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Mount Vernon Main Street receives national accreditation

The Mount Vernon Main Street Program was designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for 2012.

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Deadline to submit requests to United Way is Monday

The deadline for submitting requests and documentation for funding for 2013 from the United Way of Franklin County is 2 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2012.

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Memorial program

Memorial programSteve Austin, Veteran Service Officer for Franklin and Titus counties, spoke to a crowd of approximately 40 people during a Memorial Day program. The event was conducted on the downtown plaza on Monday, May 28.

Bethel Homecoming

A Memorial Service is set at Bethel Cemetery on Sunday, June 3 beginning at 10 a.m.

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Black Onyx Banquet Friday

A few tickets remain available for the Black Onyx Club Scholarship Banquet, set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 1

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Purley Memorial Day Sunday

A memorial service for the Purley Cemetery Association is scheduled for Sunday, June 3, at Purley Baptist Church

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“Bubble Day” June 1

The sixth annual “Bubble Day” sponsored by the Franklin County Library and the Friends of the Franklin County Library, is set for 10 a.m. Friday, June 1

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Blood drives this week

Two separate blood drives will be conducted this week in Franklin County by Carter Blood Care.

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Mount Vernon Optic-Herald open house Thursday

Everyone is invited to an open house from 5-7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, May 31 to celebrate the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald’s 60th year of operation by members of the Bass Family.

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