Monday, July 07, 2014

VA Gets Federal Bonus for Food Stamp Program
Virginia is getting a federal bonus for its performance using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Governor Terry McAuliffe said the Department of Social Services is getting $1.7 million. The Commonwealth was recognized for have the lowest payment error rate in the country. Last fiscal year, Virginia issued $1.4 billion in benefits to more than 908,000 Virginians who use the SNAP program. Officials say the funds will be used to continue to enhance program performance, bolster training and automation and streamline local administration of the program.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

  • Center of Excellence Receives $2 Million Grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
  • Wal-Mart Shoplifter Will Spend the Holiday in Jail
  • TN Leaders Looking to Lead the Nation in Education
  • Holiday Travel Up
  • PBA Looking into Joint Venture with ETSU and Millennium Centre
  • Special Black Friday Sales Set at Virginia ABC Stores
  • City of Kingsport Adds Climbing Wall in Aquatic Center
  • Tri Cities Labor Market Continues to be Weak, says ETSU's Economic Research
  • AEP to Issue Refunds to Electric Customers in Virginia After SCC Ruling
  • Improvement on Carolina Ave., Love St. Approved by Erwin Town Council
  • Citizens Chide Bristol, Virginia City Council for Borrowing to Debt Limit
  • NC Man Set to Serve 10 years for Cocaine Trafficking
  • Bristol, TN Taking Proposals From Developers on a Redesign of An Iconic Downtown Building



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