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. The exterior phase of the project is in its final 30-60 days of completion.The amount is 85 percent of the requested funding. See the February 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for the rest of the story.