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Ambulance District Receives "Green" Ambulance

It’s still the traditional blue, white and red colors associated with Cox Health Systems, but the newest ambulance purchased by the Ava Area Ambulance District is labeled a “green” vehicle because of its economy values. The Mercedes-Benz “Sprinter” vehicle is ...

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Douglas County Approves Budget of $3.42 Million

The Douglas County Commission gave final approval to the 2013 budget on Monday of this week. This year’s budget reflects total anticipated expenditures of $3,421,865. Last year’s actual expenditures totaled $3,404,141 from all departments. The Budget Message that summarizes the ...

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Bock Sworn In as Associate Circuit Judge

Elizabeth Bock was sworn in Monday morning as Douglas County Associate Circuit Judge. Judge Bock was installed by 44th Judicial Circuit Judge Craig Carter whose election created the vacancy. Bock, a former assistant attorney general, was appointed associate circuit judge ...

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Animal Rabies Case Confirmed In the County

A skunk sent to the State Public Health Laboratory on Dec. 28, by the Douglas County Health Department has tested positive for rabies. The Douglas County Health Department was notified on Dec. 31 of the findings. A follow-up investigation has ...

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