Cities In The News

Washington

Chamber’s new director expresses optimism, enthusiasm for the future

November 19, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

A warm welcome has been extended to the new executive director of the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce, Lori Branson, to which she exclaimed that she is both “optimistic and enthusiastic” for the future of the community as she continues to ease into her new role.

GEFA approves loan to fund city’s truck, cans

November 12, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

The City of Washington was awarded a $290,000 Georgia Fund loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors last Thursday, November 5.

City hires Atlanta firm for study of possibilities at Gordon Street

November 12, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

The first step in finding a new “anchor” for the City of Washington’s Gordon Street property was taken Monday when the City Council voted to hire a planning and development company to conduct a feasibility study for the site at a cost of $30,000.

Halloween Carnival to feature treats, games, costume contest

October 22, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

Trick-or-treating, a costume contest, carnival games at local businesses, and candy giveaways will make this month’s Halloween Carnival on The Square one of the first public events to be held downtown since the pandemic began some seven months ago.

Information kiosk will guide people downtown

October 8, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

Thanks to a good idea from the Downtown Development Authority and a generous donation by Dr. Tom Phillips, an information kiosk has been installed on The Square providing information for locals and visitors alike about businesses, attractions, events, and other community information.

GMA grant to city will help trim likelihood of injury to employees

October 8, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

The City of Washington has received a grant of $5,200 from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) to be used toward the purchase of equipment and/or training services to reduce the likelihood of injury to city employees.

GMA grant to city will help trim likelihood of injury to employees

October 7, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

The City of Washington has received a grant of $5,200 from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) to be used toward the purchase of equipment and/or training services to reduce the likelihood of injury to city employees.

Halloween Carnival to feature treats, games, costume contest

October 1, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

Trick-or-treating, a costume contest, carnival games at local businesses, and candy giveaways will make this month’s Halloween Carnival on The Square on of the first public events to be held downtown since the pandemic began some seven months ago.

Displaying results 1-10 (of 11)
 |<  < 1 - 2  >  >|