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Moderate temperatures recorded in February

Below average rainfall and no record low nor high temperatures were recorded during February 2014 in Franklin County.A total of 1.62 inches of rain fell in February, making the total for the year 2.72 inches.

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Lee, Alford win local elections

Scott Lee and Jim Alford are the unofficial the winners in the races for Franklin County Judge and Franklin County Justice of the Peace, respectfully. They were the only contested races among the Franklin County elected offices on both the Republican or Democratic party ballots.

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Water District seeks comments on contractor registration

The Franklin County Water District continued the discussion of a proposal to implement a contractor registration requirement at their February meeting last week.

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2014 Texas General Primary, Democratic Election Results Final Update

General Primary Election, Democratic Ballott Results Chart - Franklin County, Texas - Tuesday, March 4.

This page will be updated as the ballot counts come in from each precinct

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Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone okayed

The formation of the Franklin County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone No.1 was formalized in the Monday, February 24 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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2014 Texas General Primary, Republican Election Results Final Update

General Primary Election, Republican Ballott Results Chart - Franklin County, Texas - Tuesday, March 4.

This page will be updated as the ballot counts come in from each precinct

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Early voting ends Friday, election day is Tuesday

In person early voting for the General Primary Election continues 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, February 28. Election day voting is set for Tuesday, March 4. The early voting polling place is in the south lobby of the Franklin County Law Enforcement Center.

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City keeps Monday as meeting day

The Mount Vernon City Council will keep its second and fourth Monday meeting schedule after a special meeting Monday, February 24. The workshop session which followed informed the council of the preparations for the next phase of work for the sewer line replacement project.

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Three file for mayor, city council seats

There are three candidates each for the seats open on the Mount Vernon City Council/Mayor and the Mount Vernon Independent School District’s Board of Trustees.

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