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Firefighters save mobile home

Mount Vernon volunteer Michael Eastman sprays water underneath a mobile home as firefighters from several departments assist him.Mount Vernon volunteer Michael Eastman sprays water underneath a mobile home as firefighters from several departments assist him.

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Business donation

Bob McFarland, Executive Director for the Franklin County Industrial Foundation, delivers a $5,000 check to Tim Wilson for the Small Business Development CenterBob McFarland, Executive Director for the Franklin County Industrial Foundation, delivers a $5,000 check to Tim Wilson for the Small Business Development Center.

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Election day Tuesday, early voting ends today

Election day in the Republican and Democrat party’s Runoff Primary elections is Tuesday, July 31 for 2012. Early voting ends Friday, July 27.

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Monticello Plant celebrates 20 years without lost time injury

Employees at Monticello Power Plant in Mount Pleasant are taking safety excellence to the next level as evidenced by a new plant safety record of 20 years without a lost-time injury.

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Korean veterans to be honored Friday

Veterans of the Korean War will be honored in a ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday, July 27 on the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Fire donations given by Lowe’s

Rusty Barker accepts a $400 donation for the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department from Janie Huckeba,Rusty Barker accepts a $400 donation for the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department from Janie Huckeba,

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Budget meetings continue

Three local governmental entities are continuing to meet regularly to discuss plans for the next budget year.

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Maxwell is new ag agent

Cody MaxwellCody Maxwell will assume duties as the Delta/Franklin County Ag Extension Agent on Sept. 1.

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Economic Development Corporation budget, policy affects revitilization

The Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation is meeting to consider budget allocations for 2012-13

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