MOUNT VERNON — Six Knox County 9-1-1 dispatchers were recently promoted to the position of lead dispatcher; a move which Knox County EMA Director and 9-1-1 Coordinator Brian Hess hopes will improve accountability and communication at both the city and county dispatch centers.



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