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  1. Rocky Mount meals taxRead the original story

    Wednesday | Franklin News-Post

    The Town of Rocky Mount collected $603,588 in meals tax during the first six months of this year, according to the finance department's July report.

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  2. Local band to open for Ty Herndon at HarvesterRead the original story

    Wednesday | Franklin News-Post

    Courtesy Photo: Steve Shively and Wildfire will open Thursday night for Ty Herndon's concert at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount.

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  3. Twin brothers build, fly remote control airplanesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Franklin News-Post

    ... County Sheriff's Office. Twin brothers, Dan and Don Hale, are hoping to help the Virginia Aircrews Club of Rocky Mount recruit more young members. The remote control airplane enthusiasts meet on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at Larc ...

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  4. Photo Frames SaleRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Better Homes & Gardens

    ... Uttermost manufactures mirrors, art, metal wall art, lamps, accessories, clocks, and lighting fixtures in its Rocky Mount, Virginia, factories. They provide quality furnishings throughout the world from their state-of-the-art distribution center ...

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  5. Local mortuary marks 40 years of serviceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Franklin News-Post

    ... In July 1973, Stanfield Mortuary Service started out in what is now an apartment building on Warren Street in Rocky Mount. The couple was in their 30s at the time and must have looked young to be running a business because "one of our first families ...

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  6. Glade Hill man dies after crash on U.S. 220Read the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Franklin News-Post

    ... according to Trooper C.N. Lynch with the Virginia State Police. The driver of the Nissan, Laurie Miller, 53, of Rocky Mount, and an 8-year-old passenger were transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where they were treated and released, ...

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  7. Custom motorcycle revealed on national TVRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Franklin News-Post

    Mark Angle, a retired Rocky Mount pharmacist, had to wait until after Tuesday night's airing of "Counting Cars" before photographs of his $35,000 custom motorcycle could be published.

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  8. Rocky Mount theater goes digitalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Franklin News-Post

    ... screen, visible in the center of photograph. It was out with the old and in with the new as Eagle Cinema in Rocky Mount upgraded from the old 35 mm film movies last week to a modern digital system in all five of its theaters. Ammie "Tee" Brookes, ...

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  9. #2 - NEW: Two Charged In Monday's ChaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Daily News-Record

    ... Tyler said radar clocked Routon going 103 mph in 65 mph zone. His passenger, Michelle Johnson Page, 38, of Rocky Mount, was charged with felony manufacturing methamphetamine, felony drug possession and felony possession of stolen property. Tyler ...

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  10. Americana folk band to perform at the HarvesterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Franklin News-Post

    Publicity Photo: Grammy-nominated harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount.

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  11. PHCC lists fall courses at The Franklin CenterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Franklin News-Post

    ... off-campus site, located in The Franklin Center for Advanced Learning and Enterprise at 50 Claiborne Avenue in Rocky Mount. To meet with an advisor, students must have completed an application to PHCC and taken the Virginia Placement Test, which can ...

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  12. Rocky Mount man's custom bike to be revealed on the History ChannelRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Franklin News-Post

    Courtesy Photo: A Rocky Mount man commissioned Danny "The Count" Koker in Las Vegas to build a custom motorcycle to honor those lost on the USS Belknap in 1975.

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  13. Coates chosen for Franklin County Patriot AwardRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Franklin News-Post

    ... Coates Jr. of Callaway is presented with the Franklin County Patriot Award by Del. Charles Poindexter, left, and Rocky Mount Rotarian Rol Walters, right. Del. Charles Poindexter presented Coates with a medal during the Rocky Mount Rotary Club's ...

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  14. What's in a name?'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Franklin News-Post

    ... the county's early settlers came from Pennsylvania, where Franklin was elected governor in 1785. Another name, Rocky Mount, also has a logical explanation. It was named in 1783 because of the stony hill and mountain formations throughout the ...

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  15. Rocky Mount man to serve 30 years for murder of 3-month-old boyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Franklin News-Post

    A Rocky Mount man will serve 30 years of a 40-year sentence for the murder of a 3-month-old boy in May 2013.

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  16. Iconic Coca-Cola a Ghost Signsa Come Back to Life In Virginia and West Virginia CommunitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Business Wire

    ... be hosting three community celebrations to unveil newly refurbished historic Coca-Cola wall murals this week in Rocky Mount, VA; Ronceverte, WV: and Hinton, WV. Numerous elected officials, community leaders, customers and consumers are expected to ...

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  17. Suzy Bogguss to perform at Harvester FridayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Franklin News-Post

    Publicity Photo: Country music artist Suzy Bogguss will perform at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount on July 11. Grammy-Award winning country artist Suzy Bogguss will perform at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount on Friday, July 11 at 8 p.m. One of country music's most pristine and evocative vocalists, the Illinois native ... (more)

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  18. Coca-Cola to host ribbon-cutting ceremony WednesdayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Franklin News-Post

    Photo by Morris Stephenson: The old Rocky Mount Coca-Cola Bottling Company building at 147 Franklin Street has been restored to its appearance in 1929 with the original sign being repainted by Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

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  19. Rocky Mount man is Goodwill's - Achiever of the Year'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Franklin News-Post

    Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: Allen Woods of Rocky Mount poses with a letter he received from U.S. Senator Mark Warner congratulating Woods on being chosen Goodwill Industries' Achiever of the Year.

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  20. Randy Cook & Commonwealth Bluegrass Band Dates for New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Cybergrass

    ... Commonwealth Bluegrass Band - Bluegrass and Beethoven - Franklin County High School Auditorium, 700 Tanyard, Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, www.smlsymphony.com . (540)420-0061 (7 PM). Sept 13 Saturday - Randy Cook & Commonwealth Bluegrass Band - Jumpin ...

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