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Kaybro Technologies three year agreement approved

A three-year renewable agreement for computer services for all county offices beginning January 1, 2019 was approved by the Franklin County Commissioners Court Monday at a cost of $154,000 over the term of the contract.

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Judge Lee corrects social media missinformation

Franklin County Judge Scott Lee, in a recent meeting, corrected what he referred to as rumors which had begun by people on local social media.

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Jail passes inspection with no deficiencies

The Franklin County Jail passed its 2018 inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards (TCJS) without a single  deficiency. The latest inspection was Thursday, September 27.

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Early voting underway for General Election

In person early voting for the General Election began Monday and will continue weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, November 2.

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Early voting begins Monday

The 10 day period for early voting by personal appearance in the November General Election begins Monday, October 22 and continues through Friday, November 2.

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Huizinga hired as city’s lead for economic development

Cole Robert HuizingaCole Robert Huizinga was hired as the executive director of the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation following an executive session of the corporation’s board of directors Wednesday, October 17.

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Hotel, housing, economic development topics of meeting

Hotel and housing projects, along with the potential use of the old county hospital building, were topics of discussion at the quarterly meeting of the Franklin County Industrial Foundation Friday.

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County clean-up extended thru weekend

Franklin County Commissioners have extended their Fall clean-up with free disposal of refuse through this coming weekend due to frequent rain in the area causing lower than usual refuse receipts.

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Two roads closed for week

Portions of county roads SE4115 and NE2090 in Commissioner Pct. 2 were closed to through traffic Sunday and are not expected to be reopened until sometime next week, according to Commissioner Larkin Jumper.

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