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Proposal to raise Washington County building fees stalls

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County building fees will remain the same for now, justices of the peace decided Thursday. Continue reading...

Central EMS seeks to buy Fayetteville property

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County ambulance service will offer to buy property from Fayetteville for a station, Chief Becky Stewart said Thursday. Continue reading...

State doctors praise mammogram law

Rule change this month requires insurers to cover high-tech screening tools

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A new state law requiring health insurance companies to cover breast ultrasounds and 3-D mammograms will save lives, medical experts say. Continue reading...

4 ex-health center workers charged in Fayetteville theft

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Four former Fayetteville Health and Rehabilitation Center employees are charged in the theft of more than $14,000, according to an arrest warrant affidavit Friday. Continue reading...

Health insurance to pay for more-advanced mammograms, doctors say

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A new state law requiring insurance companies to cover ultrasound and 3-D mammogram screenings will save more lives, medical experts say. Continue reading...

Local veterans benefit from Legion events, organizer says

Subscriber onlyA handful of veterans wandered between booths piled with information about health care, federal benefits, rehabilitation and counseling services Saturday afternoon at the Shelton Tucker Craft American Legion Post in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Four women arrested in connection with theft from Fayetteville nursing home

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Four former Fayetteville Health and Rehabilitation Center employees are under investigation on suspicion of spending more than $14,000 without authorization, according to an arrest warrant affidavit Friday. Continue reading...

Washington County committee mulls reorganizing, creating two positions

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Justices of the peace approved a new human resources director and an information technology position for the Washington County Sheriff's Office during the Personnel Committee on Monday. Continue reading...

Washington County warned risk fund may not cover lawsuit outcome

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A possible judgment against Washington County may leave the Quorum Court paying hundreds of thousands for a pending lawsuit -- another surprise for justices of the peace during a tight budget year. Continue reading...

Fayetteville police say man shot himself; driver arrested

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Police arrested a man they said was driving erratically on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard with a man who had been shot in his backseat. Continue reading...

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Carl Gales, chief of staff for Washington County Judge Joseph Wood, listens to county finance inform...

Carl Gales, chief of staff for Washington County Judge Joseph Wood, listens to county finance information Tuesday, June 6, 2017 du...

Published: June 7, 2017

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