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Time to turn back the clocks

And check the smoke alarms! WAKE FOREST — Daylight Saving time comes to an end Sunday and it is time to “fall back” one hour. Officially, the time to set clocks back is 2 a.m., but most folks do it as they go to bed. Standard time was instituted in the U.S. and Canada by the...
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Street light program comes out of shadows

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The town hosted an open house Tuesday to help residents understand the street light program that will save the town money and add uniformity. As previously reported by The Franklin Weekly, the town is spending $61,000 per year on the current 434...
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Red Rams stifle Yellowjackets

Franklinton ends road march two for three. By Jonathan McNamara ROANOKE RAPIDS — Three weeks of away games can be a grinding challenge for a high school football team. Fortunately, for the Red Rams of Franklinton, they concluded their three-week away stint Friday meeting the...

Grassroots theater preps for new production

The Franklinton Area Community Theatre will present a new play in November. By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The musical tale of kindness to animals and animal kindness trots, crawls and flies onto stage at Franklinton High School Nov. 15 and 16. The Franklinton Area Community...
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Elected officials meet and greet at Novozymes

FRANKLINTON — Novozymes hosts a Franklin County elected officials meet and greet Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., complete with light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Novozymes is located at 77 Perry Chapel Church Road. RSVP by Nov. 10 by calling 919-494-3201 or e-mailing...