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For live, brief weekly updates of county news, tune in Wednesdays to the Zia Country Morning Show at approximately 7:15 a.m. at 99.5 on your dial, and on Magic 105 at approximately 7:50 a.m., and on Your Morning Show at approximately 8:15 a.m. on KVLC, 101-Gold. On Thursday mornings, you can tune in to the KGRT Morning Country Show at approximately 7:15 a.m., then on KSNM 98.7 from about 8:25-8:33, and finally on HOT 103.1's Morning Show (approx. 8:10-8:15.

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                Doña Ana County Human Resources Director Deb Weir has been elected by her peers to lead the New Mexico Association of Counties Human Resources Affiliate for the next year.

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         United Blood Services and Doña Ana County are coming together for a blood drive on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in the main rotunda of the Doña Ana County Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces.

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                Noting that the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners passed a Nov. 13 resolution creating a Complete Count Committee in advance of the 2020 U.S. Census, County Manager Fernando R. Macias is seeking participation from a variety of community leaders in Las Cruces, Sunland Park, Anthony Hatch and Mesilla to join the county’s committee.

  •      A new form of check fraud is circulating in Doña Ana County, and sheriff’s detectives are warning residents to be cautious when conducting business on classified advertisement websites like Craigslist.

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                Most Dona Ana County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22-23, 2018, to allow employees to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. The administrative offices of the Doña Ana County Sheriff¹s Department will be closed.
    Emergency services and law enforcement in the field will not be affected by the closures, and both saturation patrols and anti-DWI checkpoints will be deployed at undisclosed locations and times through the duration of the holiday season.

  •      The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department will graduate nine cadets Wednesday, Nov. 21, during a ceremony scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. inside the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Boulevard. 

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    The Las Cruces Mobile Constituent Services Outreach Clinic will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd.
               District 3 Doña Ana County Chairman Benjamin Rawson will be participating. Local staff from the congressional delegation offices also have been invited to attend.

  •  Doña Ana County Treasurer Eric L. Rodriguez has mailed 2018’s first-half property tax bills, and he reminds property owners that they have until Dec. 10 to pay their first-half property taxes before state-mandated interest and penalties begin to accumulate. 
            Citing convenience as a priority for his office, Rodriguez said payments can be made in a number of ways, such as:

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