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September 25th, 2014

Recycling, coupons and resolutions discussed at waste meeting Wednesday

September 25, 2014

A public meeting Wednesday to discuss final revisions of a resolution for the Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District Board of Directors ended after an approximate 70-minute comment session involving half a dozen members of the public.

The resolution under consideration would establish requirements for waste hauler licenses, vehicle permits and regulations associated with businesses engaged in waste collection in Saline County.

The resolution includes regulations waste haulers have been following for a number of years plus two changes.

Benton wins Salt Bowl blood drive

September 25, 2014

The American Red Cross offered Salt Bowl rivals Benton and Bryant high schools a chance for a rematch and Benton came out victorious.

The two schools had partnered with the Red Cross in a competition to determine which one could draw the highest percentage of student donations.

More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.

Cox responds to Dabbs' statement

September 25, 2014

A pay raise Bryant Mayor Jill Dabbs received earlier this year has been brought into question after aldermen said they were not aware of the raise.

According to an ordinance passed in 2011, Dabbs was eligible for a 5 percent salary increase after she had served three years in office.

Dabbs told The Saline Courier that she believes Randy Cox, her challenger in the mayoral race, brought up this issue only with political motives, she said.

 

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