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Gober Road will be closed at Concord Road effective Monday, Jan. 16 at 8 a.m., according to a statement from City of Beaumont administrative assistant Rosanna Mojica.

This closure will facilitate the placement of asphalt. Gober Road will remain closed until Friday, Jan. 20. Motorists should detour via Beaumont Drive to Picadilly, Garner Road, Haywood to Comstock or Helbig to Garner.

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Kevin Savoy

Thursday, Jan. 12, at 6:57 p.m., Beaumont police responded to the Family Dollar at 1005 Washington in reference to a robbery. A BPD press release says the suspect, Kevin Savoy, a 44-year-old Beaumont man, entered the store and stole several items, then attempted to assault an employee. Savoy was placed under arrest for robbery and transported to the Jefferson County Jail.

— BPD

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Police removed a credit card skimmer from a gas pump in Pinehurst while investigating credit card fraud Dec. 22, reports Pinehurst Police Department Chief Fred Hanauer.

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How many pets makes too many? And how do you reduce the number of unwanted pets?

The Beaumont City Council is considering making some relatively major changes to the city’s animal care ordinance, and some minor ones, as well. During a work session following the city council meeting Jan. 10, the council addressed some of those changes, including name changes and increases in pet limits and adoption fees.

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Each year, the Officer Bryan Hebert Memorial Foundation helps Eagle Scouts to fund their projects.

But Harris McGrade used the leftover funds from his scout project to donate back to the program as well as the local Boy Scout troop’s campsite.

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