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‘806’ required after Oct. 24th

Local residents have only two more weeks before they have to start including the area code when making all phone calls.Dialing 10 digits – the area code plus the phone number – will be required here even for local calls beginning Oct. 24.After that date, anyone in area code 806 who attempts to dial a number without including the area code will get a recording prompting them to hang up and re-dial with the area code and seven-digit telephone number.Andrew Barlow, spokesperson for the Public Utility (PUC) Commission of Texas, said people should already be taking steps now to be ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331