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  1. Franklin Heights Church holds candlelight eventRead the original story

    Thursday | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin Heights Church held a musical candlelight event on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10 at the main church campus in Rocky Mount in one of the season's largest church events. "We see ourselves as one church with three campuses," said Senior Pastor Stan Parris.

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  2. Council OKs soup kitchenRead the original story

    Thursday | Franklin News-Post

    Rocky Mount Town Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a special exception permit for Stepping Stone Mission to operate a soup kitchen in a new location. Stepping Stone Mission is currently housed on Diamond Avenue with the American Legion, but with Town Council's approval, the soup kitchen will be moving to 1105 North Main Street, the old Jones Produce building.

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  3. EDWARDS, RonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    EDWARDS Ronald Mr. Ronald Edwards of Rocky Mount passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. His funeral will be 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on Saturday, December 16, 2017.

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  4. Editorial: Back vets' causes year - roundRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    As Veterans Day events in Rocky Mount just a few weeks ago made abundantly clear, the people of Franklin County feel a deep respect and enduring gratitude for the people who, across generations, gave all they could in defense of the country and our values. It's up to us all to make sure these commitments to veterans are evident throughout the whole year.

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  5. BOWMAN, Ezra LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Franklin News-Post

    BOWMAN Ezra Lee Ezra Lee Bowman, 84, of Rocky Mount, went to his eternal home on Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was a wonderful father and family man.

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  6. Holiday Hang raises funds to feed those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Mountain plus Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters - are scheduled in locales around the Southeast, including Rocky Mount, Va.; South Carolina cities Greer and Charleston; Atlanta; and three North Carolina cities (Charlotte, Raleigh and Asheville). ...

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  7. Rocky Mount Town Council clears way for soup kitchen to moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Rocky Mount Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve a special exception/use permit to allow the soup kitchen to operate in the former Jones Produce building on North Main Street.

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  8. Zoning board recommends approval for landRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Franklin News-Post

    Zoning officials recommended approving a variance after meeting Thursday evening to review the request for lot 18 Mountain View Drive, Rocky Mount. Marsha Chitwood and Charlotte Evans, owners, have asked town officials to let them to construct a single-family home on the lot.

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  9. Stove blamed for house fire on Hammocks DriveRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Franklin News-Post

    A fire that engulfed a house on 77 Hammocks Drive, Rocky Mount was started by the wood stove and wood-burning equipment, according to Franklin County Fire Marshal Scott Fulcher. On Nov. 15, five area fire departments came to the scene to help extinguish the flames.

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  10. Man shot by police officer arraignedRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Franklin News-Post

    ... they were "wasting" his time. Cook was charged with the felony after an Oct. 14 officer involved-shooting in the Rocky Mount Plaza on Tanyard Road. Prosecutors say an officer approached Cook in the parking lot and Cook began to physically assault ...

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  11. Kids learn how to relaxRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Franklin News-Post

    While getting out for a program last week at the Franklin County Public Library in Rocky Mount might have been too stressful for some families, four youngsters made it out to learn about how kids can handle stress. The students had a handout for the kids that defined stress and identified ways to cope with it such as stress balls, get more sleep, talk, practice relaxation, exercise, color, and do what you think is fun.

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  12. Building regional economy while highlighting traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Powhatan Today

    ... on tour for her solo project, performs to an audience of more than 400 at Harvester Performance Center, in Rocky Mount, Va. The renowned place to experience authentic Appalachian music is along the Crooked Road. The work of the Crooked Road has ...

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  13. Man killed in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Franklin News-Post

    A 27-year-old Rocky Mount man was killed in a stabbing Friday night, and a woman has been charged with second-degree murder, authorities said. Cordarious Immanuel Wright died at a residence in the 200 block of Samuel Lane in Rocky Mount, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, which responded to an emergency call at 10 p.m. Later arrested was Amanda Marie Harper, 29, of Penhook, who according to deputies was located walking on Samuel Lane after the call came in.

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  14. Complex seeks town boundary shiftRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | Franklin News-Post

    A special town committee gathered Monday night to discuss a voluntary boundary adjustment for the Briardale Apartments at 1545 North Main Street in Rocky Mount. The Community and Economic Development Committee reviewed and decided to recommend to the town that it be willing to adjust the current town limits in order to take in the entire Briardale Apartment complex.

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  15. MERRITT, BryonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Merritt. He is survived by his wife, Eugenia Ann Merritt of Martinsville, Va.; one daughter, Takesha D. Moore of Rocky Mount, Va.; two grand-daughters, Taylor D. Moore and Karlyn N. Moore both of Rocky Mount. Va.; two sisters, Winifred Merritt and ...

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  16. SHULTE, Honor AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Franklin News-Post

    ... ration of Honor's life will be held Sunday, December 17, 2017, 2 p.m. at Franklin Heights Church 110 Hilltop Rd. Rocky Mount, Va. 24151.

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  17. Operating a school system isn't cheapRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Franklin News-Post

    ... is necessary, school officials say, to cover a new career and technical education center on the main campus in Rocky Mount and replace middle school mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, among other things. Supervisors have expressed ...

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  18. NANCE, Keith EdwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Franklin News-Post

    ... r of other family members. Services will be private. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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  19. HALL, Richard V.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Franklin News-Post

    ... d States Navy Honors will be immediately after the service at Franklin Memorial Park, 21440 Virgil H. Goode HWY, Rocky Mount, Va. 24151. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount/ Smith Mountain Lake.

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  20. Franklin County begins its celebration of the holidaysRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | Franklin News-Post

    For three consecutive days , Franklin County welcomed the Christmas season. "Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas" took place on the evening of Dec. 1 in downtown Rocky Mount.

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