Council faces decision on hiring freeze PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 00:00

When the Washington County Council met in December they voted to issue a hiring freeze on any position that would come open.
Now a little over a month out from making that decision, the council must decide if they want to replace Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Sandy Hortenberry.

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First step in proposed jail funding PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 00:00

The council approved a resolution from the Jail Expansion Committee that was basically the first step in getting the funding according to County Council Attorney Mark Clark.
The resolution included a petition that was signed by 95 tax payers in Washington County and also included the fact that there is a need for the project.

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Jail, fairgrounds projects discussed PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 00:00

The Washington County Commissioners held their first meeting of the new year.
The major topic of discussion was the proposed jail expansion project.
Joseph Mrak with RQAW Corporation gave an update on the jail project.
Mrak was to meet with Washington County Sheriff Claude Combs to go over the plans and specifications.

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Active shooter Training is as close to being real without being real, as it gets PDF Print E-mail

There is nothing anyone could have done to prepare for the tragedy that took place on December 14 in Newtown, Connecticut.

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East Washington Middle School wrestling team makes history PDF Print E-mail

Saturday was a historic day for the East Washington Middle School wrestling program. The Musketeers competed in the New Washington Invitational and won the first-place trophy.
The win could possibly be the first team trophy in wrestling the school has ever won.

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