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City okays zoning exception

In a unanimous vote during their Tuesday, Jan. 10 meeting, the Mount Vernon City Council approved a zoning exception to allow construction of a new Sonic Drive-in

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Road repairs

Road repairsBoth the school district and the city joined forces with Franklin County to repair roads in their jurisdictions in 2011.

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Courthouse restoration

Courthouse restorationSusan Gammage, an architect with the State Historical Commission and County Judge Paul Lovier discuss paint samples with a contractor for the courthouse restoration.

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Water tower face lift

Water tower face liftA large white shroud was erected around the water tower during the sandblasting and painting of its exterior.

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City’s first quarter clean-up to begin

The City of Mount Vernon  will conduct its First Quarter Clean-Up starting this week.

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Above average rainfall recorded in December

In December 2011, the rainfall amount for the month was recorded  above average, but the year-to-date amount was well below average.

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Water line replacement

Water line replacementA $2.255 million water line replacement project was begun in March and continue through September.

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Diane Newsom is new manager for Chamber of Commerce

Diane Newsom is new manager for Chamber of CommerceDiane Newsom is a new, but familiar face, at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Berl Bridwell is investigator

Berl BridwellBerl Bridwell was promoted to serve as a day shift investigator for the City of Mount Vernon.

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