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Alabama

Information you need to know about the 2024 Alabama primary election | #elections | #alabama

ALABAMA (WTVM) – Polls are now closed across Alabama and election results are slowly coming in for positions on the federal, state and county levels. [TAP or CLICK HERE to keep up with election results on WTVM.] Our Justin Brown is covering the Chambers County Superintendent race this evening. We will continue to update with […]

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City Council

Lawton City Council to discuss changes to traffic lights, audience participation, 5G-boosting towers | #citycouncil

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – The June 11 Lawton City Council meeting is set to discuss a lot of issues which could have an affect on traffic around town as well as how audience members can participate during meetings. Items numbered 7 and 31 are ones which could have an effect on traffic around town as […]

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Mayor

Mayor provides update regarding London firefighter

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) – One Southern Kentucky firefighter is reportedly coming home after he was re-admitted to a hospital. On Thursday, London Mayor Randall Weddle provided an update on Brandon Buckner on social media. In the post, Weddle said Buckner will be coming home, and doctors in Lexington are confident the issues he went through […]

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Alabama

FULL RESULTS: Alabama’s primary runoff races | #elections | #alabama

CENTRAL ALABAMA RACES | DISTRICT 2 CONGRESSIONAL RACEVoters across the state cast ballots in dozens of primary runoff races Tuesday to choose who would represent them in office.People in Congressional District 2 returned to the polls to select the nominees in a U.S. House contest that could help decide control of the narrowly divided chamber […]

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City Council

Busy night for Van Wert City Council « The VW independent | #citycouncil

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent editor Some of Wednesday’s lengthy Van Wert City Council meeting was spent discussing how to best get public input about a possible community pool. At the request of Third Ward Councilwoman Julie Moore, retired Van Wert City Schools Assistant Superintendent Bill Clifton spoke to council about a survey done by the school system […]

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City Council

Laguna Beach set to appoint Dave Kiff as new city manager | #citycouncil

A seven-month search to find a new top executive to lead Laguna Beach appears to have reached its conclusion. The City Council will vote on an employment contract for Dave Kiff to serve as the Laguna Beach city manager at Tuesday night’s meeting, according to the agenda. Kiff has experience working at the state, county […]

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City Council

New look Van Wert City Council to hold first meeting « The VW independent | #citycouncil

Van Wert City Council’s first meeting of 2024 will be held at 6:30 tonight at the Municipal Building, 515 E. Main St. VW independent file photo SCOTT TRUXELL/independent editor Van Wert City Council’s first meeting of 2024 will take place tonight and things will look decidedly different than the previous two years. Thad Eikenbary will […]

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City Council

Goodbye to City Council committees? « The VW independent | #citycouncil

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent editor Council committees in Van Wert could become a thing of the past. The idea was mentioned at a previous meeting and it was addressed again Monday night by Councilman At-Large Jeff Kallas. There are currently seven council committees – Health, Service and Safety, Economic Development, Parks and Recreation, Finance, Properties and Equipment, […]

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City Council

City Council OKs raises; other legislation goes down « The VW independent | #citycouncil

Councilwoman At-Large Judy Bowers studies the agenda during Monday night’s meeting. Scott Truxell/Van Wert independent SCOTT TRUXELL/independent editor Barring another veto, members of Van Wert City Council are getting raises in 2024. During Monday night’s meeting, council members voted 5-0, with two abstentions, to increase salaries by $600, effective with the new term that begins […]

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City Council

Emergency meeting at Jennings City Hall shrouded by chaos, dysfunction | #citycouncil

JENNINGS, Mo. (KMOV) – An emergency meeting held by the Jennings City Council was marred by chaos and dysfunction Friday night. Council called the emergency meeting after several city employees were fired and some resigned. Councilmember Nadia Quinn cited the possibility of legal action being taken against the city for the firings. Mayor Gary Johnson […]

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