Statement of USDA Secretary Perdue Regarding Japan's Planned Increase of Tariff on U.S. Frozen Beef PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 July 2017 08:46

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 – The government of Japan has announced that rising imports of frozen beef in the first quarter of the Japanese fiscal year (April-June) have triggered a safeguard, resulting in an automatic increase to Japan's tariff rate under the WTO on imports of frozen beef from the United States.  The increase, from 38.5 percent to 50 percent, will begin August 1, 2017 and last through March 31, 2018.  The tariff would affect only exporters from countries, including the United States, which do not have free trade agreements with Japan currently in force.

World Series Bounds! PDF Print E-mail

Photos by Crystal & Company Photography LLC
The 13u HYR baseball team is competing in the Little League Intermediate 50/70 World Series this week in California. The team played their first game Monday night. Here they celebrate after winning the regional championship last week in Michigan. Look for more photos and a story on the boys in an upcoming issue of The Banner Gazette.

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FC coach embarking on battle bigger than football PDF Print E-mail

Floyd Central High School recently announced football Head Coach Brian Glesing has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease, a form of lymphatic cancer.

Floyd County employees ask council to consider raising salary levels PDF Print E-mail

By Bonnie Prindle
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The Floyd County Council held a meeting with elected officials and department heads on Wednesday, July 27th to discuss salary increases for county officials. For some time, county officials have raised issue with the fact that Floyd County pays its employees significantly less than surrounding areas.

Floyd Central band raising $70,000 for new uniforms PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 13 July 2017 07:04

Join Sarah Jordan of 102.3 THE MAX and the Floyd Central Pep Band at the Georgetown Drive-In for music, movies and more on July 13, 2017 from 7 - 9 p.m. as they kick off the Band Together 2017 Uniform Fundraising Campaign! Georgetown Drive-In gates open at 7 p.m. Movies begin at 9:30 p.m.

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