Farmers market offers fall veggies

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Farmers Market is open during the fall season. Located in the Shannon Village Shopping Center, the market opens Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m., and closes when it’s sold out. Among the offerings are peas, peppers, butter...

BREAKING: Franklin Medical Center cuts beds, staff

LOUISBURG — Citing a trend in declining inpatient stays and a projected $6.1 million loss, Novant Health announced today it was cutting 80 percent of its inpatient beds at Franklin Medical Center in Louisburg, as well as 59 various hospital staff members. “On average, we have...

Meeting the candidates

FRANKLINTON — Franklin County Sheriff Jerry Jones, right, visits with resident Stan Joyner during a candidates forum hosted by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday evening. Jones was there as was challenger, Bunn Police Chief Kent Winstead. About 115 people were...

Franklin Co. Rabies Clinic

By law all cats and dogs older than four months must be vaccinated to prevent rabies. One- and three-year vaccines will be available for $5 at these locations in Franklin County: •Franklin County Animal Shelter, 351 Kemp Road, Louisburg, Sept. 20, 8-9 a.m., and Oct. 25, 8-9 a....