Wednesday, May 26, 2010

26 May paper

What a week! We've got some great content, including:
  • RESIDENTS SPEAK ON BUDGET. County commissioners held the first of two budget public hearings last Thursday. Many of those present spoke about K-12 education. There will also be a public hearing June 1 to give residents a chance to comment on a potential 1/4-cent sales tax increase that could be on the ballot in November.
  • BOARD TO MAKE ALCOHOL DECISION. The Hillsborough Town Council held a public meeting to allow residents the chance to make their voices heard on wheter to allow a beer garden at Hog Day.
  • NINTH ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE. We've got a few pictures on the Relay for Life event held last weekend.
  • MOTHER KILLED IN WRECK. Ann Thrash of Rougemont was killed last Wednesday in a car accident on Guess Road.
  • TWO JAILED ON FELONY DRUG CHARGES. Jonathan Beamon and Marquise Kingsbury were charged with felony drug charges after more than 16 grams of heroin were found in their vehicle.
  • Plus, Orange High School wrestling coach Bobby Shriner inducted into the Wrestling Hall of Fame, a local teacher donates a kidney to her husband, Cedar Ridge students plan to bury a time capsule and more!

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