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  1. Virginia Cooperative Extension offers tips on battling boxwood blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Franklin News-Post

    Virginia Cooperative Extension Agents Melanie Barrow and Kevin Camm talk about the boxwood blight which has invaded Virginia yards and landscapes at a community meeting in Martinsville. Boxwood blight killed all the leaves on this bush on Mulberry Road in Martinsville.

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  2. MAIETTA, MarilynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Franklin News-Post

    MAIETTA Marilyn August 24, 1926 November 1, 2018 Marilyn L. Maietta of Martinsville, Va., passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018. She was born on August 24, 1926 in Battle Creek, Mich.

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  3. Guilliams, John PeteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Franklin News-Post

    GUILLIAMS John Pete October 7, 1946 October 15, 2018 John Pete Guilliams, 72, of Henry, Va. passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at his home.

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  4. High School Football: Franklin County game is postponed, reset for MondayRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    The Comets are coming off consecutive shut-out triumphs over league foes Bassett and Martinsville .

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  5. Campbell, Darlene BelcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    CAMPBELL Darlene Belcher October 10, 2018 On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Darlene Belcher Campbell, 77, lost her battle with brain cancer and went to be with the Lord. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Oren and Alma Yeatts Belcher and father-in-law Teddy W. Campbell.

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  6. Conference brings county native homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Capt. Norman Gray was given the rare opportunity to return to his Franklin County home for work this week. The 29-year veteran of the Virginia State Police is participating in a conference in Huddleston for law enforcement, insurance agencies and prosecutors throughout the state on how to spot insurance fraud.

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  7. STEP's seniors receive extra food from Feeding AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    STEP Senior Services staff Tammy Franklin, Doris Fain and Robert Osgood visit the Salem distribution site for Feeding America Southwest Virginia to pick up boxes of food for STEP's home-bound clients. STEP Senior Services staff Tammy Franklin, Doris Fain and Robert Osgood visit the Salem distribution site for Feeding America Southwest Virginia to pick up boxes of food for STEP's home-bound clients.

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  8. Where are Virginia's oldest schools?Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    State Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Franklin County, is leading a legislative subcommittee that is looking at how to modernize Virginia's aging school buildings. He's often pointed out that there are outdated schools in every part of the state.

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  9. High School Football: Gilbert's two TDs guide Eagles to win in Piedmont openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County's Chase Austin and Chandler Hodges combine to bring down Bassett's returnman on a kickoff following an Eagles' field goal in the first quarter of Friday night's 16-7 Piedmont District victory over the Bengals at Ed Bassett Stadium. BASSETT - At the start of Franklin County's football season, senior Myles Gilbert was expected to be the Eagles' featured ball carrier.

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

    Sep 20, 2018 | 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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  11. HALL, ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | 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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  12. High School Golf: Dillon fires a 69 as Eagles win regular-season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | 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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  13. Hurricanes and economics are uncertain and riskyRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | 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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  14. College Football: Grande's third year marks entrance into OdacRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | 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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  15. Henry man held on murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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