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.

Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Vapor Business Burglarized in Bristol
  • New Car Tag Decals Save Paper, Lower Theft in Sullivan County
  • Carter County Commissioners Vote for 12 Cent Tax Increase
  • Staff Needs, Inmate Medical Bills Stress Sullivan County Sheriff's Budget
  • Ballard Bound Over to Grand Jury in Johnson City 4th of July Gun Battle
  • Sullivan County Commissioners Have First Reading of Budget Resolution Requiring No Tax Increase
  • Identity Theft Arrest in Johnson City
  • Bristol, VA Fire Sends One Man to the Hospital
  • Thousands Waited in the Rain at Remote Area Medical Clinic
  • Abingdon Man Sentenced in Brother-In-Law's Death
  • Fight Results in Death of Mountain City Inmate
  • Church Hill Man Killed in Head-On Collision
  • Thief in Kingsport Falls from Cliff
  • Two Arrested in Robbery in Which Victim was Dragged by a Car



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