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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Franklin County Announces Small Business Recovery Grants - How to Apply

Franklin County is pleased to announce the establishment of a $500,000 grant fund to support small business recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak. One-time grants of up to $10,000 are being provided to offset business impacts during the pandemic. These...

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County News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Well Water Testing Clinic

View Well Water Testing Clinic Flyer (PDF) for more information regarding the Well Water Testing Clinic hosted by Virginia Cooperative Extension.

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County News
Posted on: August 4, 2020


ROCKY MOUNT, VA (Aug. 4, 2020). The Franklin County Public Library has unveiled a collection of books about the life and times of Booker T. Washington, the pioneering educator and orator who hailed from Franklin County. Containing more than 385 books, the...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Franklin County Receives Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

Franklin County Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth ...

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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