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Clerk eyes foreclosure process

Franklin County cases to be examined more deeply, paper trail followed. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Accusations that area foreclosures have been unlawfully rubber-stamped have led officials to reconsider their procedures. Recently appointed Clerk of Court Patricia Burnette...
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Kittens, puppies need a home

Franklin County Animal Control filling to the gills by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — The cacophony of cat meows, barking dogs and crowing roosters is prominent the moment one steps out of a car in the Franklin County Animal Control parking lot. With more than 40 dogs and 40-50...

Storms cause water bypass in Franklinton

FRANKLINTON — Franklin County Public Utilities experienced a bypass of untreated wastewater from a pump station located on Chavis Street in Franklinton July 1. The spill occurred after the area received some 3-plus inches of rain in short duration during the morning hours. The...

Franklin County superintendent resigns

by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Franklin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Ingram is heading to a new job in Darlington, S.C. The Darlington County Board of Education voted 5-3 in a specially called board meeting Monday night to make Ingram the new superintendent there. Ingram will...
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Yard sale, Moral Monday arrest support free clinic

“I can’t stress enough that the people who come here are not deadbeats,” Beverly Kegley said. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Tamales and handcuffs are two items volunteers are using to protect the Franklin County Volunteers in Medicine free clinic, its prescription program and...