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  1. SCOTT, James A.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    SCOTT James A. James A. Scott, 74 of Bassett passed away at home on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He was self-employed in construction; he loved hunting, camping, fishing and the outdoors.

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  2. NAYLOR-EDER, Billi JoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    EDER Billi Jo Billi Jo Naylor-Eder, 39, of Ferrum passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her dad, Bill Eder, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Naylor, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. F.X. Eder, Harry Brooks.

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  3. HAZELWOOD, Lila Sue QuinnRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    HAZELWOOD Lila Sue Quinn Mrs. Lila Sue Quinn Hazelwood, 58 of Fieldale, Va., passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Franklin Memorial Hospital. She was born in Rocky Mount, Va.

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  4. AUSTIN, Charles N.Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    AUSTIN Charles N. Charles N. Austin, 60, of Gettysburg, Ohio, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at his residence. He was born November 19, 1956, in Franklin Co., Va., to the late Nelson Lee Austin and Eunice Nora Austin Wilt, who survives in Rocky Mount, Va.

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  5. Man shot in altercation with officerRead the original story

    Monday | Franklin News-Post

    A Rocky Mount police officer shot a man during a struggle at a shopping plaza Saturday night, sending him to the hospital, town officials said. The condition of the man wasn't clear at midday Sunday.

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  6. HARRISON, Lee HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Franklin News-Post

    HARRISON Lee Hunt Lee Hunt Harrison, 83, of Glade Hill, Va. passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

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  7. New Y Ferrum director a fitness fanRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | Franklin News-Post

    Victoria Brown is the new branch director of the YMCA at Ferrum College and among many goals, hopes to infuse new energy into the center's fitness programs. Brown is a hometown girl from Franklin County, who graduated from Ohio Valley University where she played on the women's soccer team.

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  8. TURNER, TeresaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Franklin News-Post

    TURNER Teresa Teresa Turner, 59, of Rocky Mount passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 with her family by her side after a long and courageous illness. She was born October 20, 1957 a daughter of the late Cleatis Hall and Mary Alice Adkins.

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  9. MCCAULEY, DianneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Franklin News-Post

    MCCAULEY Dianne Born on June 9, 1937, Dianne McCauley passed from this life on Thursday, September 14, 2017 in Wirtz, Va. After graduating from Madison College with a degree in teaching, Dianne dedicated her life to the young people who filled her English classes, first at Hammond High School in Alexandria, Va.

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  10. EAMES, Paul ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Franklin News-Post

    EAMES Paul Cleveland Paul Cleveland Eames, 80, of Rocky Mount passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was born on April 16, 1937 a son of the late Paul Wilson Eames; his mother, Josie Violet Perdue Harper; his stepmom, Ida Lester Eames; and his half-brother, Jerry Eames.

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  11. AYERS, Ozell YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Franklin News-Post

    AYERS Ozell Young Ozell Young Ayers, 70, of Ferrum passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was a lifelong resident of Ferrum and member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church.

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  12. Town leaders OK school expansion rezoningRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Franklin News-Post

    The Rocky Mount Town Council voted Monday evening to approve rezoning about 40 acres of vacant land on Perdue Lane from residential to public open space. Franklin County Public Schools applied for rezoning in order to match the current zoning of the high school, but the project will have to go through several stages and numerous rounds of approval before it can be developed.

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  13. Hart Jr., Robert LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Franklin News-Post

    HART JR. Robert Lee Robert Lee Hart Jr., of Cedar Park, Texas, formerly of Franklin County, Va., passed on to a better life on Thursday, September 28, 2017 after a lengthy battle with colon cancer.

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  14. Singin' in the sunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Franklin News-Post

    A vocal group of singers from Franklin Heights Baptist Church in Rocky Mount performs at Franklin County High School during Autumn Fest.

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  15. EASTER, Charles DavidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Franklin News-Post

    EASTER Charles David Charles passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 with family by his side. He is survived by his daughter Kimberly; son E.B. ; two grandchildren John David and Laura.

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  16. High school expansion possibleRead the original story

    Friday Oct 6 | Franklin News-Post

    The Rocky Mount Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend town council approve rezoning about 40 acres on Perdue Lane for a potential expansion of Franklin County High School. The commission's recommendation -- to change the zoning from residential to public open space -- came after a public hearing where school board members and residents voiced their support and concerns about the rezoning.

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  17. Supervisors offer rent relief to struggling YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County officials privately opted to allow the local YMCA to skip monthly rent payments through the end of the year, a move that will cost taxpayers more than $53,000 in lost revenue. During a private meeting earlier this year, county officials opted to forgo rent payments of $7,651 apiece from the Franklin County YMCA for the year's last seven months.

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  18. Library hosts antler contest, talk on hunting harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Franklin News-Post

    Bill Kidwell is shown with antlers from his 2016 buck kill. Kidwell won an award for European mount during the recent antler competition at the Franklin County Library.

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  19. JONES, CatherineRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 5 | Franklin News-Post

    JONES Catherine Ms. Catherine Jones of Rocky Mount,Va. passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017.

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

    Thursday Oct 5 | 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.

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