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Support for grievers of overdose

As the opioid epidemic grips the county, encountering families and loved ones grieving someone lost to an overdose is becoming more common. To help those grieving, a new Grievers of Overdose support group will be starting at the Hospice of Knox County.

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Joshua Morrison/News Members of City Council met Monday for the first time in 2018. From left, Sam Barone, First Ward; John Francis, Second Ward; Nancy Vail, Third Ward; Bruce Hawkins, president; Janis Seavolt, At-Large; Matt Starr, At-Large; Jeff Gottke, Fourth Ward; and Chris Menapace, At-Large.

City complies with state tax change

City Council Monday reluctantly passed legislation complying with the state law passed last year to centralize collection of business taxes from companies with operations in more than one municipality in state hands.

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Joshua Morrison/News Residents in the Edgewood Road area continue to express concerns about traffic safety including speeders and semi-truck traffic. The city is looking into ways to create safer conditions.

Officials quizzed about need for traffic consultant

Edgewood Road was again a major topic of discussion at Mount Vernon City Council Monday, even though the first public meeting to gather information about what can be done about traffic in the area is set for 6:30 p.m. today in the third floor ballroom at the Memorial Building.

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