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...
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Red Rams shut out Warriors

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton soccer dismantled the Warriors of Louisburg Tuesday, 3-0. With two goals scored in the first ten minutes, the Red Rams were set up for a win early. At the 15-minute mark of the first half, Franklinton had secured three goals. Corey...