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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...
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Patriots Tennis Sweep Three Teams

by Becky Kimbrell-Norria LOUISBURG— It’s been a perfect week for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. The Patriots played three matches in six days and swept all three opponents, 9-0. Their latest victim was non-conference rival Louisburg High School in a match played in...
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Alcohol and mints land man in jail — On Patrol, week of Aug. 15

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — A man arrested for driving while impaired and having his license revoked topped it off by managing to steal breath mints while in the middle of a traffic stop. Manuel Cortes Rodriguez, 27, 166 Rustic Ridge Road, was driving 10 miles per hour...
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He’s reeling ‘em in

LOUISBURG — Stan Hahnel of One Man’s Treasure recently decided to have a little fun outside of his downtown business. Tying a dollar bill to his fishing line, Hahnel lured shoppers in and put a smile on others passing by. Operated by Stan and his wife, LeaAnne, One Man’s Treasure...