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Land Bank posts properties on website

In January, the Knox County Land Bank began offering a webpage, part of the Area Development Foundation website, which uses realty-company prose to offer properties for sale to potential buyers.

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Electric companies compete; county saves

Two energy companies are in a competition to supply the Knox County Water and Wastewater Department with its electrical energy, with county commissioners informed that the real winner will be the county — on future energy savings.

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Joshua Morrison/News Dr. Leslie Harris was the keynote speaker of the 16th Annual Knox County Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Breakfast Celebration Breakfast. Dr. Harris spoke and gave a presentation of the contributions of women involved with the Civil Rights Movement.

Sisters in the struggle

The brave women who laid much of the groundwork for the civil rights movement in America, before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s march on Washington in 1963 and his famous “I Have A Dream” speech, were remembered Monday inside Kenyon College’s Peirce Hall.

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Collier sees rental scams as property manager

There are those from afar who are doing their nefarious best to scam local people out of thousands of dollars, money they thought was going toward a home rental, says a property manager privy to the tactics used. In fact, he has conversed with a scammer this week, just to see how they operate.

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Joshua Morrison/News Heather Brayshaw, president of Main Street Mount Vernon, left, delivers a report to the packed house at North Main Cafe Thursday night. Over two dozen community members were in attendance to listen to annual reports and to elect new members of the downtown business organization.

Main Street Mount Vernon abuzz with new ideas

Main Street Mount Vernon, the central business district’s premier membership organization, with 183 members and open to all area businesses, held its well-attended annual meeting Thursday night at North Main Cafe.

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