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Deadline extended for Training for Life fundraising goal

An initial deadline of April 15 to raise the needed funds for a new Training for Life campus in Jefferson City has been extended another six weeks.

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Mayor looks to change scope of environmental panel

Commission’s focus would broaden to overall community wellness

Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin is looking at how to transform an existing city commission into one with a broader focus on community wellness.

Scrivner offers parting lessons from eight years on council

After eight years, 3rd Ward Councilman Bob Scrivner attended his final meeting as a member of the Jefferson City Council last night.

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Serving her hometown

City’s finance/IT director looks to give back in public service

For Margie Mueller, working for Jefferson City allows her to combine her interest in finance with her desire to give back to her hometown.

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City gets ready for sales tax push

Jefferson City looks to start half-cent capital improvement sales tax renewal campaign

With the renewal of Cole County’s half-cent capital improvement sales tax secured earlier this month, Jefferson City officials are now looking to begin the push of the city’s own sales tax renewal campaign.

Jefferson City sales tax receipts up for year

Jefferson City’s sales taxes were close to the mark this month, with only one category falling below projections.

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JC Home Educators Teen Club presenting ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Continuing this weekend and next, the Jefferson City Home Educators Teen Club is bringing “Pride and Prejudice” to the stage in what the director calls a faithful adaption of the classic novel.

Parks looks to keep Ice Arena open year round

Jefferson City residents may have more opportunity to ice skate starting in 2017.

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Jefferson City council outlines reasoning behind Hayselton vote

‘Facts vs. emotions’

In approving a set of bills related to a controversial development off Hayselton Drive, a majority of the Jefferson City Council said they voted based on fact and the expertise of staff, but those who opposed the development say the concerns of a neighborhood were ignored.

Cole County sales tax sails to win

Prop. A renewed with nearly 80 percent approval

Cole County voters approved an extension of the half-cent capital improvement sales tax Tuesday by what might be the largest percentage since it started.

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