County Judge: Future bright for Washington County

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Washington County Judge Joseph Wood.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County elected officials focused last year on increased technology and online accessibility for residents, several elected officials said Thursday.

Justices of the peace nix proposed settlement

After the State of the County address, the Washington County Quorum Court decided during its regular meeting Thursday not to hear about a proposed settlement meant to end a lawsuit against Washington County over denying a permit for a wedding venue at 5241 Shaeffer Road. Justices of the peace voted to let the Circuit Court decide. Property owner Terry Presley had offered to abide by county-set restrictions, and the county would pave the road.

Source: Staff report

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