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LETTER: In support of Isle of Wight hospital

To the editor: We live in a rural area, the type of place where outsiders might wonder where we get groceries. For my family, sometimes ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Kudos on starting park project

A project that has been on the books — and in the hearts and minds of Franklin folks — for quite a few years is ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin’s liquor history

By Clyde Parker Up to about 1891, Franklin was a typical “wet” town. Going back in time to the mid-1830s, when Franklin was first established ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Contributor.

Education is local, not national

The National School Boards Association (NSBA), based in Alexandria in northern Virginia, is a federation of state school board associations across the United States. It ... Read more

1 month ago by Contributor.

Sheriff Wyche supports our youth

“When you take an oath to serve, protect and support, that’s an oath you stand by whether in uniform or not. I had an awesome ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Why policing matters

When we drive a little fast and see blue lights, it is easy to question why we have so many police officers. However, that is ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Ed Brickell — from Franklin Schools superintendent to university president

By Robert Holt When the Franklin School Division was established in July 1961, Edward E. Brickell was hired as its first superintendent. Born in 1926 ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Franklin Baptist Church members help those in need

Volunteers from the Franklin Baptist Church recently packed 200 hygiene kits. These hygiene kits were packed under Red Cross guidelines and then delivered to Virginia ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Renewing you

By Ariane Williams To resume after an interruption is to “renew.” The question is, “What is the interruption?” How do we view the experience in ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

A community on one accord

To the Editor: Coming together on one accord is something that we need more of in the community. In order to bridge the gap, we ... Read more

3 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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