March 30, 2017 RSS feed / News

Fiddling fans will flock to Frankville on April 15

For the 40th year, the small Washington County community of Frankville will come alive with the sounds of laughter, music and fellowship at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention.  The event, which will take place Saturday, April 15 at the old Frankvi More...

McIntosh Rescue Squad’s presence would positively impact all of Washington Co.

Discussions continued during Monday’s Washington County Commission meeting on the topic of bringing back ambulance services to McIntosh.  Probate Judge Nick Williams, who once volunteered with the McIntosh Rescue Squad, said he would offer More...

Strange But True

* It was vice president Adlai Stevenson who made the following sage observation: “All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.”  More...

Welcome home

After almost one year of being away from their building, Jackson’s VFW chapter is back and building to become stronger and better than ever. More...

Stringer said county jail could house state inmates

During Monday’s Washington County Commission meeting, Sheriff Richard Stringer said accepting state inmates could bring in revenue for the county. More...

Moments in Time

* On March 31, 1492, in Spain, a royal edict is issued by the nation’s Catholic rulers declaring that all Jews who refuse to convert to Christianity will be expelled. More...

Tidying up

The city of Jackson has set its sites on eliminating dilapidated buildings. More...

Clarke Commission supports three-cent fuel tax

The Clarke County Commission passed a resolution Tuesday in support of a 3-cent fuel tax to benefit road construction in the counties, including Clarke County.  The vote was 4-1 with Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush “opposing with regrets.&rdq More...