peapea nashvilletn

Cookeville, TN

#1 Dec 11, 2006
portland, is a great town to live in ...but they the city people want to taxs to much up there.and taxs, taxs all the time...there are alot of poor people up there,and the rich people work for the city office`sand they get richer evert day up there........
DeeAnna Edens

Portland, TN

#2 Mar 4, 2007
In this week's Portland Leader, I read that they are proposing a raise for the mayor's salary and the Alderman's, as well. I believe the raise they are asking for is a $20,000 per year raise for the mayor ! I'd like to have that kind of raise..LOL LOL LOL
Doris Charlton

AOL

#3 Mar 13, 2007
what a shame that the horribly incident at the middle school has no coverage here
Doris Charlton

AOL

#4 Mar 13, 2007
yoiur scholls have no security for their students allowing one boy to get attacked and injured by a 15 year old who shoild not have been in middle scholl . Do you have no ethics or do yoy just not care?
Doris Charlton

AOL

#5 Mar 13, 2007
you take favor in a boy and severL GIRLS INVOLVED IN GANGS , BUT NONE IN AN STUDENT WHO IS JUST THERE TO LEARN AND PLAY FOOTBALL
Doris Charlton

AOL

#6 Mar 13, 2007
i AM INSULTED AND TROUBLED BY THE SCHOOL BOARD AND ALL INVOLVED AND i WILL BE AT ALL THE MEETINGS TO VOICE MY THOUGHTS
Doris Charlton

AOL

#7 Mar 13, 2007
YOU PEOPLE ON THE BOARD ARE DISGUSTING
DWC

United States

#8 Mar 13, 2007
Hello,
I will be relocating to the Portland area in the next week or two. I will be in the area next week to get to 'know my way around'. Any information anyone could give me on apartments, rooms and rentals as well as general information about the area would be greatly appreciated. I would prefer furnished if possible, as I do not want to 'move' my things until my house sells here in GA.
Thanks
DC
d_c_777@hotmail.com
pat

Cookeville, TN

#9 Apr 29, 2007
there alot of rental home in portland,tn check out martin realty hwy 52 going to I-65 on right leaving town they will help you find a home to rent/ buy and the town is a great town raise children,dogs,cat,bird`s....bu t stay away bad talk about the town of portland,tn......

“In My Opinion”

Since: Mar 07

Portland

#10 May 3, 2007
peapea nashvilletn wrote:
portland, is a great town to live in ...but they the city people want to taxs to much up there.and taxs, taxs all the time...there are alot of poor people up there,and the rich people work for the city office`sand they get richer evert day up there........
On May 1, we had an election. There were three referendums on the ballot. One was an increase for our local sales tax. It was overwhelmingly defeated.
They wanted to raise the sales tax to build a new Civic Center, and improve the airport, and improve the park with a greenway.
Born and Raised Portland

Culleoka, TN

#11 May 9, 2007
There is another link that says that residents, living on the boarder of Portland and Kentucky, tend to shop in Kentucky for lower taxes. I knew that when they proposed raising the taxes that it would be shot down. The problem is not that residents don't want to help. It's that we already almost pay 10% for taxes.
DeeAnna Edens

AOL

#12 May 9, 2007
Yes, I think most people do shop in Franklin, KY...where there is no tax on food. Tennessee simply has too high taxes - anyway we can save money, we have to !
Also, the tax hike was proposed to be 70% for the Civic Center, 20% for the parks, and 10% for the airport....all things that are "extras"...nothing essential for the time being...Portland has a LOT of serious needs now..water, sewer, etc..

Portlanders had the opportunity to vote in Liquor by the Drink, which would have contributed, I believe, 25% of that revenue to education....but it failed.
Melinda Huff

United States

#13 May 22, 2007
I always loved the little town of Portland when I lived there. Was wondering what your last name was. Sounds like something an old friend of mine would have said.
pat wrote:
there alot of rental home in portland,tn check out martin realty hwy 52 going to I-65 on right leaving town they will help you find a home to rent/ buy and the town is a great town raise children,dogs,cat,bird`s....bu t stay away bad talk about the town of portland,tn......
Burrito penguin

Gallatin, TN

#14 Feb 17, 2010
Portland sux at football rlly rlly rlly rlly bad. Gosh they're terrible
tejana

Houston, TX

#15 Mar 9, 2013
nice place to live peaceful beautiful but to cold

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