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, October 21, 2014

  • Man Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect in Church Hill
  • State Transportation Board Seeking Input in Bristol Wednesday
  • Virginia State Police Budget Cuts Will Reduce Staff, Overtime Pay
  • Sullivan County Detectives Looking for Help to Identify Bluff City, Piney Flats Vandals
  • Committees in Carter County to Stay As-Is After Lengthy Debate
  • State Police Association in Virginia Says Budget Cuts Will Deter Service and Morale
  • Virginia Creeper Trail Inducted into National Rails to Trail Hall of Fame
  • Problem with Accuracy of Eyewitnesses to Crime Identified Across Virginia
  • Police say Woman Lied About Child's Fund Raiser to Collect for Herself
  • Jeff Howard Promoted to ETSU Dean of Students
  • Gas Prices Continue to Drop Across the Tri-Cities
  • Controversial Superintendent Announces Plans to Retire
  • Two Charged in Johnson City Home Robbery
  • ETSU Goes Public with Student Report of Rape
  • Kingsport Earns Highest Bond Ratings in History
  • House Fire in Bristol Contained to Kitchen
  • Sullivan County Commissioners Consent to Support of Wellmont staying local, State Constitution Amendment 1
  • Fire Department Promotion in Johnson City
  • Kingsport Mom Booked Again After Children Found Wondering the Streets
  • Deer Versus Vehicle Crashes on the Rise, THP Reports
  • Man Arrested After Fight With Father Ends With Gunfire



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