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Posted on: March 30, 2020

March 30th Building Inspection Update

Beginning March 30th 2020 due to the continuing spread of the Covid-19 virus, we respectfully request that you observe the CDC recommendations to limit the exposure to yourself and our staff. For the next two weeks any and all inspections must be limited ...

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Building Inspection News

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Citizen Participation in Public Meetings

May 26, 2020 Budget Public Hearing- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGBsbT4981I&feature=youtu.be 

Meetings will be broadcast live on YouTube. View the meetings

This medium will allow for citizens to view and listen to the public meeting and pub...

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County News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Franklin County Agricultural Fair Canceled for 2020

After careful review and consideration, a decision has been made to cancel the 2020 Franklin County Agricultural Fair due to safety and health concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

County Agricultural Fair 2020 Press Release County News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Burn Ban Lifted

The countywide burn ban which has been in effect since April 4, 2020 will be lifted at 9:00AM on Friday, May 1, 2020. Countywide Burn Ban Press Release (PDF)

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County News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

2020 Census

Please visit our 2020 Census page to see what an accurate count of residents can do for your community. The information the Census collects helps to determine how billions of dollars in federal funding are spent each year.

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County News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Large Container Schedule is Temporarily Suspended

Rocky Mount Green Box Site - Grassy Hill RoadDecember 23 - 26, 2019February 7 - 9, 2020March 20 - 22, 2020May 1 - 3, 2020June 12 - 14, 2020

Callaway Green Box Site - Ferrum Mountain RdFebruary 21 - 23, 2020May 15 - 17, 2020

Snow Creek Green Box Site - Snow ...

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County News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

COVID COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS WITH CABLE 12

Citizens can access the livestream right from our website:  Cable 12 Live Streaming Covid-19

You are able to call (540) 489-8812 or leave your question in the live stream chat.

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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Franklin County Public Library to produce 3D-printed head frames for face shields

Franklin County Public Library is collaborating with the Franklin County Department of Public Safety to produce 3D-printed head frames for face shields to be worn by first responders.

Additional Info... County News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Updates for Business

The Coronavirus is not just a health issue, but also an economic issue for businesses throughout the County, state, and nation. The news and impact of the health crisis is changing by the hour and local businesses are being inundated with information from...

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County News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES TO MOVE FORWARD

The Franklin County Broadband Authority and the Franklin County Board of Supervisors moves forward with Phase One of delivering broadband to its citizens utilizing grant funds awarded in January from the Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI).

Additional Info... County News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Vote from Home

Vote from home - 

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, voters may choose reason 2A - My disability or illness for Absentee Voting in the May 2020 elections. Please visit the Virginia Department of Elections for more information.

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County News
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Primary Election for June 9, 2020

This is a notice from the Commonwealth of Virginia concerning the calling of a primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Commonwealth of Virginia Notice calling for Primary Election for June 9, 2020 (PDF) 

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County News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Board of Supervisors/Broadband Meeting Info and Livestream

Out of an abundance of caution for public health, Franklin County has made the decision to cancel the Franklin County Broadband Authority meeting today. We will still hold the regular Board Meeting at 1:30 PM. The County has a livestream of the Board Meet...

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County News

News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES TO MOVE FORWARD

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The Franklin County Broadband Authority and the Franklin County Board of Supervisors moves forward with Phase One of delivering broadband to its citizens utilizing grant funds awarded in January from the Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI).

Additional Info... County Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

HEAVY RAINFALL IN ROANOKE RIVER WATERSHED EXPECTED TO AFFECT SMITH MOUNTAIN PROJECT WATER LEVELS

Appalachian Power is cautioning shoreline property owners and visitors that the Smith Mountain Reservoir will exceed its full pond elevation because of recent heavy rainfall in the project’s watershed.

Additional Info... County Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Franklin County Public Library to produce 3D-printed head frames for face shields

Franklin County Public Library is collaborating with the Franklin County Department of Public Safety to produce 3D-printed head frames for face shields to be worn by first responders.

Additional Info... County Press Releases

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Call 211 for Free Information on Available Community Services

https://www.211virginia.org/consumer/index.php

WHEN YOU NEED ANSWERS 

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number connecting people with free information on available community services. When you dial 2-1-1, a trained professional will liste...

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Virginia 211 Website Franklin Center News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Important Information for Unemployment Insurance

Important Information for Unemployment Insurance

If you have filed an unemployment insurance application (UI), you must then file a weekly claim for each week or you will NOT be paid!  

Note: It takes 5-7 business days for an applicant to ...

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Virginia Employment Commission Website Franklin Center News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Remote assistance with college applications and financial aid available.

While COVID-19 may cause some obstacles, it doesn’t have to stop you from pursuing your dreams. The TRiO Educational Opportunity Center is still active, and serving you remotely! We can still assist with college applications, FAFSA applications,...

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TRiO Educational Opportunity Center Web Page Link Franklin Center News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Businesses Adjusted Services

Our Rocky Mount businesses are open to serve you.  Some however, are implementing adjusted services for the time being. 

Please see our list below with links to our businesses Facebook pages. 

http://www.rockymountva.org/news/deta...

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Franklin Center News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Employment Information for Businesses and Employees

Businesses needing to report group layoffs or to ask unemployment questions may call the Virginia Employment Commission-Virginia Career Works in Roanoke at 540-613-8220 or 540-206-3472 to speak with a business representative.  Online assistance m...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

County Wide Burn Ban - Lifted 5/1/2020

Press Release-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*County Wide Burn Ban - LIFTED*Effective at 9:00AM on Friday, May 1, 2020The countywide burn ban which has been in effect since Ap...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Mobile Food Trailer Schedule

Free Meal

All food is free for anyone who needs or wants a meal.

Monday….. Ferrum Elem. School (1pm-2pm) 

Tuesday….. Henry Elem. School (1pm-2pm) 

Wednesday….. Glade Hill Elem. School (1pm-2pm) 

Thursday&h...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Modified Services

Effective 03/19/2020 the following modifications and operational hours will take place until further notice:

  • Administrative Office
    • Visitor restrictions have been implemented.
    • Citizens are requested to utilize phone interaction and online services at this tim...
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Public Safety News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

County Wide Burn Ban

Press ReleaseFranklin County Department of Public Safety-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*County Wide Burn Ban*Effective at 9:00AM on Saturday, April 4, 2020Due to the forecast...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Franklin County residents are urged to practice healthy disease preventing practices including:

  • Washing hands often with soap
  • Avoiding touching your face with unwashed hands
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick
  • Staying home if you are sick
  • Cleaning ...
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Public Safety News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Volunteer

Becoming a volunteer for a fire department or rescue squad is a time consuming adventure but it is nonetheless rewarding.  Use our volunteer application to join us today!

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Public Safety News

News Flash

Posted on: April 30, 2020

Member Spotlight - May 2020

Ron Gearheart

Ron Gearheart is a career Paramedic/Firefighter/Chaplain with Franklin County Department of Public Safety. He is an Associate Pastor at New Vision Baptist Church. He has been married to his wife Michele for over twenty years “bless her heart&...

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Public Safety Spotlight
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Member Spotlight - April 2020

George Tawes Jr_

George has been part of the Smith Mountain Community forever! Just ask anyone. With over 60 years of Public Safety experience, George, formerly Chief of the SML Marine Division, is now with Scruggs VFRD. He is also part of more community organizations the...

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Public Safety Spotlight
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Member Spotlight - March 2020

Morgan Yopp

Morgan Yopp - Squad 4

Morgan is 20 years old.  She took the EMT class through Franklin County High School during the spring semester of 2017 with Eric Newman.  Mr. Newman’s class introduced her to EMS and is part of the reason s...

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Public Safety Spotlight
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Member Spotlight - February 2020

Tatum, Mark

Mark Tatum - Company 14

Mark is 1st Lieutenant at Henry Volunteer Fire Department.  He has been with Company 14 since 2002 when the department was founded.  Mark is happily married with 2 children, John Mark and Samantha Ann Tatum. &n...

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Public Safety Spotlight
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Member Spotlight - January 2020

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Rena Jennings - Career Staff

Rena was raised and still lives in Bedford County.  She has 4 awesome children who live close to her,  including her grandson,  Bear.  She attended Staunton River High School. After graduatin...

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Public Safety Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2020

GOVERNORS ORDER NUMBER 63: REQUIREMENT OF WEARING FACE COVERINGS INSIDE BUILDINGS

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On Tuesday, May 26, 2020, Governor Northam signed Executive Order Number 63 into effect mandating the wearing of face coverings inside of buildings. 

The Office of the Sheriff wants to reiterate the importance of continuing precautions as our comm...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

NO WAKE ZONES VERY IMPORTANT AFTER HEAVY RAINS

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office advises those operating watercraft to be more attentive to No Wake Zones after our area’s heavy rains.

"Always important to slowly navigate through No Wake Zones, but after all the rain we have ...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

ROAD FAILURE ON WINDY GAP MOUNTAIN AND FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD

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Motorist are asked to avoid two roads in Franklin County.  Rains have caused a sections of these roadways to collapse.

One is at the Franklin / Roanoke County line just past the Coopers Cove Road intersection on Rt. 116 (Jubal Early Highway) on Wi...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ADVISES TO USE VA 511 WEBSITE

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As the county receives more and more rainfall, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office advises residents to use the VA 511 website to stay updated on road closures.

This website is maintained by VDOT and keeps the user informed on road status.

Great ...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

VIRGINIA'S MOVE OVER LAW IS IMPORTANT

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Recently a Bedford County Deputy Sheriff was out of his vehicle on Rt. 460 working another call when a motorist slammed into the rear of his patrol car.

It is a reminder how important for all of us to be aware when driving and obey Virginia’s Mov...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

PROTECTING YOUR VEHICLE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY

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The Office of the Sheriff wants to remind everyone to be proactive in deterring vehicle break ins and loss of personal property from their vehicles. As the warmer weather is upon us, the additional vehicle traffic and outside activities have picked up. Fa...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE URGES MOTORCYCLE OPERATORS TO "ROLL WITH ALL YOUR GEAR"

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In conjunction with Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office reminds all riders when hitting the roads this summer, make sure to wear all your protective equipment.

See the video and written article (below) prod...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE POSTS INFO ABOUT PHASE ONE REOPEN

As Virginia moves to loosen restrictions and allow residents to be more mobile, we have posted the Governor’s Order No 61.

This order takes effect on Friday, May 15th and is a portion of a multi-phased plan to reopen the state.

The first website l...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

CARE PACKAGES DONATED TO OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

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Today, May 11th, Holley Insurance of Rocky Mount donated gift baskets to members of the Office of the Sheriff. Alice Underwood Smith said "The gift baskets are a thank you from your friends at Holley Insurance for everything that you guys do to make ...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUPPORTS MAY AS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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Putting a Dent in Mental Health Inc has been distributing green bulbs around the county for their "Light It Up Green" project. If you have one of these, don’t forget to turn your porch light green for the month of May. Mental illness d...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

SHERIFF’S OFFICE THINKING OF INJURED FIREFIGHTERS

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The recent incident in Bedford County that saw firefighters injured while attempting to battle a house fire has been on the minds of many in the past hours.

“This is a reminder of the dangers faced by first responders, many who volunteer to prote...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE JOINS DMV FOR "SLOW DOWN" CAMPAIGN

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Virginia DMV staff and the Office of the Sheriff hopes you, your families and friends are well and safe. Most importantly, we appreciate everything you are doing on a daily basis to keep our communities safe.

Since there are a lot less people driving due t...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

NEW WEBSITE FROM VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

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In efforts to be a direct resource to Virginians facing challenges related to COVID-19, I am excited to announce that VDSS has spearheaded the launch of a brand new COVID-19 Virginia Resources website and COVID VA mobile app (available today for iOS users...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER LIVE CHAT

Live Chat

During this pandemic, instances of domestic violence are increasing nationwide. Our local domestic violence program has established another way for victims to reach out for help. There is a live chat option on the Franklin County Family Resource Center we...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE SHARING INFORMATION ABOUT ELEMENTS OF COVID-19 SCAMS

Call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office if you feel you have been a victim of an attempted scam. 540-483-3000.

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, and...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

SHARING A MESSAGE FROM PIEDMONT COMMUNITY SERVICES

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Marcie Altice (LPC, Clinical Manager) asks us to share. 

She says, “Piedmont Community Services is still providing services to our Community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although our office building is closed to the public, staff are st...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

COVID 19 AVOIDANCE REMINDERS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

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Along with other agencies in Franklin County, Standing Watch attempts to remind our residents of ways to avoid catching and spreading this virus.Remember social distancing plays an important role in slowing the spread of this virus.

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

SHARING A POST FROM PATRICK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is sharing a post from our neighbors in Patrick County.It is reference to Governor’s Order 55 and how churches can properly hold services.(OAG - Office of Attorney General of Virginia)

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

COUNTY BUSINESS GIFTS SHERIFF'S OFFICE WITH CLEANING PRODUCT

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Thursday, April 2, Deidra Nininger from Allied Termite and Pets Control, Boones Mill, stopped by our office and donated several gallons of a concentrated liquid agent rated to kill viruses.

Captain Erik is pictured with Deidra and said, "This is a hug...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER

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Today, Governor Northam issued EO-55. This order is in conjunction with EO -53 issued on 3/23/2020.

EO-55 extends some of the restrictions and is a more active attempt to impede non essential public gatherings.

Click the link to view Governor’s Or...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

GREAT INFO FOR HANDLING THE STRESS

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With all the news and constant barrage of negative situations coming at us today, click this link below and learn how to help yourself manage today’s stress points.

Emotional Well-being

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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

2-1-1 VIRGINIA RESOURCE

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Did you know you can dial 2-1-1 to find community services in your area? Its free and confidential! When you dial you will be connected to a trained professional who can provide referrals for health and human services. 

These include food banks, s...

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Sheriff News
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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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SICK WITH COVID-19

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The Sheriff’s Office is sharing this information put out by our E911 Center recently.

The number one thing is to stay home if you are sick, whether or not you suspect it may be the corona-virus. If you do go seek medical care, please call ahead t...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE SHARES DECLARATION FROM VIRGINIA COURTS SYSTEM

Virginia Supreme Court

 Below, (long read) is a declaration issued by the Virginia Supreme Court concerning the status of all courts in the Commonwealth. 

 Most ALL cases, hearings and court events are currently on hold (with a very few exceptions)

&...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 29, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS DON'T RIDE DRUNK

If you think driving a car while intoxicated is dangerous, think about riding a motorcycle inebriated.

The Office of the Sheriff encourages all of our motorcycle community to RIDE SOBER.

In 2017 during Labor Day Weekend, 42% of motorcycle crashes resulting ...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO PARTICIPATE IN CHILD SAFETY SEAT CHECKS

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Carilion will begin holding monthly child car seat safety checks at the Rocky Mount Fire Department, 1250 North Main Street in Rocky Mount and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office will be assisting periodically.

The first check will be held on Mo...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

DRUG SATURATION PATROL

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Drug Saturation Patrol-1/13/20-10a-10p

Total Traffic Stops-36

Areas Patrolled- Virgil Goode Hwy, Town, Doe Run, Sontag, Henry, Boones Mill, Redwood, Sydnorsville, Wirtz, Callaway, Ferrum, Snow Creek

Race/Gender-Includes All Occupants of Vehicle

Black Males-9

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News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN YOUNG LADY'S BIRTHDAY DRIVE-BY

Brianne Witcher

Last week, Sgt. Lewis Wimmer, Sgt. Sgt. Keith Grantham and Sgt. Chris Johnson led a parade of family and friends by the home of Brianne Witcher’s home to help celebrate her 13th birthday.

Happy Birthday Brianne!

See Brianne’s video here:...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 25, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HONORS OUR FALLEN ARMED FORCES MEMBERS

May Memorial Day

It started as Decoration Day after the Civil War. A day to honor our service members who sacrificed their lives. A day where family and friends would lay flowers on the graves.
 
It was called Memorial Day after World War I and in 1971, the fourth ...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 15, 2020

STRONG TOWER MINISTRIES VISITS FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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 Dave Herald of Strong Tower Ministries stopped our office on Thursday, May 14th and gifted FCSO with coffee, PPE masks and other items.

 Strong Tower Ministries reaches out to law enforcement, public safety and/or military personnel suff...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 15, 2020

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY DONATES TO SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Keller Williams Realty, located locally in Westlake, donated comfort stuffed animals when Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrive at situations where a child needs assistance emotionally.

Keller Williams Realty also gifted other law enfo...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 12, 2020

NATIONAL PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY

National Police Week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. 

Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special re...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 9, 2020

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

Mothers Day

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office wishes all moms a Happy Mother’s Day.
 
Have a blessed day.

Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 8, 2020

HOMESTEAD CREAMERY VISITS FCSO

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Homestead Creamery of Burnt Chimney brought their mobile trailer to the Sheriff’s Office parking lot on Thursday, May 7th. Offering many flavors of their great ice cream at a reduced price, the courthouse, jail and Office of the Sheriff complexe...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 7, 2020

LUNCH DONATION FROM QUIZNOS

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Today, May 6th, the Office of the Sheriff was provided two trays of sandwiches for lunch from Quiznos, donated by Virginia Furniture Market. We greatly appreciate the support!

Pictured is Dispatcher Withrow

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 7, 2020

NATIONAL NURSES DAY, MAY 6TH

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Happy National Nurses Day to each and every nurse out there. Your care and compassion are as powerful as any medicine. Thank you for all that you do for our community!!

Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 5, 2020

LOCAL COMPANY DONATES N95 MASKS

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Tuesday, May 5th, ShopEvident located in Glade Hill, donated 900 N95 masks to first responders in the county.Masks were divided between Franklin County Department of Public Safety, Rocky Mount Police Department and the Office of the Sheriff."We thank...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 5, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE K9 SASHA TO GET DONATION OF BODY ARMOR

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Office K9 Sasha will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Sasha’s vest is sponsored by Don and Misty Fike of Ga...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 2, 2020

DAYLIGHT DONUTS HAS NEW OWNER

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Daylight Donuts in Rocky Mount is under new ownership.

Sarah Hammock, new owner/operator, welcomes everyone to stop by. At the same location, 918 Old Franklin Turnpike in the Rocky Mount Plaza.

 Sarah gifted the Sheriff’s Office with 2 do...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 3, 2020

DONATED MASKS FOR THE OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

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The Office of the Sheriff wants to extend a great "Thank You" to Mary Hall for her generous donation of handmade masks for the members and their families! We appreciate the support!!

Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 2, 2020

MCDONALD'S PROVIDES MEALS FOR NIGHT SHIFT

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McDonald’s of Rocky Mount recently provided dinner for members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Owner/Operator, Amanda Rucker said, "We wanted to make sure the evening shift received meals. It was our pleasure to provide fo...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 1, 2020

LUNCH PROVIDED BY LOCAL COMPANY

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Recently, Lucinda Scruggs, Victoria Scruggs and the staff at Quality Realty provided lunch for the Office of the Sheriff.

Delivered by Quiznos, the meal was enjoyed by our Dispatchers, Corrections Staff, Patrol Division and Investigations.

Thanks to Lucinda...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 1, 2020

SERVPRO OF ROANOKE VALLEY SUPPLIES LUNCH FOR SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Clark Goodman, Servpro of Roanoke Valley, gifted the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office with lunch recently. 

Clark contacted Buddy’s BBQ in Rocky Mount and had delivery set up.

 The meal was fantastic.

Outreach Coordinato...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 1, 2020

BURN BAN LIFTED

BURN BAN

On Friday, May 1st, Franklin County’s Fire Marshal lifted the burn ban that had been in place since April 4.

See the attached flyer for complete details and instructions

Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 28, 2020

THANKING THOSE MAKING AND DONATING MASKS

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Recently, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has received masks made by local residents and one of our own deputies. 

Johana McKay, Deputy Sheriff and in conjunction with Franklin Heights Baptist Church along with residents Jesse and R...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 28, 2020

VIRGINIA DMV AND FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REMINDING EVERYONE TO BUCKLE UP

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The Virginia Highway Safety Office and the Office of the Sheriff encourages everyone to wear their seat belts during every trip. 

Seat belts are the single most effective traffic safety device for preventing death during a crash.

The best defense a...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 22, 2020

DOMINO'S PIZZA OF ROCKY MOUNT GIFTS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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At lunchtime on Tuesday, April 21st the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office didn’t have to look far for a great meal.Domino’s brought by pizzas to feed all our shifts.

"To say we are overwhelmed at the outpouring of kindness...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 18, 2020

VIDEOS THANKING OUR E911 DISPATCHERS

E911 April 2020

During this week, celebrating our E911 Dispatchers, several videos have been created and posted letting you see our dispatchers as they are being honored.

Go to our E911 Dispatch Facebook page (Office of the Sheriff County of Franklin E911 Center) and view...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 18, 2020

PIZZA HUT FEEDS OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

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 Yesterday, our local Pizza Hut brought pizza by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office for our crew.  Manager, Jon Williams is pictured with Lt. Jeff McCarty in front of our building. "The outpouring of charity for...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 17, 2020

CHURCH DONATES MASKS TO FCSO

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Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Bedford County donated over 45 masks to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office yesterday.   

Our own Citizens On Patrol (COPS) member, Harry Simmerman dropped the masks by yesterday.

Thanks so m...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 14, 2020

EL RIO DONATES TO OFFICE

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The Franklin County restaurant community continues to bless the Office of the Sheriff.El Rio Mexican Restaurant prepared food for our staff. Sgt. Megan Patterson is pictured with Manager, Ceasar Macias.Thanks to all the El Rio staff, it means a lot to us....

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 13, 2020

LOCAL RESTAURANT BRINGS FOOD BY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Last week, Ruth’s Restaurant staff stopped by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and brought portions of their great food items.We are so thankful for this gift and the Office of the Sheriff would like to remind ALL Franklin County r...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 13, 2020

CONTINUING TO HELP NON PROFITS

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The Rocky Mount Church of God mobile kitchen was up and running recently and several groups came out to assist.

Providing meals to those in need, RMCG, Franklin Heights Baptist Church, Franklin County Public Safety and the Franklin County Sheriff&rsquo...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 11, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE HELPING AT NON PROFITS

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Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office are attempting to assist several county non-profits, providing manpower lost from use of our trusty program being suspended.Last week, Deputy William Martin is shown helping Pam Chitwood unload the...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 4, 2020

OUTPOURING OF COMMUNITY HEART

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 Last week, Koddie Wickline Co-General Manager of the Rocky Mount Domino’s Pizza dropped by and presented Lt. Justin Hylton a gift of 10 pizzas. Hylton stated, “We are seeing a tremendous community spirit and for all ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 4, 2020

HAND SANITIZER GIVEN BY LOCAL COMPANY

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Twin Creek Distillery brought a case of hand sanitizer by the Office of the Sheriff recently.

Sgt Greg Talley said,” Converting their normal production to create sanitizer proved to be a huge benefit for us. As we continue to do our job, we have ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 4, 2020

COUNTY BUSINESS GIFTS SHERIFF'S OFFICE WITH CLEANING PRODUCT

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Recently, Deidra Nininger from Allied Termite and Pets Control, Boones Mill, stopped by our office and donated several gallons of a concentrated liquid agent rated to kill viruses.Captain Erik is pictured with Deidra and said, "This is a huge asset t...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: March 31, 2020

LOCAL BOJANGLES BRINGS FOOD BY FOR DISPATCHERS/DEPUTIES

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 Recently, Deborah Russell (Arrington Enterprises, Inc) stopped by our office and gifted our employees 2 large boxes of breakfast biscuits. 

 Lt. Jonathan Holley advised, "This was a great gift for our dispatchers and deputi...

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Sheriff Spotlight