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Alderman leads Blessing of the Animals ceremony

The Rev. Ned Alderman, pastor of High Street United Methodist Church in Courtland, led the Blessing of the Animals ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 13. UMCdiscipleship.org ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Public input needed for FCPS FY 2022-23 budget

Franklin City Public Schools is entering the 2022-23 fiscal year budget season and is requesting input on the budget from members of the public. “We ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Operation Santa Paws collection event set

Blackwater Regional Library (BRL) will host an Operation Santa Paws collection event from Nov. 22-Dec. 22. Collection boxes will be available in each BRL location ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

STARTUP awards two food-centric businesses

STARTUP Franklin Southampton held its awards night at Main Event in Franklin on Nov. 10 as two young businesses received significant financial support via the ... Read more

5 days ago by Titus Mohler.

FHS students visit Virginia Tech engineering schools

Franklin High School freshmen through seniors attended the Virginia Tech National   Society of Black Engineers on Saturday, Nov. 6.  A Franklin City Public Schools press ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Police investigate fatal shooting in Franklin

The Franklin Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another injured Wednesday, Nov. 17. An FPD press release stated that ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

FCPS establishes employee wellness days

The Franklin City School Board voted unanimously Nov. 4 to follow the superintendent’s recommendation of providing support for faculty and staff by designating employee wellness ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Gatten pleads guilty to child porn possession charges

Charles Greer Gatten, of Franklin, pleaded guilty Monday, Nov. 15, in Southampton Circuit Court to five charges of possession of child pornography. Gatten, now 67, ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Rock Lions soccer team wins Class 1A title

Rock Church School wasted no time making its mark on the North Carolina/Virginia Christian Athletic Association. The Rock Lions soccer team went undefeated in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

FCPS shares details on cashflow issue

Franklin City Public Schools administrators shared details at a Nov. 4 division school board meeting about the school system’s recent cashflow issue that answered some ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

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