| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Thanks in part to Hurricane Isaac, West Palm Beach saw its wettest summer on record, receiving 40.34 inches of rain from June through August, the National Weather Service said Monday.
That beats the previous record of 36.25 inches, set 111 years ago in...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The Washington County Board of Commissioners could vote Tuesday to purchase a 16.5-acre tract for a new elementary school. All five commissioners said they do not know who owns the property for which they are expected to pay $1.5 million.
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:07 AM
A divided Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted 3-2 to purchase land for a proposed West City elementary school for nearly $1.6 million, with the disagreement primarily over the cost of the 16.5-acre parcel.
“This is a brutal...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:25 PM
The Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday picked up on a discussion from last week about revamping the county’s Emergency Services Advisory Council and its bylaws.
Part of the task will be deciding whether the board is advisory or has...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Oops..."Glee" does it again! We kick off this second installment of Britney Spears with Brittany S. Pierce signing "Hold it Against Me." It appears as though she's having a little head cheerleader competition with Kitty. And, lo and behold, Sue tells...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Washington County went to settlement Friday with Hagers Crossing Multifamily LLC for the purchase of 16.5 acres for almost $1.6 million.
The signing took place Friday morning, County Attorney John M. Martirano said. The Washington County Board of...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 1:30 PM
For more than a year, some of Washington County’s top engineering, planning, purchasing and education specialists had been meeting quietly, trying to determine the best site for a new public school.
Late last year, shortly after they revealed their...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Property purchase not fiscally responsible
To the editor:
After attending the Washington County Commissioners’ meeting on Sept. 18, it is clear that all Washington County taxpayers should be contacting their county commissioners with regard to the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Any day now, Richard Nixon and Herbert Hoover will arrive at David Peterson's doorstep.
At his Burbank home they'll join the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and Thomas Jefferson — most of the presidents, really, in a collection of figurines...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:25 PM
This week on "Glee" it's all about makeovers. At the beginning of the episode, Blaine professes this is his year and I couldn't be happier. It's about time we get more Blaine. So he signs up for every school club imaginable while singing "Everybody...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Lucy F. Werdebaugh, age 82, of Hancock, Md., died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at her home.
Born Oct. 15, 1929, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William McKinley Fritzman Sr. and Anna Pearl Henry Fritzman, and the widow of Herbert...