Informational meetings have been going on in Pocahontas County communities to encourage residents to vote in favor of a measure that would make additional Emergency Medical Services funding available in the county.
A meeting will be going at 6:30 this (Tues) evening at the Rolfe Community Center.
A public meeting will be held this Wednesday evening, September 21st at 6:30 at the Community Hall in Fonda.
Another public meeting is scheduled for this Thursday evening at 6:30 at the Varina Parish Hall.
Previous meetings have been held in Palmer, Pocahontas, Havelock, and Laurens.
The measure will be on the November 8th general election ballot in Pocahontas County communities. 60-percent approval is needed for the measure to pass, and it would be in effect for the next 15 years before another vote would be needed.