Decatur debates dispatch as deadline draws near


Decatur aldermen are seeking answers about a proposed 911 dispatching agreement with Newton County as the deadline to approve or reject the contract draws near.

In a Board of Aldermen meeting last Tuesday, Mayor David Marshall reminded the board the county was set to begin charging for dispatching service October 1.


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