Local Government Meeting Calendar

•Franklin Co. Board of Commissioners meets the first and third Monday of each month, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Admin. Building, 113 Market St., Louisburg. •Franklin Co. Planning Board meets the second Tuesday, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Administration Building. •Franklin Co. Board of...

Franklin School Board fills empty seat

Business leader chosen to be advocate for Franklin County Schools by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Education has appointed a champion. Rosemary Champion, a bank executive with Carter Bank and Trust in Louisburg, was appointed to fill the District 7 at-large...

Kids wander away from school

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Two fourth-grade girls wandered away from school Monday, leading to a frantic search by law enforcement officers before they were found unharmed. The girls are students at Franklin Academy, 1127 Chalk Road. “They left campus, and they were going to...
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Future of schools rests in key decisions

Board mulling choices for superintendent and board vacancies. by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Franklin County Board of Education members are being put to the test over the next few weeks. They have to make leadership decisions that will affect the direction of the county’s school system...
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New assistant superintendent for human resources hired

Dr. Cheryl Benson chosen for Franklin County Schools position By Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — As the Franklin County Board of Education continues to search for an interim and a new superintendent, it has selected a new assistant superintendent for human resources. Dr. Cheryl Benson was...
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