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Trustees to be elected at Rockhill annual meeting

The  Rockhill Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting

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Main Street, Optic-Herald celebrates preservation month

May is National Preservation Month. In 2012, Mount Vernon Main Street invites people to “Discover Mount Vernon’s Hidden Gems.”

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Main Street gearing up for wine festival

Mount Vernon’s Main Street Alliance is gearing up for the  Piney Woods Wine Trail Festival this week.

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Wine tasting, fine arts, music combine for festival weekend

The Piney Woods Wine Trails Festival features a combination of wine tasting, fine arts and music for a weekend of fun in Mount Vernon on Saturday, May 19.

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Historical Assocation’s Tombstone Tales bring local history to life

Tombstone Tales bring local history to lifeRon Milton portrays Captain J. A. Leftwich as Linda and Tim Philhower listen to his tale.

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Clock tower gets new faces

Clock tower gets new facesMMI Historical Restoration, Inc. employees, Johnathan Sistrunk,Kepha Reynolds and Kjell Conradson set the first of four replicated clock faces

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Stanley elected president

John Stanley of Farmers Branch was elected as the president of the Pierce Chapel Cemetery Association

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The bank of the pond

The bank of the pond, Summer Catch event in Franklin CountyA family enjoys the morning on the banks of the pond at the second Summer Catch event in Franklin County.

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National Day of Prayer luncheon

Jermekie Fountain King sings “Amazing Grace”Jermekie Fountain King sings “Amazing Grace” as Garry Romines, Judge Robert Newsome, and Ridley Briggs await their turn to speak

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