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Rocky Mount police seek hit-and-run driver
Courtesy Photo: This traffic signal control box at the intersection of North Main and State streets was struck by a vehicle last weekend.
Wed May 22, 2013
Saunders crowned Miss Pigg River 2013
Courtesy Photo: The winners of the Miss Pigg River Pageant are, from left, Little Miss Pigg River, Kyaria Mack; Miss Pre-Teen Pigg River, Rajahne Witcher; and Miss Pigg River 2013, Amiya Saunders.
Fri May 17, 2013
20th Habitat House Breaks Ground
Franklin County Habitat for Humanity hit a milestone Monday as the 20th Habitat House in the county broke ground.
Mon May 13, 2013
Kennett will run for at-large seat on school board
Gina Haley Kennett of Rocky Mount has announced her intention to seek election to the Franklin County School Board member-at-large seat this November.
Bluegrass music attracting visitors from across country
Barb and Warren Winborn of Iowa, left, and Irl and Dina Craner of California are shown with L.D. Arrington, president and CEO of AEI Enterprises following Thursday's weekly Crooked Road jam session held at the Rocky Mount Dairy Queen.
Rocky Mount man charged with possession of child pornography
A Rocky Mount man was indicted last week by a Franklin County grand jury on 50 counts of possessing child pornography.
Man charged in Franklin Co. sewage dumping probe
The Roanoke Times reports that a Franklin County grand jury indicted 34-year-old Matthew Ferguson on 17 counts, including two felony counts of destruction of property.
Fri May 10, 2013
Post office food drive is set for Saturday
The national food drive will not only benefit Heavenly Manna in Rocky Mount this year, but Feeding America Southwest Virginia Food Bank as well.
Rocky Mount woman indicted on animal cruelty charge
Courtesy Photo: This yearling colt was seized from a pasture on Stave Mill Road on April 30.
Austin indicted on two more meth charges
A Callaway man was indicted Monday by a Franklin County grand jury on two felony drug charges related to a raid on a suspected meth lab in Rocky Mount last November.
Mon May 06, 2013
Bassett man faces up to 40 years for selling heroin
A Bassett man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty last week in Franklin County Circuit Court to distribution of heroin.
Fri May 03, 2013
Strawberry festival set for May 10
The 10th annual Strawberry Festival, sponsored by Franklin Heights Baptist Church, will be held at the farmers' market in downtown Rocky Mount.
Wed May 01, 2013
Suits Settled in Fatal W.Va. Fire Truck Crash
Settlements in two lawsuits tied to the deaths of two Rocky Mount firefighters, killed in a fatal fire truck crash in July 2010 have been reached.
Man faces up to 20 years for TV theft
A Rocky Mount man faces up to 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Thursday in Franklin County Circuit Court to stealing a TV from a local retail store.
Public meeting planned to name performance hall
The Town of Rocky Mount will hold a meeting to receive input from the public on a name for the new performance hall on Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in the town municipal building.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Chug for the Jug race to honor Heaton
Courtesy Photo: This weekend's Chug for the Jug 5K race will be held in honor of the late Larry Heaton, an avid supporter of the event.
Rocky Mount man to serve 13 years for statutory rape
Michael Kevin Brown, 36, pleaded guilty in February to one count of rape of a 12-year-old girl and one count of object sexual penetration.
Two indicted on felony cocaine charges
A Callaway man was indicted on four felony cocaine charges in February after investigators seized evidence during a search of his home.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Jamey Singleton's Journey: Remembering the Accident
Rocky Mount, VA ABC 13 has a special report on our own Jamey Singleton's recovery from a terrible accident.