Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Hubbard Says Bristol, Virginia Citizens Can Afford Tax Increase
Archie Hubbard, new city councilman in Bristol Virginia, goes public with a revised financial plan for the city, saying the owner of median range $75,000 home, would pay about $20 more a year, and help the city avoid short term borrowing to pay its bills. Hubbard proposes to raise the property tax rate 6 cents and eliminate a garbage collection fee, plus cut back on the new entertainment tax and an increase in the cigarette tax. Heís argues citizens can afford it. ďItís not that expensive, thatís why I wanted to show people the math,Ē Hubbard said.Except for Mayor Catherine Brillhart, other council members supported at least pushing it forward to a public hearing Aug. 18th.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • County Leaders Vote to Reduce Commission Size in Washington County, TN
  • Gas Prices Are On the Rise
  • Report of Party Leads to Meth Arrest in Abingdon
  • TBI Data: Kingsport Leads Tri-Cities in Serious Reported Crimes
  • BVU Expecting Restitution by June from Employee/Contractor Theft and Kick-Back Schemes
  • BVU Board Gives Preliminary Approval to 15 Percent Sewer Rate Increase
  • Bristol Chamber Hosting Meet the Candidates Night on Thursday
  • Former NASCAR Truck Series Driver Out of Johnson City Has Sentencing Delayed in Ponzi Scheme Until October
  • Trial in Murder of 78-year-old in Carter County Delayed



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