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Avon Park, FLmidfloridanewspapers.com

AP fire fee/property taxes likely increasing

AVON PARK — The City Council will consider a resolution for the preliminary fire assessment and set the proposed millage rate for the first public hearing on the 2021-22 budget at today’s meeting at 6 p.m. After no increase in the fire assessment last year for the current 2020-21 fiscal...
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Hot Springs, ARArkansas Online

Spa City pot-shop dispute is settled

HOT SPRINGS -- A dispute over ownership of the only licensed medical marijuana dispensary inside the Hot Springs city limits has been resolved, ending an almost two-year court battle. An amended operating agreement signed earlier this month listed Dragan Vicentic as having full ownership of Green Springs Medical, a Seneca...
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Saint Johns County, FLSt. Augustine Record

SUSAN PARKER | Gov. Jackson issues new rules for our old city

This week St. Johns County observed the 200th anniversary of its creation by Florida Territorial Gov. Andrew Jackson on July 21, 1821. Just 11 days earlier St. Augustine and the Spanish colony of East Florida had been transferred to the United States on July 10. On July 17, Spain delivered its West Florida colony to the United States.
Huntsville, ALAthens News Courier

1 dead in U.S. 31 crash Sunday

One male fatality has been confirmed in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 31 south of Calhoun Community College in the Decatur city limits occurred Sunday morning around 2 a.m. Two injuries also resulted from the accident. The injured were taken to Huntsville Hospital by ambulance. The Decatur Police Department was...
Orange, TXkogt.com

QT Looking At Orange

The Orange Planning and Zoning Commission, plus the City Council, have approved a preliminary plat for a new QuikTrip gas and convenience store. The store is planned for Highway 62 north of Interstate 10 by the Blue Beacon Truck Wash. The property is outside the city limits but is on...
Billings, MTBillings Gazette

Stone Street fire burns trailer home Sunday afternoon

The Billings Fire Department on Sunday responded to a structure fire that damaged a trailer home in a South Side neighborhood. At about 2 p.m. the fire department was dispatched after multiple people had called reporting smoke and flames coming from a single-wide trailer home on the 3200 block of Stone Street.
Pontotoc County, OKThe Ada News

Man arrested for meth trafficking

Pontotoc County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Wednesday for alleged drug trafficking after he led authorities on a high-speed pursuit. Chance Avery Shmidl, 37, was arrested on suspicion of trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a stolen vehicle, attempting to elude peace officers, possession of burglary tools, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a police radio in the commission of a felony.
Marion County, FLocala-news.com

New Trulieve opens doors in Crystal River

Trulieve, a medical marijuana dispensary company, has opened another location near Marion County. The company recently celebrated the grand opening of its newest location in Crystal River. The new location at 275 State Hwy 44, is about 20 minutes from Dunnellon in Marion County. Trulieve Crystal River opened earlier this...

City Parks

Brookside Park, located on M-89 at the east City limits contains activities and facilities for all ages. Large play structures are located at both ends of the park. Also located at the park is a large covered pavilion suitable for family reunions and overnight camping facilities for 4 recreational vehicles. These facilities are not reserved and the camping sites are available for a maximum of three consecutive days. Registration is available at the Police Department.

A Matter of Branding a New Baltimore

Big deal, we’ve got a few politicians who dutifully lined up to applaud Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s new plan to cut street crime. Now let’s await reaction from the people who actually matter in that struggle: those who still live in the neighborhoods of the city, and those who live in the counties and say they’re too damned scared to venture back into the city they used to call home.