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  1. High School Soccer: Saleeby achieves milestone winRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Franklin News-Post

    Former standout player Erin Saleeby was not to be outdone by her coaching peers at Franklin County this past season. Saleeby, the Eagles' head junior varsity girls soccer coach, earned her 100th career coaching triumph when FCHS routed Piedmont District rival Martinsville, 8-0, in a match played at C.I. Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field on Tuesday, April 17. During her tenure, the Eagles have competed in the Western Valley and Piedmont Districts.

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  2. MUSE, SusieRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    MUSE Susie D. Ms. Susie D. Muse, 69, of Circle Creek Road, Penhook, Va. departed this life on Wednesday morning, June 13, 2018 at Friendship Health, Roanoke, Va.

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  3. High School Soccerl Eagles drop fourth straight match, 3-2 in 2 OTsRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Martinsville netted what proved to be the match-winner in the first of two, five-minute mandatory overtime periods Thursday in a 3-2 Piedmont District boys varsity soccer triumph over Franklin County at C.I. Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field. The Eagles suffered its fourth straight loss, all in district play.

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  4. High School Soccer: Three-goal second half paces EaglesRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County netted a goal in the first half and three tallies in the second stanza Thursday en route to a 4-0 Piedmont District girls soccer triumph over Martinsville at Dan Greene Memorial Stadium in the 2018 regular-season finale for both clubs. FCHS won its eighth straight match, all in district play and shut out Martinsville for the second time this season.

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  5. Martinsville man injured in single-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    A Martinsville man was treated for injuries sustained Monday when his vehicle flipped on U.S. 220 in Franklin County. Marcus Norris, 58, was treated on-scene for injuries and charged with failure to maintain his lane, according to Trooper A.J. Berry with Virginia State Police.

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  6. ROSENBAUM, David KenithRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    ROSENBAUM David Kenith David Kenith Rosenbaum, 76 of Wirtz, Va. passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

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  7. Public's help needed in opioid abuse fightRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    What's become a national scourge with serious implications here in our own back yard of Franklin County needs to be challenged head-on. The tragic assault of opioid overdoses and deaths and their tragic tolls on society have to be answered with a better informed public and support for law enforcement's efforts to combat the epidemic.

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  8. BOWLES, Hanel WilkersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    BOWLES Hanel Wilkerson Hanel W. Bowles, 80 of Forest, Va. was welcomed into his Heavenly home on Monday, February 19, 2018 and passed away at his residence.

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  9. Boys High School Basketball: Danville seizes title with late runRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    With 5 1/2 minutes to go in Tuesday night's championship game, Franklin County had its first league boys basketball title since 2005 and its first Piedmont District crown since the late 1960s in its grasp. Danville , the tournament's No.

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  10. WHITT, Marie B.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    WHITT Marie B. Marie B. Whitt, 87, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at her home in Rocky Mount, surrounded by her family. She was born August 1, 1930 to Harry and Nola Brown.

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  11. Girls High School Basketball: Bulldogs defeat EaglesRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    LaTroya Gravely scored a game-best 22 points Friday to lead Martinsville to a 57-35 Piedmont District girls varsity basketball win over Franklin County at Martinsville Middle School. The Bulldogs, last year's Class 2 state runner-up, defeated the Eagles for the second time this season.

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  12. PETERS, Raymond AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    PETERS Raymond Allen May 5, 1950 January 18, 2018 Raymond Allen Peters of Penhook, Va. He courageously completed the days appointed for him on this Earth by his Heavenly Father.

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  13. High School Basketball: Franklin County, Danville games to be played SaturdayRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County's boys and girls Piedmont District basketball doubleheaders against George Washington-Danville scheduled for tonight have been postponed and rescheduled for Saturday. FCHS's girls junior varsity and varsity games will be played at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at GW Danville.

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  14. High School Swimming: FCHS boys, girls compete in Danville meetRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County's boys swimming team finished 1-2 in a meet Friday by defeating Bassett and falling to George Washington-Danville and Liberty Christian Academy at the Danville YMCA. The girls team did claim two individual first-place showings as Allison Teer won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:15.79 and Madeline Pedersen was victorious in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:44.65.

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  15. Agency on Aging seeks volunteersRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    The Southern Area Agency on Aging, which has operated and served Franklin County for more than 40 years, is seeking the community's help in recruiting volunteers. The nonprofit organization was established and funded through the federal Older Americans Act for individuals over 60. The agency's mission is to provide services and resources to "promote the health, quality of life and independence" of seniors, people with disabilities and caregivers, according to the agency's website.

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  16. Girls HIGh School Basketball: Jayvees take advantage of second-stanza surge, win by 16 at homeRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Propelled by a 17-2 surge in the second stanza, Franklin County defeated Martinsville 52-36 in a Piedmont District girls junior varsity basketball game Tuesday at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium. The Eagles opened the 2018 portion of their schedule with the victory.

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  17. Boys HIGh School Basketball: Bulldogs run past EaglesRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Martinsville's Bulldogs dominated play in the second and third quarters Tuesday en route to a 17-point, 70-53 Piedmont District boys varsity basketball win over Franklin County at Martinsville Middle School. The Bulldogs broke a 13-13 stalemate after the opening quarter by outscoring the Eagles 16-8 in the second stanza to produce a 29-21 lead at intermission.

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  18. Girls High School Basketball: Second and third-quarter play paces Magna Vista jayvees, 52-45Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Magna Vista limited Franklin County to single-digit scoring in the second and third quarters Friday en route to a 52-45 Piedmont District girls junior varsity basketball triumph over Franklin County at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium. FCHS managed to score nine points in each of those frames.

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  19. Man who lost kids in fire 25 years ago donates to family displaced by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Daniel Hanks, owner of Daniel's Auto Glass in the Bassett area, heard about a family who lost everything in a fire through Facebook and immediately wanted to help. In 1992, Hanks lost a 2-year-old son and a 9-month-old daughter in a mobile home fire.

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  20. CHITWOOD, Ella Sue WrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    CHITWOOD Ella Sue Wray Known to many as Granny, Ella Sue Wray Chitwood passed peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, November 26, 2017. She was the daughter of Posey and Annie Maude Wray.

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