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Coleman site getting attention, not yet ready for development

Hancock County Industrial Foundation Director Mike Baker told Fiscal Court Monday the site of the former Kenneth C. Coleman Generating Station has already received at least three inquiries at the state level regarding potential development, though the site is still at least a year away from being ready for reimagined use. The site was shuttered…

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Senior services returning to ‘normal’ after pandemic challenges

Hancock County Senior Services hosted the May Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Hawesville Senior Citizens Center, with Director Lona Morton taking the opportunity to outline the work and services provided to the county’s older generation. “I always says that our number-one mission is to provide for socialization of our elders through fun programs, giving…

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Fiscal Court approves three percent hike in conservation outlay

Representatives of the Hancock County Conservation District requested a 17-percent increase in the Fiscal Court contribution to its operating budget, with the stated purpose to help create a retirement plan for the district’s two employees. The district requested $79,905, which the representatives said would allow for a three-percent salary increase for full-time Conservation Technician Gary…

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