Health building plans move ahead, no COVID funding

Geotechnical testing for the planned Franklin County Health Building moved ahead Monday as the county faces no funding from the CARES Act to help with the costs.

The Franklin County Commissioners Court approved a proposal from GeoConsultants, a geotechnical engineering services firm, for required testing for the building. For the rest of this story, see the June 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.