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City considering duplex regulations

The Mount Vernon City Council  will be considering allowing duplex housing in residential areas at a Tuesday, Feb. 14 meeting.

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Franklin County awarded $3.1 million for Courthouse interior

Franklin County was awarded $3,116,011 in grant funds for work to restore the interior of the historic 1912 Franklin County Courthouse.

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Library’s fine forgiveness is a “Sweetheart of a Deal”

The Franklin County Library has a sweetheart of a deal for patrons from now through Tuesday, Feb. 14.

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Texas 2-1-1

Many Franklin County residents are seeking assistance through the 2-1-1 Texas Agency.

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Above average rainfall recorded, Lake Cypress Springs remains below normal

In January 2012, 4.89 inches of rain fell, which is 1.94 inches above the average of 2.95 inches.

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The Republican Women of Northeast Texas attended an annual planning retreat at the Selah Inn on January 14

Republican Women of Northeast TexasThe Republican Women of Northeast Texas attended an annual planning retreat at the Selah Inn on January 14.

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Bridge closed on FM 69 north of I-30

The Texas Department of Transportation and its contractor, East Texas Bridge and Road, have closed a portion of FM 69 north of I-30.

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County agrees to continue clean-up after NETO fire

Members of the Franklin county Commissioners Court agreed to continue general clean up at the Multi-Purpose Building, which recently  burned on Taylor St.

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Business workshops planned

The Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation, Main Street Mount Vernon, and the Small Business Development Center at Northeast Texas Community College have joined forces to conduct workshops for retail businesses and restaurants in the Franklin County Area.

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