News

First confirmed case of Ebola confirmed in Texas

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas – a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

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Press Release

Mechanic Street to close for six days

Mechanic Street, between East High Street and Vine Street, will be closed on the following days between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.: Wednesday, Oct. 1; Thursday, Oct. 2; Friday, Oct. 3; Monday, Oct. 6; Tuesday, Oct. 7; and Wednesday, Oct. 8

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Image Gallery

Image gallery for September 30, 2014

Terry Postle, right, assistant foreman for the Mount Vernon Parks Department, and Russ Adams, check the positioning of the new fence surrounding the Civil War monument on Public Square, Monday. The old fence was damaged by a car in the spring.

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News

Learning about fire safety fun for Danville students

While safety lessons can sometimes be a little on the dull side, if giggles and applause give any indication, Danville Elementary students in kindergarten through grade two thoroughly enjoyed the Firefighter Phil program held Monday at the school.

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Obituary

Carole E. Grogg

Carole E. Grogg, 67, of Bladensburg, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 27, 2014 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus surrounded by her loving family.

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