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.

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Carter County Authorities Quickly Catch Armed Robbery Suspect
  • Jury Convicts Southwest Virginia Retail Store Owners of Selling Synthetic Marijuana
  • Sentence Reduced for Bristol Man Convicted of Child Rape
  • Carter County Gets Stern Warning on Finances From Comptroller
  • Mold Forces Closure of Indian Springs Elementary
  • Dangerous, Possibly Drugged, Suspect Wanted in Sullivan County
  • New Virginia Road Funding Formula in Question for Coalfield's Expressway, Other Projects
  • Bristol, Virginia Working to Get Revenue Bonds to Market for The Falls Project
  • USDA Awards $3 Million to Scott County, Va., for Broadband



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