank contract. Other unanimous voting included a $2.65 bond issuance for the county highway department, a resolution requiring all county officials, county employees and county commissioners to carry a photo I.D. card, a resolution requesting the state return all eligible unclaimed funds from county offices back to Hawkins County and the acceptance of a bid from Tele-Optics Inc. of Kingsport for two projectors and two retractable screens to be installed in the new county commission meeting room. (bg)

Friday, September 19, 2014

  • Bristol forum focuses on drug addicted babies
  • Man involved in car crash in Johnson City arrested for domestic assault
  • Sullivan County District Attorney Weighs in on Criminal Justice Reform
  • Police: Norton man shot, murdered former girlfriend
  • Virginia Beach man indicted for Wise County native's murder
  • Lockdown at Science Hill High School in Johnson City Lifted
  • Elizabethon planning for new football stadium
  • Driver Hits Deputy As He Speeds Off From Traffic Checkpoint
  • New SWVa Tourism Dollars coming in
  • Local Business Expands and Bringing New Jobs
  • Johnson City Sending Out Citizen Surveys
  • Authorities Identify Body Found in Watauga Lake
  • Hawkins County Men Charged in Meth Bust
  • Bristol Speed Limit Going Down to 30 MPH
  • Man Caught Photographing Teen in Dressing Room
  • Brothers Charged in Bristol Robbery Waive Hearing
  • Fuel Thief Sought in Bristol
  • Missing Johnson County woman
  • Tennessee Chief Justice Sworn In
  • BVU To Charge Non Customers for WiFi at R&R



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