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News in Washington County, Mississippi

Washington County: Group sees room for growth at fair's site
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:08:03 -0800

The organization that runs the Washington County Fair is focusing on far more than sheep and rabbits and cows and quilts.

FEMA Approves Funds for Debris Removal
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:02:28 -0800

More than $3.90 million in federal funding is being made available to recoup the cost of tornado damage debris removal in Louisville and Winston County.

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.

Weekend search for lost fisherman unsuccessful
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:28:14 -0800

Taking advantage of open water and unseasonably mild temperatures, searchers have redoubled their efforts to locate and recover the body of a 27-year-old Onalaska, Wis., man presumed drowned i…

Upcoming blood drives
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:43:51 -0800

The Henry County community will host an afternoon blood drive from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 22, at 1400 E. Washington St., inside E3 Center in the Gym. The Henry County community will host a morning blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 29, at 1400 E. Washington St., inside Meeting Room 2. The Winfield Lions community will host a blood drive from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m ...

State Patrol investigating semi rollover in Fillmore County
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:53:14 -0800

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a semi truck rolled over Friday night in Fillmore County. Not much information was immediately available.

Barry lauded for bravery, passion in civil rights
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:12:39 -0800

Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who died Nov. 23, worked passionately for civil rights in the South as the first chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, civil rights veterans said.

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:41:53 -0800

ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 - The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2015 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state.

Possible coyote sighted in Harford County
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:55:43 -0800

Coyotes have been prowling Harford County for at least 25 years, but a local hunter recently got his first look at what could be one of the elusive canines known for attacking pets, livestock and competing with native predators.

Census Bureau Estimates Show How School-Age Child Poverty in Every County Compares with Prerecession Levels
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:43:00 -0800

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today, the poverty rate for school-age children had no statistical change in 2,199 counties between 2007 and 2013 while 928 counties experienced an increase and 15 showed a decline.The statistics are from the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program, which provides the only up-to-date ...