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A five-day weather forecast for Jefferson via Weather Underground is now posted on GreeneCountyNewsOnline. You’ll find it by scrolling through the ad/links that make it possible to continue providing accurate, timely news at no charge. Clicking on the Weather Bug logo at the bottom right corner of the forecast will bring up current conditions, a 10-day forecast, a weather almanac and much more.

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Grow Greene still discussing use of gaming proceeds

Grow Greene County logoWhile construction crews and the newly-hired employees of Wild Rose Jefferson are preparing for the Aug. 1 opening of the casino, Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation is working at developing guidelines for distributing the charitable funds generated there.

Grow Greene, qualifying sponsor organization for Wild Rose, expects to disburse about $1.5 million annually for charitable and community projects. The money comes from gaming proceeds at the casino. Continue reading Grow Greene still discussing use of gaming proceeds

Heavy rain cost the county $25K

Storm E-53 E. of H AveThe Greene County secondary roads crews put about $25,000 worth of material on county road after last week’s heavy rainfall, county engineer Wade Weiss told the county supervisors Monday morning.

The heavy rain Wednesday and into Thursday morning put water over the road in 200 locations around the county. Secondary road crews worked overtime Wednesday night putting up signage to warn motorists and spent Thursday and Friday hauling dirt and gravel and removing signs once water receded. “Luckily the water receded and we got it cleaned up easily,” Weiss said. Continue reading Heavy rain cost the county $25K

All are welcome to exhibit at the county fair

The Greene County Fair is just around the corner – July 7-13.

Superintendents in the open class invite area residents to consider exhibiting a project. The open class division offers opportunities to everyone living in Greene County.

Exhibits in arts and crafts, welding, photography, agriculture fruits and vegetables, floriculture, junior citizens (youngsters under 16), family history/genealogy, textiles and fabrics, canned goods and oven products, and People’s Choice quilt blocks are welcome. Continue reading All are welcome to exhibit at the county fair

Jefferson Telecom seeks photo for telephone directory

Jefferson Telecom has launched a directory photo contest for the 2015-2016 telephone directory front cover. The winner of the chosen photo will win $100 in Greene County Chamber Checks.

Jefferson Telecom customers are invited to showcase their photographic talents and submit images of the natural beauty and points of interest that describe Jefferson and Greene County. Photos should represent Jefferson and/or Greene County and be different from previous telephone directory covers. Images could include woods, farms, flowers, wildlife, rivers, streams, or points of local interest. Continue reading Jefferson Telecom seeks photo for telephone directory

Wind down the weekend with supper and music in Churdan

The Churdan public library will wind down the Fourth of July weekend with a fundraising supper and a concert in the park Sunday, July 5.

A supper of grilled burgers, brats and hotdogs, with baked beans, chips, bars and watermelon will be served from 5 to 6:30 pm in the Churdan Community Room. A free will donation will be accepted, with proceeds going to the library’s building fund. Continue reading Wind down the weekend with supper and music in Churdan

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