Home invaders nabbed

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — A robbery investigation has led to the arrest of Nakisha Nicole Stewart, 27, of 155 Mark Street, Franklinton, and Shakema Teairra Strickland, 22, of 539 TK Allen Road, Louisburg. Stewart was arrested on warrants by Deputy N. Rinker for attempted...

Arts festival approved by Louisburg

Live music and street painting competition scheduled for Oct. 5 By Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Chalk one up for the Louisburg Town Council. A unanimous vote gives the Franklin County Arts Council permission to move forward with an Arts Festival scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5. The...
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Incentive discussion on tap

White Street Brewing Co. considers production expansion. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Following closed session Monday, Franklin County commissioners scheduled public hearings regarding two business incentives, including one for a possible White Street Brewing Company...
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Clerk eyes foreclosure process

Franklin County cases to be examined more deeply, paper trail followed. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Accusations that area foreclosures have been unlawfully rubber-stamped have led officials to reconsider their procedures. Recently appointed Clerk of Court Patricia Burnette...
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Kittens, puppies need a home

Franklin County Animal Control filling to the gills by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — The cacophony of cat meows, barking dogs and crowing roosters is prominent the moment one steps out of a car in the Franklin County Animal Control parking lot. With more than 40 dogs and 40-50...