Latest Supervisor Stories

2008-08-04 06:00:21

By Nate Delesline Iii, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Aug. 4--With a preliminary agreement pending with the town to develop a regional water and sewer authority, county officials said they aren't sure if a private company's proposal to develop a water and sewer system will be a part of the anticipated joint agreement. The Culpeper County Board of Supervisors is set, on Tuesday, to discuss the public-private proposal and last week's agreement with the town to form a joint authority in closed...

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By Steve Woodhouse, Pella Chronicle, Iowa Aug. 1--The Marion County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday morning in special session to finalize the contract with VanderWilt Construction for the courthouse window project. VanderWilt was the low bidder and awarded the contract on July 14. At the special meeting, the first change order to the contract was also approved, which raised the price of the work by $6,000, to $355,530. The change order was necessary because VanderWilt did not include...

2008-07-02 06:00:14

By Miller, Brian K Nicols, Kay McGlashan Organizational politics are complex phenomena, particularly because their existence is interpreted through the perceptions of individual organizational members. Each individual's perception of organizational politics (POP) is a function of his or her own particular characteristics, the social relationships that they have developed within the organization, and certain outcomes and consequences such as reward allocations and job attitudes. Ferris,...

2008-06-26 06:00:14

By Jason Riley HENDERSON, Ky. -- Wesley Neal Higdon called his girlfriend from work Tuesday night to tell her he was going to kill his supervisor. Two hours later, shortly after midnight, he carried out his threat -- fatally shooting his boss and four other workers in a barrage of gunfire, then killing himself, police said Wednesday. The 25-year-old press-machine operator at the Atlantis Plastics plant was angry after being reprimanded for talking on his cellphone and failing to wear...

2008-06-20 21:00:10

By Shelley Nelson, The Daily Telegram, Superior, Wis. Jun. 20--Douglas County has an idea for combating invasive species in inland lakes. Instead of forcing local taxpayers to carry the burden, the county would like to see shipping fees paid by the vessels that bring the unwelcome invaders into the area's waters cover the expense to combat the problem. And, the county board Thursday night adopted a resolution to ask the state to establish a fund for just that purpose. After all, it's...

2006-06-17 10:24:15

By Bill Barclay LONDON (Reuters) - Lleyton Hewitt reached his fourth final at the Stella Artois grasscourt championships with a controversial 6-3 3-6 6-2 victory over Briton Tim Henman on Saturday. Henman was incensed by the line-calling during the semi-final and called the supervisor on court to complain during the third set before sliding to defeat. Hewitt, who won the Queen's Club title in 2001, 2002 and 2003, kept his cool and in the final the Australian faces either defending...

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'