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  1. NAACP luncheon looks at county schools' pastRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    Betty Huffman delivers quilts, bags and teddy bears donated by the Smith Mountain Lake Quilters Guild to social services in Bedford and Franklin County. Huffman was the first white teacher to accept a job at Lee M. Waid school in 1966.

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  2. HALL, ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Franklin News-Post

    HALL Thomas Jefferson March 2, 1921 September 12, 2018 Thomas Jefferson Hall, 97, of Martinsville, Va., passed away on September 12, 2018 at Blue Ridge Village, Martinsville, Va. Tom was born in Franklin County to Fred and Hettie Hall on March 2, 1921.

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  3. High School Golf: Dillon fires a 69 as Eagles win regular-season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County senior Glenn Parris makes his way onto the tee at hole No. 15 during Piedmont District play at The Westlake Tuesday.

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  4. Hurricanes and economics are uncertain and riskyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Franklin News-Post

    At Wednesday's Franklin Connects meeting at the Franklin Center, Franklin County administrator Brent Robertson mentioned the parallels between the county's future and Hurricane Florence. Both the county's future - in terms of economic development and overall well-being of the population - and the approaching hurricane off the coast of the Carolinas are shrouded in uncertainty and pack a great deal of potential damage that can be mitigated with preparation.

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  5. College Football: Grande's third year marks entrance into OdacRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Franklin News-Post

    Ferrum College junior running back Brian Mann , last year's USA South Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year, rushed for a program-best 1,556 yards a year ago. The Panthers have finished 15-5 over the last two years after a previous three-year run of 5-25.

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  6. Henry man held on murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Franklin News-Post

    Authorities were called to the home of Brian A. Spencer, 49, of Henry after 3 a.m. on Saturday. There they found Malcolm Ray Ausborne, 32, of Martinsville by the entrance of the home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. High School Golf: Piedmont District opener is moved to Gordon TrentRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Following fifth and fourth-place finishes in two tournaments, reigning Piedmont District golf champion Franklin County opens league play Tuesday against its seven district rivals. The match, however, has been moved from Forest Park Country Club in Martinsville to Gordon Trent Golf Club in Stuart.

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  8. Downtown Rocky Mount building could possibly be hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    A vacant building of more than 20,000 square feet in downtown Rocky Mount might be turned into a restaurant and hotel. In 2014, Roanoke resident Phillip Bane bought the three-story building and used it as a warehouse.

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  9. WRIGHT, LorrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    WRIGHT Lorrie Anne Jefferson October 10, 1963 August 4, 2018 Lorrie Anne Jefferson Wright, 54, of Henry, Va. passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her home.

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  10. RICHARDSON, NancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    RICHARDSON Nancy L July 23, 2018 Nancy L. Richardson, 85, of Martinsville, Va. passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018.

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  11. ALTICE, RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    ALTICE Ruby Love Merricks Ruby Love Merricks Altice, 88, of Martinsville, Va. passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018.

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

    Jul 4, 2018 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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