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Meeting on 911 system upgrade in Calhoun County

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Calhoun County's 911 Board of Commissioners are hosting a public meeting Tuesday to discuss a system upgrade. A 800 mega-hertz radio system will be installed in November. It will link agencies in Calhoun and Talladega counties.

Finances over the upgrade have been controversial. Many dispatchers are unhappy because they say there are talks about a central dispatch to send all the calls to different police departments within the county, versus using the Calhoun County dispatchers.

Tuesday's meeting will be at 10:00 a.m. at Oxford Civic Center.

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