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Red flag cases in Montgomery, Franklin counties illustrate challenges of firearm confiscation

Commonwealth's attorneys filing risk orders in the region have experienced repetitive case continuances and gun seizure complications. And because red flag law is still brand new to many of them, they're not sure what details about specific cases they can provide to members of the press. Read more

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Newly listed homes for sale in the Rocky Mount area

Browse through recently listed homes in the Rocky Mount real estate market and find your next home! Read more

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Independence Festival held by Rocky Mount Rotary Club

Independence Festival held by Rocky Mount Rotary Club A fireworks display is pictured during the Rocky Mount Rotary Club’s Independence Fes… Read more

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Sticky-stormy week ahead as SW Va is again on eastern rim of 'Ring of Fire'

Storms are expected each day this week, either popping up in daytime heating or moving in as clusters from the northwest. Read more

Rocky Mount homes for big families

Rocky Mount homes with at least five bedrooms. Read more

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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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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Rocky Mount neighbors: Obituaries for July 2

Read through the obituaries published today in Franklin News Post. Read more

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SML Center Inc. names new board members

At the most recent meeting of SML Center Inc., 14 Smith Mountain Lake-area residents with varied skills and experience signed on as members… Read more

Business

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Just keep your returns: Stores weigh paying you not to bring back unwanted items

Instead of piling returned merchandise onto a growing inventory heap, stores are considering just handing customers their money back and letting them keep the stuff they don't want. Read more

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Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is changing its name

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is changing its name after 85 years. Read more

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Changes to your next 401(k) statement could be alarming, but don't panic just yet

Your next 401(k) statement could come with a very worrisome surprise. Read more

Sports

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Heim edges Borst for Thunder Road checkered

SOUTH BOSTON -Corey Heim and Jacob Borst battled for track supremacy in Saturday night’s Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 presented by Gran… Read more

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Favorites, players to follow at Scottish Open

Neither the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship nor LIV Golf (off week) will dominate the headlines this week. Read more

SML Sandlot 8Ul tryouts are July 26

MONETA - Tryouts for SML Sandlot 8U (Coach Pitch) travel baseball team are set for Tuesday, July 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Westlake B… Read more

Opinion

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Schapiro: 1/6 star witness set example Youngkin could follow

Glenn Youngkin should be afraid of Cassidy Hutchinson — very afraid. Read more

Our real freedom comes in Christ

This weekend, the United States of America will be celebrating a decisive moment in our nation’s history — the signing of the Declaration o… Read more

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Hollifield: Elevator rides have their ups and downs

There aren’t a lot of elevators in my neck of the woods, so I am rarely on one other than when I am in a larger town on business or pleasur… Read more

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Schapiro: Will the real Glenn Youngkin please stand up

Republican Glenn Youngkin is a governor in conflict with himself. Read more

Upcoming Events

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Blue Ridge Potters Guild 23rd Annual Show and Sale

The Blue Ridge Potters Guild 23rd Annual Show and Sale returns to Patrick Henry High School on Octo… Read more

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VIRTUAL Murder Mystery on 7/29/22 at 8pm ET

Join Jump into Mystery on Friday 7/29/22 at 8pm ET for Murder in the Wild Wild West! This is an int… Read more

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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Yard Sale

Items include - furniture, household items, kitchen items, decor, knick-knacks, and many more - sti… Read more

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Trustee Sale of 85 Buck Rd

TRUSTEE SALE 85 Buck Dr, Hardy, VA 24101 Franklin County In execution of a Deed of Trust in the original principal amount of $147,537.00, d… View details

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Trustee's Sale of 855 Bonbrook Mill Rd

Trustee's Sale 855 Bonbrook Mill Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 (Parcel ID: 0440202800 & 0440202800) Default having been made in the terms o… View details

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Trustee's Sale of 3990 Grassy Hill Road

TRUSTEE'S SALE OF 245 ALEX LANE, GLADE HILL, VA 24092 In execution of a Deed of Trust in the original principal amount of $112,953.00, with… View details

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Notice of Subtitute Trustee's Sale

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE OF 375 Kemp Ford Road, Union Hall, Virginia 24176 (Franklin County, Virginia) In execution of a Wrap Ar… View details

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Notice of Public Hearings

PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the Franklin County Code, the Franklin County Board of Supervisors hereby gives notice of public hearings to be h… View details

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Notice of Public Hearings

Pursuant to the Town Code of Rocky Mount and the Code of Virginia, public hearings will be held by Rocky Mount Planning Commission and Town… View details

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Order of Publication

VIRGINIA: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FRANKLIN COUNTY MARION BANKS, Plaintiff, V. CASE NO. CL22-4694 SHAWNA SHEREE BANKS, Executor for the Esta… View details

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Notice of Substitute Trustee's Sale

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE OF 1730 Rakes Rd., Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151 (Franklin County, Virginia) In execution of a deed of tr… View details

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Available to CenturyLink Customers The Virginia State Corporation Commission designated CenturyLink as an Eligible Telecommunications Carri… View details

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Humidity:64%
Cloud Coverage:72%
Wind:WNW at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:37%
UV Index:8 Very High
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