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  1. Virginia 122, Hardy Road intersection targeted for upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    Less than a week after yellow flashing caution lights had been installed near the intersection of Hardy Road and Virginia 122, two people were killed in a crash there. Brittany N. Henritze, 25, of Roanoke and David F. Nash II, 32, of Vinton, died Dec. 3 after the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta that Henritze was driving attempted to make a left turn onto Virginia 122 north from Hardy Road and pulled into the path of a southbound 2006 Toyota pickup truck.

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  2. CUMMINGS, TimothyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Franklin News-Post

    CUMMINGS Timothy Louis March 25, 1966 November 30, 2018 Today, I lay to rest my best friend, the one I laughed with, cared for, dreamed with, loved. Timothy Louis Cummings, 52, of Salem, Va.

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  3. Girls High School Basketball: Play in first, third quarters propels ColonelsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | Franklin News-Post

    William Fleming produced two, 20-point quarters Tuesday night en route to a 73-54 non-district girls varsity basketball victory over Franklin County in the 2018-19 season opener for both clubs at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium. The Colonels , a season removed from a regional championship campaign in Class 5 and a berth in the state quarterfinals, scored 47 points in the first and third stanzas - they won the first quarter, 27-15, and the third period, 20-15.

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  4. Oliver, Bobbie LawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Franklin News-Post

    OLIVER Bobbie Lawson November 26, 2018 Bobbie Lawson Oliver, 86, of Rocky Mount, Va., passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 while surrounded by loved ones. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

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  5. Wimmer, Doris Marie OylerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Franklin News-Post

    WIMMER Doris Marie Oyler November 24, 2018 Doris Marie Oyler Wimmer, 91, of Rocky Mount, Va., formerly of Roanoke, Va., passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018. She was a daughter of the late James Henry Oyler and Mary Jane Moses Oyler.

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  6. Calloway, Ceaphus E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Franklin News-Post

    CALLOWAY Ceaphus E. November 18, 2018 Mr. Ceaphus E. Calloway of Roanoke Va., passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Stanfield Mortuary Chapel family will receive friend one hour prior to service.

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  7. McCall, Rebecca Anne MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Franklin News-Post

    MCCALL Rebecca Anne Myers August 28, 1955 November 13, 2018 Becky McCall of Hardy, Va., left this world on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. She was born August 28, 1955 in Radford, Va.

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  8. Mills, Jerry WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    MILLS Jerry William July 9, 1943 October 30, 2018 Jerry William Mills, 75, of Boones Mill, Virginia, passed away, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at his home. Jerry worked for Nabisco for 43 years and was known by many as "Cookie Man".

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  9. CORRON, DonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    CORRON Donald Ray October 18, 2018 Donald Ray Corron, 83, of Moneta, Va. died on Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Roanoke, Va.

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  10. Two arrested for summertime break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has charged two men with possession of stolen property after a series of break-ins in Hardy in August, according to a news release from Capt. Phillip Young.

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  11. GUTHRIE, WoodrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    GUTHRIE Woodrow Wilson July 25, 1935 September 29, 2018 Woodrow W. Guthrie, 83, of Boones Mill, Va., passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 25, 1935, a son of the late Wilbur and Lillie Angell Guthrie.

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  12. KEFAUVER, JR., HaroldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    KEFAUVER, JR. Harold Wayne June 7, 2000 September 19, 2018 Harold Wayne Kefauver, Jr., 18, of Rocky Mount, Va.

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  13. 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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  14. High School Football: First-half play propels Glass to 21-point victoryRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Tailback Ty Foster and quarterback DreSean Kendrick combined for 273 rushing yards Thursday in leading E.C. Glass to a 41-20 non-district varsity football victory over Franklin County at City Stadium. Glass scored 34 of its points in the first half - 13 in the first quarter and 21 in the second stanza.

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  15. JAMISON, VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    JAMISON Vernon E. September 28, 1928 August 13, 2018 Vernon E. Jamison, 89, of Boones Mill, Va. passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 surrounded by his family.

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  16. Former minister writes book to help preachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    John Riggs, 91, of Roanoke stands with his two books, which he does not sell but gives to ministers, friends and family. He started Franklin Memorial Baptist Church in 1975.

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  17. SMITH, JR., ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    SMITH, JR. Thomas Marion Thomas Marion Smith, Jr., 84, of Roanoke, Va. went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 16, 2018 with his family by his side.

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  18. Murdock, James CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    MURDOCK James Curtis July 1, 1995 July 6, 2018 James Curtis Murdock passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 in Newark, N.J. JC was born July 1, 1995 in Roanoke, Va. He was predeceased by his grandfathers, Tom Turton and Donald Murdock.

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  19. Golf Notebook: Chandler-LaCroix duo wins four-ball tournamentRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    The duo of Matt Chandler and Brandon LaCroix carded rounds of 63-62, 125 to claim a five-stroke victory in the Hidden Valley Four-Ball Classic. Hunting Hills Country Club in Roanoke is the home course for Chandler, who hails from Hardy and who is a former prep standout at Franklin County, and LaCroix.

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  20. Ferrum College Notebook: Wrestling slate includes dual match-up against five-time regional championRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    The highlight of Ferrum College's 2018-19 men's wrestling season comes in March when the Panthers host the NCAA Division III National Championships at the Berglund Center in Roanoke. Following its season opener against Washington and Lee University on Nov. 3 and competition in the Cougar Open on Nov. 10 in Danville, the Panthers will host the Southeast Duals at the Salem Civic Center on Nov. 17. Messiah and Ferrum became regional rivals last year when the Southeast Region was formed.

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