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Olive Hill Council nixes payroll tax
Olive Hill City Council did an about face Tuesday night and dropped consideration of a proposed 1.5 percent payroll tax.
About 60 persons attended the meeting to voice their disapproval of the proposed tax on each person who works inside the city limits.
- Rattlesnake Ridge seeks 29% water rate increase
- Missing drugs investigated at EMS
- KY 209 closed
Redistricting bill passed, signed
Gov. Steve Beshear wasted no time Friday afternoon in signing the legislative redistricting bill passed earlier in the day by the General Assembly.
The new maps now must be accepted by a panel of three federal judges hearing two lawsuits challenging earlier reapportionment efforts.
- Flannery charged with murder
- Flood suit plaintiffs ask for ruling
Webb could benefit from GOP plan
State Sen. Robin Webb, D-Grayson, won’t be traveling as much under a redistricting proposal unveiled Thursday by the Senate Republican leadership.
Water district manager fired
The Journal-Times learned Friday that the manager of Rattlesnake Ridge Water District was fired six weeks ago in the wake of financial irregularities.
Grayson RECC rate increase approved
FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a request by Grayson Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (Grayson RECC) for a rate increase that will allow the utility to maintain its financial stability.
In an order issued Wednesday, the PSC authorized Grayson RECC to raise rates to generate additional annual revenue of $1.93 million. The allowed increase is about $130,000 less than the amount requested by the utility.
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