Latest sales tax number for Gilmer is misleading
by VIC PARKER
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes the numbers don’t tell the entire story. Take Gilmer’s September sales tax check, for instance. It showed a decline of some $42,000 from the same month last year, a nearly 27 percent decl...
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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers a speech during an award ceremony in Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge is a competition to inspire cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)NEW YORK (AP) — Barcelona, Spain, captured the grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Wednesday.


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In this film image released by Disney, Jeremy Irvine is shown in a scene from "War Horse." The film is among many animal-related films mentioned in the book "Animal Stars," a behind-the-scenes look at how trainers get everything from badgers to bears to safely do what dazzles. Set for release Sept. 25, the book is co-written by the head of the American Humane Association, whose entertainment unit is the industry’s only sanctioned animal welfare program and is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. (AP Photo/Disney, Andrew Cooper)LOS ANGELES (AP) — For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken.


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Gilmer City Council acts on ambulance building
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer City Council on Tuesday approved plans and specifications to seek bids on constructing a building which the ETMC medical system will lease to house its ambulances. With ETMC Gilmer sched...
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