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Mount Vernon Main Street host to regional workshop

Mount Vernon, the Main Street Alliance, and the Franklin County Historical Association will be hosts for a Regional Bankhead Highway Workshop. The workshop is scheduled for Friday, April 24.

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Clean-up push ends this weekend

The city of Mount Vernon and Franklin county-wide Spring Clean-up concludes this weekend. It is not too late to take advantage of the free disposal of large items and debris.

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Family Health Center waiting for insurance certification

Physician’s Assistant Delisa Brooks shows off one of the spacious patient exam rooms.Physician’s Assistant Delisa Brooks shows off one of the spacious patient exam rooms. The renovations are complete, the walls are painted, the floors have been laid, and the equipment is in place.

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County dealing with computer crash

Franklin County employees were dealing Monday with residual affects of experiencing a computer server crash April 8. A list of bills to be paid was in several sections and monthly and quarterly

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Deadline today to register to vote

Today, Thursday, April 9, is the last day for Mount Vernon and Franklin County residents to register to vote in the local school elections. Voters will go to the polls on Saturday, May 9

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Safety equipment, street repairs approved by council

The City of Mount Vernon authorized staff members to move forward with street repairs and the purchase of safety equipment as well as authorizing the hiring of a grant management firm

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City, County clean-up efforts to begin Saturday

Spring clean-up efforts are set to begin county-wide this week, with an extended time period at certain locations. The City of Mount Vernon  will begin a 13-day effort Saturday, April 11 and continue Monday through Saturday, April 13-18 and 20-25.

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Blue ribbons represent bruises

Blue ribbons were hung at the south entrance to the downtown courthouse by Gina Law, executive Director for the Lake Country CASA, and volunteer coordinator Sharla Evans of Mount Vernon.  They were joined by County Judge Scott Lee, and local CASA volunteer Pam Lee Jones, as well as other elected officials and county employees. Blue ribbons were hung at the south entrance to the downtown courthouse by Gina Law, executive Director for the Lake Country CASA, and volunteer coordinator Sharla Evans of Mount Vernon. 

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Deadline April 9 to vote in May elections

The last day for Mount Vernon and Franklin County residents to register to vote in the local school elections will be Thursday, April 9. Registration is available through the local voter registrar’s office.

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