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County absorbs uncollected debt

County absorbs uncollected debt

September 30, 2010

The annual process of writing off uncollected debt shows an increase of more than $2 million in unpaid bills and a decrease in collection rates in three years.

Experience at center of commission battle

Experience at center of commission battle

September 30, 2010

Trailing far behind in fundraising, Democrat Mark Hawkins knows that his best hope of defeating incumbent Republican District 4 County Commissioner Nora Patterson rests on voters believing in his business credentials. Patterson, though, touts her own business background.

Blackburn Point Park receives grant

Blackburn Point Park receives grant

September 29, 2010

The $200,000 will be used to help fund the $3.1 million construction cost.

Newest Pineapple Square building unveiled

Newest Pineapple Square building unveiled

September 28, 2010

The construction materials shielding the building at Main Street and Lemon Avenue were removed today, fully exposing it for the first time.

Police headquarters opens for business

Police headquarters opens for business

September 27, 2010

The $46 million new police department building is now open to the public.

Osprey Junction Park is born

Osprey Junction Park is born

September 24, 2010

County commissioners approved the concept plan for Osprey's new Legacy Trail trailhead park and chose its formal name.

CYD honors community leaders at breakfast

CYD honors community leaders at breakfast

September 23, 2010

Community Youth Development honors Stephania Feltz, Graci McGillicuddy and Patrick Neal as leaders of the community .

Staub's departure sets off frenzy

Staub's departure sets off frenzy

September 23, 2010

At least 18 Republicans and Democrats are pursuing the County Commission seat that Commissioner Shannon Staub will vacate in December.

Charter candidates stump for votes

Charter candidates stump for votes

September 23, 2010

Many in the county view the Charter Review Board as one of the most important elected offices. The county’s charter is essentially its constitution, and board members are tasked with suggesting changes to that document and places those suggestions on referenda. Two Charter Review Board races are up for grabs in the Nov. 2 election.

News Briefs 09.23.10

News Briefs 09.23.10

September 23, 2010

City Hall had planned to raise its operational millage rate slightly in 2011 under the state’s rollback rate provision, but the City Commission suggested further cuts so that was not necessary.



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