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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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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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Mount Vernon Fire Department purchases thermal imaging device

First Assistant Fire Chief Jeremy Cox and Fire Chief Robert Zinn demonstrate the use of the department’s new thermal imaging device. The Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased a thermal imaging device.

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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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City of Mount Vernon water line flushing set for next week

Those who receive water from the City of Mount Vernon may expect to detect a strong chlorine smell and or discolored water next week.

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New Bridge on CR 1012 receiving its final touches.

New Bridge on CR 1012 receiving its final touches.The final touches are being made for the new bridge on CR NW1012

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Demolition underway

Demolition of the Shell gas station at Hwy 37 and I30 has begun.The demolition of the Shell gas station at the intersection of Hwy. 37 and the northeast access road recently began.

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Voting boxes to be consolidated in runoff

Franklin County Clerk Betty Crane has requested pre-clearance from the United States Department of Justice for consolidating all county voting precincts for future runoff elections.

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Main Street to be resurfaced, some delays expected

A new surface is expected to be applied to the Mount Vernon Main Street over the next couple of weeks.

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