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Moving the line

Workers with Terry Black Utilities begin the process of moving a water line at the old Mount Vernon Cafe property.Workers with Terry Black Utilities begin the process of moving a water line at the old Mount Vernon Cafe property.

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New security system approved at county courthouse annexes

A new security system was approved for both the east and west Franklin County Courthouse Annex buildings.

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CEFCO to open Friday, April 12

The CEFCO logo was recently raised to the top of their sign on  the South Service Road. The new CEFCO convenience store and gas station on the South Service Road to I-30 will open on Friday, April 12.

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Medicine Chest to close April 19

A notice about the impending closure of the local Medicine Chest was posted on the business’ door Monday.The Medicine Chest on Hwy. 37 will be closing its doors on Friday, April 19.

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Water district gets clean audit

The Franklin County Water District received an “unqualified” (good) audit report for the 2012 fiscal year.

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Church sign supporters fill city’s council chamber

Around 25 people came in support of First Baptist Church’s hearing to appeal the Landmark Commission’s denial of a certificate of appropriateness for their new sign.

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Business properties should be rendered by April 15

Chief Appraiser Genea Burnaman reminds businesses to render their property with the Franklin County Appraisal District by April 15.

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City and county clean-ups continue through Saturday

The city and county-wide Spring Clean-up continues through Saturday, April 13.

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Voter registration deadline nears for May elections

The last day for Mount Vernon residents to register to vote and be eligible to participate in the local city elections is Thursday, April 11.

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