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Versailles City Fire Report

The Versailles City Fire Department recently responded to the following calls: Monday, May 7, four responders assisted Mid-Mo Ambulance District units 30 and 31 with a medical call on East Magnolia Street; patient was not transported. Monday, May 7, 13 personnel attended training with medical director Dr. Gus, and ladder operations were performed Wednesday, May

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Rocky Mount FPD adding sirens

by Janet Dabbs The Rocky Mount Fire Protection District, RMFPD, is working to find the best placement locations for early storm warning sirens in the district. District board member Chris Wilkerson requested Fire Chief Kevin Hurtibise to supply the board with information about the best outdoor warning siren placements at their Wednesday, May 9 board

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Offices closed Memorial Day

The following offices will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day: Morgan County Courthouse, Morgan County Circuit Court, Morgan County Associate Circuit Court, Morgan County Division of Family Services and Senior Services, Division of Employment Security, Versailles City Hall, Laurie City Hall, Sunrise Beach City Hall, Versailles Post Office, Morgan County Soil

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Mid-Mo continues to see shortage of paramedics

by Becky Holloway With little on its agenda requiring action Wednesday, May 9, the Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board of Directors spent time discussing the staffing and relieving overtime by paramedics. Administrator Lee Kempf said he has hired one new medic recently from a neighboring ambulance service, but said the shortage of paramedics is industrywide. Other

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Laurie board approves $214,905 bid for new street overlay project

by Janet Dabbs The Laurie Board of Aldermen at their Tuesday, May 8 meeting approved low bidder Capital Asphalt to overlay two miles of city streets. The project will improve Indian Rock Golf Course streets. According to City Clerk Ron Clarke, the city budgeted $180,000 for this project, but there was $480,000 in the street

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Heartland Marine rezoned

by Janet Dabbs Approximately 30 people attended a public hearing to give people an opportunity to comment on a request by Jason Todd, owner of Heartland Marine, to rezone his Sunrise Beach property from Commercial 1 to Commercial 2. The subject property is located in the old downtown section of the village, at 16238 Highway

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