Charles Park resigns from Wausau Council ……

Charles Park resigns from Wausau Council ……

by Kathy Foster   After more than 23 years on the Wausau Town Council Charles Park closed Thursday night’s meeting by turning in his resignation, citing personal reasons for his decision to step down at this time.    His fellow council members reluctantly voted to accept his resignation that became effective when the May 8th […]

Wausau Garden Club to host Dinner for Veterans …..

Wausau Garden Club to host Dinner for Veterans …..

Plans for a dinner to honor Veterans from World War II were firmed up during Wednesday’s meeting of the Wausau Garden Club.   The dinner will be held May 14th at the Pentecostal Church in Wausau beginning at Noon.  The Vernon ROTC will present the Colors and  special music has been prepared.   In other […]

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Wausau opts for part time Town Clerk …..

Wausau Town Council members voted Thursday night to hire back former Town Clerk Margaret Riley, but as contract labor rather than a full time employee.   Council members made the decision to hire Riley after the prime candidate for the position withdrew her application.   An interview committee had narrowed down the search from the […]

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Wausau Garden Club planning luncheon for World War II Vets ……

May 14th at Noon has been selected as the date and time for a special World War II Veterans Luncheon being hosted by the Wausau Garden Club.   Delighted to have the opportunity to recognize the World War II Veterans originally  from Washington County, as well as those currently living in Washington County, club members […]

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Wausau Council goes after grant funding for new fire station …..

Wausau Council goes after grant funding for new fire station …..

Wausau’s Town Council is expected to vote next week to pursue CDBG grant funding in the amount of $600,000 to cover all construction costs of  a new fire station for the community.  The building would be located at the southeast corner of the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Jackson Street.   Setting a March 3rd […]

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Rain Barrels & Composting discussed at Wausau Garden Club ……

Rain Barrels & Composting discussed at Wausau Garden Club ……

Wausau Garden Club members welcomed Washington County Extension Agent Matt Orwat to their Feb. 19th meeting and had plenty of questions concerning his program on rain barrels and composting.   Describing rain barrels as a solution for water, Orwat said gardeners can save money by reducing landscape and garden irrigation costs by using the barrels. […]

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Wausau Garden Club celebrates with Christmas Party ……

Wausau Garden Club celebrates with Christmas Party ……

  Looking forward to a great New Year !   Members of the Wausau Garden Club set aside some time Dec. 18th to enjoy one another’s company, enjoy lunch,  and play ‘Dirty Santa’   at their December gathering at the Wausau Town Hall.   President Roxanne  Bush  thanked all those  who had created decorations for […]

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Wausau will cut off delinquent water accounts Aug. 25th ……

Wausau will cut off delinquent water accounts Aug. 25th ……

By Kathy Foster    Wausau Town Council members voted Thursday night to cut off all delinquent water accounts on Aug. 25th following discussion that included not only the Council, but members of the audience as well.   The bills are due to be paid by the 20th of each month and the cut off date […]

Wausau discusses AT&T tower lease contract

by John V. Foster   At the June 13th meeting of the Wausau Town Council, attorney Jeff Goodman discussed some areas he felt needed improvement prior to finalizing a 20 year lease with AT&T to place an 80 foot tall communications tower on top of the town’s 120 foot tall water tank.   Goodman was […]

Wausau Town Council runs through short agenda ….

Wausau Town Council runs through short agenda ….

Members of the Wausau Town Council were pleased to hear the report at Thursday night’s meeting that there will be a way to expand the town’s cemetery.  For the past several years Wausau council members have agreed that the cemetery needs to expand, but there just hasn’t been enough money available to purchase additional land. […]

Washington County Drug Task Force arrests two

Washington County Drug Task Force arrests two

(Chipley, FL)— The Washington County Drug Task Force, consisting of Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Chipley Police Department, reports the arrest of two men following a drug investigation as part of an ongoing marijuana eradication initiative. Through months of undercover surveillance, WCDTF investigators were able to identify and apprehend two suspects in separate cases involving […]

Newsletter from Washington County Libraries

Newsletter from Washington County Libraries

Here is a list of classes, events and happenings taking place during May.  This month, Washington County Public Library celebrates 10 years at its present location on Jackson Avenue in Chipley.     WCPL May 2013 Newsletter May Classes: Tai Chi class: Every Tuesday morning, at 8:00 a.m. at the Chipley LibraryWriters’ Group: Thursday, May […]

Jeff Goodman now attorney for Town of Wausau

Jeff Goodman now attorney for Town of Wausau

The vote was a quick 5-0 to hire attorney Jeff Goodman as the Wausau Town attorney at the council’s April 11th meeting.   Goodman was just as quickly asked questions the council had been pondering for several months and then given the Town’s employee handbook to review.   Council members want to know how to […]

Wausau tables consideration of attorney

In a short meeting Thursday night members of the Wausau Town Council received a proposed contract from Chipley attorney Jeff Goodman, but tabled a decision until their next meeting.  Goodman offered the council a contract for $300 a month, for which he would attend one meeting each quarter and provide one hour of service.  Any […]

Wausau tables discussion regarding hiring new attorney

In a short meeting Thursday night members of the Wausau Town Council received a proposed contract from Chipley attorney Jeff Goodman, but tabled a decision until their next meeting.  Goodman offered the council a contract for $300 a month, for which he would attend one meeting each quarter and provide one hour of service.  Any […]

Extension Agent Matt Orwat guest speaker at Wausau Garden Club

Extension Agent Matt Orwat guest speaker at Wausau Garden Club

Washington County Horticulture Extension Agent Matt Orwat was the guest speaker at the Feb. 20th meeting of the Wausau Garden Club and presented a program dealing with the best rose growing practices for Panhandle gardens.   Noting that winter is the best time to select and prepare your rose garden site and plant, Orwat made […]

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