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Christmas tree care 101

by Trace Perry, Franklin County Cooperative Extension Service LOUSIBURG — ‘Tis the season to be jolly and to take care of your Christmas tree. Now that you are surely in the mood and waiting for more information, lets get started. A fresh tree remains fresh and fragrant if you...
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Seniors: Don’t be victims of scams or identity theft

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Department of Aging and Kerr Tar Regional Council of Governments are sponsoring a Consumer Affairs Outreach Event in Franklin County Friday, Dec. 6, 1-4 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Annex, 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg. This free seminar...
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Free light show at Norris Creek

LOUISBURG — Norris Creek is planning a free drive through Christmas light show this year. Starting Friday, they will be open each Friday and Saturday from dusk to 10 pm through Dec. 21. They will have a donation box along the drive and 100 percent of the proceeds will be given to...
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Generous fiddler to gift a violin

LOUISBURG — Mike Anderson of Louisburg works with his hands. One of his passions is building stringed instruments. And for the second year in a row, Mike is giving away one of his   handmade violins, just in time for Christmas. If you know a musically-inclined young person...
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Blessing of free food for Thanksgiving

LOUISBURG — A Blessing, Inc. invites the community to join them for a Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Louisburg College Cafeteria. While there is no charge for the meal, donations of canned food is appreciated. If transportation is needed, call 919-496-4299.