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Cleanup Work Begins

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Douglas County started last week cleaning up the lot between Southeast 5th Street and the Sheriff’s Office, east of the former White River Electric Office which is now the EMA office. That property was purchased several years ago from White ...

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City Continues to Focus On Improvements

By Sue Curry Jones On Tuesday, Aug. 23, city council approved a resolution allowing the mayor to execute a contract.  Council also approved rezoning a residence, as requested by the property owner.  During closed, however, litigation and personnel issues were ...

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George the Peacock Dead at 10 Years Old

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For nearly three years, the resolute perseverance and  caw-cawing of a neighborhood peacock has wafted through the southeast section of town, near water tower hill.  Wandering far from home, the peacock came to town and found a new roosting spot ...

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Aldermen Hold June 14 Meeting

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, June 14, at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall, with four aldermen present –– Burrely Loftin, Stan Lovan, Leon Harris and Keith Jones.  Mayor David Norman was absent. Burrely Loftin, ...

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Aldermen Hold May 10 Meeting

By Sue Curry Jones On Tuesday, in council session, Adminis­trative Director Peggy Porter advised the City of Ava made several large payments this month, concluding financial obligations on a number of projects. And, in spite of the outlays, balances remained ...

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