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Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Is America better or worse off with strong separation between Church and State?
Franklin County may join a few other counties that have stopped using the Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission to fill certain human services positions.
CHAMBERSBURG >> With two weeks to go, the Capitol Theatre's Be A Star! Campaign is still $55,000 shy of its $125,000 goal.
FRANKLIN COUNTY >> There is a one-in-four chance that Franklin County will be blanketed with snow on Christmas day, according to climatology reports released from the National Weather Service in State College.
The following deed transfers are public record in the Franklin County Register and Recorder's office.
Elisabeth Forsythe, left, and Alex Scheller walk Saturday through Chambersburg Memorial Park as the snow falls.
Sgt. Stinson arrives at his new home with Homes For Our Troops president Maj. Gen. Timothy McHale , left, and Stinson's wife and daughter.
Chambersburg >> A former Franklin County correctional officer has been accused of assaulting a prisoner while working for Franklin County Jail in September, and will face a preliminary hearing for related charges on Tuesday.
Pennsylvania State Police K-9, Ziggy, spots a "suspicious" bag during a mock search at Shippensburg Area Middle School.
Johnson Controls announced those positions in their Waynesboro plant would be moved to Mexico.
Healing services: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays, Healing Place Church, 1502 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg.
Supervisors will consider adopting a local services tax during a special meeting on Dec. 30 following a 5 p.m. public hearing at the municipal building, 17001 Fannettsburg Road.
Ina Schreiner's New Franklin home features portraits that make up her family tree.
FRANKLIN COUNTY >> The National Weather Service in State College has issued a winter storm watch for the region from 5 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday.
Franklin County Commissioners on Thursday approved paying this year's final bills with $140,000.