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Rocky Mount neighbors: Obituaries for July 30

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

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As Roanoke-area COVID-19 cases rise, official points to need for patience, precautions

Wednesday's report of 64 new cases in the Roanoke and Alleghany districts is more than a quarter of the 230 area infections logged in the past seven days. Read more

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Stik-Pak Solutions opens new facility at Summit View

Stik-Pak Solutions cut the ribbon on a new 50,000-square- foot building at Summit View Business Park expected to create 52 new jobs in Fran… Read more

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Rocky Mount neighbors: Obituaries for July 29

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

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The ultimate garage & estate sale guide for this weekend

Don't miss the great deals at these yard and estate sales around Rocky Mount. Read more

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Rocky Mount neighbors: Obituaries for July 28

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

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Furry Friends of Franklin County

Cora, domestic short hair Read more

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Improvements to operating rooms underway at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital

The $15 million upgrade is scheduled to be finished in June 2023. Meanwhile, Franklin Memorial's current surgical services will continue uninterrupted. Read more

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What you missed this week in notable Rocky Mount crimes and court cases

This week's local crime and court updates from Franklin News Post. Read more

Man is killed in Franklin County car crash

A 33-year-old man died after a single-vehicle crash in Franklin County on Tuesday night, state police said. Read more

Business

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Venmo is getting rid of one of its most recognizable features

Venmo's global feed has been the focus of privacy concerns. Read more

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Aspiring marketing professionals: Get real-world experience at the Digital Marketing Competition

Content by Amplified Digital. The Digital Marketing Competition brings a real-world experience opportunity to students by allowing marketing visionaries to showcase their gifts in the field. Read more

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Popeyes' chicken sandwich is so popular it's adding nuggets to the menu

After the wild success of its chicken sandwich, Popeyes is adding more poultry to its menu with the launch of nuggets. Here's when you can get them. Read more

Sports

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Changes are made to area's premier prep tournament

TROUTVILLE - Changes have been made to the area’s premier high school golf tournament, which returns to sport’s calendar early next month a… Read more

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Parris is transferring for final year of play

Former Franklin County prep standout Briggs Parris has opted to complete his college basketball career in West Virginia at NCAA Division II… Read more

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Harvey, Hughes are honored by IWLCA

FERRUM - Ferrum College student-athletes Micaela Harvey and Natalie Hughes have been selected to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coach… Read more

Opinion

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Hollifield: Looking back at another failed project

Participating in three Zoom calls and attempting to change a flat tire in a gravel parking lot in 94-degree heat can knock the column-writi… Read more

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Hollifield: Readers swarm with bee-sting advice

In the dog days of summer, when the column-writing inspiration wanes, I like to dig into the reader mailbag. Read more

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Cline: Care that makes us Carilion proud

In my first days as an emergency department RN at what is now Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the unit consisted of one hallway with 12… Read more

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Hollifield: To bee or not to bee? I'll pick not to

In Southern parlance, I’ve been snake bit, bus left and heart broke, but bee stung has been the worst of the bunch. 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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Franklin County Public Hearing

Franklin County will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 5:30pm at the Franklin County Administration Building located at… View details

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Abandoned Jetski From Dec. 2020

kAbandoned jetski from Dec. 2020. VA3368AM. Ph. 540-588-0105. Abandoned vessel title to be sought. View details

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Notice of Service of Process By Publication

NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION EDGECOMBE COUNTY FILE NO: 21-JA- 77 K. BATTLE (Minor Child) ________… View details

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Proof of Debts and Demands and the matters of the estate of John N. Torok, Jr.

NOTICE OF TAKING PROOF OF DEBTS AND DEMANDS AND THE MATTERS OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN N. TOROK, JR. Pursuant to Section § 64.2-550 and § 64.2-1… View details

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Mostly clear night

Today

91° 65°

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.

Humidity:69%
Cloud Coverage:16%
Wind:N at 7 mph
Chance of Rain:7%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:23:14 AM
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Scattered showersTue
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Mostly cloudyWed
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Scattered thunderstormsThu
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