Saturday, November 18, 2017
Tags Budget

Tag: budget

Senate and House reach compromise budget

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) held a joint press conference Monday to announce details...

Congressman Meadows talks health care, national budget

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer With Congress taking a break and Representative Mark Meadows planning to spend time in the district this week, Rep. Meadows...

Governor, state legislature proposing raises for teachers, state employees

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Teacher pay in North Carolina has been a campaign promise for every politician, a party platform for both Democrats and...

School board eyeing $1.6 million expansion at South Macon Elementary 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Elementary schools in Macon County have done all they can to accommodate enrollment growth, including moving students to office spaces,...

Jail, schools, and county debt load eyed in first budget work...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Macon County Sheriff spent $163,156 in 2016 for out of county housing for Macon County inmates transported to other facilities...

Cowee goes to commissioners for funding to finish out fiscal year

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Six years ago, the Macon County Board of Commissioners set out on a mission to create an arts and heritage...

County increases funding to Macon County Schools in final budget

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Since Macon County Manager Derek Roland unveiled his proposal for the 2016-17 fiscal year, county and school leaders have been...

Fire protection providers looking for additional funds in budget cycle 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer With equipment and building needs in the coming year, both the North Carolina Forest Service and the Otto Fire Department...

School system debates potential impact of proposed county budget 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer When giving his annual budget message to commissioners, County Manager Derek Roland touted state legislators for their continued commitment to...

Town moving forward with upgrades to Franklin’s Memorial Park 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Last week,  the town of Franklin Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to approve upgrades to the basketball court located at...