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A new virtual camp for ninth through 12th grade students, who are interested in natural resources, is being sponsored by Virginia Department of Forestry and Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts.

Just because COVID-19 canceled the state and national competitions last year for SkillsUSA and the Virginia State Fair, doesn’t mean students from Franklin County High School had to totally miss demonstrating and being recognized for their expertise in skills such as TV production, welding, …

“The resources here are amazing,” said Debbie Hamrick, coordinator of adult education at The Franklin Center in Rocky Mount. One of those resources is the availability of GED (general educational development) testing on site.

A work group to assess student needs and support schools this spring and summer as they offer or expand in-person instruction is seeking comment from parents and other members of the public.

SML Lions Club Scholarship Trust recently announced it is accepting applications for 2021 college scholarships for Franklin County High School seniors who plan to pursue a four-year college degree at a Virginia college or university.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, and with more inclement weather in the forecast, Franklin County Public Schools is attempting to find make-up days in the event school days cannot be held virtually because of power outages. On Wednesday, just before the latest winter storm, the school sys…