Feeding Franklin food drive

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLIN COUNTY — The United Way of Franklin County is hosting its annual fall food drive, Feeding Franklin, Oct. 28-Nov. 15. Locations to donate food for the drive are at each Franklin County library branch, each town hall, the Louisburg Senior Center and...

Novozymes meet and greet

FRANKLINTON — Novozymes invites residents to an evening with elected officials from Franklin County and North Carolina Nov. 12. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. the biotech company will host the reception with light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. This is your chance to hear from and...

Deputies arrest two for pot garden — On Patrol, Oct. 3, 2013

Suspects say plants are medicinal. By Jonathan McNamara SPRING HOPE — Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies were searching for a dog that reportedly killed a goat when they  stumbled upon two marijuana gardens. According to a sheriff’s report, Jorge Alejandro Colorado-Rodriguez, 70...

Franklin Parks and Recreation advisory board meets Tuesday

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will have its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation office on 62 West River Road in Louisburg. This meeting is open to the public.