Annual cook-off and cow chip contest Oct. 12

WAKE FOREST — The United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) hosts its annual cook-off contest Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Louisburg Walmart, in the parking lot.  Each plate is $8, and pork barbecue will be available for purchase, $10 per pound. The sixth annual Cow Chip, hosed by...
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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...

United Way back-to-school supply drive kicks off Saturday

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Franklin County children in need of school supplies and clothes will be helped once again this year through a partnership with the United Way of Franklin County (UWFC), Franklin County Schools, N.C. Communities in Schools and Walmart in Louisburg. The effort...
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Feeding Franklin grows produce pantry

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — During Monday’s United Way Feeding Franklin food distribution, pantry representatives were thrilled at an addition to their bags. Next to their jars of peanut butter and jelly and canned vegetables was fresh produce and vouchers for more in the...
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