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Civilian Conservation Corps exhibit to show at Bob Bullock Museum

The Civilian Conservation Corps, once dubbed the “Tree Army” by president Franklin D. Roosevelt, will be on display

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Mendez is administrative assistant

Jacquelyn MendezJacquelyn Mendez has been promoted as the administrative assistant for Sheriff Ricky Jones at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

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Property tax deadline nears, payment options available

Franklin County Tax Assessor / Collector Sue Ann Harper wants to make sure county residents know one week remains to pay their property taxes without additional penalties.

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City secretary Tina Rose administers the oath of office to Ralph Robertson

City secretary Tina Rose administers the oath of office to Ralph RobertsonCity secretary Tina Rose administers the oath of office to Ralph Robertson on Saturday, Jan. 19.

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EDC moves city water line funding to public hearing

During the January meeting of the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation (MVEDC), the board voted to move a request from the City of Mount Vernon for $30,000

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IRS plans Jan. 30 tax season opening for 1040 tax filers

Following the January tax law changes made by Congress under the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) enacted Jan. 2, the Internal Revenue Service announced it plans to open the 2013 filing season

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Suspect arrested in Franklin County shooting death

Clint Weldon WilsonA fatal shooting occurred in southern Franklin County on Saturday, Jan. 19. Juvenal Gonzales, age 37 of Mount Pleasant was shot

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Alcohol sale limiting considered

In anticipation of a successful election on local beer and wine sales, a city ordinance was discussed in the Mount Vernon City Council Workshop meeting Tuesday

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Firefighters save car from fire

Firefighters save car from fireThe engine of the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, owned by Autumn McBride of Mount Vernon was destroyed.

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