Commission passes balanced budget

Published 3:25 pm Wednesday, October 11, 2006

By By Kerry Whipple Bean – publisher
County commissioners passed a balanced budget Monday - and praised the department heads who prepared it.
Commissioners passed a budget with $7.2 million in revenue and $7.08 million in expenditures, with both revenue and expenditures just slightly up from last year.
Commission Chairman David Stokes called Sanks &#8220a valuable asset to the county.”
Sheriff Grover Smith thanked the county for making sure county employees' insurance costs did not rise.
In other business, commissioners: