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Schools' budget gets initial OK

September 4th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee on Thursday approved the county schools' $63.2 million proposed 2015 fiscal budget, which now moves to the County Commission for approval.

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County eyes return on Dentsply investment

County eyes return on Dentsply investment

April 13th, 2015 8:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

Cash for cash.

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County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

April 9th, 2015 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday evening to consolidate the district's eight middle school football teams into two, a move supporters say will improve competitiveness, participation and safety.

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Washington County Humane Society gets a home of its own

Washington County Humane Society gets a home of its own

April 5th, 2015 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

After decades of operating out of its members' basements, the Humane Society of Washington County recently moved into a home of its own.

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County committee votes to shrink commission size

County committee votes to shrink commission size

April 2nd, 2015 9:38 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Reapportionment Committee took a first step tonight in what some commissioners herald and others may dread: A reduction of membership in the County Commission from 25 to 15.

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City, county officials eye amendments to annexation bills

City, county officials eye amendments to annexation bills

March 31st, 2015 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

Several amendments to state annexation laws with deep roots in Johnson City and Washington County are moving into the legislative spotlight.

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Judge stepping down after 30 years on bench

Judge stepping down after 30 years on bench

March 30th, 2015 9:37 pm by Becky Campbell

Long-time Circuit Court Judge Thomas Seeley Jr., has decided it's time to step aside and let a younger person take the reins, so state officials are taking applications for the post.

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Venue set for county board of education suit against Johnson City

March 25th, 2015 1:03 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Board of Education's suit filed in Washington County Chancery Court against the City of Johnson City for liquor-by-the-drink revenues will be heard in Sullivan County.

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Middle school football consolidation plan well received by parents

Middle school football consolidation plan well received by parents

March 24th, 2015 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Though some parents may have entered the meeting Tuesday evening hoping to block the proposal, a plan to consolidate the county's eight middle school football teams was met with cheers from the sidelines by the end.

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Washington County Commission not ready to join Board of Education in liquor revenue suit against city

Washington County Commission not ready to join Board of Education in liquor revenue suit against city

March 23rd, 2015 9:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Ten months after filing suit against Johnson City to retrieve millions of dollars derived from liquor-by-the-drink tax collections, an attorney representing the Washington County Board of Education unsuccessfully made a pitch to bring the County Commissio

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Building steam: Individual residential project showing success, while market performance stalling

Building steam: Individual residential project showing success, while market performance stalling

March 21st, 2015 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

Though a group of residential developers in an up-and-coming section of Washington County are clamoring for more land on which they hope to expand their growing neighborhood, local housing market performance has been slow to recover from the crash of seve

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