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Liberty School

Liberty School Museum Open Labor Day

Liberty School Museum Open Labor Day

While many businesses and organizations will be closed Monday, September 1st to recognize Labor Day, a celebration of our social and economic achievements, one Hancock County enterprise will be open.  The historic Liberty School Museum in Kanawha will be open Labor Day.  Kanawha resident Roger Tveiten tells about the museum. The Liberty School Museum is

Hancock Courthouse

Hancock County Supervisors consider maintenance, tax abatement, road closing, & bid for drainage district cleanout

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a brief agenda consisting of a few items to consider.  First item, the Supervisors considered was for water softener quotes for the Sheriff’s Department.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors considered abatement of uncollectible taxes on the

Hancock Courthouse

Hancock County Supervisors Discuss Deferred Compensation, Transfer of Funds & Law Enforcement

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a brief agenda consisting of a few items to consider.  First, the Supervisors signed an authorization agreement for a deferred compensation plan with VALIC.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors made two transfers of funds – one

Hancock Courthouse

Hancock County Supervisors approve employee benefit system agreement & contract for EMS development grant

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a very brief agenda consisting of two main items to consider.  First, the Supervisors approved a third party administration agreement for an employee benefit system.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors also approved a contract for the county’s emergency

Showmobile

Garner Chamber buys Showmobile (Audio)

Duesey Days has a new stage to entertain from.  The Garner Chamber of Commerce recently purchased a $125,000 showmobile stage for the community to use for Duesey Days’ events and other entertainment venues.  After securing pledges and anonymous donations for $97,000, the chamber is still awaiting grant approval for the remaining $28,000. The 33 x

Garner Duesey Days: This Weekend (Audio)

Enjoy a “duesey” of a weekend at Garner’s annual Duesey Days’ festivities this weekend – July 11th and 12th.  There’s inflatables and carnival games, cow chip bingo, a kid’s pedal pull, Bill Riley talent show, craft show, a car show, Boogie and the Yoyo’z and lots of food vendors. The fun starts at 4pm on

Flooded farmland

Hancock County Reports Flood Issues (Audio)

Hancock County Engineer Bill Waddingham met with Federal Emergency Management Agency representatives on Monday to evaluate the damage in Hancock County due to recent flooding.  Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about some of the damage reported. According to Tlach, the road was barricaded, but someone apparently knocked the blockade down. Other flood damage in

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