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Flooding damages Sunrise Beach roads

by Janet Dabbs Public works employee Brian Scheiter Tuesday, May 9 told Sunrise Beach board of trustees the recent severe rain and flooding event caused $900 in damage to city roads. Both Jet Ski and Lake Shadow roads sustained water damage. Scheiter also reported a new 20-mph sign was installed on Bear Bottom Road, and

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Rocky Mount FPD backs electric shock drowning bill

by Janet Dabbs The Rocky Mount Fire Protection District Board of Trustees Wednesday, May 10 endorsed Senate Bill 297, the Dock Electric Bill. RMFPD Fire Chief Kevin Hurtibise said the bill is likely to pass during the current legislative session. A copy of the department’s attorney’s memorandum about the bill was distributed to the board,

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Sunrise nearing Phase 3 water extension deadline

by Janet Dabbs Sunrise Beach is approaching its Phase 3 water line extension deadline, the board of alderman discussed at its Tuesday, May 9 meeting. Shoreline Surveying and Engineering engineer Jared Wheaton reported the progress of the construction. Wheaton stated that it would take two to three weeks to complete installation of the water lines

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Laurie updating sidewalk plan, water line extension

by Janet Dabbs City Clerk Ron Clarke Tuesday, May 9 presented the Laurie Board of Aldermen a proposal to update the city’s transportation enhancement master plan submitted by Anderson Engineering. The board is to review the submission and decide which project to present to the public as the best option. Phase 1 The original Phase

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Versailles fallen honored in National Police Week

National Police Week is May 14 through May 21 and the Versailles Police Department is paying tribute to all law enforcement officers who have made “the ultimate sacrifice” while protecting people in their communities. The Versailles Police Department is in the process of having a memorial stone made to be placed at the cemetery in

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R-II adopts policy changes after hearing from Tobacco Free Youth

The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education Monday, May 15 adopted recommended policy changes after hearing from Versailles High School student representatives of the Tobacco Free Youth organization. The student presentation included displaying a large glass jar with tobacco-related trash they recently collected on campus and reminding the board about the hazards of

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