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Facade work

Holley Clay uses a lift to remove old wood work from the front of the Franklin County Library on Monday, May 7Holley Clay uses a lift to remove old wood work from the front of the Franklin County Library on Monday, May 7.

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Rain played chicken with Paint Our Town project

Student volunteers help scrape the exterior of a home. Student volunteers help scrape the exterior of a home. Mother Nature played chicken with the plans for the third annual Paint Our Town project according to organizer Daniel Gray of Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center.

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Courthouse landscaping plan presented for review

A landscaping plan for the grounds of the Franklin County Courthouse, prepared by the Cypress Basin Master Gardeners Association (CBMG), was presented for review to members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court last week.

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Big catch

Game Warden Heath Taylor helped David Maull, age 10, remove a fish from his pole during the annual Kid Fish eventGame Warden Heath Taylor helped David Maull, age 10, remove a fish from his pole during the annual Kid Fish event at Jordan’s Blueberry Farm on Saturday, April 28.

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“Paint our Town” project is Saturday

The culmination of several months of planning will come to fruition Saturday, May 5 when hundreds of volunteers will take to the streets to “Paint Our Town.

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Applications sought for 2018 United Way funding

The United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) is accepting applications from qualified organizations which are seeking funding from the local agency in 2019.

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Library open house

Jaylee Weaver and Kate Jordan watch as the Franklin County Library’s new 3D printer cuts out a design.Jaylee Weaver and Kate Jordan watch as the Franklin County Library’s new 3D printer cuts out a design.

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Arbor Day celebrated

City Secretary Kathy Lovier gets help from Cub Scouts Sullivan Belew, Makai Cruz, and Owen Johnson to plant one of two Azalea bushesCity Secretary Kathy Lovier gets help from Cub Scouts Sullivan Belew, Makai Cruz, and Owen Johnson to plant one of two Azalea bushes on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza in honor of Arbor Day Friday, April 27. Cub Scouts Xavier Thompson, Kaleb Sitzes, and Coulter Weakley helped plant a second Azalea bush.

Key Club celebrates 55 plus years of community service

The Mount Vernon Key Club recently celebrated more than 55 years of service to the community.The Mount Vernon Key Club recently celebrated more than 55 years of service to the community.

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