Tennessee

Delaware-based Shiloh Industries plans to bring 150 jobs and about $20 million in investment to the Clarksville site formerly home to a Contech/Metal Forge factory. Read More

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Putnam County Property Assessor Travis Roberts is charged with theft and official misconduct after an audit concluded he used county funds for his personal benefit. Read More

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Travis Roberts, Putnam County’s property assessor, has resigned from his office effective today. Read More

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 A local county official was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor drug charge this afternoon after a traffic stop in Cookeville. Read More

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The Sequatchie County industrial development board voted to move forward on a lease agreement that gives tax breaks to Benton Steel Fabricating, allowing a business expansion could add up to 50 new jobs in Dunlap next year. Read More

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Next month’s property tax appeals hearing over properties the state determined last year had been severely under-assessed now has a place and time. Read More
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A county official in East Tennessee is refusing to participate in a drug-testing program even though it could end up costing the municipality $17,541. Read More

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The Lebanon City Council last week approved a property tax increase as part of its 2013-14 budget aimed at helping the city overcome a projected $2.1 million shortfall this fiscal year. Read More

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Shelby County Commissioners approved a $4.38 county property tax rate Monday, July 22, ending a budget season that spilled into the first 22 days of the new fiscal year. Read More

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If you were one of the more than 4,000 people who filed an online informal review to lower your property tax appraisal, look closely at your tax bill because it could be wrong. Read More

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 First-year Rutherford County Property Owner Rob Mitchell said his office can still correct appraisals from his predecessor that were too high on multiple-story houses before tax bills are mailed out in October. Read More

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As of right now, the city of Jellico is one of the only governments in the state with zero property tax. But it's only temporary and was not intentional.  Read More

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Pay equalization and exploring the possibility of pay increases for county employees were major topics of discussion during a meeting Thursday of the Cocke County Legislative Body's Finance Committee. Read More

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Shelby County property taxes aren’t due until October, but the tax bills were to go out to taxpayers later this month. Read More

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A controversial property tax hike is now on the books in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Read More

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Shelby County cannot run without a tax rate, and right now the county mayor and commissioner are scrambling to set one. Read More

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Shelby County Commissioners voted down a $4.38 county property tax rate Monday, July 8, in a decision that could reopen the county’s operating budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. Read More

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A flurry of angry and even threatening e-mails have been arriving at the Metro Property Assessors office from people upset over paying more in taxes. Read More

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Shelby County Commissioners take a final vote Monday, July 8, on a new county property tax rate of $4.38. Read More

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