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Wausau Town Council handles short agenda …….
By August 14, 2017 Read More →

Wausau Town Council handles short agenda …….

by Kathy Foster   Council members  dealt with the following issues during last week’s meeting:    Agreed to advertise for bids to replace the doors at the Possum Palace.  Were informed new carpet would be installed in the town hall, library and office area prior to the council’s  September meeting.   The council voted in […]

Posted in: Local News, Wausau
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Special Magistrate finds for Washington County ………

Three county property owners were given limited time to clean up land or face hefty fines.   by Kathy Foster    Presenting photos and figures to support the Washington County’s position in taking action against the three land owners,  Code Enforcement Officer Cheryl Pingitore brought the allegations before Special Magistrate H. Matthew Fuqua last week.   […]

Posted in: Local News
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Obituary for James Alton Everett ……….

James Alton Everett, age 74 of Sneads, FL passed from this life peacefully surrounded by his loving family and puppies. He was born on November 1, 1942 in Washington County, FL to the late James E. and Sallie (Parish) Everett. James has been a resident of the Jackson County area since 1997 coming from Tallahassee, […]

Posted in: Local News, Obituaries
7 REASONS MORE ADULTS ARE GOING BACK TO SCHOOL
By August 13, 2017 Read More →

7 REASONS MORE ADULTS ARE GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

What comes to mind when you think about college students?   By James Link      Do you see young, fresh-faced, wide-eyed high school grads stepping onto campus for the first time? The freshman fifteen, where kids away from home for the first time put on 15 pounds from eating cafeteria food? Homesick kids in dorm […]

Posted in: Local News
Wausau Town Council working with Teen Court to reprimand juvenile offenders ………
By August 12, 2017 Read More →

Wausau Town Council working with Teen Court to reprimand juvenile offenders ………

Council members said they want the young people to decide their actions weren’t well thought out.   by Kathy Foster   Rather than have three 13-14-year-olds brought up on charges for vandalizing town property,  the Wausau Town Council voted Thursday night to use the Teen Court option to try and get the young men’s attention. […]

Posted in: Local News
U.S. Working Adults Want To Change Careers ……….
By August 12, 2017 Read More →

U.S. Working Adults Want To Change Careers ……….

Take These Steps To Make Your Change A Success (NAPSI)—If you or someone you know is thinking about changing careers, you’re far from alone. In fact, according to recently released findings from a University of Phoenix survey, 58 percent of U.S. working adults are interested in a new career. Among those interested in changing careers, […]

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Call 811 Before You Dig or Farm Near Buried Utility and Pipelines ………..
By August 11, 2017 Read More →

Call 811 Before You Dig or Farm Near Buried Utility and Pipelines ………..

Today, August 11 is “National 811 Day,” so it is only fitting to share an Ag-Safety reminder to “Call or Click Before You Dig.”   by Doug Mayo There are pipelines and utility lines buried all over the place in rural areas.  In fact, there are more than 1,250 miles of gas and hazardous liquid pipelines […]

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Washington County officials reaching out into community with new offices ……….

Multiple departments establishing new offices.   by Kathy Foster   In recent days several departments in the Washington County government have reported plans to establish offices in town halls throughout the county.   The most recent is the Sheriff’s Department.  Deputy Harrison announced recently that department is in the process of setting up mini-offices in […]

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Wausau Council congratulates Red Sox team ……….
By August 11, 2017 Read More →

Wausau Council congratulates Red Sox team ……….

The 11-12-year-old Ponytails District Champs were presented awards for the 15-0 season.   by Kathy Foster   Council members had voiced their pride in the girls at their last meeting, but Thursday night the team members were present for a reception and awards presentation.         Team members and coaches — Team members […]

Posted in: Local News, Wausau
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Obituary for Jimmy Curry ………

Mr. Jimmy Curry transitioned to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Signature Health Care in Graceville, Florida. Mr. Curry was born June 5, 1942 to the late Sherman Sr., and Earline Cox Curry. He was preceded in death by stepmother Jessie Mae Curry; also seven siblings: Inez Ramsey, Minnie Sheffield, Mary […]

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