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Above average rainfall recorded in December

In December 2011, the rainfall amount for the month was recorded  above average, but the year-to-date amount was well below average.

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Diane Newsom is new manager for Chamber of Commerce

Diane Newsom is new manager for Chamber of CommerceDiane Newsom is a new, but familiar face, at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Berl Bridwell is investigator

Berl BridwellBerl Bridwell was promoted to serve as a day shift investigator for the City of Mount Vernon.

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Courthouse restoration

Courthouse restorationSusan Gammage, an architect with the State Historical Commission and County Judge Paul Lovier discuss paint samples with a contractor for the courthouse restoration.

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Property taxes due, some notices missing

The January 31 deadline to pay your Franklin County property tax is fast approaching and some property owners have not received their tax statements.

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City’s first quarter clean-up to begin

The City of Mount Vernon  will conduct its First Quarter Clean-Up starting this week.

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Guided tour

city council and interim city manager Eddy Turner were given a tour of the sewer water treatment plancity council and interim city manager Eddy Turner were given a tour of the sewer water treatment planMembers of the city council and interim city manager Eddy Turner were given a tour of the sewer water treatment plant by Heath Hines, center, in June.

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Water line replacement

Water line replacementA $2.255 million water line replacement project was begun in March and continue through September.

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Court stays EPA’s Cross State Air Pollution Rule in Texas

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted he State of Texas’ request to stay the Environmental Protection Agency’s cross-state air pollution rule on Friday, Dec. 30.

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