Franklin County Extension sets events in April
Beef Cattle Series is April 6, April 20 LOUISBURG — A Hands-on BQA Certification Training is set Thursday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Extension Center annex meeting room and in the field. The training includes a “Freeze Branding” demonstration and lunch. Register here. On Thursday, April 20, the extension hosts Beef Cattle Series Part Five, “Using […] The post Franklin County Extension sets events in April first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.
Louisburg mayor honors local leaders for Women’s History Month
LOUISBURG — In honor of International Women’s History Month, Louisburg Mayor Christopher Neal recognized five women for their work in the community and surrounding areas. Felecia Hardy, Beverly Kegley and Teresa Vila represent and operate three of the largest food banks in Franklin County, which serve thousands, Neal said. The recognition came during a Louisburg Town Council meeting Monday, March […] The post Louisburg mayor honors local leaders for Women’s History Month first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.
Area residents attend state Gleaners and Knights meeting
The 2023 Piedmont Regional Meeting of Gleaners and Knights of Pythagoras was held on Saturday, March 11, at the Central Children’s Home at 9 a.m. The Gleaners are an organization of young ladies ages 6-18 who are part of Eastern Star chapters. Three young ladies attended: McKinney Kearney, 9, who attends E.O. Young Elementary School, and K’Nyla Christmas, also 9, who attends Marion Boyd Elementary School. They are members of Princess of Sheba Branch #177 under the leadership of Queen of Sheba Chapter #653-A in Warrenton. They presented a reading of Psalm 23 together.
Arts council taking grant applications
LOUISBURG — Franklin County Arts Council is now accepting applications for the N.C. Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program funding sub grants through April 15, a news release says. This is not the annual Grassroots Grants funds received annually from the state, the council says. The General Assembly allocated additional American Rescue Plan Act funding over and above the yearly Grassroots […] The post Arts council taking grant applications first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.
Answering the Call To Give Back to My Community With Cisco’s Support
When my family and I moved to Franklin County, N.C., in 2020, I always passed by the volunteer fire station. I knew that if I had a fire at my house at 2 a.m., I’d want to know people were coming to help us, so I should be willing to do the same for them. So, one day, I knocked on the doors and said, “Hey, do y’all need volunteers?”
Application period opens for NC Rural Center’s Homegrown Leaders training
The application period has opened for the NC Rural Center’s Homegrown training program for 13 North Carolina counties, including Warren. The training will be held April 18-20 in Pittsboro. Homegrown Leaders is a three-day, regional leadership and community economic development training that equips existing and emergency leaders with the...
Franklin to hold beef and horse program
LOUISBURG — Join Extension Agents Paul Gonzalez and Martha Mobley at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 16 at the Franklin County Extension Center Annex, 103 S Bickett Blvd., for an evening program. The program, “The 3 BIG Ones: Fire Ants in Pastures; the new Asian Longhorn Ticks; and the new Animal Antibiotic Rule,” is part of the regional beef series and […] The post Franklin to hold beef and horse program first appeared on Restoration NewsMedia.
Former Franklin County Substitute Teacher Arrested by Wake Forest PD for Indecent Liberties With a Child
WAKE FOREST, N.C. — A former Franklin County substitute teacher was arrested Wednesday in Wake County for indecent liberties with a child. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the office’s criminal investigations divisions obtained arrest warrants for Patrick Otis Perry, 57, of Wake County, Tuesday….
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office looking for 2 who broke into business, stole money from slot machines
LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects who broke into a business and stole money out of slot machines. Between 3:11 a.m. and 3:15 a.m. on Saturday, two unidentified male suspects were captured on video forcibly entering the Internet Highway Business on N.C. 39 South, the sheriff’s office said.
Franklin County ex-teacher arrested for sex crimes, sheriff says
BUNN, N.C. (WNCN) — A former Franklin County substitute teacher was arrested for sex crimes on Wednesday, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. On Tuesday, the sheriff’s office secured arrest warrants for Patrick Otis Perry, 57, of Wake County. He was arrested on Wednesday and was...
Substitute teacher in Franklin County charged with alleged sex crimes in January
A substitute teacher was arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with alleged sex crimes at a Franklin County middle school.
Doug Mastriano, mulling a 2024 Senate run, is still falling for dodgy polls like it’s 2022
It’s a new year full of fresh electoral ambitions for Doug Mastriano, but he is still oh so eager to embrace fake polling. Mastriano, the Republican state senator from Franklin County who lost last year’s race for governor by nearly 15 points, is now mulling a 2024 run for the U.S. Senate.
Black-owned businesses, nonprofits honored with inaugural awards luncheon
HENDERSON — In recognition of Black History Month, Vance-Granville Community College in partnership with Gateway Community Development Corporation proudly presented the inaugural Black Business & Non-Profit Organization Award Ceremony on Thursday, February 23. The goal was to honor the rich contributions Black-owned businesses and non-profit organizations have made to...
VGCC Presents Inaugural Black Business & Non-Profit Organization Awards Luncheon
In recognition of Black History Month, Vance-Granville Community College in partnership with Gateway Community Development Corporation proudly presented the inaugural Black Business & Non-Profit Organization Award Ceremony on Thursday, February 23. The goal was to honor the rich contributions Black-owned businesses and non-profit organizations have made to the quality of...
Franklin County arrests: Aug. 2-8
The following is a list of arrests made August 2-8 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. • Chelsey Solomon, 39, of Marilou Drive, Youngsville; communicating threats, assault by pointing a gun, no bond. • Damain Rayshawn Cummings, 82, of West Barbee...
Franklin County reports 1st monkeypox case
LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) — Franklin County has its first confirmed case of monkeypox, officials said Friday. County Health Director Scott LaVigne said in a statement that the state Department of Public Health contacted his department to report the case. He says the unidentified patient is isolating at home and...
First case of Monkeypox identified in Franklin County
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Health Department was contacted by the North Carolina Department of Public Health today to report the first confirmed case of Monkeypox in Franklin County. The patient is currently isolating at home and Franklin County Health Department staff are working with the patient on contact tracing. No additional information about this resident will be disclosed. As of […]
More NC counties turn orange on CDC’s COVID-19 map — but Wake remains yellow
A total of 67 counties were colored orange with the highest level of COVID in those communities on the map updated Thursday night by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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