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The Republican Party of Grant County recognized two members of Grant County law enforcement to thank them for their outstanding service to the community. Corporal Detective Jason Jordan, of the Grant County Sheriff’s Department and Silver City Police Patrolman Brendan Shannon, received a certificate, a challenge coin, and a New Mexico Blue Line pin to honor their service.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation has announced that tomorrow, October 16th is deemed as “National Move Over Day”, designated to remind drivers when approaching emergency vehicles with flashing lights to change lanes or slow down. According to a news release, emergency vehicles include highway patrol, police, sheriff, fire, coroner/medical examiner, ambulance, tow, transportation, utility, corrections, National Guard, and others that carry equipment to save lives at crash sites or incidents, such as those involving a hazardous substance. The Move Over Law is enforced in all 50 states. Drivers who do not comply with the Move Over law in New Mexico could face a $117 fine.
The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District is planning a hazardous fuels reduction project on an estimated 150 acres of land in the Poverty Creek Wildland Urban Interface. The is prescribed fire will be initiated once a window of opportunity combining weather conditions and fuel moisture occurs and should take 3 to 5 days to complete within the fall/winter of 2021-22. According to the Forest Service, prescribed fires are designed to meet specific objectives, including providing community protection and promoting forest health.
H M S is having their drive through convenient and free of charge flu vaccination clinic this Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 12 noon at both their main clinic locations in Lordsburg and in Silver City. The clinics acre located at 530 East DeMoss Street in Lordsburg and 1007 North Pope Street in Silver City.
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