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Russell County Burn Ban Lifted

Burn BanThe Russell County Commissioners voted Monday morning at their meeting to lift the burn ban on Russell County that had been placed on the county on May 6.

However, the Commissioners stressed that folks should still use extreme caution when conducting controlled burns as conditions remain abnormally dry.

Commissioner Steve Boxberger is optimistic about the weather conditions.

Other business discussed at Monday's meeting included the beginning of repairs to several bridges around the county, budget talks for next fiscal year, personnel issues with Russell County EMS and improvements to city streets in Gorham.

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