Parents question graduation policy

Cenee Bell, parent and PTO vice president at McIntosh High School addressed the Washington County Board of Education at its meeting on April 10, stating that the purpose of her appearance before the board was to speak to “policies and unfair treatment” of senior class members. Bell wanted to know if the policy of not allowing seniors who do not […]

Benefit concert, barbecue May 19

A benefit concert and barbecue will be conducted May 19 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Hilton Robbins’ farm for cancer survivor Jerry Arhelger. Arhelger is a musician and evangelist and will perform at the event. There will be games and fun for the whole family including badminton, volleyball and horseshoes. The farm is located on Washington County Road […]

Two arrested on drug charges

Two Clarke County men were arrested in McIntosh Wednesday, May 9, and face drug charges. McIntosh Police Officer Blane Barnett said he observed Frank James Taite, 26, of Fulton driving without a seat belt, turned around and stopped his vehicle at the Family Dollar store. Tamyron Jamon Hill, 27, of Whatley was a passenger in the vehicle. Barnett said he […]

LHS top honor students

Jake Walker, son of Clara and Ronnie Walker, was named valedictorian and Natalie Woods, daughter of Janice and Ronnie Woods, was named salutatorian of the 2007 Leroy High School graduating class at the annual awards ceremony Thursday, May 10. (SA photo by Ellen Williams)

Chatom PD to turn trailer into mobile command center

A former FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) trailer will soon serve a new purpose as a mobile command post for the Chatom Police Department. The trailer was one of 4,000 obtained by the state earlier this year. They were used as temporary housing following the hurricanes in Mississippi and Louisiana. According to Washington County Emergency Management (EMA) Agency Director Stewart […]

Wildfire smoke covers local area

The smoke and haze that covered the area Monday, May 14, was not from any fires in the area, but a result of high winds blowing from the east carrying smoke from the wildfires plaguing Georgia and Florida. The faint smell of burned woods was evident, although the fires that caused the haze are hundreds of miles away. Visibility warnings […]

WashCo citizens voice concern about county debt and management

A group of citizens met Tuesday, May 15, at the courthouse in Chatom to air concerns about the indebtedness of the county and the perceived problems associated with the present structure of Washington County District System government. Dr. Keith Beech, local veterinarian said, “We are interested in trying to change to part-time commissioners and to the Unit System of county […]

Simulated fire drill at LHS

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Products: Steel and Stainless

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