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Tigers defeat Red Raiders 7-0

The Mount Vernon Tiger football team defeated the Red Raiders in Winnsboro 7-0. Patrick Hoffman made the only touchdown in the game when he picked up a Winnsboro fumble and returned it 30 yards to score. See details from the game in the Oct. 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers defeat Chapel Hill

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team defeated the Chapel Hill Lady Devils in an important district game Friday afternoon. The close fought match went to five sets in Tiger gym packed with cheering fans for both sides. See the Oct. 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details from the game.

County leases hospital building

The Franklin County Commissioner's Court entered into a lease agreement with Dr. Jean Latortue, M.D. to operate the Franklin County Family Health Center in the county's hospital building on Hwy. 37 effective January 1, 2015. It will operate as a clinic and as an urgent care facility for non-life threatening cases. See the Oct. 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details about this agreement.