• Fewer taxes does wonders for Tennessee’s economy, report says

    Fewer taxes does wonders for Tennessee’s economy, report says0

    Tennessee has the nation’s fifth-best economic outlook, says a new report that attributes the ranking to the lack of a state income tax and to lawmakers eliminating other taxes. A while back, state legislators phased out the Hall Income Tax over six years of scheduled reductions. Tennessee and other states with similar tax policies may

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  • Former Powell Valley Elementary bookkeeper indicted for theft

    Former Powell Valley Elementary bookkeeper indicted for theft0

    An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictment of Teresa Poston, the former bookkeeper at Powell Valley Elementary School. Poston stole at least $6,694 from the school over a two year period. Investigators determined that Poston used three different schemes to carry out the theft. These included failing to record and

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  • Former Gallatin employee charged with theft

    Former Gallatin employee charged with theft0

    An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller has found that former Gallatin administrative assistant Jennifer Morris stole at least $1,173 from the city recorder’s office. Investigators determined that Morris stole the money between June 2016 and December 2016 by withholding cash that she collected and by taking funds from her cash drawer. Morris concealed her actions

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  • Audit: New Market VFD chief stole from department

    Audit: New Market VFD chief stole from department0

    An investigation by the Tennessee State Comptroller has resulted in the indictment of New Market Volunteer Fire Department Chief Frank Solomon. Investigators determined that Solomon stole at least $1,105 from the fire department by charging personal purchases to fire department accounts at multiple auto parts stores. Solomon bought auto parts and accessories for his personal

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  • Fayette County man indicted for theft and official misconduct

    Fayette County man indicted for theft and official misconduct0

    An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller has resulted in the indictment of Neal Halvorson, the former director of the Town of Oakland’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, and the current athletic director at Fayette County Schools. Investigators determined that Halvorson was simultaneously employed by both the Town of Oakland and Fayette County Schools from

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  • Investigation reveals problems within town of Oakland

    Investigation reveals problems within town of Oakland0

    An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has raised several questions about payments, policies and use of property within the Town of Oakland in Fayette County. Investigators found the former town recorder received a compensatory time payment totaling $45,006.01 at the end of her employment with the town. This payment was made in violation of

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