Thursday, May 16, 2013

2% More Property Tax and $1 More For The Garbage Man
City residents in Bristol Virginia could be paying more taxes and fees if next year's budget becomes reality. The city council started discussions and now the public will chime in with comments and opinions about the budget at a public hearing on Tuesday May 28th. A two percent property tax increase and a dollar more for garbage collection will make up for lower property assessments according to city leaders. Some council members wanted more as the proposal will only bring in just over 200- thousand dollars and this will only re-establish past property tax rates. The higher garbage fee will add nearly 90- thousand to the city coffer. (bg)

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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