Day: April 15, 2020

Silver Dollar City Furloughs Over 250 Employees

by: Bryce Derrickson, Ozarks First Silver Dollar City furloughed 257 workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release from the theme park. The press release states the furlough will impact the Silver Dollar City Theme Park, Silver Dollar City Campground, the Showboat Branson Belle and White Water. The furlough is expected to …

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Taney County Now Has an Eighth Case of COVID-19

Press Release The Taney County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed the eighth case of COVID-19. Currently Taney County has eight confirmed cases total with three recovered and one death. “This individual was a contact of a previous case,” stated Lisa Marshall, Director of the TCHD. “We are aware this individual traveled within the community while …

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Program to Check on Status of Stimulus Payment Now Online

From: Ozarks First The much-anticipated tracking tool that gives you the ability to check on the status of your coronavirus stimulus payment  from the federal government is now live on the IRS website. Launched Wednesday, the “Get My Payment Tracking Tool” lets you see exactly when your money will arrive. It will also confirm if …

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Branson Fire and Rescue Releases 2019 Performance Report

Press Release Branson Fire & Rescue has released its annual performance report for 2019 documenting another successful year of relatively low fire losses and no civilian fire-related injuries or deaths. The most noted items for 2019 included the purchase of a new 107’ Ladder Truck and the purchase of land for a new fire station …

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