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  1. MLK event set for Jan. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Franklin News-Post

    Two speakers will attend this year's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast, which will be held at the Pigg River Community Center. Juanita Epps, of Dinwiddie County, holds a BA in History from Virginia State University and has a 38-year career span in retail management, education, administration and nonprofit organizations.


  2. Best-selling author visits high school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Franklin News-Post

    On Dec. 6, best-selling author Beth Macy met with more than 50 high school students at the Franklin Center to discuss her award-winning book "Truevine." After 25 years, Nancy Saunders granted Macy permission to tell the story of her great-uncles George and Willie Muse.


  3. Pipeline lawsuit moves aheadRead the original story

    Monday Dec 18 | Franklin News-Post

    Mountain Valley Pipeline is pushing ahead with a federal lawsuit filed in Roanoke to acquire easements over certain properties throughout Franklin County and the rest of the state. Mountain Valley proposes to construct and operate a 303-mile-long, 42-inch-diameter, high-pressure natural gas pipeline from Wetzel County, West Virginia, to Transco Compressor Station 165 in Pittsylvania County.


  4. STOUT, Barbara FriedmanRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    STOUT Barbara Friedman Barbara Stout, formerly of Sherman, died in Roanoke, Va. on Saturday, November 25, 2017.


  5. 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.


  6. Robertson Jr., SherwoodRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    ROBERTSON JR. Sherwood Sherwood Robertson Jr., of Roanoke, Va., 73, and husband of Bertha, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017.


  7. CONKLIN, James DonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    CONKLIN James Donald Jimmie Conklin, 39, of Boones Mill, Va. left his earthly home to be with his Lord and Savior in his eternal home on Friday, November 3, 2017.


  8. DOMBKOWSKI, Frank M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    DOMBKOWSKI Frank M. Frank M. Dombkowski, 74 of Wirtz and formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 with his family by his side after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 14, 1943 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to the late Frank Anthony Dombkowski and Teresa Agnes Dombkowski.


  9. Youth Football: Sandlot playoffs continue SaturdayRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    The 2017 Sandlot Superbowl youth tackle footall playoffs continue this weekend and Franklin County has teams remaining in the Pee-Wee , Little League and Junior League tournaments. a In the Pee-Wee League bracket, Franklin County Gray is the No.


  10. Requiem for a newsman: Morris Stephenson 1936-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Upon his arrival in Franklin County in 1964, Morris Stephenson quickly was sewn into its fabric. Over the course of the next half-century, his fearless reporting, smooth writing and good humor made him and the place one.


  11. BUFORD, Margaret SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    BUFORD Margaret Smith Margaret Smith Buford lived a full and rewarding life. She was a person who never met a stranger.


  12. BURROUGHS, Ronald LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    October 3, 2017 After a long and courageous battle with cancer, our Lord has called Ron home. He was born November 29, 1949 in Roanoke, Va.


  13. Prep Cross Country: Eagles claim top team, individual laurels in Piedmont District meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County's boys' and girls' cross country team continued their strong showings in the Piedmont District Tuesday by sweeping a league meet at Martinsville High School. The girls squad netted a perfect score as the Eagles' top five runners captured each of the top five finishing positions.


  14. Church news for September 22Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church will hold the last of three pre-anniversary services for its pastor at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, led by by evangelist Mae Roy Ramsey.


  15. LAPRADE, Roy NewtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    LAPRADE Roy Newton Roy Newton LaPrade, 92, of Roanoke, Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 17, 2017. He was predeceased by his parents, Ira and Nannie LaPrade; wife of 58 years, June Chambers LaPrade; son, David LaPrade; and brothers, Earnest LaPrade and Paul LaPrade.


  16. People's Pipeline Protest near regional DEQ officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline gathered with faith leaders and spiritual elders to take a moment of silence and pray for Gov. McAuliffe at noon near the regional DEQ office on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.


  17. ARRINGTON, Barbara BowlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    ARRINGTON Barbara Bowling Barbara Bowling Arrington, 80, of Rocky Mount, Va., passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Tuesday, August 22 , 2017. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.


  18. RIDDLE, Allyn GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    RIDDLE Allyn Gray Allyn Gray Riddle, 18, of Rocky Mount, Va. was tragically taken from us on Friday, August 18, 2017.


  19. Eagles rally for third-place finish in McLelland MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County senior John Hatcher Ferguson employs one of his irons to execute a tee shot during a match played last season at The Westlake. Thursday, Ferguson carded a 70 at Blue Hills Club in Roanoke to earn a seventh-place individual finish in the 2017 Bob McLelland Metro Invitation.


  20. Cause of death: Blunt force traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    A preliminary autopsy by the medical examiner's office determined that 30-year-old Brittany Adair Kasey Freeny, who was found dead in the woods in Franklin County in May, died of blunt force trauma, according to search warrants unsealed on Tuesday. Seventeen search warrants in Franklin County illustrate how meticulous and methodical investigators have been with the case, which spans Roanoke and Franklin County as well as North Carolina.


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