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Defining the tax bill terms
Fair Cash Value — The amount for which a property can be sold in the due course of business and trade, not under duress, between a willing buyer and a willing seller. Assessed Value — The value pla...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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County continues collecting money from tax bills
Property tax bills have been showing up in mailboxes over the past few weeks and Massac County Treasurer Floyd Sullivan has reported to the Massac County Commissioners that individuals are coming i...
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Ordinance change passed by city council
Before another standing-room-only crowd of landlords, the Metropolis City Council approved an ordinance that repealed the actions of three others during its regular meeting on Monday. After suspend...
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Local contestants to compete Sunday
Excitement is building for the 2013 Miss Metropolis Scholarship Program, set for 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The pageant will be held at Harrah's Special events Center in Metropolis. During the evening, the ...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac County’s burning ban is lifted, use caution
According to Massac County Fire Protection District Chief Mike Childers, the burn ban that had been imposed in July for Massac County due to the extreme drought conditions has now been lifted. Chil...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Towler sentencing set for Sept. 28, Englehart trial scheduled for Oct. 15
According to Massac County State's Attorney Patrick Windhorst, the sentencing for Gary Towler, former owner of Metropolis Memorial Gardens, has been set for Friday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. Towler has pr...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hill pleads guilty to murder
Last week defendant Jalmar Hill was in Massac Circuit Court for his trial by jury stemming from the November 2010 murder of Brad Sims of Unionville. According to Massac County State's Attorney Patr...
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NRC, Honeywell will meet in Atlanta Aug. 27
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled a pre-decisional enforcement conference with officials of Honeywell Metropolis Works of Metropolis, for Monday, Aug. 27 to discuss apparent vio...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council's Aug. 13 meeting includes several votes
One of the first steps toward separating the city's combined water and sewer lines was taken last week during the Metropolis City Council's Aug. 13 meeting. In a total of eight separate motions, th...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ordinance Committee, landlords meet Tuesday
As the Metropolis Planet went to press, the Metropolis City Council Ordinance Committee, along with council members and approximately 30 landlords, had just finished meeting Tuesday afternoon to de...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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