County Council avoids layoffs to address Budget shortfall PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 09:48

 

It took the better part of two full-day meetings, but the Washington County Council came up with a plan to cut $329,000 out of the 2013 budget.

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Chamber looking ahead to annual projects PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce met for their first monthly meeting of the new year on Thursday, January 24, 2013. This month’s meeting, sponsored by Frontier Communications, was held at the Awareness Building in Salem.

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SHS Lady Lions end regular season with a win PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00

The Salem High School girls’ basketball team will enter sectional play coming off a 55-43 win over Hauser on Jan. 29.
In that game, six players found their way into the scoring column led by Alex Davidson with 20 points and Brittney Walker added 10.

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Pekin Fourth plans coming together PDF Print E-mail

Carnival rides will be part of the celebration

The Pekin Community Betterment Organization has begun preparations for the town’s 183rd Fourth of July.

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All options are on the table in dealing with county’s budget shortfall PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

All the cards are on the table and no stone will be left unturned are just two of the metaphors used to describe the county’s approach in tackling a nearly $329,000 budget shortfall in 2013.
The Washington County Council and the Washington County Commissioners held a joint meeting last Friday to discuss their options in dealing with the financial crisis.

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