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  1. Habitat for Humanity dedicates 20th houseRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Franklin News-Post

    Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: Dawn and Ben Hicks are the recipients of Franklin County's 20th Habitat House. During a recent dedication of the house, the family, including the couple's children Paul and Faith, received quilts from the Sew Sisters in Moneta.


  2. Wirtz woman charged with manslaughterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Franklin News-Post

    A Wirtz woman faces a manslaughter charge after being indicted Monday by a Franklin County grand jury in the death of a Moneta man in a traffic collision last September. Erica Gail Hall, 24, was also indicted on two felony counts of child endangerment, one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of drugs, and one misdemeanor count of driving with a suspended license.


  3. Two local men indicted in vandalism caseRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Franklin News-Post

    Two Franklin County men were indicted Monday for a vandalism spree in the northern and eastern portions of the county on Dec. 9, 2014. Jeremiah Christian Phoenix, 23, of Doe Run and Gregory Keith Clarke Jr., 23, of Penhook are each charged with 13 felony counts of property destruction and one count of misdemeanor property damage.


  4. Sheriff's office solves vandalism caseRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has solved the vandalism cases that included incidents in the northern and eastern portions of the county two weeks ago. "The investigation of these vandalisms led to two primary suspects who were believed to have been involved," said Lt.


  5. Reward offered for info on vandalism spreeRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Courtesy Photo: Paint splattered across this window is one example of a rash of vandalism in the eastern portion of the county last week. A reward is being offered for information on the case.


  6. Moneta man killed Thursday in head-on collisionRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Cleo Wellsley Smith, 76, was traveling east on Route 670 in a 2002 BMW sedan when a westbound 1998 Dodge Caravan, driven by Erica Hall, 24, of Burnt Chimney, crossed the center line and struck the BMW head on, according to First Sgt. Mike Bailey with the Virginia State Police.


  7. Residents can use - Smith Mountain Lake' in addressRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Thanks to an early 50th Anniversary Celebration initiative, lake residents can use "Smith Mountain Lake, VA" as the "city and state" on their return addresses. Lake-area residents and businesses served by the Glade Hill, Goodview, Hardy, Moneta, Huddleston, Penhook, Union Hall and Wirtz post offices can replace their community name with "Smith Mountain Lake," according to 50th Anniversary Steering Committee Chairman Bill Piatt.


  8. Fair draws more than 6,500 visitorsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: The first Franklin County Agricultural Fair in nearly 40 years saw a great turnout as over 6,500 visitors enjoyed rides, food, live music, agricultural machinery and animals at the Franklin County Recreation Park last week. The first Franklin County Agricultural Fair in nearly 40 years drew more than 6,500 visitors to the recreation park on Sontag Road last week.


  9. Franklin County Ag Fair opens todayRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: One of the main attractions planned for the fair is Brinkley Entertainment's midway rides. Around 17 rides were assembled early this week in preparation for the fair, which opens today at the Franklin County Recreation Park on Sontag Road.


  10. Second boater dies from collision on SMLRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    The operator of a bass boat that collided with a cabin cruiser on Smith Mountain Lake on July 31 has died.


  11. Body of missing SML boater recoveredRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    The body of a Vinton man, who had been missing since July 31 when the boat in which he was riding collided with another boat on Smith Mountain Lake, was recovered Saturday afternoon by divers.


  12. Recovery effort continues for Vinton boater after collisionRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Crews were still searching for Ronald Lemons, 73, Sunday afternoon, according to Sgt.


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