The past year was one of change and growth for the Washington Public Library with a new director, an increase in book circulation and attendance in programs, as well as some updates.
The Washington Police department will begin enforcing a no parking zone on a section of south 3rd Street beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, to allow Ameren to conduct pole and wire work.
After fleeing police early Thursday morning, a Washington restaurant co-owner was arrested and charged with felony delivery of a controlled substance.
All public and parochial schools in Franklin County, along with hundreds of others across the state, were closed Friday due to the weather forecast of incoming ice and sleet.
A Potosi man was killed when his vehicle struck a Franklin County Highway Department snowplow head-on outside St. Clair around 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15.
After fleeing police early Thursday morning, a Washington restaurant co-owner was charged with felony delivery of a controlled substance.
Tim Branson, the No Excuses director at Washington High School, received the 2019 Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award.
The Franklin County Commission acted in good faith Tuesday by signing a large contract for multiple services on the proposed Union expressway and roundabout bypassing the intersection of Highways 47 and 50 in Union.
Three Franklin County applicants are among the 86 licenses backed by the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) for medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities.
Downtown Washington Inc. begins the new year with a new executive director, but its focus remains the same — preserving and promoting the historic downtown core.
In order to clear up some conflicts with state statutes, the Washington Planning and Zoning Commission approved some changes to its code during its meeting Monday night.
Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker said Franklin County was blindsided by a few issues in 2019, but he thinks the residents and officials are better off from handling the challenges.
The 2019 Washington Town & Country Fair was a great place to celebrate 90 years of volunteerism, said Jason Unnerstall, outgoing chairman, who coined the theme “Cheers to 90 Years” to mark not only the anniversary, but the community effort.