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DPS to step up patrol for the holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS, began increasing DWI patrols Sunday, Aug. 19. They will continue the added effort through Wednesday, Sept. 5

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Bankhead Highway pilot for THC

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) last Thursday contracted with the Austin consulting firm of Hardy-Heck-Moore to begin surveying the Texas route of the coast-to-coast Bankhead Highway,

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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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Jordan Health acquires San Antonio company

Jordan Health Services recently announced that effective Aug. 13, 2012, Jordan and Dominion Care Home Health have combined their organizations

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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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City proposes same tax rate, budget available for review

The Mount Vernon City Council is proposing a balanced budget.

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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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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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