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This Saturday Shop Small and Help the Local Economy

JEFFERSON CITY, Nov. 21, 2016—Shoppers who are planning to hit the malls the weekend after Thanksgiving should also remember to visit local merchants for their holiday shopping, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today. “Small business represents 99.7 percent ...

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Manufacturing Day Proclaimed

Representatives of Emerson/Copeland Scroll Compressors were invited to Ava City Hall last Friday morning in recognition of National Manufacturing Day. Mayor David Norman issued a proclamation on their behalf, and coffee and donuts were served to representatives of Copeland, the ...

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National Walk To School Day

National Walk To School Day was observed Tuesday morning this week after the event was postponed last Friday due to rain. There were 150 elementary and middle school students who walked to school along with 15 student leaders who volunteered ...

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City Council Holds Informal Sessions

By Sue Curry Jones Mayor David Norman and three city aldermen held a special work session on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to meet with landscaper Zach Uhing, and review options for improving the grounds around City Hall.  In the meeting, Uhing ...

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Cleanup Work Begins

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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