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Ferrum College holds Homecoming & Family Weekend

Ferrum College held its Homecoming & Family Weekend Oct. 15-17. Read more

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Historical homes you can own in the Rocky Mount area

Take a peek at fixer-uppers with potential to beautiful old homes around Rocky Mount Read more

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Zwei, boxer and hound mix Read more

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Newly constructed houses you can buy in Rocky Mount

Check out modern homes in new communities around Rocky Mount Read more

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Task force to take another look at unsolved 2002 Henry County triple homicide case

Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry announced a new multiagency task force that will review the case and look for new leads in the shooting deaths of the Short family in 2002. Read more

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Expensive homes on the market in Rocky Mount

These are some of the most luxurious homes on the Rocky Mount market. Read more

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Rocky Mount to start using side-loader truck

The Town of Rocky Mount held a press conference on Oct. 12 to make the public aware that it will begin using a new side-loader truck for so… Read more

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Opposites face off in attention-grabbing 9th District House of Delegates race

Democrat Bridgette Craighead and Republican Wren Williams are vying to succeed Charles Poindexter. Read more

Agape Center seeks donations

The Agape Center, which provides mentoring, food, clothing and household goods to those in need, will once again provide Thanksgiving dinne… Read more

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Lawsuit filed in Famous Anthony's hepatitis A outbreak; 30 cases now reported

A Franklin County woman filed a lawsuit against Famous Anthony’s, alleging that she contracted hepatitis A from eating at one of the chain’s restaurants. Read more

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McDonald's is offering free 'Thank You' meals to teachers across the country

Teachers are going to get a little extra lovin' this week with free breakfast "Thank You" meals from McDonald's as a token of appreciation. Read more

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You can score free Starbucks, Dunkin' and other coffee today. Here's how

It's National Coffee Day. Here's a look at some of this year's Coffee Day deals: Read more

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'World's best airline' for 2021 revealed

See where America's top airline ranks on the overall list. Read more

Sports

Panthers tie for sixth in Hollins show

ROANOKE - Ferrum College's equestrian team tied for sixth place in an eight-team field at Saturday's Hollins University Intercollegiate Hor… Read more

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Panthers drop matches to Maroons, Yellow Jackets

SALEM -  Ferrum College's volleyball team dropped both of its Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) matches, falling to Roanoke College a… Read more

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JUNIOR VARSITY VICTORY

Franklin County's junior varsity football team wins its fourth game of the season. Read more

Opinion

The uniqueness of the Book of Esther

The Book of Esther is unique, because it is a story where the main character is never named, never speaks, but is present and active. Consi… Read more

Hollifield: Reader shares a close encounter tale

As interim senior aerospace/unidentified flying object correspondent for this award-winning publication, I often receive first-person close… Read more

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Schapiro: Of different eras, of the same origins, of similar goals

For Jerry Baliles and Ralph Northam, politics began at the water’s edge. Read more

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Sweet aroma of forgiveness

So here I am at North Myrtle Beach with my wife of 53 years. Climbing out of our air conditioned car, the first thing we smell is the salty… Read more

Upcoming Events

Christmas Eve Service

Fork Mountain United Methodist Church will hold service of lessons and carols Christmas Eve at 11:0… Read more

Craft Show at Henry Fork Church of the Brethren

Craft Show at Henry Fork Church of the Brethren Read more

Dyslexia Awareness for a Day

The Parent Resource Center with Franklin County Public Schools will be hosting a FREE training to p… Read more

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Notice Public Auction of Real Estate

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Notice Judicial Sale of Real Estate

NOTICE JUDICIAL SALE OF REAL ESTATE On November 15, 2021, proceedings will be commenced under authority of Section 58.1-3965 et seq. of the… View details

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The Estate of Deborah L. Hogan

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF AN APPLICATION BY APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY

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Order of Publication

ORDER OF PUBLICATION Case No. JJO14510-01-00 Commonwealth of Virginia VA. CODE§ 8.01-316 FRANKLIN COUNTY J & DR DISTRICT COURT Commonwe… View details

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE FRANKLIN COUNTY, VIRGINIA A HEARING ON AMENDMENTS TO THE ADOPTED 2021-2022 BUDGET In Accordance with Sections 15.2-2507 of th… View details

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