Washington County Selects Lewis as DBD Director

Several years ago the Washington County Commissioners made what the Quad State Business Journal feels is a good decision in changing the name of something akin to the Washington County Development Authority to the Department of Business Development. This Read more [...]

Washington County Adds to Good Quad State Economic News

WASHINGTON COUNTY LEADERSHIP GUIDES UNEMPLOYMENT RATE TO FOUR-YEAR LOW Jobs increase and unemployment falls to 6.4 percent in 2014 from 10.9 percent high in 2010 Hagerstown, Md. (June 11, 2013) – From the good news coming from Frederick County/Winchester, Read more [...]

Washington County Businessman and Commissioner John Barr Nominated for Maryland Association of Counties Position

  Washington County, Maryland Board of County Commissioner John F. Barr has been put forth by the Nominating Committee of the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) to be the Association’s Second Vice President.  Barr has served on the MACo Board Read more [...]


Washington County Commissioners Business Outreach Initiative Success Story The Quad State region has been very blessed of late with some tremendous activity by the various county economic development commissions.Within the last 60 days, the Quad State Read more [...]

Washington County Gets $30 Million Expansion of Volvo Facility & 140 Fulltime Jobs

  The  Washington County Board of Commissioners announced that the Volvo Group is investing $30 million to expand the company’s Hagerstown facility, including insourcing of machining and assembly operations for heavy-duty axles and centralizing Read more [...]

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