Lady Red Rams smash the competition

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton High School volleyball team is 9-3 and 5-3 in conference after a shutout win against  Southern Vance Tuesday. “I’m happy with the way things are going,” head coach Crystal Barnes said. “This is a great group of girls and...

Red Rams roll past Louisburg

FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams deftly managed the Louisburg Warriors, coming away with a 39-23 win in their opening home game Friday. The match was back and forth until late in the third quarter when Franklinton pulled completely away from Louisburg.  Play was halted for nearly 20...

PreddyFest Bluegrass Festival

FRANKLINTON — The 17th annual PreddyFest Bluegrass Festival is set for July 31-Aug. 2, 2284 Green Hill Road. Lineup: Thursday Souwood Mountain Allen’s Mill Loraine Jordan & Carolina Road Friday Highway 58 Al Batten & The Bluegrass Reunion Constant Change Lost &...
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Franklinton student attends leadership seminar

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School student Joshua Bass recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar at N.C. State University, along with 150 other young leaders representing high schools from Eastern and Central North Carolina. Bass is the son of Jerome...