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Hancock schools to be part of county tree planting effort

by Kate Shunney

Schools in Hancock should get a little shadier in the future, but only in a good way.

County officials heard a recommendation from Scott Hobbs, Washington County Division of Engineering, to hire Conservation Services, Inc. of Waynesboro, Va. to plant 28.8 acres of trees on Washington County Board of Education properties this fall. Hancock Elementary and High School are on the list of schools to receive tree plantings.

Hobbs recommended the hire of Conservation Services, which $215,224 to . . .