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Lake Tahoe News
Developer fighting to keep Liberty Utilities' Douglas County solar plant proposal aliveThe developer of a solar project rejected by Douglas County last month is conte
Developer fighting to keep Liberty Utilities' Douglas County solar plant proposal alive
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
The developer of a solar project rejected by Douglas County last month is contesting the county’s ruling. Greenstone Renewables LLC filed a petition for judicial review of the Douglas County Commissioners’ decision to uphold an appeal of the special... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Government update for the week of Aug. 31Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting 2) 8:35 to 8:45 a.m.: Consent agenda — Re
Government update for the week of Aug. 31
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting 2) 8:35 to 8:45 a.m.: Consent agenda — Review and sign the following documents: b) Emergency Management Program grant contract c) Amendment to Wiley Unit for Museum of Northwest Colorado 3) 8:45 to 9 a.m.:... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Water district board could disband as expense outpaces revenueThe Nye County Water District Governing Board could disband before the end of t
Water district board could disband as expense outpaces revenue
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Nye County Water District Governing Board could disband before the end of the year as the district's expenses continue to outpace revenues. According to the annual budget submitted to the state in May, the district's revenue from the $5 parcel... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Airport contractor misrepresented hiring, investigation findsAug. 28--A major janitorial services contractor at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood In
Airport contractor misrepresented hiring, investigation finds
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 days ago
Aug. 28--A major janitorial services contractor at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport fell millions of dollars short of its goals for subcontracting local small businesses, an investigation has found. Sunshine Cleaning Systems Inc.... Read more
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South Maryland News
Calvert moves forward with allowing indoor commercial recreation in industrial zonesThe Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to move forward on an in
Calvert moves forward with allowing indoor commercial recreation in industrial zones
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to move forward on an initiative to potentially allow indoor commercial recreational facilities in industrial areas. This change, which requires text amendments to the Calvert County Zoning... Read more
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South Maryland News
Dominion to add on-site emergency fire brigadeAn official from Dominion Cove Point announced Tuesday that the plant plans to
Dominion to add on-site emergency fire brigade
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
An official from Dominion Cove Point announced Tuesday that the plant plans to add an on-site fire brigade for quicker response during potential emergency events. The brigade will consist of employees with a higher level of training, and will be in... Read more
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South Maryland News
After amendment fails among planning commission, BOCC approves reduced Huntingtown wooded bufferMore than one year after the applicant requested it be deferred, the Calvert Co
After amendment fails among planning commission, BOCC approves reduced Huntingtown wooded buffer
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
More than one year after the applicant requested it be deferred, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners approved a zoning amendment that decreases the amount of wooded buffer along Route 2/4 in Huntingtown. The decision came after a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Airport contractor misrepresented hiring, investigation findsA major janitorial services contractor at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Internation
Airport contractor misrepresented hiring, investigation finds
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
A major janitorial services contractor at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport fell millions of dollars short of its goals for subcontracting local small businesses, an investigation has found. Sunshine Cleaning Systems Inc.... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
Commissioners vote to increase board sizeSILVER CITY >> Grant County will be represented by five county commissioners be
Commissioners vote to increase board size
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 3 days ago
SILVER CITY >> Grant County will be represented by five county commissioners beginning in January, 2017. The Grant County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously on Thursday morning to increase the size of the board from three to five... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Las Cruces mayor hosts special meeting to discuss church explosions, bomb threatsLAS CRUCES, N.M. – Less than one month after a pair of explosions at two local
Las Cruces mayor hosts special meeting to discuss church explosions, bomb threats
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Less than one month after a pair of explosions at two local churches, city and county officials discussed the increase in suspicious activity. About 50 people attended the special meeting Wednesday night hosted by Las Cruces Mayor... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Ponte Vedra Beach Chamber Visitor Center opensThe Ponte Vedra Beach Division of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce held
Ponte Vedra Beach Chamber Visitor Center opens
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 4 days ago
The Ponte Vedra Beach Division of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening ceremony Wednesday at the new location at 200 Solano Road in Ponte Vedra Beach. Helping with the ribbon cutting were Richard Goldman, president and chief... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryDeputies In Oregon Town Go On Leave As State DOJ Investigates Sheriff Seven de
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
Deputies In Oregon Town Go On Leave As State DOJ Investigates Sheriff Seven deputies in Klamath County, Ore., have been on leave this week, after county commissioners agreed to their request. The move comes a month after Klamath County Sheriff Frank... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Deputies In Oregon Town Go On Leave As State DOJ Investigates SheriffSeven deputies in Klamath County, Ore., have been on leave this week, after cou
Deputies In Oregon Town Go On Leave As State DOJ Investigates Sheriff
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
Seven deputies in Klamath County, Ore., have been on leave this week, after county commissioners agreed to their request. The move comes a month after Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah learned he was being investigated by Oregon's Department of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Community news in briefNATIONAL NIGHT OUT The Clay County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its annual Na
Community news in brief
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT The Clay County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its annual National Night Out Against Crime event on Tuesday, Oct. 6. If your neighborhood is interested in participating in this county-wide event, please complete a neighborhood... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
Commissioners to decide on board size ThursdaySILVER CITY >> The Grant County Board of County Commissioners will decide on Th
Commissioners to decide on board size Thursday
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 4 days ago
SILVER CITY >> The Grant County Board of County Commissioners will decide on Thursday whether or not to increase the size of the board from three to five commissioners. Commissioners did not discuss the pending ordinance during Tuesday's work... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Nye officials to leave animal ordinance alone, for nowThe embattled Nye County animal shelter may not close its doors as county commi
Nye officials to leave animal ordinance alone, for now
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 4 days ago
The embattled Nye County animal shelter may not close its doors as county commissioners said they will try to identify the funding source for the organization and consequently save ordinances from Title 6 of the Nye County Code from being cut. A few... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Amargosa land owner wants to open recycling businessAnother recycling business could come to Amargosa if it meets a number of requi
Amargosa land owner wants to open recycling business
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 4 days ago
Another recycling business could come to Amargosa if it meets a number of requirements by the Nye County Department of Planning. Land owner Robert Ford, through his limited liability company ABC Recycling Industries, filed a request for a solid... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Pueblo County could create scholarship program funded by pot taxesPueblo County could create the world's first scholarship program funded by mari
Pueblo County could create scholarship program funded by pot taxes
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
Pueblo County could create the world's first scholarship program funded by marijuana taxes. Commissioner Sal Pace is proposing the ballot measure that would help students in Pueblo County attend college using the tax proceeds from legal... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Civic & Community Center: Luncheon to feature economic development updateDo whatever you can to attend this Friday's lunch featuring The Lee County Econ
Civic & Community Center: Luncheon to feature economic development update
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 4 days ago
Do whatever you can to attend this Friday's lunch featuring The Lee County Economic Development Office at noon at The Road 41 Grill, 13551 N. Cleveland Ave., NFM southbound on Rt. 41 second driveway on your right south of Hancock Bridge... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community news briefs: Aug. 26Commissioners approve neurofeedback contract The Morgan County Board of County
Community news briefs: Aug. 26
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 5 days ago
Commissioners approve neurofeedback contract The Morgan County Board of County Commissioners met Tuesday for its regular business meeting at the county administration building. The board approved a contract with Lisa Pendleton of Neurofeedback... Read more
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South Maryland News
North Beach Sunrise Garden opens with high praiseIt required the cooperation of local groups and governments throughout more tha
North Beach Sunrise Garden opens with high praise
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
It required the cooperation of local groups and governments throughout more than a year, but at last, the North Beach Sunrise Garden opened officially over the weekend — with a special appearance by Gov. Larry Hogan (R). “This is an example of how... Read more
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South Maryland News
Calvert officials consider joining Rural Counties CoalitionThe Calvert County Board of County Commissioners trekked to Ocean City earlier
Calvert officials consider joining Rural Counties Coalition
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners trekked to Ocean City earlier this month to network with other elected officials and learn more about issues confronting Maryland’s counties. Commissioners’ Vice President Evan Slaughenhoupt (R), who... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Walton County TDC Executive Director ResignsWALTON COUNTY-- Walton County Tourist Development Council Executive Director, J
Walton County TDC Executive Director Resigns
WJHG Panama City / Posted 5 days ago
WALTON COUNTY-- Walton County Tourist Development Council Executive Director, Jim Bagby resigned Tuesday during the Walton County Board of County Commissioners meeting. Bagby stated he has decided to step down due to personal reasons. Also during... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Fremont County Lodging Tax hits record numbers in second quarterPeople are spending the night and spending money in Fremont County, and the Cou
Fremont County Lodging Tax hits record numbers in second quarter
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
People are spending the night and spending money in Fremont County, and the County's Budget & Finance office has the numbers to prove it. Sunny Bryant, Budget & Finance Officer/Assistant County Manager, reported to the Board of County Commissioners... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
County Puts Limit on Number of Medical Marijuana Plants People Can GrowTo join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Face
County Puts Limit on Number of Medical Marijuana Plants People Can Grow
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! A big lope hole has been closed when it comes to growing medical marijuana. Until now, there was no limit on how many plants a person could grow in their home... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Walton County TDC Executive Director ResignsWALTON COUNTY-- During Tuesday's Walton County Board of County Commissioners me
Walton County TDC Executive Director Resigns
WJHG Panama City / Posted 5 days ago
WALTON COUNTY-- During Tuesday's Walton County Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Cecilia Jones was scheduled to talk about the possible termination of the current TDC Executive Director Jim Bagby. Commissioner Jones has stated at... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Aug. 26Meet and Greet Leadership Clovis— 11:30 a.m. Clovis Chamber of Commerce, 105 E
What's happening — Aug. 26
Clovis News Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Meet and Greet Leadership Clovis— 11:30 a.m. Clovis Chamber of Commerce, 105 E Grand Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435 Board of County Commissioners— 1:30 p.m. Clovis-Carver Public Library, North Annex, 701 N. Main St.,... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Silverton, San Juan County seek federal funds after mine blowoutThe Animas River in southwest Colorado was fouled by mine wastewater as the res
Silverton, San Juan County seek federal funds after mine blowout
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
The Animas River in southwest Colorado was fouled by mine wastewater as the result of a mine plug blowout. (Photo: La Plata County Sheriff's Office) SILVERTON, Colo. — Silverton and San Juan County officials announced Tuesday they will work with... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Silverton, San Juan County seek federal funds for mine cleanupThe Animas River in southwest Colorado has been fouled by mine wastewater as th
Silverton, San Juan County seek federal funds for mine cleanup
KWGN Denver / Posted 5 days ago
The Animas River in southwest Colorado has been fouled by mine wastewater as the result of a mine plug blowout. (Photo: San Juan Basin Health Department) SILVERTON, Colo. — Silverton and San Juan County officials announced Tuesday they will work... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
County Treasurer to give semi-annual report TuesdayThe Fremont County Board of County Commissioners meets for its regular meeting
County Treasurer to give semi-annual report Tuesday
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
The Fremont County Board of County Commissioners meets for its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the County Administration Building, 615 Macon Ave. The meeting is open to the public, and it is televised live on Channel 191. On the agenda,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Board invests in broadband for Montrose The Montrose Board of County Commissioners has voted to invest $22,500 in fib
Board invests in broadband for Montrose
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
The Montrose Board of County Commissioners has voted to invest $22,500 in fiberoptic infrastructure that will bring a new business to Montrose this year. The board agreed earlier this month to give the money... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Aug. 25Texico City Meeting— 6:30 p.m. 219 Griffin St., Texico. Information: 575-482-
What's happening — Aug. 25
Clovis News Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Texico City Meeting— 6:30 p.m. 219 Griffin St., Texico. Information: 575-482-3314 Cub Scout Pack 411 Registration— 6:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St., Clovis. Information: 248-790-3126 Page Turners’ Book Club— 7... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
City: Recycling center contribution should be part of a bigger pictureDebate ongoing whether city should share pick up costs with county Aspen city
City: Recycling center contribution should be part of a bigger picture
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Debate ongoing whether city should share pick up costs with county Aspen city officials say they are not opposed to answering a long standing Pitkin County request that they share the cost of hauling recycling from the drop off center at Rio Grande... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Commissioners to hear social/human services itemsThe Morgan County Board of County Commissioners will meet for its regular busin
Commissioners to hear social/human services items
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Morgan County Board of County Commissioners will meet for its regular business meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Assembly Room in the county's administration building. There will be one item on the regular agenda: Consideration of a contract with... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Aug. 23Umpires Mat Softball Tournament— 8 a.m. Guy Leeder Softball Complex, 14 and Sy
What's happening — Aug. 23
Clovis News Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Umpires Mat Softball Tournament— 8 a.m. Guy Leeder Softball Complex, 14 and Sycamore St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-8977 Cowboy Church — 8 a.m. Clovis Livestock Cattle Auction, 504 S. Hull St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4422 Parks,... Read more
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South Maryland News
State initiative brings community together through readingThe story of nine working-class American young men defeating the odds and, toge
State initiative brings community together through reading
South Maryland News / Posted 9 days ago
The story of nine working-class American young men defeating the odds and, together, overcoming adversity will be the focus for a statewide initiative designed to bring people and communities together by reading and discussing themes in one... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender mediation cost taxpayers $118,000That effort failed to secure the school system any additional operating funds a
Pender mediation cost taxpayers $118,000
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
That effort failed to secure the school system any additional operating funds and, with the bills now coming due, the school board’s budget shortfall is closer to $2.7 million. The school board owes the Raleigh-based law firm Schwartz & Shaw a little... Read more
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South Maryland News
Calvert BOCC approves document retention policyEach department in the county has an informal document retention policy, but as
Calvert BOCC approves document retention policy
South Maryland News / Posted 10 days ago
Each department in the county has an informal document retention policy, but as a result of state law, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners approved an official document retention policy, which must be approved by the state. A first... Read more
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Basehor Sentinel
County seeks Fairmount Township trusteeThe Board of County Commissioners of Leavenworth County is accepting applicatio
County seeks Fairmount Township trustee
Basehor Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
The Board of County Commissioners of Leavenworth County is accepting applications to fill the vacancy of the unexpired term of Trustee for the Fairmount Township Board. The Township Trustee term will expire January 2017. Applications must be... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
GOP chair sees opportunity in Grant CountySILVER CITY >> If the three members of the Grant County Board of County Commiss
GOP chair sees opportunity in Grant County
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 11 days ago
SILVER CITY >> If the three members of the Grant County Board of County Commissioners, all Democrats, decide to increase the board size to five members next week, local Republicans will be ready to seek those seats in 2016. Deborah Maestas,... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Captiva Plan goes to countyThe Captiva Community Panel discussed portions of the Lee County Plan and Lee C
Captiva Plan goes to county
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Captiva Community Panel discussed portions of the Lee County Plan and Lee County Land Development Code for Captiva last week before it was submitted to Lee County staff to review. "The purpose of this is to take all the information that we... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Council selects candidates for legal servicesCandidates for Fort Myers Beach Town Attorney will be vetted for legal services
Council selects candidates for legal services
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Candidates for Fort Myers Beach Town Attorney will be vetted for legal services next month. On Monday, Beach Council discussed and determined the selection of applicants to interview and set the tentative timeframe to meet each person individually... Read more
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South Maryland News
Coalition puts cleanup focus where it should be: Conowingo DamIn reference to the letter to the editor in the July 31 edition of The Calvert
Coalition puts cleanup focus where it should be: Conowingo Dam
South Maryland News / Posted 12 days ago
In reference to the letter to the editor in the July 31 edition of The Calvert Recorder, “Think twice about joining the Clean Chesapeake Coalition,” I offer the following response: Clean it up. Many in rural areas have septic tanks that are pumped... Read more
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South Maryland News
Schools return $3 million for land acquisition to countyThe St. Mary’s school board is turning $3 million from its capital improvement
Schools return $3 million for land acquisition to county
South Maryland News / Posted 12 days ago
The St. Mary’s school board is turning $3 million from its capital improvement fund over to the county government. The transfer comes after the county earlier this month accepted 249 acres of donated land on St. Andrew’s Church Road that could be... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Plan would replace 3 schools at cost of more than $80MUnder the plan, a new Career Academy to be built at Blue Ridge Community Colleg
Plan would replace 3 schools at cost of more than $80M
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 13 days ago
Under the plan, a new Career Academy to be built at Blue Ridge Community College would replace Balfour Education Center. Edneyville Elementary would be renovated or rebuilt at the existing site, and the same goes for the new Hendersonville High... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Lucas Co. boosts pay up to 20 percent High-level administrators get big raises; others receive 1.5 percent In the m
Lucas Co. boosts pay up to 20 percent
The Toledo Blade / Posted 14 days ago
High-level administrators get big raises; others receive 1.5 percent In the months after the countywide sales tax was bolstered by a half percent, the Lucas County commissioners distributed across-the-board pay... Read more
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The Marietta Times
County may adopt ‘land bank’ option for blighted propertiesAs per legislation from Columbus, Washington County now has the option to deal
County may adopt ‘land bank’ option for blighted properties
The Marietta Times / Posted 16 days ago
As per legislation from Columbus, Washington County now has the option to deal with blighted properties in a more efficient way that has seen success in places such as Cuyahoga County and other more densely populated areas. "It's a great tool to... Read more
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South Maryland News
Cove Point currents under scrutinyWater currents in the Cove Point area have been under scrutiny after three drow
Cove Point currents under scrutiny
South Maryland News / Posted 17 days ago
Water currents in the Cove Point area have been under scrutiny after three drowning incidents that have occurred in recent weeks. The rapid currents have been dragging people from shallow water into the depths of the bay, resulting in the county... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Do�a Ana County officials approve funding for emergency communicationsLAS CRUCES, N.M. -- The Doña Ana County Board of County Commissioners approved
Do�a Ana County officials approve funding for emergency communications
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- The Doña Ana County Board of County Commissioners approved spending $1.3 million for a new emergency communications system for the Sheriff’s Department and firefighters. The board voted unanimously, 4-0, to approve the fire... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Levi Kryder leaving geoscience manager jobDuring his seven years as a Nye County geoscience manager and acting natural re
Levi Kryder leaving geoscience manager job
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 18 days ago
During his seven years as a Nye County geoscience manager and acting natural resources manager, Levi Kryder said he was able to learn a lot and work on some of the county's most pivotal issues. Kryder's resignation will be effective Aug. 25 as he... Read more
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