Read It in the Morning Paper

  • When the City Commission approved a .9-mill increase in property taxes last night, Don Selvage joined a five-member “supermajority.” But he made it clear he might not provide the needed fifth vote when the commission takes a final vote on the budget Sept. 15.
  • Coffee aficionados are paying $5-7 a cup for the big taste of cold-brewed “nitro” coffee poured from a tap, the latest offering at local java spots like Concord, Mitchell’s and The Poor Porker. Mitchell’s Mitch Harvey likens the rich, thick brew to a pour of Guinness “without the need to get a ride home.”