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Rusk County chooses early start for employee health fair

Rusk County chooses early start for employee health fair
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 8:42am

The Rusk County Employee Health Fair is set to begin at 7 a.m. Oct. 22 and 23 — an hour earlier than originally planned. And it will be run by the Commissioners Court rather than County Treasurer Karen Dobbs-Vaughn and her staff.

Rusk County commissioners approved both changes Monday.

In a previous meeting, County Judge Joel Hale and several of the commissioners had asked Dobbs-Vaughn to consider changing the starting time to 7 a.m. But Dobbs-Vaughn, who is an elected official, said she preferred the 8 a.m. starting time.

“The earlier starting time is more convenient for the employees and wastes less time, which is better for the taxpayers,” Hale said. 

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