Public hearing on smoking

A public hearing will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Bohan Auditorium of the E.L. Richardson Health Center, to hear comments on a proposed amendment to the county's smoke-free environment ordinance.

Comments will be heard on expanding the list of places were smoking is prohibited in the county and smoking outdoors.

There will also be a special called meeting of the board of health at 5 p.m., after the public hearing.