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Structure approved for removal

The Mount Vernon Landmark Commission approved a request to demolish a structure at 925 Dunlap St. during their  meeting Tuesday, June 12

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Move over and slow down

This week the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will place special enforcement emphasis on the addition of tow trucks to the Move Over/Slow Down law,

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Dustin’ Main Street

Workers with Richard Drake Construction work to dust away rock and debris from Main St.Workers with Richard Drake Construction work to dust away rock and debris from Main St. on Tuesday, June 14.

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EDC sets hearing for rehabilitation grant

The Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation will take comments at a public hearing on whether or not to approve a $15,000 matching grant for the rehabilitation of the old Alps Cafe

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Ranch Estate Planning seminar set in August

The AgriLife Extension Agency will be conducting a Ranch Estate Planning Seminar in College Station on Aug. 8-9.

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Final hearing for annexation of several properties Tuesday

The final formal public hearing on the annexation in five areas around the City of Mount Vernon is Tuesday, June 26.

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State tax amnesty available to businesses

The state’s Fresh Start tax amnesty period is available to businesses to clear up their tax records without penalty and interest.

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Line flushing could continue next week

The flushing of water mains in the City of Mount Vernon will continue to Sunday and could extend into the next business week, according to City Manager Eddie Turner.

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United Way allocations hearings to be Wednesday, June 20

The annual series of allocation hearings for the Franklin County United Way is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20

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