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County 9-1-1 system to move to digital signal

Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 12:00 am

WALTON COUNTY - As Feb. 18, 2009, marks the beginning of the complete digital age for television, Thursday marks the beginning of the digital age for Walton County's emergency communications system.

As part of the 2006 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum, the county is upgrading its 9-1-1 communication system - which means a move into the digital age. According to Wendra Williams, director of the county's Central Communication Department, testing has taken place over the past couple of weeks and the goal is to make the switchover this week.

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