News Flash

Posted on: December 2, 2021

MESSAGE FROM OUR LOCAL VDOT

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Per V DOT, effective today,  a section of Algoma Road, located between Bethany Road and Gap Gate Road, will be closed for a pipe replacement until December 9th.
If this road is a part of your daily travels, make plans for an alternate route. If yo...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF ANNOUNCES OVER 240 DRUG INDICTMENTS

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OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF ANNOUNCES OVER 240 DRUG INDICTMENTS

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office announced today drug indictments resulting from investigations dating back to July 2021.

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Sheriff News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

STOLEN TRAILER REPORTED

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On Oct. 31st, at around 9:30 AM a charcoal 2018 Pro-Line enclosed trailer was stolen from Pro-Line Trailers in Franklin County. The above image is the truck that was used to steal the trailer. It appears that the truck is grey in color, dual rear-wheel Do...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

CHANGES COMING TO AREA CODE 540

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NEW Area Code Overlay Approved for the 540 Area Code Regions!  Virginia State Corporation Commission has been given final approval to divide the current 540 area code into two districts.

This change will be implemented in by 2022. 

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Sheriff News
Posted on: October 11, 2021

REMEMBERING FORMER SHERIFF

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Former Franklin County Sheriff, W. Q. Overton, Sr. passed away on October 5, 2021. "Quint" was sheriff from 1976 - 2007. See the attached link to our Standing Watch Facebook page for more on the legacy of Sheriff Overton.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

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Great information from the Franklin County Department of Public Safety.

Note #5 on how to turn off the water.

Also remember, use your drying towel to open the door/s/ exiting the restroom area.

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