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According to a news release from the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, on Friday, July 8th at approximately 8:51 A.M. deputies were called to the Bayard Magistrate Court located at 701 Central Avenue in Bayard regarding to a reported possible Fentanyl exposure. Employees then became ill along with a responding female Deputy. All were checked by EMS on-scene. The two Magistrate Court Employees were transported to Gila Regional Medical Center for further assessment and or treatment and all were released shortly thereafter. This matter is being investigated by Grant County Criminal Investigations and all applicable criminal charges will be filed.
Superintendent for Silver Consolidated Schools, William Hawkins, issued a statement that the district has submitted an appeal to the Silver City Planning & Zoning Commission regarding a “Supporting People in Need” location currently operating at 505 North Cooper Street, directly across the street from 6th Street Elementary School. According to Mr. Hawkins, Silver Schools became aware of the facility’s existence over the last 2 weeks and that the sober living family environment has been in operation since January of this year. In addition, Mr. Hawkins stated: “While Silver Consolidated Schools supports and welcomes the opportunity for all of our community citizens to have a second chance, we have concerns regarding student safety, staff safety, and public safety related to such a residential facility being located so near a public school.” The Conditional Use Permit for the SPIN facility is on the agenda for tomorrow evening’s Planning & Zoning meeting at 6:00 PM in the Grant County Administration Building. Public input is welcome during the meeting.
The Town of Silver City has announced that beginning today, July 11th, the admission cost for the public pool located at 2700 North Silver Street will be reduced from $4.00 to $1.00 per person. Saturdays will remain free for all patrons.
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