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Franklin County Water district to consider changes in regulations

Changes in regulations governing the size of boathouses, outdoor kitchen facilities in boathouses, and storage of permitted work barges at Lake Cypress Springs are being considered by the district.

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County considering pay raises, tax rate

Franklin County Commissioners Court members are considering adding a pay raise for both hourly employees and elected officials to the 2013 Budget.

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DPS training offered to students

The Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS, recently announced plans to offer Citizens Academy Class 001, beginning September 4, 2012.

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Texas sales tax holiday this weekend

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans, shoes, backpacks, and other items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.

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Erodible land reserve program continues

Continuous sign up for the Highly Erodible Land Initiative under the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) started on July 23, 2012.

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Demolition of a landmark

Work began last week to tear down the Cypress Springs Country Club on FM 115Work began last week to tear down the Cypress Springs Country Club on FM 115.

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Caustic soda containers placed

Caustic soda containers placedThe overflow containment barriers/tanks for the caustic soda containers at the North, South, and Northeast water treatment plants were put into place Thursday, Aug. 2.

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People should protect against identity theft

Up to 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year.

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Tax Amnesty deadline approaching Aug. 17

Businesses have a little more than a week remaining to take advantage of the Texas Fresh Start tax amnesty period, which ends on Friday, Aug. 17.

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