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Property taxes due, some notices missing

The January 31 deadline to pay your Franklin County property tax is fast approaching and some property owners have not received their tax statements.

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Guided tour

city council and interim city manager Eddy Turner were given a tour of the sewer water treatment plancity council and interim city manager Eddy Turner were given a tour of the sewer water treatment planMembers of the city council and interim city manager Eddy Turner were given a tour of the sewer water treatment plant by Heath Hines, center, in June.

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Economy, drought affect county in 2011

Mount Vernon and Franklin County has led a relatively sheltered existence, with the dramatic social and economic changes of the U.S. seeming far away over the past 3-5 years.

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Court stays EPA’s Cross State Air Pollution Rule in Texas

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted he State of Texas’ request to stay the Environmental Protection Agency’s cross-state air pollution rule on Friday, Dec. 30.

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Assessing drought damaged trees

Texas remains mired in one of the worst droughts in state history and it’s creating disastrous effects on trees and forests across the state.

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Reynolds to retire from county treasurer’s office

Reynolds to retire from county treasurer’s officeAfter more than 14 years in the Franklin County Treasurer’s office, Anne Reynolds will retire on Friday, Jan. 6.

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