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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Franklin County Water district to consider changes in regulations

Changes in regulations governing the size of boathouses, outdoor kitchen facilities in boathouses, and storage of permitted work barges at Lake Cypress Springs are being considered by the district.

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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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