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Burlington Times News (Newspaper) - June 3, 2015, Burlington, North Carolina A times at a glance nation the makers of a Pill intended to boost sexual desire in women will try again this week to persuade regulators that the drug warrants approval after two rejections. Scores of Low flying planes circling american cities Are part of a civilian air Force operated by the Fri and obscured behind fictitious companies. A7 remarkable rhubarb food a cd state North Carolina lawmakers violated Veteran teachers constitutional rights by passing a Law that would remove Job protections they be earned the states court of appeals found tuesday but the court rejected efforts to restore newer teachers pathway to the protected Job status., Region do ,.jt an Orange comity elementary school has upheld for the second time the Book a King a King Quot about two princes who fall in love and get married. By huh Atiar cd a cd details Pago a10 57 Sedalia elementary school Grade 2 times news 127th year no. 310 Burlington North Carolina wednesday june 3, 2016 photos by St Sven Mantilla / Tomas news above Western Alamance High school student Alec Moorefield 15, begins a driving lesson tuesday in Burlington. Below Drivers education instructor Garland King left talks Moorefield through his driving lesson. Driving costs by Isaac Groves times news Groves Theta Desnews com of the state legislature does not come up with the Money it could Cost local teenagers or their parents $65 to take Drivers education through the Alamance Burlington school system. I Here Are worries that North Carolina roads would be More dangerous if the state does not fund Driver education. Quot driving is the most dangerous thing any of us do and the student having the ability to go through Driver education before they get a License provides a solid foundation that they build upon a said Reggie Flythe Driver education Consul Tant with the . Department of Public education. The Alamance Burlington Board of education approved the fee in May state funding for Drivers education in peril though the policy will not go into effect unless the legislature lets state funding for Driver education lapse in the 2015-16 budget. The legislature started talking about cutting Driver education funding in the last legislative session but schools got a one year reprieve. Districts Are required to offer the classes. There is a proposal from the House to continue funding but the budget is not final. The Senate still has to vote. See driving costs / Page a2 75 certs a Burlington oily Council approves Budge a water and sewer rate to Rise 3 percent property taxes remain unchanged by Anna Johnson times news a Ohnson Theta Desnews. Com after no Public comments the Burlington City Council approved its budget for the coming fiscal year which begins july i. The governing body voted in favor of the nearly $50.1 million budget which maintains the property tax rate of 58 cents per $100 of valuation and includes a 3 percent water and sewer rate increase during its meeting tuesday night. Quot or. Mayor and members of City Council let me first thank All of you All for your participation in this process a City manager Harold Owen said. A your Good questions and interesting scenarios that you presented to City staff i want to personally Tell you How fortunate i feel to work with such a professional the Council has t raised its property tax rate in nine years and Owen praised its forethought to plan for big projects by saving instead of taking on larger amounts of debt. Under the now approved budget the City will add 15 firefighters four positions within the police department two positions within recreation and Parks and a full time employee in animal services. The budget Calls also for a Merit based increase for employees averaging 2 percent. Capital items in the budget Are a Side loader garbage truck a dump truck Boom Mower police Fleet replacement Street paving computer hardware new bleachers and a new gym floor at Fairchild Community Center for a total of $2.4 million. Owen comment on this Story see approves budget / Page a2 a Board of commissioners raises could be on horizon for county employees possible county salary increases by Chris Lavender times news Clavender Theta Desnews com More to the Story a to see a full listing of county jobs and proposed pay increases go to com Cha Ham a county employees salaries and benefits Likely would Rise $3.7 million by july i if the Alamance county Board of commissioners approves a recommended 6.5-cent property tax rate increase for the county in 2015-16. County manager Craig Honeycutt recommended a property tax rate increase to the commissioners monday during his formal budget presentation. The recommended $139,777,946 general fund budget for 2015-16 represents a 6.8 percent increase Over the see raises on horizon Page a2 a 7% 576 positions including specialists assistants various officers technicians supervisors communications personnel data entry operators dentists and dental assistants corporals deputies desk officers detention officers emergency medical personnel environmental health personnel planners social services workers Landfill workers Tel communicators Library workers nutritionists and clerks a 7-10% 15 positions including assistants social workers Deputy specialists and Tel communicator a 10-15% 275 positions including the county manager and assistant county manager account clerks code inspectors Register of deeds personnel detention officers technicians Library director specialists planning director programmers analysts sergeants the sheriff foreign language interpreters emergency medical personnel Kitchen supervisors Landfill Library and Park personnel tax appraisers Tel communicators lieutenants Maiors. Assistants managers clerks and directors a 15-17.5% 24 positions including the Register of deeds assistant and Deputy registers of deeds voter registration coordinator librarian tax clerks network support tech planner farm tax appraiser lieutenant account techs county attorney director of elections gis mapping specialist human resources director Parks and recreation director and processing assistants a 21-28% 15 positions including Library assistant computer support tech Ems director finance officer historical Arm manager processing assistants director of administration administrative officer processing unit supervisor horticulture tech assistant county attorney Park superintendent and pc systems manager a Haar for Ari a is come celebrate our win by 40th Fth a serving smitty a. On saturday june 6th ice Cream 2920 s. 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