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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
2 South Williamsport fire companies noncommittal on combining"I'm less than optimistic that we're going to get all three fire companies to g
2 South Williamsport fire companies noncommittal on combining
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
"I'm less than optimistic that we're going to get all three fire companies to go into the organization that we are creating, just from the last couple of meetings that we've had," said Albert Morrison, liaison to the fire department, at a borough... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Feb. 9Floyd Village Meeting — 7 p.m. City Hall, 1569 NMHWY 267., Floyd. Information
What's happening — Feb. 9
Clovis News Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
Floyd Village Meeting — 7 p.m. City Hall, 1569 NMHWY 267., Floyd. Information: 575-478-2585 Texico City Council — 6:30 p.m. City Hall, 219 Griffin St., Texico. Information: 575-482-3314 Quilter’s Tuesday — 6 p.m. Clovis-Carver Public Library,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
I-49 connector public input ends MondayMonday February 8 is the last day for public input on Shreveport's I-49 connect
I-49 connector public input ends Monday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 hours ago
Monday February 8 is the last day for public input on Shreveport's I-49 connector. Providence Engineering out of Baton Rouge will conclude its stage 1 analysis. Anyone who missed any of the 6 public input meetings held January 19-21 can submit... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
I-49 connector public input ends MondayMonday February 8 is the last day for public input on Shreveport's I-49 connect
I-49 connector public input ends Monday
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 23 hours ago
Monday February 8 is the last day for public input on Shreveport's I-49 connector. Providence Engineering out of Baton Rouge will conclude its stage 1 analysis. Anyone who missed any of the 6 public input meetings held January 19-21 can submit... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Cuts Dig Into Ridgefield Health Department's Lyme Disease PreventionRIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Budget cuts by Gov. Dannell Malloy already are being felt
Cuts Dig Into Ridgefield Health Department's Lyme Disease Prevention
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted yesterday
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Budget cuts by Gov. Dannell Malloy already are being felt at the Ridgefield Health Department, where money allocated to sustain and expand the town's BLAST Lyme Disease Prevention program recently were rescinded. "This comes as... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Some would like Wallingford’s limited access to tax record database expandedWALLINGFORD — Although the town has a geographic information system that allows
Some would like Wallingford’s limited access to tax record database expanded
The Record-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
WALLINGFORD — Although the town has a geographic information system that allows people visiting Town Hall to see parcels and land uses throughout town, some say there is need for expansion. “My point of view is on the commercial and industrial... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Feb. 7Grady Village Meeting — 6:30 p.m. Village Hall, 219 Griffin St., Texico. Info
What's happening — Feb. 7
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Grady Village Meeting — 6:30 p.m. Village Hall, 219 Griffin St., Texico. Information: 575-357-2005 Ft. Sumner City Council — 5:30 p.m. City Hall, 173 E. Avenue C., Fort Sumner. Information: 575-355-7481 Muleshoe City Meeting — 5:30 p.m... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Biking in Dallas: A survival guideDallas streets — once among the worst in the U.S. for bicyclists — are slowly b
Biking in Dallas: A survival guide
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
Dallas streets — once among the worst in the U.S. for bicyclists — are slowly becoming more bike-friendly with the addition of shared and dedicated bike lanes. Yet the idea of urban biking as a safe, fun form of exercise is still a tough hill to... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Students' art to appear on Longview sanitation trucksArea students' works of art will be seen on Longview sanitation trucks across t
Students' art to appear on Longview sanitation trucks
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Area students' works of art will be seen on Longview sanitation trucks across town, and the first truck design was revealed Friday. The city's compressed natural gas sanitation trucks, which have been on the streets about 18 months, will don 16... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento officials challenge Benicia oil train projectSacramento leaders this week accused the city of Benicia of failing to take any
Sacramento officials challenge Benicia oil train project
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Sacramento leaders this week accused the city of Benicia of failing to take any steps to help protect cities against potential oil spills from daily train shipments an oil company wants to run through Northern California. The Sacramento Area Council... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Paris City Council to discuss public transit fundingPARIS, Texas -- The Paris City Council will discuss funding for a public transi
Paris City Council to discuss public transit funding
KXII Sherman / Posted 3 days ago
PARIS, Texas -- The Paris City Council will discuss funding for a public transit system arriving to town this summer. If the city approves, the transit system run by Ark-Tex Council of Governments would get $25,000 in funding for the next three... Read more
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USA Today
In Detroit, next-generation black activists gain steamDETROIT -- Waving pan-African flags colored red, black and green, the demonstra
In Detroit, next-generation black activists gain steam
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
DETROIT -- Waving pan-African flags colored red, black and green, the demonstrators strode into traffic on 7 Mile Road on Detroit's east side. "Whose streets?" they chanted as cars honked in support and slowed to a halt. "Our streets!" A Detroit... Read more
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KXII Sherman
TCOG president releases statement regarding whistleblower lawsuitSHERMAN, Texas -- The president of Texoma Council of Governments released a sta
TCOG president releases statement regarding whistleblower lawsuit
KXII Sherman / Posted 3 days ago
SHERMAN, Texas -- The president of Texoma Council of Governments released a statement Friday after a lawsuit was filed against him on Tuesday in District Court. Tuesday's lawsuit was filed by Stacee Sloan Caskey alleging she was fired this past... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento officials challenge Benicia oil train projectSacramento leaders this week accused the city of Benicia of failing to take any
Sacramento officials challenge Benicia oil train project
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Sacramento leaders this week accused the city of Benicia of failing to take any steps to help protect cities against potential oil spills from daily train shipments an oil company wants to run through Northern California. The Sacramento Area Council... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Codes official: Structural violations found at schoolA building code official who inspected the building in December noted that a nu
Codes official: Structural violations found at school
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A building code official who inspected the building in December noted that a number of problems were uncovered. Gerald Kilgus, of Keystone Council of Governments, noted in a letter secured by the Sun-Gazette Thursday that he went through the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Visitors Bureau visits PittsburghLast weekend, that meant a table at the Tri-State Outdoor Expo in Pittsburgh.
Visitors Bureau visits Pittsburgh
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Last weekend, that meant a table at the Tri-State Outdoor Expo in Pittsburgh. "We handed out a ton of material," WCVB Executive Director Dave Sherman told the Council of Governments on Wednesday in a meeting at the 911 Center in Youngsville. "The... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Barley Home deemed blightThe former Barley Home, 506 South State St., will be before the Warren County B
Barley Home deemed blight
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
The former Barley Home, 506 South State St., will be before the Warren County Blighted Property Review Committee at a meeting later this month. The issue was discussed at Wednesday's Council of Governments meeting held at the 911 Center in... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Feb. 5Clovis Chamber Banquet — 6 p.m. Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis.
What's happening — Feb. 5
Clovis News Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Clovis Chamber Banquet — 6 p.m. Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435 Saturday 66th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Day — 7 a.m.- 2 p.m. $6 adults Children and under $4. Clovis High School Cafeteria, 1900 N. Thornton... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County manager Martinez reflects on 40 years in governmentIt’s been a long, fortuitous journey for Summit County manager Gary Martinez.
Summit County manager Martinez reflects on 40 years in government
Summit Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
It’s been a long, fortuitous journey for Summit County manager Gary Martinez. For most of the last four decades, Martinez, 68, has been an instrumental government leader. And even though he announced this week he will retire in June, it’s a role he... Read more
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Sacramento Today
SACOG awards $433,000 to the City of SacramentoSACRAMENTO- On Saturday, January 30 the Sacramento Area Council of Governments
SACOG awards $433,000 to the City of Sacramento
Sacramento Today / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO- On Saturday, January 30 the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) presented the City of Sacramento with a ceremonial check for a $433,000 grant award for streetscape planning and resident engagement. Sacramento City Council... Read more
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MLive.com
How downtown Detroit has transformed since the Super Bowl 10 years agoDETROIT, MI — Ask anyone outside of Detroit what is changing in the city's down
How downtown Detroit has transformed since the Super Bowl 10 years ago
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
DETROIT, MI — Ask anyone outside of Detroit what is changing in the city's downtown, and the most obvious answers convey developments that make Michigan's largest central business district appealing to the most casual visitor. Midtown. Major new... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Lawsuit filed against TCOG board presidentSHERMAN, Texas -- A lawsuit has been filed against the board president of the T
Lawsuit filed against TCOG board president
KXII Sherman / Posted 6 days ago
SHERMAN, Texas -- A lawsuit has been filed against the board president of the Texoma Council of Governments. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday afternoon by former TCOG finance director Stacee Sloan Caskey and her attorney. She was terminated, she... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento County revitalizes Old Florin Town stretch to spur developmentSacramento County leaders Tuesday hailed the completion of the Old Florin Town
Sacramento County revitalizes Old Florin Town stretch to spur development
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Sacramento County leaders Tuesday hailed the completion of the Old Florin Town Streetscape Improvement Project as a way to drive economic development in the historic area southeast of Sacramento. The $4.7 million project added sidewalks and bike... Read more
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The Alpena News
Council enters into agreement with MeritIn the deal Merit will pay $12,000 for use of the fiber and an additional $700
Council enters into agreement with Merit
The Alpena News / Posted 7 days ago
In the deal Merit will pay $12,000 for use of the fiber and an additional $700 a year in the form of a maintenance charge. The money will be split 50-50 with the county. City Assistant Engineer Steve Shultz said there are about 24 strands of fiber... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Blake: Proposed Milford budget strikes ‘delecate balance’MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake on Monday unwrapped his proposed budget for the
Blake: Proposed Milford budget strikes ‘delecate balance’
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake on Monday unwrapped his proposed budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year and said if the plan required a tax increase, it would be the smallest one the city has seen in years. “This proposal strikes a critical, yet delicate... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
County budget sees $2M increase due to bridge projects, election year The Nodaway County Commission approved the 2016 financial plan after a public
County budget sees $2M increase due to bridge projects, election year
Nodaway News Leader / Posted 9 days ago
 The Nodaway County Commission approved the 2016 financial plan after a public budget hearing on January 27 that included an increase of $2 million in the overall budget The increase comes because of continued bridge projects that include federal... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Fiscal emergency was perfect storm for Coventry Schools Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM Coventry Schools were placed in fiscal emer
Fiscal emergency was perfect storm for Coventry Schools
The Suburbanite / Posted 10 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM Coventry Schools were placed in fiscal emergency Dec. 4 by Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost after being in fiscal watch since 1997. Yost and Superintendent... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Night construction to begin on SH 360 South Project on Feb. 1 Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 9:20 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 9:20 AM Nightly con
Night construction to begin on SH 360 South Project on Feb. 1
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 10 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 9:20 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 9:20 AM Nightly construction work on the State Highway 360 South Project will begin soon.Work will begin on Feb. 1 at the Lynn... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Beautifying 120 Bypass with homeless encampmentsJust a stone’s throw – actually not even that — from Manteca’s most expensive r
Beautifying 120 Bypass with homeless encampments
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Just a stone’s throw – actually not even that — from Manteca’s most expensive rental address is a rather large homeless encampment between Paseo Villas and the eastbound lanes of the 120 Bypass. Literally less than 100 yards from makeshift tents and... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Your tax dollars at workTo: Clarey's Safety Equipment, Rochester, Minnesota For: 1,000 feet of 5-inch
Your tax dollars at work
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 11 days ago
To: Clarey's Safety Equipment, Rochester, Minnesota For: 1,000 feet of 5-inch diameter hose for the Fire Department. Amount: $5,928.80 To: Swea City Emergency Medical Service, Swea City For: Used ambulance cot for the Fire Department Amount:... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit Briefs: County manager Gary Martinez announces retirementCounty manager Gary Martinez announces retirement Summit County manager Gary M
Summit Briefs: County manager Gary Martinez announces retirement
Summit Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
County manager Gary Martinez announces retirement Summit County manager Gary Martinez announced on Thursday, Jan. 28, that he plans to retire in June. Martinez, 68, has been at his current job since October 2007. However, he’s been a civil servant... Read more
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My EastText
DETCOG begins search for new directorDETCOG Release: The Board of Directors of the Deep East Texas Council of Gover
DETCOG begins search for new director
My EastText / Posted 11 days ago
DETCOG Release: The Board of Directors of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) met in its first regularly scheduled session of 2016 Thursday in the San Augustine Historical Theater in San Augustine, Texas. After taking care of routine... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Valley looks to prosper in new economyJust as few regions prospered as much as the Naugatuck Valley at the height of
Valley looks to prosper in new economy
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Just as few regions prospered as much as the Naugatuck Valley at the height of industry, few were as damaged when the factories left town. But previous eras left behind the kind of downtowns that companies are once again seeking in the new economy,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Valley looks to prosper in new economyJust as few regions prospered as much as the Naugatuck Valley at the height of
Valley looks to prosper in new economy
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
Just as few regions prospered as much as the Naugatuck Valley at the height of industry, few were as damaged when the factories left town. But previous eras left behind the kind of downtowns that companies are once again seeking in the new economy,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Senate panel approves bill to have DOT board add seatsCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Senate committee has approved a bill having the board t
Senate panel approves bill to have DOT board add seats
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Senate committee has approved a bill having the board that runs South Carolina's road department expand to 10 seats in regional government districts. The Transportation Committee sent the proposal to the Senate floor in a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Senate panel approves bill to have DOT board add seatsCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Senate committee has approved a bill having the board t
Senate panel approves bill to have DOT board add seats
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Senate committee has approved a bill having the board that runs South Carolina's road department expand to 10 seats in regional government districts. The Transportation Committee sent the proposal to the Senate floor in a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Senate panel approves bill to have DOT board add seatsCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Senate committee has approved a bill having the board t
Senate panel approves bill to have DOT board add seats
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Senate committee has approved a bill having the board that runs South Carolina's road department expand to 10 seats in regional government districts. The Transportation Committee sent the proposal to the Senate floor in a... Read more
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Slate
The U.S. Infrastructure Crisis Is Here. Flint Was the Beginning. Who’s Next?The cities of today and tomorrow. The Next FlintThe communities most susceptib
The U.S. Infrastructure Crisis Is Here. Flint Was the Beginning. Who’s Next?
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
The cities of today and tomorrow. The Next FlintThe communities most susceptible to calamitous infrastructure failures are marginalized places inhabited by marginalized people. And many of them are suburbs. When Rohan Hepkins, the mayor of Yeadon,... Read more
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Denver Post
Grove apartment project in Littleton is limited to those 55 and olderLITTLETON —The big hole where an office building used to be at the southwest co
Grove apartment project in Littleton is limited to those 55 and older
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
LITTLETON —The big hole where an office building used to be at the southwest corner of South Bemis Street and Littleton Boulevard is expected eventually to house the foundation for a 160-unit luxury apartment complex for people 55 and older. More... Read more
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My EastText
DETCOG executive director charged with wire fraud announces retirementThe Executive Director for the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Econo
DETCOG executive director charged with wire fraud announces retirement
My EastText / Posted 11 days ago
The Executive Director for the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District has announced he will "retire" from his position. Walter G. Diggles, Sr., released the following statement concerning his decision:On January 25,... Read more
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Vail Daily
Meetings to deal with school district fundingEAGLE — The school district has said clearly and repeatedly that it needs more
Meetings to deal with school district funding
Vail Daily / Posted 12 days ago
EAGLE — The school district has said clearly and repeatedly that it needs more money and will likely ask you for it. Determining how much and how it would be spent is the goal of four town hall meetings scheduled over the next two weeks. “As we... Read more
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Vail Daily
Schools’ town hall meetings to deal with maintenance, moneyEAGLE — The school district has said clearly and repeatedly that it needs more
Schools’ town hall meetings to deal with maintenance, money
Vail Daily / Posted 12 days ago
EAGLE — The school district has said clearly and repeatedly that it needs more money, and would likely ask you for it. Determining how much and how it would be spent is the goal of four town hall meetings scheduled over the next two weeks. “As we... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Atmos Energy donates busSHERMAN, Texas -- Texoma Council of Governments has a new way to help out its c
Atmos Energy donates bus
KXII Sherman / Posted 12 days ago
SHERMAN, Texas -- Texoma Council of Governments has a new way to help out its customers. Atmos energy donated on Wednesday a 19-passenger bus that has been transformed into a mobile office. The bus makes it easier for T-COG to reach customers in... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Broomfield investment continues for Jefferson ParkwayBroomfield is continuing its eight-year partnership for a regional road project
Broomfield investment continues for Jefferson Parkway
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
Broomfield is continuing its eight-year partnership for a regional road project and approved spending $200,000 toward the Jefferson Parkway. The City and County entered a contract with Arvada and Jefferson County to create the Jefferson Parkway... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Rapid-transit bus system from Summerville to downtown aims to ease trafficA new proposal for a rapid-transit bus line from Summerville to the peninsula a
Rapid-transit bus system from Summerville to downtown aims to ease traffic
Charleston City Paper / Posted 12 days ago
A new proposal for a rapid-transit bus line from Summerville to the peninsula aims to lighten congestion for commuters on I-26. After initiating a study to examine the ways in which mobility can be improved along the I-26 corridor, the... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Prominent Spartanburg car dealership owner diesVollie "Vic" Cleveland Bailey Jr., 89, of Spartanburg, died Tuesday at his home
Prominent Spartanburg car dealership owner dies
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 12 days ago
Vollie "Vic" Cleveland Bailey Jr., 89, of Spartanburg, died Tuesday at his home surrounded by his family. Born July 6, 1926, in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Pearl Guest and Vollie Cleveland Bailey Sr. Bailey was the... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
Barnard leaders hears explanation for water treatment system on flood plain Engineers Cary Sayre and Aaron Jones from Allstate Consultants, Columbia, add
Barnard leaders hears explanation for water treatment system on flood plain
Nodaway News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
 Engineers Cary Sayre and Aaron Jones from Allstate Consultants, Columbia, addressed Barnard city councilmembers’ concerns January 20 about the installation of a subsurface, no discharge holding structure wastewater treatment system on a 100 year... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Prominent Spartanburg car dealer Vic Bailey Jr. dies at 89For 60 years, Bailey, the chairman of Spartanburg-based Vic Bailey Automotive,
Prominent Spartanburg car dealer Vic Bailey Jr. dies at 89
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
For 60 years, Bailey, the chairman of Spartanburg-based Vic Bailey Automotive, sought to build his brand one relationship, one customer and one act of service at a time. He gave generously to local organizations and political campaigns, and served as... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
It’s back to the negotiating table for transportation funding, threat of cutsWhen the California Transportation Commission said last week that it planned to
It’s back to the negotiating table for transportation funding, threat of cuts
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
When the California Transportation Commission said last week that it planned to sharply reduce funding for transportation projects due to declining gas tax revenue, the resulting publicity served to reinforce Gov. Jerry Brown’s appeal for new taxes... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Bus route proposed to run from Summerville to CharlestonTri-County leaders unveiled the findings of their 15-month study on how to ease
Bus route proposed to run from Summerville to Charleston
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
Tri-County leaders unveiled the findings of their 15-month study on how to ease traffic from Summerville to Charleston. The study, called I-26 Alt, was funded by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments. Last year, BCDCOG held a... Read more
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