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Fiscal court to meet again on new jail
In Nov. 12 Issue

The fiscal court approved seeking bids for the construction of a building to house the mobile morgue, the coroner's truck and his office.

That 30-foot by 50-foot building would be constructed across Brian Walters Road from the county's new jail.

The bids for that new jail have yet to be sought, according to staff in the judge's office Tuesday.

At the Monday night meeting of the court, County Judge Mickey Garner said a special called meeting would be needed at 9 a.m. on November 16.

He told the magistrates that he'd expected to be ready to take up the topic this week, but was not.

While addressing the county's bills Garner was questioned about work at the recycling center.

He said that a trailer had "sank" where it was loaded with bales of recyclables, and had to be towed clear of the building. Garner added that the area had been excavated and a thick concrete pad poured.

Ambulance Service Director Joe Flanagan asked for a received approval for federal grant money to be "passed through" to the agency.

He explained they had requested the money from the state's pool of Homeland Security funds for power-assisted stretchers, and had been approved for $25,000.

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