Chair exercise, foliage tours, health clinic and more

Small businesses can get an education at 2nd annual summit HENDERSON — This year’s Small Business Summit is being held at the Vance-Granville Community College, main campus civic center Oct. 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The focus this year is learning valuable insights on leadership,...

United Way hosts sixth annual Cow Chip contest

By Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) hosts its sixth annual Cow-Chip contest Saturday at the Walmart parking lot. The cow-chip bingo will be at noon and will be part of the Siren3 Cook-Off event. There will be live music from the East Coast Rhythm...

Franklin Parks and Recreation advisory board meets Tuesday

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will have its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation office on 62 West River Road in Louisburg. This meeting is open to the public.

Franklin County Arts Council festival Saturday

LOUISBURG — Nash Street will be closed from Main Street to Cedar Saturday as the Franklin County Arts Council hosts Chalk Art in the Street, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring Trompe L’Oeil artist Kathryn Lane Hicks. Hicks will create a 3-D piece of art during the festival while other...