Extra income available for farm hunting leases

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Deer continue to damage many farm crops each year, especially soybeans. Farmers who suffer from deer damaged and who are interested in earning extra income can qualify to allow still hunting on their properties. There is strong demand for locations that allow...
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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...