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Ferrum man faces up to 20 years for selling steroids
Joseph Jason Denoto, 35, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Franklin County Circuit Court to distribution of Testosterone Cypionate on Oct. 10, 2013, and Nandrolone Decanoate on Oct. 17, 2013.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
New Way To Help Teachers Keep Students Supplied
Franklin Co., VA - The non profit, Adoptaclassroom.org is teaming up with Great Clips salons to help teachers offset the out of pocket expenses teachers deal with yearly.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
After Jack wins - roots band' competition
Photo by Fallon Kreye: After Jack band members, from left, Emily Blankenship-Tucker, Mary Allison and Rachel Blankenship-Tucker recently won the Local Roots Band Competition.
Twin brothers build, fly remote control airplanes
Photo by Emily Wood: Twin brothers Dan and Don Hale hope to get more young people involved in flying remote control airplanes.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Local mortuary marks 40 years of service
Stanfield Mortuary Service is celebrating 40 years of service to Franklin County and surrounding areas.
Council approves homecoming parade, other requests
A request from Greg Winge, CSA program director, for a waiver of fees to use the farmers' market to hold a Franklin County Family Fun Day was unanimously approved.
County wants to impose civil fines for illegal dumping
Franklin County residents will get a chance to air their opinions on proposed changes to fines related to the illegal dumping of garbage.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Man Faces Charges In Rocky Mount Domestic Abuse Case
Holland was arrested and is charged with two counts of simple assault against a family member, and statutory burglary of a dwelling to commit another felony.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Daily News-Record
#2 - NEW: Two Charged In Monday's Chase
The driver accused of leading police on a high-speed chase Monday afternoon in Rockingham County was wanted on drug charges, police announced today.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
PHCC lists fall courses at The Franklin Center
Patrick Henry Community College at Franklin County will offer courses in emergency medical services, English, information technology and more starting this fall.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Coates chosen for Franklin County Patriot Award
Photo by Katie Shively: Harry S. Coates Jr. of Callaway is presented with the Franklin County Patriot Award by Del.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Stanley files motion to allow board to use Christian prayers
As the attorney for the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors, Bill Stanley has filed a motion to remove the injunction ordering the board to cease opening its meetings with Christian prayers.
Rocky Mount man to serve 30 years for murder of 3-month-old boy
A Rocky Mount man will serve 30 years of a 40-year sentence for the murder of a 3-month-old boy in May 2013.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
I have looked forward to every day' of work
Staff Photo by K.A. Wagoner: Capt. Marvin Woods is sporting a new "uniform" for his retirement after a 27-year career in law enforcement and public safety.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces 25 New Jobs for Franklin County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that Trinity Packaging Corporation will invest $9.5 million to expand capacity at its operation in the Town of Rocky Mount in Franklin County.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Special ed programs receive DOE grants
Special education programs in Franklin County schools have been awarded two grants from the Virginia Department of Education to help students make the transition from school to work.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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.
Man faces up to 40 years for selling meth
A Rocky Mount man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday in Franklin County Circuit Court to distribution of methamphetamine.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
7 places added to Virginia Landmarks Register
The new entries include a 19th-century railroad depot in Wythe County and Staunton's Booker T. Washington High School, which opened in 1936 as the only high school for African Americans in the city.