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Richard Basham, classic car enthusiast and community leader

  Richard Basham, of Hawesville, has been finding cars and fixing them up, for many years now. His specialty, he says, “is to find a car that has been sitting for a long time and get it running again.” Experience with it has “slowly grown,” as time has gone by.
   He has always loved sports…

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Prime industrial site coming available in Hancock County

Earlier this year Big Rivers Electric Corporation started the process of dismantling the Kenneth Coleman power plant outside of Hawesville. The company shuttered the facility a few years ago, and made the decision to take the plant down shortly thereafter. “As of now, it will be late spring or early summer of 2022 before the…

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Hancock County creating “one-stop” website

Many times visitors or new residents of Hancock County do not know where to look for information about Hancock County. A person from 300 miles away visiting Jeffreys Cliff may not know where to eat in Hancock County after hiking the trails.  A new resident may not know where to take his or her vehicle…

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