MOUNT VERNON -- Mayor Richard Mavis gave his annual "State of the City"address to the Kiwanis Club Monday, running through highlights of what the city accomplished in 2013 and some of what is on the table for 2014 and beyond.
HOWARD -- The East Knox school board on Monday affirmed its previous decision to sell the Bladensburg building and surrounding real property.
MOUNT VERNON -- New technology in the City Council Chamber will make meetings and visual aids easier to follow while providing viewers at home better audio quality.
MOUNT VERNON -- Facing a projected budget deficit of $7 million by the 2015-16 school year, Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Monday announced nearly $6.4 million is cuts and reductions over the next three years.
MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council will be asked to approve an easement for the new hotel in the coming weeks to allow for an extended portico at the hotel's main entrance.
MOUNT VERNON -- The 911 consolidation project is expected to come in over estimates presented when the Knox County Board of Commissioners asked for approval from townships, villages and the city of Mount Vernon in 2013.
MOUNT VERNON -- Mayor Richard Mavis reported Monday that he had finally received a letter from PACS Industries Inc. about the layoffs recently reported at the company.
MOUNT VERNON -- An annual report from the Knox County Convention and Visitors Bureau was shared Monday morning when director Pat Crow met the Knox County Board of Commissioners.
MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council signed a proclamation Monday night declaring March Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
HOWARD -- Joe Ulrey is coming home.
FARGO -- William Claude Baldwin, 95, of Fargo, passed away Monday morning, March 10, 2014, at Bennington Glen in Marengo.
BURKE COUNTY, N.C. -- Walter Franklin Cooper, 80, of Burke County, North Carolina, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
MOUNT VERNON -- John "Elwood"Fash, 89, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
MOUNT VERNON -- Donnabelle McPherson, 93, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014.
MOUNT VERNON -- Muria Emma Spearman, 92, of Mount Vernon, passed away Monday morning, March 10, 2014, at the Emeritus at HillenVale in Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON -- Krista L. Woodruff, 46, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday, March 8, 2014.