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<i>County opens utility 'spigot' that could spur development</i>
County opens utility 'spigot' that could spur development

LOUISBURG -- The Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance this week that opens the floodgates for development.
Last August, an engineering company performed a water/sewer allocation study for Franklin County, concluding that about 90 percent of the county's water supply is either being used or has already been allocated.


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A TASTE OF SUMMER!
A TASTE OF SUMMER!

Mary Mac Lucas samples some of the many varieties of tomatoes that were available at the Franklin County Farmers' Market in Louisburg as part of Tomato Tasting Day, hosted by the Franklin County Cooperative Extension. Guests were able to sample the locally grown produce and make sandwiches, as well.


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Louisburg adopts long-range plan to improve community

LOUISBURG -- The town now has a strategic, long-range plan aimed at fostering downtown revitalization, business development and the community.
The plan, which was developed by a local Steering Committee, was unanimously approved by the town council Monday night.
The committee first created a vision statement that states: Louisburg is a peaceful, historic, southern small town with a proud past and a positive future fostered by community, faith and family."


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Election contests shape up

LOUISBURG -- The municipal filing deadline is Friday, but, already, Louisburg and Franklinton are assured political battles.
Wake Forest voters will see a battle, too.
In Franklinton, seats held by incumbents John Allers, Alvin Holden and Johnny Mitchell are up for election.
Allers and Holden had both filed for reelection by press time.


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Y-ville hires consultants to act as administrators
Y-ville hires consultants to act as administrators

YOUNGSVILLE -- Youngsville hired its next town administrator.
Following a closed session, commissioners agreed to enter into a contract with a governmental consulting agency -- N•FOCUS -- to provide them with town administrator duties.
Roe O'Donnell, who retired as Wake Forest's deputy manager, will fill that role, expected to begin in September.


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Downtown folk art sign restored
Downtown folk art sign restored

LOUISBURG -- What began as a simple commercial message more than 40 years ago touting a new line of televisions being sold by a local business has, over the years, evolved into a piece of public folk art worth preserving in downtown Louisburg.
And that's what has happened this summer, thanks to Louisburg College Professor Will Hinton who took the lead on restoring the C&P Music Co. sign that has been a fixture on the side of a Nash Street building since 1973 or 1974.


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<i>Daniels is leaving county</i>
Daniels is leaving county

LOUISBURG -- Franklin County learned last week that it will lose its second in command.
Assistant County Manager Elton Daniels resigned on July 14, announcing that his last day will be Aug. 25.
He will take over as Selma's town manager on Aug. 28.
"I've enjoyed my time here and I've learned a lot and met some wonderful citizens and fellow employees," Daniels said.


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Franklin Face
Franklin Face

Youngsville resident Dale Byrns


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