Supervisors change county budget officer
The Washington County Board of Supervisors

Supervisors change county budget officer

By PJ Ferguson This morning’s special Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting was wrapped in under 10 minutes, however, with almost no discussion, a new budget officer was appointed. Hebron…

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County beaches’ opening delayed
Lake Lauderdale Beach in the town of Jackson.

County beaches’ opening delayed

By PJ Ferguson The Washington County beaches will remain closed until June 13, per recommendation of buildings and grounds superintendent Matt Jones. “As a resident I’d like to see them…

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County ends workers’ hazard pay
The Washington County Board of Supervisors

County ends workers’ hazard pay

By PJ Ferguson After a long, heated debate, Washington County’ has ended its hazard pay policy providing time-and-a- half compensation for all hourly employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hazard…

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No FEMA funds for hazard pay, county learns
The Washington County Board of Supervisors

No FEMA funds for hazard pay, county learns

  By PJ Ferguson The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will not be reimbursing Washington County’s hazard pay for its employees, as previously reported. County Treasurer Al Nolette delivered the…

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County faces financial ‘uncertainties’
The Washington County Board of Supervisors

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris Debolt revealing that the Governor’s orders regarding non-essential businesses and…

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