Franklin Sheriff’s Office busts meth lab

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s made three arrests yesterday in connection with the discovery of a meth lab at 115 Orchard Hills Road, Louisburg,  near Youngsville, after serving a search warrant. The home owner, Barry Wilson, was charged with manufacture of...

Avoid Scams!

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Franklin County Senior Center have partnered for an informative workshop on avoiding scams. The workshop is June 17, from 9 to 10:15 a.m at the senior center, 127 Shannon Village, Louisburg.  Topics discussed will...

UPDATE: Candidate’s husband named in alleged fraudulent purchase

Expense for buying up opponent’s name listed on campaign finance report — Elections Board to investigate. by Clellie Allen, editor LOUISBURG — While a certain amount of hijinks can be expected in any election, a North Carolina judge has ruled maneuvers allegedly undertaken...
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BREAKING: Candidate’s husband named in fraud case

Find updated story here: Candidate’s husband named in alleged fraudulent purchase, Elections Board to investigate *** LOUISBURG — The husband of a candidate in tomorrow’s primary election has allegedly committed fraud, according to a superior court judge. Documents released...

Election trickery ruled fraud

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — According to court documents released Tuesday, Patricia Burnette Chastain, the current Clerk of Superior Court in Franklin County, has been the victim of a type of identity theft purposely designed to make it nearly impossible for her to campaign...