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  1. Man faces firearm, meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    A vehicle passenger was arrested Friday after a deputy from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office found a loaded handgun and several small baggies containing a white crystalline substance in the vehicle, authorities said. Grayson Scott Hamlett, 46, of Moneta was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearm while in possession of a Schedule I or II drug and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the Westlake area of Franklin County, according to a release.


  2. Laker to kayak the shoreline for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Moneta resident Sue Gallagher is getting ready for a journey of more than 500 miles, all without leaving Smith Mountain Lake. Starting April 7, Gallagher will kayak around the lake's shoreline to raise money for Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center in Rocky Mount.


  3. 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.


  4. Two arrested in meth lab raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    A man and a woman were arrested Friday afternoon at a Rocky Mount motel after deputies were called to investigate the odor of marijuana and later discovered a meth lab in their room, officials said. Henry Eric Routon, 43, of Callaway and Brittany Danielle Nichols, 30, of Moneta were arrested by the Franklin County Sheriff's Department and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a Schedule II drug-methamphetamine.


  5. Human trafficking seen as major concern for Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    The message was serious: Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry worldwide with about $99 billion spent in the United States alone. Rebekah Broughton, communications coordinator for Street Ransom in Roanoke, spoke to a large gathering of more than 30 women at this month's meeting of the Smith Mountain American Association of University Women in Moneta on Jan. 20. The event was held at the Waterfront Country Club.


  6. STANLEY, Hillie OakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    STANLEY Hillie Oakes Hillie Oakes Stanley, 85, of Moneta, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Frances Oakes.


  7. BUCK, Betty Jean ScruggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    BUCK Betty Jean Scruggs Betty Jean Scruggs Buck, 86, of Wirtz, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was a member of Mt.


  8. Lee M. Waid students receive free winter sweatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Students at Lee M. Waid Elementary School got to take home a free sweater, hat and scarf Thursday as part of a free giveaway day by the Adele's Legacy group. All 385 students, from pre-K to fifth grade, picked bright, colorful items from tables set up in the school's gymnasium.


  9. Charities give thanks for home tour proceedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Representatives from eight area charities gathered for a check presentation hosted by the Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour at Bethlehem United Methodist Church on Nov. 7. This year's home tour raised $169,750, the third largest amount in the tour's history.


  10. Pedestrian struck by vehicleRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    A contracted flagger for the Virginia Department of Transportation was struck by a vehicle on Route 122 about 500 feet north of Black Rock Road, Route 621 Monday at 12:20 p.m. Stacy Lee Hopkins, 22, of Martinsville was working off of the right shoulder of Booker T. Washington Highway when he was struck by a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder driven by Mary Madison Gauthier, according to state police. Gauthier, 22, of Moneta, was traveling southbound on Route 122 when she hit a 2005 Cadillac DeVille, ran off the road and collided with the pedestrian.


  11. NAYLOR-EDER, Billi JoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    EDER Billi Jo Billi Jo Naylor-Eder, 39, of Ferrum passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her dad, Bill Eder, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Naylor, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. F.X. Eder, Harry Brooks.


  12. Candidates debate issues at SML forumRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Del. Charles Poindexter and his challenger in Virginia's 9th District race, Stephanie Cook, faced off at a candidate forum Wednesday evening, sharing their views on health care, sanctuary cities and the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline. They joined candidates in multiple board of supervisor races in Franklin, Bedford and Pittsylvania counties at Trinity Ecumenical Parish in Moneta.


  13. Candidates to attend community forumRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Candidates for two county board seats will debate at a candidate forum Oct. 11 at Trinity Ecumenical Parish in Moneta. An annual event held by Smith Mountain Lake Association and Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, the form will also feature candidates vying for seats in the Virginia General Assembly and board of supervisors in Franklin, Bedford and Pittsylvania counties will attend.


  14. New 5K run set for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Robin and Randy Quay, pictured here after they finished the 2016 Grand Teton Half Marathon, are organizing a new 5K race which will be held on Oct. 21 for the Agape Center. Proceeds will buy Christmas gifts for kids.


  15. Moneta fire truck wrecks to avoid hitting pickupRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Police are investigating to determine whether the same pickup that ran someone off the road in Moneta also forced a fire truck responding to that wreck to go off the road. The Bedford County Fire and Rescue issued a news release that said a camera mounted to the fire engine recorded the incident and that Virginia State Police are investigating.


  16. Moneta man sentenced for sex offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    A 64-year-old Moneta man who was convicted in March of a sex offense involving a minor was sentenced to serve 3 A1 2 years in prison last week in Franklin County Circuit Court. Roger Lee Crouch was charged late last year with sexual battery, attempted sodomy and indecent liberties, following an incident in August.


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