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News in Washington County, Mississippi

Hastings, Prescott to be linked by new bike trail
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:57:52 -0800

Washington County is getting closer to building a new walking and bicycling trail in the southern part of the county that will link Prescott, Wis., and Hastings.

The County Line: Minnesota's first road project
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:08:39 -0800

The Point Douglas-St. Louis River Road Bridge near Stillwater was built in 1863 from locally quarried limestone rock. The bridge once carried part of the Point Douglas-Superior Military Road over Brown’s Creek.

Congressman wants Hinds Co. official charged in ballot shortage
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 01:35:39 -0800

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) has sent a letter to the Hinds County district attorney asking why no legal action had been taken against Election Commission Chairwoman Connie Cochran...

Cost of meeting basic needs rising faster than wages in Washington state
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:49:00 -0800

The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Washington State 2014 report finds that the costs of meeting basic needs have far outstripped wages statewide, particularly for families. The study found that Washington families with two adults, a preschooler and a school-aged child saw the costs of meeting their most basic requirements jump as much as 72 percent between 2001 and 2014, depending on where they ...

MDOT aids county’s anti-littering effort
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:21:30 -0800

GREENVILLE — Washington County has acquired a van from the Mississippi Department of Transportation to use in its fight against litter.

Margaret Orr: Freeze warnings in effect for southeast Louisiana, southwest Mississippi
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:46:43 -0800

It’s going to freeze again Tuesday night on the Northshore, south Mississippi and away from the lake areas on the Southshore.

State lauds 2 districts for overall successes
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:56:24 -0800

Two Washington County public school districts were honored at Tuesday’s Mississippi School Board Association’s Fall Leadership Conference in Jackson.

Mississippi carjacking ends near Bogalusa
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:41:43 -0800

A carjacking, which began in Lawrence County, Miss., this week ended in Washington Parish.

Parks activist Peter Gove receives conservationist award
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:46:32 -0800

The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) recently honored Peter L. Gove with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award for his commitment to protecting national parks in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Alabama State Troopers work several crashes over the weekend
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:20:42 -0800

It has been a deadly weekend on alabama roadways, State Troopers have worked seven deadly accidents.