3 things to know before Hall County Board of Commissioners work session
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has a full agenda for its Monday work session, where commissioners will hear more about the items that they will vote on at the Thursday, Oct. 25 meeting.
Mariners top pick Kyle Lewis eager to get to work
The No. 11 overall pick from Mercer University signed his contract then took batting practice with his new team.
Commissioners address jail concerns
DAVIDSON COUNTY -- An agreement unanimously approved Tuesday by the Davidson County Board of Commissioners will allow the Davidson County Sheriff's Office to house inmates at the Rowan County Detention Center.
Former Tiger Anibal Sanchez eager to get back to work for Nationals, after 13 days off
All he’s done so far this postseason is go 1-0 with a 0.71 ERA in two starts, taking a no-hit bid into the eighth inning of his previous appearance.
Franklin Co. Commissioners to move offices before construction
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioners' Office is on the move.
Commissioners question road rules
The 2019 county road list advanced to the Cumberland County Commission following recommendation by the environmental committee Oct. 30.
LETTER: What are commissioners hiding?
To the editor:I read the recent editorial in the Echo Press about the county's gag order ontheir employees. It makes a person wonder what kind of secrets our countygovernment has and what would happen if these secrets got out as publicInformation.It also raises the question as to who gave the gag order....
Pac-12 Commissioner: Serious concerns with California law
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has expressed serious concerns about a new law that would allow college athletes in California to hire agents and be compensated for the use of their names or likenesses through endorsement deals or other money-making opportunities The law signed last week by Gov. Gavin Newsom would blur the lines between college athletics and professional sports, Scott said Monday…
Commissioners will decide fate of billboard eyesoar
The Gallatin Canyon Billboard located at Route 191 north of mile marker 64 was to be taken down on Dec. 16, 2019, per the existing North Gallatin Canyon Zoning regulations.
Judge rules in favor of fire commissioners
The Otsego County Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Town of Oneonta Fire District Board of Commissioners on Oct. 31, dismissing the requested injunction by the Town of Oneonta.
What does a Port commissioner do?
By David Preston | Oct 29, 2018 David Preston Over the past seven years that I have been a Port commissioner, I have often been asked: What exactly a Port Commissioner does. Great question The short answer is that the commissioners form a policymaking and regulatory board that oversees the Port’s operations and activities to the benefit of the public. The full answer is a bit more complicated. More on that later. Another question I’m often asked is why someone would want to…
Lehigh County commissioners propose amendment to hold taxes, but haven't said how
Lehigh County commissioners have prepared an amendment to the 2019 budget that would keep taxes at their current level, but they've yet to find the cuts to make the plan work.
Travis County Commissioner Jeff Travillion receives Austin NAACP's top award
Travis County Commissioner Jeff Travillion is being honored with the Austin NAACP’s highest award for his work improving equity in the
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture: What to They Do?
The title is misleading. You may be surprised by the diverse responsibilities of the commissioner of agriculture. GINNY BEAGAN/TCPALM
Why Are Electeds on the Portland City Council Called “Commissioners?”
To people in other cities, this seems provincial, or just stupid.
Why is Commissioner De Sousa now Suddenly Suspended?
By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO In an abrupt turnaround, Mayor Catherine Pugh suspended Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa with pay. Federal charges that the veteran top cop failed to file tax returns-and his personal admission they were true-made it likely he would enter a plea of guilty to a series of federal crimes. “Upon …
In Your Opinion: Reporters at commissioner hearing must be commended
The four reporters who are attempting coverage of the Scuderi-Hunter hearing should be commended. I say attempt because coverage is not an easy task.
County commissioners raise questions on tornado sirens
The county needs residents help identifying how many of its 44 tornado sirens are operational.
Fire commissioner offers tips on frying turkeys
The U.S. Fire Administration reports that nearly 2,400 house fires occur nationwide on Thanksgiving, causing fatalities, injuries and $19 million in property loss. Many of these home fires are due
Commissioners ponder how to fairly impose a stormwater fee
Charge could be included on utility or property tax bills