Author Archives: Angela Nelson

Britt City Clerk to Retire after 27 Years

Britt’s City Clerk Jeanie Purvis has decided it’s time to step down after 27 years.  Purvis will resign from her official duties effective January 15, 2015.  According to Purvis, the stress of the job has created some health issues, and it’s just time to relieve that stress and do something else.  What that something else

Get Help With Your Medicare

Are you a low income Medicare beneficiary?  Do you need help paying your Medicare premiums, co-payments, or deductibles or need assistance with your Medicare drug costs?  If so, the Elderbridge Agency on Aging may be able to help.  Elderbridge is hosting a free enrollment event this Wednesday (September 24) from 9 to 11am at the

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Hancock County Supervisors Discuss Personnel, Drainage, and Bids for Farmground Lease

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a brief agenda.  First, the Supervisors approved a payroll change in the Auditor’s office.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of a Veterans Affairs Commissioner and discussed filling the void.  Tlach explains. The Hancock

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Hancock County Supervisors Sign Partial Self-funded Health Plan, Extension for AFLAC & Discuss Drainage

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a brief agenda.  First, the Supervisors signed the yearly document and summary for the Hancock County partial self-funded health plan.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors also signed a letter with AFLAC insurance requesting an extension of

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Hancock County Supervisors consider AFLAC meeting, safety training, & sanitary sewer easement

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met earlier this week in adjourned session with a busy agenda consisting of some important items to consider.  First order of business, the Supervisors discussed whether or not to set a meeting for all employees to meet with AFLAC Insurance representatives.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that. The Hancock

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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

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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

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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

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