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Jack Daniels leaves after 28 years as county trustee

Jack Daniels leaves after 28 years as county trustee

August 14th, 2014 9:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Jack Daniels, the person tasked with guarding all money coming into Washington County's governmental coffers for the past 28 years, is leaning a little further back in his office chair with retirement just weeks away.

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WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

July 28th, 2014 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners approved a resolution Monday in support of "Amendment One," a change to Tennessee's Constitution that would insert language empowering the General Assembly to enact, amend or repeal state statutes regarding abortion, includ

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Washington County school budget stands $3.8 million in red

Washington County school budget stands $3.8 million in red

July 16th, 2014 4:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes presented the financial outlook to the county's Budget Committee on Wednesday.

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County farm takes center stage at commission meeting

County farm takes center stage at commission meeting

May 28th, 2014 9:01 am by Gary B. Gray

Members of newly formed association, comprised of nearby property owners, want a say in future plans for the 50-acres of land

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Health insurance: Commission could adopt account plans for Washington Co. employees

Health insurance: Commission could adopt account plans for Washington Co. employees

May 15th, 2014 11:54 am by Nathan Baker

"In layman's terms, it's a partially self-funding type plan" - broker Tom Foster.

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UPDATE: Graybeal responds to Ford's talk of recount, Ford comments publicly

UPDATE: Graybeal responds to Ford's talk of recount, Ford comments publicly

May 7th, 2014 4:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Tennessee Republican party executive committee must approve recount if vote is challenged

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Eldridge will serve as Washington County mayor for second term

Eldridge will serve as Washington County mayor for second term

May 6th, 2014 11:12 pm by Gary B. Gray

"I see what's happening in this primary and recognize we're at a turning point," Eldridge said.

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Ferguson, Krieger, Grandy win in District 6 of Washington Co.

Ferguson, Krieger, Grandy win in District 6 of Washington Co.

May 6th, 2014 11:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Results of all 10 districts included

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Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

May 6th, 2014 9:04 am by Max Hrenda

An anonymous donor has offered $250,000 toward the project provided the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter house animals longer, have a private area for potential owners to meet animals. The board must also seek matching donations from the

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Washington County school district hires attorney to collect money

Washington County school district hires attorney to collect money

May 1st, 2014 8:45 am by Nathan Baker

Attorney to negotiate with or take legal action against Jonesborough and Johnson City to obtain $3.4 million the district said it should have been paid out of liquor-by-the-drink tax collections.

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