Two recent local events kick-started the holiday season.
The annual Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas was held on Dec. 3 in Downtown Rocky Mount from 5:30-9 p.m. The free activities were staged on Franklin Street. The event was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The annual Franklin County Christmas Parade took place on Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. in Rocky Mount. The theme of the parade was “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”