Gilmer proposes lowering city tax rate
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer City Council Tuesday approved proposing a decrease of about one cent in the city’s ad valorem tax rate, but by law cannot finally adopt the rate until its next scheduled meeting Aug. 26....
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A family passes the second part of the Russian aid convoy trucks as they are parked along a road near a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy began the process of clearing customs Thursday at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said.


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Home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in VirginiaThe National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales increased 2.4 percent to an annual rate of 5.15 million units. Home resales dropped in the summer of 2013 after the Federal Reserve signaled it would dial back its monetary stimulus for the economy, pushing mortgage interest rates higher.


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Maximum term imposed in drug delivery case
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A 44-year-old Longview man was sentenced to two concurrent 2-year state jail terms Wednesday, two days after pleading guilty to two charges of delivering drugs, said Upshur County District Attorney...
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