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Melinda Tull accepted the Salt Works Award for her husband Gary Tull at the Graham Chamber of Commerce Chamber Banquet held in January at the Young County Arena. Tull served as the Graham Police Department chaplain and passed away in June 2019 after battling leukemia.
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Chamber accepting online nominations for Grahammy awards

While the Graham Chamber of Commerce is finalizing the details of their annual Chamber Banquet and Taste of Graham event, the organization has started taking nominations for the Grahammy awards.

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Early voting in the Special Runoff Election was set to end Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Young County. Voters will still have an opportunity to vote on election day which will be held Saturday, Dec. 19, at five different locations in the county.
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Election day upcoming for District 30 runoff election

Young County had over 400 voters show up during the first three days of early voting in the runoff election for the Texas Senate District 30 seat.

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A forum was hosted by the Young County Republicans organization last Tuesday at the Young County Arena. Shown from left to right are Texas Senate District 30 candidate Shelley Luther, Sylvia Overton, Young County Republican Chairman Kyle Milam and Texas Senate District 30 candidate Drew Springer.
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Senate District 30 candidates answer local questions

The Young County Republican organization hosted Texas Senate District 30 runoff election candidates Shelley Luther and Drew Springer at the Young County Arena last Tuesday.

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On Thursday, the Graham City Council approved the You Lead Class of 2021 to start looking into the restoration of the water tank on Standpipe Mountatin as shown above. The class is also looking to restore some of the landscaping of the park and enlist other organizations in Graham to help with the project.
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You Lead Class of 2021 sets sights on Standpipe Mountain for project

The Graham City Council approved a request by the You Lead Class of 2021 to start improvements at Standpipe Mountain, starting with inquiring about the condition of the water tower and obtaining fu

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The Young County Courthouse will be the site of a Carter BloodCare blood drive hosted by the Young County Sheriff’s Office on Dec. 23. The blood drive will be held at the location from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Young County Sheriff’s Office to host blood drive

As a surge in positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise across the county and nation, compounded with other surgeries and hospitalizations that continue to add to the need for blood transfu


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