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Hancock County Emergency Management

Hancock County occupational tax revenue up half-million

Hancock County Fiscal Court has reported a half-million-dollar increase in the county occupational tax revenue for Fiscal year 2020-2021, which ended on Oct. 31. Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts told magistrates at Monday’s regular meeting of Fiscal Court the county collected $1.75 million from the tax levy on wages earned within Hancock County in the fiscal…

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Emergency personnel conduct “lost person” exercise at Jeffrey’s Cliff

On Saturday October 16th First responders from Dukes Fire Dept, Hawesville Fire Dept, Lewisport Fire Dept, Hancock County Rescue Squad, Hancock County EMS, and Hancock County Emergency Management conducted a full scale exercise at the Jeffery’s Cliffs Recreational Area involving a lost and injured hiker. It is important that we conduct these types of drills…

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