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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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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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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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City and county Spring clean-up begins Saturday, April 6

Spring clean-up efforts are set to begin countywide this Saturday. The City of Mount Vernon  will begin its week-long effort Saturday, April 6

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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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City expected to review church’s sign appeal

The Mount Vernon City Council is expected to hear an appeal for a certificate of appropriateness from the First Baptist Church at their next meeting

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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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Applicants sought to serve on county child protection board

All but one member of the Franklin County Child Protective Services Board has resigned.

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