By Jean A. Flanagan
Director of the Hardy County Office of Emergency Management and 911 Center Paul Lewis told the Hardy County Commission, calls for service in July increased significantly compared to the calls for service in June.
“It’s up more than 100 calls from last month,” he said.
The Hardy County Commission met on Tuesday, Aug. 1.
In June the 911 Center received 715 calls for service. In July, that number jumped to 822. The primary increase was to both the Hardy County Sheriff’s Department and the Moorefield Police Department.
The Hardy County Sheriff’s Department had 371 calls for service in July. There were 313 calls in June.
The Moorefield Police Department had 315 calls for service in July. There were 245 calls in June.