According to an Aug. 9 news release from the Union Town Office, as of Monday, Aug. 8, Animal Control Officers Suzanne White and Court Bennett have retired. The Knox County Sheriff's Office is now handling animal control calls for the town of Union. The contact numbers are now 594-5656 and 594-0677.

Problems having to do with wild animals come under the jurisdiction of the game warden, who can be reached through the Warden Dispatch Center at 547-5300.