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City proposes same tax rate, budget available for review

The Mount Vernon City Council is proposing a balanced budget.

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Congress to hear about Lyme Disease

A Senate Field Hearing on Lyme Disease is set for Thursday, Aug. 30.

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Burn ban called off

Franklin County Commissioners lifted the ban on outdoor burning at a special  meeting on Monday, Aug. 20.

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Pine Valley owes $244,726 in taxes

According to the Franklin County Tax Assessor’s office, more than $375,000 is owed in delinquent taxes, and that is only the top 10 tax debtors.

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County proposing a $.47 tax rate for 2013 Budget

Franklin County Commissioners Court members are hoping taxpayers look at the proposed $.47 tax rate to help fund the 2013 Budget as a reduction in taxes.

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City has no money for Dunlap St. water line

Citizens with property or family living on Dunlap St. voiced their concerns over the lack of funding for replacing water lines

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Workshops planned to benefit businesses

A series of four workshops will be presented by the Small Business Development Center in conjunction with Northeast Texas Community College during the last week of August.

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Eliminate mosquito breeding places to protect against West Nile

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging people to take steps to prevent West Nile virus infections.

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Entrepreneur boot camp

Diane Newsom, Robinette Banister, and Torren Davis of Mount Vernon chatted with Fred Green, the Red River Region Business Incubator DirectorDiane Newsom, Robinette Banister, and Torren Davis of Mount Vernon chatted with Fred Green, the Red River Region Business Incubator Director,

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