Abingdon finance director says town is paying $ 750,000 each year to support county residents Latest Headlines

Abingdon finance director says town is paying $ 750,000 each year to support county residents  Latest Headlines

Abingdon’s budget may soon require higher fees, the town’s director of finance told the Abingdon Town Council during Thursday’s meeting. “The town can no longer take on things that we can’t have a revenue stream for,” Steve Trotman, the town’s director of finance, said. “We provide tremendous services for residents, but many times the charges … Read more

Oklahoma House votes to raise costs of commercial medical marijuana licenses | govt-and-politics

Oklahoma House votes to raise costs of commercial medical marijuana licenses |  govt-and-politics

The Oklahoma House of Representatives moved closer to its goal of comprehensive medical marijuana reform on Thursday with the passage of six additional bills, including a substantial hike in the cost of most commercial licenses. House Bill 2179, by Rep. Scott Fetgatter, R-Okmulgee, would create a tiered commercial grower fee structure based on size and … Read more

Spokane to invest $ 10M in housing options | National News

Spokane to invest $ 10M in housing options |  National News

(The Center Square) – Spokane, Washington’s Community Housing and Human Services Department plans to distribute 10 million among entities that can help address the city’s housing crisis. Six million comes from American Rescue Plan funding and the remainder from local sales and use taxes dedicated to housing and support services, according to city reports. Target … Read more

Paschall Insurance welcomes Edwards as new agent | Local News

Paschall Insurance welcomes Edwards as new agent |  Local News

Paschall Insurance Group has announced the addition of local insurance professional Chad Edwards to its group of agents. “Chad Edwards is a well-respected, highly-trusted insurance professional,” said Paul Paschall, agency owner. “His personal values, professional training and commitment to protecting his clients makes him a perfect addition to the Paschall Insurance Group team.” Edwards has … Read more

Wellsville Chamber presents business, community awards News

Wellsville Chamber presents business, community awards  News

WELLSVILLE – The first live annual Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner in two years celebrated businesses new and old this past weekend. More than 70 people gathered Saturday evening at the Wellsville Country Club for an entertaining night filled with music from Darkwater Duo, good food, thank yous and awards. Bruce Thomas, executive … Read more

Minding Your Business: Downtowns are the new malls | News

Minding Your Business: Downtowns are the new malls |  News

We have all seemingly wondered when life would resume as normal. It looks like though we are as close as we’ve been for over two years now (if you ignore the inflation that is only rising.) Below are a few bits of information you might find interesting, along with a few upcoming events that might … Read more

Belmont plans business license tax changes Local News

Belmont plans business license tax changes  Local News

Belmont’s efforts to revamp its business license tax format and hotel tax have received positive City Council input, with city staff now preparing ordinances for council approval. Charles Stone “I’m firmly supportive of a desperate need to overhaul an outdated and non-rational business license tax ordinance and to take a look at the transient occupancy … Read more

‘The Telephone Building’ among buildings repurposed for living in downtown Kingsport | Living

‘The Telephone Building’ among buildings repurposed for living in downtown Kingsport |  Living

Even as a young boy, I was fascinated with “the Telephone Building” on Commerce Street in downtown Kingsport. Maybe I should say “buildings” and “corner of Commerce and Main.” The nearly windowless, yellow- brick building complex always looked a bit ominous to me. I couldn’t help wonder what was inside. I can only find old … Read more

Entrepreneurs offer advice to Silver Creek finance students | News

Entrepreneurs offer advice to Silver Creek finance students |  News

SELLERSBURG – A group of local professionals offered advice on starting and running a business during a recent event at Silver Creek High School. Silver Creek’s 25th annual Panel of Entrepreneurs took place Friday after a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic. The event is presented by the high school’s Academy of Finance. The panel … Read more

Lawmakers pass tax credit to offset liability insurance costs for agritourism business | Illinois

Lawmakers pass tax credit to offset liability insurance costs for agritourism business |  Illinois

(The Center Square) – A tax incentive in the state budget that begins July 1 could help cover liability insurance costs for Illinois’ agritourism industry. Pumpkin patches, crop mazes, orchards and pick-your-own farms are examples of agritourism businesses in Illinois. They are prime connectors for city folk and Illinois farm communities, Steve Miller, owner of … Read more