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Yesterday | Franklin News-Post

Henry woman gets suspended sentence for drug distribution

Mary Noe, 59, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday in Franklin County Circuit Court, but Judge W.N. Alexander II suspended the prison sentence.

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Related Topix: Henry, VA

Yesterday | Franklin News-Post

Speakers air opinions on proposed county budget

About 20 residents addressed the Franklin County Board of Supervisors during a public hearing on the proposed county budget for fiscal year 2014-15 Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Hardy, VA, Union Hall, VA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Franklin News-Post

First concert draws 325 music fans to Harvester Center

Rocky Mount's new music venue opened its doors Friday with a crowd of over 325 music fans raising the curtain to see headliner Levi Lowrey and local musicians Kyle Forry and Justin Arnett.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Rocky Mount, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Union Hall Man Dies in Franklin Co. Crash

Franklin Co., VA A Union Hall man is dead after a crash Saturday night on Route 890 in Franklin County, state police say.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Callaway man to serve 3 years for selling heroin

Jason Richard Price, 30, pleaded "no contest" in January to two distribution charges and one charge of possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

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Related Topix: Callaway, VA

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Pigg River Reopens In Time For Summer-Like Weather

The Virginia Department of Health has given the all clear to folks who use the Pigg River just west of Rocky Mount.

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Related Topix: Rocky Mount, VA

Franklin News-Post

After-prom party set for May 3 at Rocky Mount YMCA

This year's prom will take on a black and white masquerade theme, beginning at 8 p.m. at the Franklin County YMCA and ending at midnight.

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Franklin News-Post

Glade Hill woman indicted on four firearms charges

A Glade Hill woman has been indicted on four firearms charges for allegedly brandishing and discharging a firearm during an altercation with her ex-husband in April.

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Related Topix: Glade Hill, VA

Franklin News-Post

Man pleads guilty to murder of 3-month-old boy

A Rocky Mount man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a 3-month-old boy in May 2013.

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Related Topix: Rocky Mount, VA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Assault, theft, child abuse among indictments

Assault, child abuse, grand larceny and illegal drug possession are among the indictments returned by a Franklin County grand jury Monday.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drugs

Franklin News-Post

Two Bassett men indicted in armed robbery case

Two Bassett men were indicted by a Franklin County grand jury Monday on 15 felony charges in the case of an armed robbery at a Ferrum residence on Jan. 7. Charles Lawrence Gilmore, 31, was indicted on two counts of robbery, breaking and entering while armed with a deadly weapon, two counts of assaulting police officers, and four additional firearms ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bassett, VA, Ferrum, VA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Sound systems enhance learning environment

Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: Alice Davis teaches her English class at BFMS using a sound enhancement system in which a surround sound speaker amplifies sound, allowing all students to hear the lesson equally.

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Related Topix: Speakers

Franklin News-Post

Glade Hill woman to serve 30 days on meth charges

Mary Ellen Blankenship, 49, pleaded guilty in February to possession of methamphetamine and possession of ingredients used to make methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Glade Hill, VA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Spill from cow manure lagoon fouls Va. river

Some 30,000 gallons of cow manure wastewater has spilled into the Pigg River in Franklin County, prompting a public health alert.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Ruritan clubs to host clean-up days

Courtesy Photo: Callaway, Glade Hill and Waidsboro Ruritans are sponsoring the Franklin County Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 5. Volunteers will pick up trash along designated roads in the county.

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Related Topix: Glade Hill, VA

Franklin News-Post

Stanley crowned Ms. Wheelchair Franklin County

The theme of the MWVA program, "Celebrate Life," showcases the accomplishments of remarkable women who have overcome challenges and obstacles to achieve and accomplish great success.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Rocky Mount, VA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Cub Scouts collect food for Heavenly Manna

Heavenly Manna Food Bank in Rocky Mount has received over 623 pounds of donated food, thanks to the efforts of local Cub Scouts.

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Related Topix: Rocky Mount, VA, Ferrum, VA, Callaway, VA

Franklin News-Post

Two arrested in meth case Monday evening

A Rocky Mount man was arrested and charged with cooking methamphetamine Monday evening at a residence on Virgil Goode Highway.

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Related Topix: Rocky Mount, VA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Medicaid battle heats up

The battle between Democrats who want to expand Medicaid and Republicans calling for a clean budget has moved out of Richmond and into the communities of Virginia.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, US News, Virginia, Glade Hill, VA, Rocky Mount, VA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Event highlights scarcity of high-speed Internet in rural areas

When Larry Korte moved to Churchville and began a consulting business with his wife, access to high-speed Internet was a problem.

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Related Topix: Churchville, VA, Augusta County, VA

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