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Newton questions hiring meal driver for Hancock Senior Services

At Monday morning’s Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting, Magistrate LT Newton challenged the proposed hiring of Darrell Forbes as a meal driver for Hancock County Senior Services. Newton said he thought current part-time workers at the Senior Services Center should get first crack at full-time jobs. Director Lona Morton said she agreed with Newton on…

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Concerns for Hancock County emergency communications

Hancock County Emergency Services Director Damian Rice appeared before the Hancock County Fiscal Court Monday morning to tell the magistrates that the county’s emergency communications equipment barely works. He said sometimes emergency workers cannot contact dispatch with necessary information when on scene. “We had a fire out on 60 by the Career Center last night…

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Air Evac approved for county employees

  At the July Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting, Hancock County Judge/Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts told the magistrates that Anna Hynes with Air Evac Lifeteam approached him about providing Air Evac memberships as a benefit for county employees. Magistrates told Roberts they wanted more information, so at Monday morning’s Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting Hynes…

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