Franklin county board approves jail remodel

By Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — Results were presented to the board Monday for final approval of the jail remodel project. Sept. 3 the county board approved architect Surapon Sujjavanich to negotiate with contractor H.G. Reynolds of Henderson regarding the cost of the...

Business Briefs — week of Sept. 19, 2013

Angela Jamison receives Rising Star Award WAKE FOREST — Angela Bendorf Jamison, president and owner of Communicopia Marketing Services Inc. in Wake Forest, was recently honored with the Rising Star Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners of Greater Raleigh...
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Sold by the plate

The Franklin County United Way and Cooperative Extension team up for the Fourth Local Food Plate Sale. By Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — The Fourth Annual Local Food Plate Sale was held kicked off the 2013-2014 United Way of Franklin County campaign. Held at the Farmers Market...
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Avoid pollution — don’t spray that ditch!

by William Lord, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County LOUISBURG — Ditches are some of the worst places to mow. They are not flat and may be deep. It takes a long time to weed-eat them as they line the entire road front. What to do? Spray the ditch with weed killer? Don’t...