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  1. WEBSTER, Billie LouiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Franklin News-Post

    WEBSTER Billie Louise Billie Louise Webster, 94, of Boones Mill, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Jesse Will Webster for 73 years.

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  2. Boones Mill receives grant to build farmers marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Franklin News-Post

    This week the town learned it would receive $110,000 from the agency's rural business development grant program to cover construction costs, said Town Manager Matt Lawless. The town plans to renovate an existing 5,000-square-foot industrial building on its property, known as the Village Park at Boones Mill, across from the train depot.

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  3. BOWMAN, Jesse AlvanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Franklin News-Post

    BOWMAN Jesse Alvan Jesse Alvan Bowman, 20, of Alean Rd, Boones Mill, Va. died Saturday, July 8, 2017.

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  4. To do something meaningful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Franklin News-Post

    Carolyn and Ian Reilly stand in front of the chicken house at Four Corners Farm where they produce meat and eggs for sale using organic, restorative farming practices. After relocating from Florida seven years ago, the Reilly family devoted their lives to practicing restorative, organic farming.

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  5. Boones Mill student will spend year in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Franklin News-Post

    Philpott, a rising junior at Franklin County High School and the Roanoke Valley Governor's School, will spend her next school year in Germany as an exchange student through a program of the Council for International Educational Exchange . She is one of 50 students from the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico to be awarded a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship for the 2017-18 school year.

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  6. How real-life hypnosis worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Franklin News-Post

    Sharon Mullen, a certified hypnotist from Boones Mill, separates fact from fiction regarding the popular, if often misunderstood, technique of harnessing the mind's subconscious. When you think of hypnotism, you might imagine a man on a stage, twirling his mustache and swinging a pocket watch back and forth, convincing an unsuspecting audience member to cluck like a chicken.

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  7. Learning from the proRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Franklin News-Post

    The guest speaker for the June meeting of the Boones Mill Garden Club was professional floral arranger Johnny Bowman of Rocky Mount. Bowman has over 30 years experience creating natural and artificial arrangements and shared some of his techniques.

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  8. Town seeks personal stories of train depotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Franklin News-Post

    Boones Mill Town Manager Matt Lawless stands in front of the town's historic train depot. Lawless is partnering with the Booker T. Washington National Monument to document historical accounts of the days when the depot was in use for passenger train service.

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  9. Rotary honors Vietnam and Korean veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Franklin News-Post

    Del. Charles Poindexter and Mike Carter of Carter's Fine Jewelry present Herman Chaney of Boones Mill with the Rocky Mount Rotary Club's 2017 Patriot Award during Friday's 34th annual Independence Day Festival at C.I. Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field. Chaney is the 14th recipient of the award.

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  10. River tubing rentals are a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Franklin News-Post

    Scot Bellavia and Kylie Patrick prepare for business at Waid Park on a recent Saturday. Franklin County Parks & Recreation is offering tube rentals to go down the Pigg River on Saturday afternoons until Sept.

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  11. Yopp helped driver in separate crash before fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Franklin News-Post

    Shortly before he was struck by a vehicle early Wednesday in Franklin County, Stephen Yopp had helped a driver involved in a separate crash, state police officials and family members said. Yopp, 51, was walking on Bethlehem Road at the Sauls Hill Lane intersection, about five miles southwest of Boones Mill, when an unknown vehicle traveling east hit him.

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  12. Boones Mill gallery celebrates creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Franklin News-Post

    David Rakes said he envisions his new Inkular Gallery in Boones Mill as a place for local art to be seen and experienced. The large painting is his Abstract #11, acrylic/enamel on canvas.

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  13. Career started in 1960... Hudson reflects on school changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Betty Hudson will retire Tuesday as the human resources assistant for Franklin County Public Schools. Hudson began her career there in 1960, before computers were used, and when one-room schools were common.

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  14. Putting new life into old faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Pastor Brian Goard, known by parishioners as "Dr. G," leads the Father's Day service at Boones Mill Baptist Church in Boones Mill. The church, which has met since 1877, is holding an auction Saturday to alleviate some of the debt from its building additions seven years ago.

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  15. Supervisor Thompson seeks re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Thompson filed ahead of Tuesday's deadline to get on the November ballot. At least two of the three supervisors seats on the ballot will be contested, though it was unclear if anyone beside the incumbent filed to run for the third seat.

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  16. Relations between Boones Mill and county grow tenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    A 3-year-old letter about a railroad crossing has resurfaced and caused strain between governments in Boones Mill and Franklin County, as town officials complain they aren't getting adequate support from the board of supervisors. In the last few years, particularly since Town Manager Matt Lawless began his tenure, the small town has taken on a number of economic development projects to revitalize the northern entryway to Franklin County.

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  17. Franklin County Baseball Inc.'s Top Teams For 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    The Boones Mill Mustangs are the regular season and tournament champions of the Franklin County Baseball Inc. Coach Pitch league for 2017. Team members are front row from left: Caleb Mathena, Sawyer Thompson, Brody Shifflett, Miles Pugh, Logan Love and Lane Matthews.

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  18. Possible fireball hits Rocky MountRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Hazel Reese, whose mother lives across the street from the house where the "fireball" struck, takes a closer look at the area where a large piece of bark was knocked off a large pecan tree. Hazel Reese, whose mother lives across the street from the house where the "fireball" struck, takes a closer look at the area where a large piece of bark was knocked off a large pecan tree.

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  19. Farmers force pipeline surveyors off their landRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Surveyors congregate near Little and Teel creeks on the property of Carolyn and Ian Reilly and David and Betty Werner on June 1. The property owners had successfully rebuffed pipeline surveyors on four other occasions, dating back to May 2016. About 9:20 a.m., Carolyn Reilly heard from across Teel Creek the cracking sound of a branch snapping.

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  20. New Hammer & Forge Brewery pays homage to hard workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Owner and brewer Caleb Williamson of Hammer & Forge Brewery says the brewery offers beers, including Lawless Kolsch, Uncommon Valor American Amber, Hammer Smash Pale Ale and Forged from Chaos Mountain Brewing. The newly-opened Hammer & Forge Brewery on Main Street in Boones Mill has a lot going for it: convenient parking, easy access to U.S. 220 and the owners' can-do work spirit from which the name is derived.

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