Like many entities, Jack County Commissioners are working on their new fiscal year budget right now and are having to make some tough decisions.
Jacksboro ISD is looking at a $235,000 drop in property values for the upcoming school year. The certified tax values have decreased from $1.19 billion for the district to $950 million.
Jacksboro City Council approved a proposed tax rate of $1.263505 per $100 of value, or the effective rate, which should generate approximately $1.45 million in revenue at its meeting Monday.
Two Bryson City employees will be affected by the new US Department of Labor overtime regulations.
Additional charges have been filed against the three suspects arrested for some recent burglaries.