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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.

City orders garbage truck to avoid ‘a world of trouble’

September 22, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

Even though there were some reservations about spending money, the Washington City Council voted to go ahead and order a new trash truck to replace the aging truck which serves to collect and transport residential trash throughout the city.

Working toward a great census response

July 9, 2020

Washington News-Reporter

A strategy luncheon for Census 2020 in Wilkes County was held at the end of last month during which five met to formulate a plan on how to increase the response rate for Wilkes County, the City of Washington, and the surrounding townships.