county government

Latest stories

6m
Crain's Detroit Business
Oakland County shows it's sweet on bizOakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced last week the county gov
Oakland County shows it's sweet on biz
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 minutes ago
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced last week the county government would send chocolate cars to the CEOs of 100 automakers and suppliers with locations in the county as Valentine's Day gifts for their investment and... Read more
1h
AllAfrica.com
County to Spend Sh100 Million On Road RepairsThe Meru County government has aside more than Sh100 million for repair of road
County to Spend Sh100 Million On Road Repairs
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The Meru County government has aside more than Sh100 million for repair of roads destroyed by El Niño rains last year. Governor Peter Munya on Friday said locals will be employed to do the repairs. According to Mr Munya, the county's 45 wards will... Read more
2h
MyMotherLode.com
Calaveras Supes Talk Asphalt Plant, RCD, New SheriffSan Andreas, CA – More appeals relating to the proposed asphalt plant at Hogan
Calaveras Supes Talk Asphalt Plant, RCD, New Sheriff
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
San Andreas, CA – More appeals relating to the proposed asphalt plant at Hogan Quarry are at the top of what looks to be a lengthy meeting for the Calaveras supervisors this coming Tuesday. As previously reported here, the project, which received... Read more
7h
Forsyth County News
Advanced voting for presidential primary opens MondayCUMMING — Starting this week, Forsyth County voters can weigh in on the race to
Advanced voting for presidential primary opens Monday
Forsyth County News / Posted 7 hours ago
CUMMING — Starting this week, Forsyth County voters can weigh in on the race to succeed Barack Obama as advance voting opens for the March 1 Presidential Preference Primary. Voting begins Monday and will continue on weekdays — and one Saturday — for... Read more
7h
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Analysis: Scranton has Lackawanna County's highest tax burdenFueled by years of rising city and school property taxes, Scranton residents ha
Analysis: Scranton has Lackawanna County's highest tax burden
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
Fueled by years of rising city and school property taxes, Scranton residents have the highest tax burden in Lackawanna County for 2016, a Sunday Times analysis found. A Scranton resident who earns a median wage of $22,095 spends about $147.48 of... Read more
8h
The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi congressman hosts federal resource workshopU.S. Bennie Thompson will host an educational workshop on Feb. 17 in Greenwood
Mississippi congressman hosts federal resource workshop
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 hours ago
U.S. Bennie Thompson will host an educational workshop on Feb. 17 in Greenwood to help elected and newly elected local officials access federal resources. The workshop is especially geared toward county board of supervisors and sheriffs. Federal... Read more
9h
The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, Feb. 5

NC_Wilmington -

Those who place their religion ahead of their co

The Buzz, Feb. 5
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago

NC_Wilmington -

Those who place their religion ahead of their country are more suitable for the clergy than the White House.

Obama visiting radical US mosque; Hillary “to continue his legacy” --- can’t take another year of this... Read more

10h
Knoxville News Sentinel
Law director candidates make claims on experienceA challenger to incumbent Knox County Law Director Richard "Bud" Armstrong cont
Law director candidates make claims on experience
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
A challenger to incumbent Knox County Law Director Richard "Bud" Armstrong contends the incumbent is not qualified for the job. "We've adopted the slogan, 'a professional, not a politician,'" said Nathan Rowell, a government attorney in private... Read more
10h
Knoxville News Sentinel
Democrats want to keep two seats on commission in 2016For a county that's overwhelmingly Republican, the two seats in Knox County Com
Democrats want to keep two seats on commission in 2016
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
For a county that's overwhelmingly Republican, the two seats in Knox County Commission's 1st and 2nd districts are the faint pulse of the Democratic Party. Knox County Democratic Party Chairman Cameron Brooks said the party is fighting especially... Read more
11h
Baltimore Sun
Harford personnel board rules against ex-employees bid for new county jobsThe Harford County Personnel Advisory Board has denied a bid by two former empl
Harford personnel board rules against ex-employees bid for new county jobs
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
The Harford County Personnel Advisory Board has denied a bid by two former employees of the defunct Division of Environmental Services to regain county government employment. They were terminated last year after solid waste and landfill services were... Read more
12h
Summit Daily News
The history of Fiester Preserve near Bill’s Ranch in FriscoBill’s Ranch is one of those neighborhoods in Summit County enveloped in a rich
The history of Fiester Preserve near Bill’s Ranch in Frisco
Summit Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
Bill’s Ranch is one of those neighborhoods in Summit County enveloped in a rich history. Structures built in the 1930s still stand, and descendants of original residents continue to be involved in the community. The story behind how the neighborhood... Read more
13h
Knoxville News Sentinel
County Commission League of Women Voters Q & ACounty Commission, 1st District Candidate Name: Michael Covington Party: Repu
County Commission League of Women Voters Q & A
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
County Commission, 1st District Candidate Name: Michael Covington Party: Republican Address: Box 6312, Knoxville 37914 Campaign Phone: (865) 314-0441 Email: CovingtonForDistrict1@gmail.com Candidate Name: Tyrone Fine Party:... Read more
19h
The Jacksonville Daily News
County to receive update on recruitment of industry Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Onslow lead
County to receive update on recruitment of industry
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Onslow leaders will receive an update on progress underway to drive industry to the county during a special meeting this... Read more
19h
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
69 News "Week in Review"It's time now to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in
69 News "Week in Review"
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 hours ago
It's time now to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News "Week in Review." Monday: Former Reading City Council President Francis Acosta learned the price he'll pay after admitting to taking an $1,800 bribe from the... Read more
22h
The Shelter Island Reporter
Suffolk Closeup: Spreading toxins into our water“We need to look with an overall perspective of how toxic chemicals affect ever
Suffolk Closeup: Spreading toxins into our water
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 22 hours ago
“We need to look with an overall perspective of how toxic chemicals affect everything — not just one nuisance,” Suffolk Legislator Sarah Anker (D-Mt. Sinai) said. Ms. Anker has been a minority voice on the Suffolk County Legislature regarding an... Read more
23h
AllAfrica.com
Marsabit Residents Get Title Deeds After Waiting for DecadesThousands of Marsabit residents were on Thursday elated after receiving land ti
Marsabit Residents Get Title Deeds After Waiting for Decades
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Thousands of Marsabit residents were on Thursday elated after receiving land title deeds after decades of waiting. The national and county governments issued 1,650 tittle deeds to residents of Jirime location after 12 years of adjudication and... Read more
1d
Northwest Herald
'Regular Joe' for recorderI am writing to you in regards to Joe Tirio running for McHenry County recorder
'Regular Joe' for recorder
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
I am writing to you in regards to Joe Tirio running for McHenry County recorder. I am a single mom of one child and do the best that I can to make ends meet. Most of us have had to tighten the belt financially; why shouldn’t our county... Read more
1d
Jefferson City News Tribune
United Way honors supporters, welcomes new leadersThe United Way of Central Missouri reflected on its past year — the 90th in its
United Way honors supporters, welcomes new leaders
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
The United Way of Central Missouri reflected on its past year — the 90th in its history — and looked ahead to the next during its annual meeting on Friday, which attracted about 380 philanthropic business and community leaders. “Through the years,... Read more
1d
Marshalltown Times-Republican
First legislative forum discusses education, MedicaidSponsored by the Marshalltown Area Partnership, the monthly forum brought toget
First legislative forum discusses education, Medicaid
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted yesterday
Sponsored by the Marshalltown Area Partnership, the monthly forum brought together State Rep. Dean Fisher, R-Garwin, State Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown, and State Sen. Steve Sodders, D-State Center. From education funding to law enforcement on... Read more
1d
The Leader-Herald
Cheers and jeersJEERS - To reckless drone users. Many of us have encountered "crazy drivers." N
Cheers and jeers
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
JEERS - To reckless drone users. Many of us have encountered "crazy drivers." Now we have to deal with "crazy drone drivers" too. We're hearing more and more about reckless operators of drones. People are flying them where they shouldn't or are... Read more
1d
Northwest Herald
Incumbent, challenger face off in first McHenry County Board chairman raceWhile county government has held its levy flat for years and reduced its staff
Incumbent, challenger face off in first McHenry County Board chairman race
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
While county government has held its levy flat for years and reduced its staff by 15 percent since 2010, he said growing the tax base is the only solution. “If we don’t find a way to get those jobs back here, we have no chance of long-term lowering... Read more
1d
Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Council wants input on rec center locationBROOKINGS � The public is invited to express their opinions on the location of
Brookings Register Council wants input on rec center location
Brookings Daily Register / Posted yesterday
BROOKINGS � The public is invited to express their opinions on the location of the proposed indoor recreation center at the Brookings City Council meeting Tuesday at the City & County Government Center. An executive session will start at 5:30 p.m.... Read more
1d
WAGT 26 Augusta
Hephzibah/Blythe charged with false feeHephzibah hit with false storm-water fee RICHMOND COUNTY, GA – Those living wi
Hephzibah/Blythe charged with false fee
WAGT 26 Augusta / Posted yesterday
Hephzibah hit with false storm-water fee RICHMOND COUNTY, GA – Those living within the city limits of Hephzibah or Blythe might be getting charged for storm-water fees they are not required by City ordinance to pay. The Augusta-Richmond County... Read more
1d
Ventura County Star
Bennett leads in fundraising for supervisor seat, but Grau exceeds $82,000More than $200,000 has flowed into the race for the Ventura-based 1st District
Bennett leads in fundraising for supervisor seat, but Grau exceeds $82,000
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
More than $200,000 has flowed into the race for the Ventura-based 1st District seat on the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, with both the longtime incumbent and a first-time candidate showing significant levels of support. Steve Bennett, who is... Read more
1d
The Mercury News
San Jose City Hall art piece reflects on meaning of bordersIf you've been around San Jose City Hall this week, you've probably seen Chico
San Jose City Hall art piece reflects on meaning of borders
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
If you've been around San Jose City Hall this week, you've probably seen Chico MacMurtrie's art installation, "Border Crosser" on the plaza. And you've also probably wondered, "What the heck is that?" The temporary installation, sponsored by... Read more
1d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Rogero: Time for Knoxville to update coliseumKnoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero recommended the city move forward Friday with a
Rogero: Time for Knoxville to update coliseum
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero recommended the city move forward Friday with a plan to upgrade the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum on its current site. Rogero told City Council members she wants to renovate the existing auditorium and... Read more
1d
KY3 Springfield
Detectives look for crime within Camden County Courthouse; no details releasedOver the last few days, Camden County sheriff’s detectives started an investiga
Detectives look for crime within Camden County Courthouse; no details released
KY3 Springfield / Posted yesterday
Over the last few days, Camden County sheriff’s detectives started an investigation into allegations of criminal behavior by employees of the Camden County government. We have also been informed that local media published some documents purportedly... Read more
2 related stories
1d
KSPR Springfield
Detectives look for crime within Camden County Courthouse; no details releasedOver the last few days, Camden County sheriff’s detectives started an investiga
Detectives look for crime within Camden County Courthouse; no details released
KSPR Springfield / Posted yesterday
Over the last few days, Camden County sheriff’s detectives started an investigation into allegations of criminal behavior by employees of the Camden County government. We have also been informed that local media published some documents purportedly... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Naples Daily News
Some Collier government services crash Friday along with computers, phone systemCollier County government offices were at a standstill Friday after the county'
Some Collier government services crash Friday along with computers, phone system
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
Collier County government offices were at a standstill Friday after the county's computer and phone systems crashed late Thursday night. Employees scrambled to keep services open, posting cellphone numbers on Facebook and Twitter for paratransit... Read more
1d
ajc.com
Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May won't run in 2016 electionInterim DeKalb CEO Lee May, who has overseen the county government for a tumult
Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May won't run in 2016 election
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Interim DeKalb CEO Lee May, who has overseen the county government for a tumultuous 2½ years, announced Friday he won’t run for election and will leave office when the current term expires at the end of the year. “It was a trying time. No one wants... Read more
1d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Mayor says she wants to renovate Knoxville Civic ColiseumKNOXVILLE — Mayor Madeline Rogero said Friday she wants to renovate the Knoxvil
Mayor says she wants to renovate Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE — Mayor Madeline Rogero said Friday she wants to renovate the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum and is exploring the city's options to finance the upgrades to the 55-year-old public facility. Rogero told City Council members at their... Read more
1d
KVEC 920 San Luis Obispo
Protest Against Oil TransportRelated Articles San Luis Obispo activist Heidi Harmon welcomes hundreds of pr
Protest Against Oil Transport
KVEC 920 San Luis Obispo / Posted yesterday
Related Articles San Luis Obispo activist Heidi Harmon welcomes hundreds of protestors to the County Government Center yesterday to speak against a proposal by Phillips 66 to build a rail spur to accommodate increased crude oil transportation by... Read more
1d
Marshall Independent
Feb. 8-9 Calendar8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m., 114 N. 3rd St., Marshall. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Publi
Feb. 8-9 Calendar
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m., 114 N. 3rd St., Marshall. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Public Works Building, Marshall. Call 532-8210 for more info. 8:15 a.m. weigh-in/8:45 a.m. meeting, Living Word Lutheran Church, 800 E. Southview Court, Marshall. Lower level... Read more
5 related stories
1d
The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover County seeks volunteers for committeesNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- The county is accepting applications for openings on two
New Hanover County seeks volunteers for committees
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- The county is accepting applications for openings on two committees. The Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee and Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee each have vacancies, according to a release on the county's... Read more
1d
The Maui News
Time running out on Ige declarationSince then there's been one committee meeting to briefly talk about the proposa
Time running out on Ige declaration
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
Since then there's been one committee meeting to briefly talk about the proposal but no action taken. Budget and Finance Committee Chair Riki Hokama says he wants answers and transparency before he takes any action. My administration has been... Read more
1d
Boonville Daily News
Doerr will run for public administratorBOONVILLE– Julie Doerr is filing for the position of Cooper County Public Admin
Doerr will run for public administrator
Boonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
BOONVILLE– Julie Doerr is filing for the position of Cooper County Public Administrator. Doerr currently serves as the Deputy County Clerk for Cooper County, a position she has held for seven years.Doerr believes her experience in county government... Read more
1d
The Register NorthJersey.com
Bloomfield bridge reconstruction delayed two weeksThe reconstruction of Bloomfield's Berkeley Avenue Bridge, originally set for t
Bloomfield bridge reconstruction delayed two weeks
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
The reconstruction of Bloomfield's Berkeley Avenue Bridge, originally set for this week, has been rescheduled to start Monday Feb. 15, according to an Essex County government spokesman Anthony Puglisi. The engineers are awaiting governmental... Read more
1d
CBS Denver
Weld County Sends Out Warning As Train Activity To Resume On Quiet TracksGREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Trains are set to begin running on a stretch of track i
Weld County Sends Out Warning As Train Activity To Resume On Quiet Tracks
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Trains are set to begin running on a stretch of track in Weld County that has been quiet for the past eight years. With the rekindling of activity on the tracks between Windsor and north Greeley, authorities are sending out a... Read more
1d
WTOC 11 Savannah
Firefighters injured on job released from employmentAll three Hall County firefighters injured in a 2014 training incident are no l
Firefighters injured on job released from employment
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted yesterday
All three Hall County firefighters injured in a 2014 training incident are no longer employed with Hall County, according to officials. TJ Elliott, Will Griffin and Stephen Jackson were injured on July 22, 2014, while working in a bucket of a newly... Read more
1d
MLive.com
Ex-Flint EM Darnell Earley has fans and critics of his work in SaginawSAGINAW, MI — Long before he was embroiled in controversy in Flint and Detroit,
Ex-Flint EM Darnell Earley has fans and critics of his work in Saginaw
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
SAGINAW, MI — Long before he was embroiled in controversy in Flint and Detroit, Darnell Earley was attracting fans and critics alike in his role as city manager of Saginaw. Earley has gained notoriety in recent weeks for his former work as the... Read more
381 related stories
1d
The Chronicle Express
Yates County Chamber of Commerce – ANNUAL REPORT 2015 Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM • Vice-Chair
Yates County Chamber of Commerce – ANNUAL REPORT 2015
The Chronicle Express / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM • Vice-Chair - Josh Trombley, Keuka Restaurant 21st Century Vision To promote and enhance the economic, social, and cultural... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Now Ondieki Wants to Meet Waiguru At the BallotNairobi — Sacked Nairobi County Government Environment Minister Evans Ondieki h
Now Ondieki Wants to Meet Waiguru At the Ballot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — Sacked Nairobi County Government Environment Minister Evans Ondieki has now thrown his hat into the race for the gubernatorial seat in the 2017 General Election. Speaking to Capital FM News, Ondieki who attributed his woes to differences... Read more
2d
Daily Herald
Lombard fire destroys garageOfficials: , vehicle inside A fire Thursday morning destroyed a Lombard garage
Lombard fire destroys garage
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Officials: , vehicle inside A fire Thursday morning destroyed a Lombard garage and the vehicle inside, causing about $50,000 in damage, fire officials said. Lombard firefighters responded to the blaze at 7:50 a.m. on the... Read more
2d
9&10 News Cadillac
Love Your Heart Program Offers Heart Health TipsToday people around the country are wearing red to raise awareness about heart
Love Your Heart Program Offers Heart Health Tips
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
Today people around the country are wearing red to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. In honor of National Wear Red Day, the Leelanau County Senior Services Department is hosting a 'Love Your Heart' event. Organizers will go over heart... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Patients to Wait Longer for Subsidised Cancer DrugsCancer patients in Meru County in need of chemotherapy will have to wait longer
Patients to Wait Longer for Subsidised Cancer Drugs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cancer patients in Meru County in need of chemotherapy will have to wait longer to access cheaper drugs. This is after the county procured the medicines at a cost of Sh2.3 million, which was higher than expected, meaning that the drugs cannot be... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua to Operate From Sub-Counties in RotationBy Caroline Wafula and Magdalene Wanja The Nakuru County government will set u
Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua to Operate From Sub-Counties in Rotation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Caroline Wafula and Magdalene Wanja The Nakuru County government will set up temporary offices in all sub-counties in a new move Governor Kinuthia Mbugua and his deputy Joseph Ruto say is meant to take services closer to the people. While... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Legislate Naming of Roads, Experts Now SayLaw and devolution experts are calling for the creation of guidelines to regula
Legislate Naming of Roads, Experts Now Say
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Law and devolution experts are calling for the creation of guidelines to regulate the naming of streets and roads. This comes in the wake of a storm over the naming of a street in Mombasa after the son of Cord leader Raila Odinga. They are wary... Read more
2d
The Toledo Blade
Job training firm charged with fraud Defendants include former Toledo mayoral candidate A South Toledo company tha
Job training firm charged with fraud
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
Defendants include former Toledo mayoral candidate A South Toledo company that received about $15.7 million in government funding to provide job training for the poor over a 10-year period used a chunk of that... Read more
2d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
VW welcome center still searching for downtown Chattanooga homeGallery: VW looks for downtown home Volkswagen still is in the hunt for a site
VW welcome center still searching for downtown Chattanooga home
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Gallery: VW looks for downtown home Volkswagen still is in the hunt for a site for its downtown Chattanooga welcome center even in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal, officials say. But it appears unlikely VW can meet a July 1 deadline to set... Read more
2d
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
How public info is kept privateAmong public officials, secrecy is a communicable disease, with publicly paid l
How public info is kept private
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Among public officials, secrecy is a communicable disease, with publicly paid lawyers often acting as carriers. It is remarkable how often public officials try to keep the public in the dark about public business. There are several common... Read more
More

People in this news