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)

Friday, November 27, 2015

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  • Kingsport City Manager Advocating "Shop Local"
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  • Teen Hospitalized in Bristol after Crash into Creek
  • Elizabethton Man Arraigned on Rape, Burglary Charges
  • Gasoline Tanker Transport Crash in Big Stone Gap
  • Benjamin Shook Has Federal Sex Offender Trial Pushed Back
  • Convicted Synthetic Drug Dealer to be Sentenced Monday
  • 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
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