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County considering pay raises, tax rate

Franklin County Commissioners Court members are considering adding a pay raise for both hourly employees and elected officials to the 2013 Budget.

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Texas sales tax holiday this weekend

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans, shoes, backpacks, and other items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.

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Erodible land reserve program continues

Continuous sign up for the Highly Erodible Land Initiative under the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) started on July 23, 2012.

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Demolition of a landmark

Work began last week to tear down the Cypress Springs Country Club on FM 115Work began last week to tear down the Cypress Springs Country Club on FM 115.

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Caustic soda containers placed

Caustic soda containers placedThe overflow containment barriers/tanks for the caustic soda containers at the North, South, and Northeast water treatment plants were put into place Thursday, Aug. 2.

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People should protect against identity theft

Up to 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year.

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Tax Amnesty deadline approaching Aug. 17

Businesses have a little more than a week remaining to take advantage of the Texas Fresh Start tax amnesty period, which ends on Friday, Aug. 17.

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DPS training offered to students

The Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS, recently announced plans to offer Citizens Academy Class 001, beginning September 4, 2012.

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Cypress Basin Hospice celebrates executive director’s 20th anniversary

Cypress Basin Hospice celebrates executive director’s Edd Hess, 20th anniversaryEdd Hess, the Executive Director of Titus County’s only non-profit hospice, accepts a plaque from board president Virgil Jones while celebrating his 20th anniversary as the agency’s longest serving chief executive.

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