Tagged : Washington County

Found 3 blog entries tagged as "Washington County".

St. George is among the fastest growing cities in the United States.  People relocate to Southern Utah for various reasons.  According to the St. George Chamber of Commerce, “the excellent quality of life, the many breathtaking scenic areas, the temperate climate, the healthy lifestyles, the variety of beautiful gold courses, our outstanding school system, the Dixie State College education opportunities for all ages, and the growing business opportunities” are just a few of the reasons. 

St. George is a great area to live, play and work.  St. George is located within the Mojave Desert.  The desert climate contributes to generally clear skies, relatively mild winters and hot summers.  Residents and visitors to St. George enjoy over 300 days of

496 Views, 0 Comments

 

I recently moved to St. George from the Salt Lake City area and one of the very first things I did upon arriving in St. George was to get myself a Washington County Library card.  What many St. George residents may not know is that you can manage your library account very easily online.  You can search the library catalog, place a hold on items you want to check out, renew items and order materials to be delivered to the branch nearest you.  The library notifies you when your items have come in and you will find them waiting for you to be checked out at the front desk.

The Washington County Library also offers eBooks (electronic books) for you to view or listen to on your own device.  You can easily download these materials from home and you have

570 Views, 0 Comments

Washington County is currently working on implementing a curbside recycling program. The county is working with Dixie Waste Services and local recycling centers to bring residents the new program. Through this program, Washington County residents will receive a recycling bin for their home that will be picked up on the curb like regularly trash bins.

The program could cost residents an additional $3-$4 a month. Many city governments are allowing an “opt-out” option if you do not want to participate in the program.

Washington County is still in the development stages and officials hope the program will be rolled out by the end of the year. Curbside recycling will take place of the “Binnie” program, where residents can bring their recycling to

990 Views, 0 Comments

Sign up for email updates