Thousands gathered Friday night along Franklin Street in Rocky Mount for the 16th annual “Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas” event, which included music, dancing, games, crafts, food and ...Read more
The Trunk-or-Treat event at the Rocky Mount Police and Fire departments was a huge success, thanks to all the individuals and businesses who set up tables and gave out candy to more than 2,000 ...Read more
Sixteen individuals have been arrested by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on 32 drug-related indictments issued by a grand jury earlier this month.
An indictment is not a determination of ...Read more
Ninth District Congressman Morgan Griffith joined fellow lawmakers, President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Marcron, and veterans in Normandy, France, on June 6 to commemorate the 75th ...Read more
Children in Franklin County had many options for Easter Egg hunts this year.
The parks and rec department hosted 618 children and 1,800 parents for its hunt on Saturday at Waid Park.
The Rocky ...Read more
Tom Scott, Ray Holt and Ken Hurt with the Smith Mountain Lake Lions Club recently distributed donations to charities in Rocky Mount, including Helping Hands, Franklin County CASA, Stepping Stones ...Read more
Franklin County Deputy Joe Wooldridge taught a RAD Training at the Pigg River Community Center recently.
RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) classes teach certain self-defense tactics to fight off an ...Read more
Lynnie Doughton, 43, was the overall male winner in the SML State Park Osprey 10K race last weekend with a time of 41:22.01.
Ercilia Ward, 39, was the overall female winner in the 10K with a time ...Read more