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Washington County's Civil War commemorating the 150th anniversary

Washington County's Civil War commemorating the 150th anniversary

Roadside mowing planned in Washington County

Roadside mowing planned in Washington County

Drivers should look for mowers and large equipment this week.

Crews will work on sign maintenance on Hwy 15 and Hwy 242, between mile posts 24-31 and between mile posts 0-23.

That work could be anywhere between 7 a.m. and 3:30 Monday through Friday this week.

A moving wall: Traveling Vietnam wall in Dublin through Sunday

A moving wall: Traveling Vietnam wall in Dublin through Sunday

The names are all different, but their mission was the same.

Breaking Free Inc. hosts first golf tournament

Breaking Free Inc. hosts first golf tournament

Job opening in Sparta, Eatonton

Job opening in Sparta, Eatonton

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Public invited to meeting about proposed property tax increase

Public invited to meeting about proposed property tax increase

You're encouraged to voice your opinion about a proposed property tax increase in Washington County.

According to a notice, the proposed tax increase is 11.16%, an increase of 1.769 mills.

You can attend one of three meetings:

  • July 31, at 11:30 a.m.
  • July 31, at 6 p.m.
  • August 7, 5 p.m.

Those meetings are the Washington County Board of Education at 501 Industrial Drive in Sandersville.

If your home is $100,000 as fair market value, then the property tax increase would cost you $170 more in annual property taxes.. 

Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants your input in how the state manages the white-tailed deer population.

According to a release, the meetings include an overview of stakeholder recommendations and proposed actions to take for deer management including: population density, seasons and bag limits, hunting methods, hunter access, urban deer management, education and outreach.

You can attend a meeting at Monroe County Library on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m.