Friday Jul 11
What's in a name?'
Franklin County has its share of those, including the county name itself, which was given in honor of Benjamin Franklin and officially established in 1786.
School bus driver retires after 54 years
Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: Bus driver Paul Holland Jr. of Glade Hill was recognized by the Franklin County School Board in May for his 54 years of service.
Adkins, Stanley differ on Medicaid
State Sen. Bill Stanley's budget amendment that barred the governor from expanding Medicaid without General Assembly approval is being criticized by Martinsville Mayor Kim Adkins, who hopes to win his legislative seat next year.
Board adopts $2.4M budget
The New College Institute Board on Wednesday hoped for the best in adopting a nearly $2.4 million budget.
Deafness no obstacle for Father of the Year
Father's Day is extra special this year for Harry Lynn Taylor of Glade Hill, as he has been named the Virginia Association of the Deaf's 2014 Father of the Year.