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03/05/15 - 6:56 am
A proposed budget prepared by county staff recommends an increase in the real estate tax rate this year by two cents, to 48 cents per $100 value.
03/04/15 - 8:11 am
Superintendent asks supes for 30 percent boost in contribution
03/04/15 - 8:07 am
03/05/15 - 7:18 am
Comets fall to Freedom on three-pointer with time running out
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For the second time in less than six months, Steven Bruce Buchanan, a registered sex offender, has been charged with possession of child pornography.
Mecklenburg County School Board members, frustrated with county administration and the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors, vented at length Monday on a new point of contention — the perceived unfairness of requiring the school division to pay tens of thousands of dollars for building permits and planning work that other branches of local governments have bypassed.
Clarksville Town Council voted to increase the lodging tax by one-half percent and hike water rates by 3.5 percent under the 2011-2012 annual budget adopted at its June 21 meeting. These increases are expected to generate additional revenues of $7,000 in the general operating fund and $27,000 in the water fund.
Deputy Justin Steffey totaled a Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office cruiser when he hit a guardrail and bridge barrier 9:45 p.m. last Wednesday.
Three weeks after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a horse stampede, Nina Davis breathes in the country air and watches her herd of 18 mostly rescued horses run in the pasture.
Political activist Gary Thomas of Gretna announced yesterday that he is running for the 15th District State Senate seat now held by Frank Ruff of Clarksville. Thomas said he is running as an independent although he has represented the Republican Party in Pittsylvania County in past local races.
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