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Hawesville to raise pay for mayor, keep council same

By Dave Taylor How much are the Hawesville mayor and council worth? That was the question debated at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, when the council introduced an ordinance to set the salaries of the next elected officials. Ordinance 01-18 was set to increase the compensation of both the next elected mayor and council members,…

Century tax incentive could hurt Hancock County

By Dave Taylor While the state basked in the warm glow of last week’s announcement that Century Aluminum would spend $116.5 million and hire 250 workers at its Hawesville smelter, the tax incentives required to make it happen might just leave Hancock County in the cold.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Highway 60 widening back on state road plan

By Dave Taylor After being left completely out of proposed state road plan proposals by the governor’s office and the House of Representatives, Hancock County is back in, with the Highway 60 widening having been added on to the Senate version of the plan. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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