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Bid awarded to GN; Dukes Fire Department

  The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, September 11th. The lowest bid, submitted by GN Excavating, was approved by the court for the construction of a new Fire Station for the Dukes Fire Department located on Happy Hollow Road in Hawesville. Low Bid Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts said bids opened last week…

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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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Senior Services: Meeting the needs of older Hancock citizens

  The COVID-19 pandemic changed just about everything for the Hancock County Senior Services Center, but with the loosening of pandemic restrictions and safeguards, business is nearly back to normal for staff and members. “During the pandemic, we closed the doors and took the meal program to delivery-only,” said Director Lona Morton. “I had concerns…

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