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State of local agriculture called 'tenuous'

LOUISBURG -- The state of agriculture, most importantly, tobacco, appears tenuous.
That was the message that Cooperative Extension Director Charles Mitchell delivered to commissioners last week.
In 1977, the national price per pound for tobacco was $1.18. With a production cost of .70 cents per pound, a farmer could expect a profit of .48 cents per pound.


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Old landfill monitoring is still costly

LOUISBURG -- The county is preparing to add more monitoring sites and conduct more reporting at its landfill after state testing revealed higher than preferred levels of metals and volatile compounds in groundwater there.
But, there is no need for alarm, a geologist told county commissioners last week.


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<i>There's no 'reining in' these athletes!</i>
Kai Pennix is all smiles with Cimmeron
There's no 'reining in' these athletes!

RALEIGH -- Four Special Olympics competitors blazed a trail for Franklin County athletes.
For the past four years, Kimberly Dixon has been providing Within My Rein -- an equine assisted therapy program for those with special needs -- here in Franklin County.
Along with Natalie Poli, a Special Olympics volunteer, they decided to build a Special Olympics equestrian team to represent Franklin County.


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School board ponders a policy on ... drones?

LOUISBURG -- What do drones have to do with public education in Franklin County? Perhaps a bit more than is apparent at first glance and that's the reason the Board of Education is considering a drone use policy that was presented Monday night during a routine meeting of the board.
The policy -- which covers six typed pages and was developed by the North Carolina Board of Education -- is designed to "define and regulate the use of unmanned aircraft" around school facilities and it comes as drone use has become almost commonplace in today's world.


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Youngsville near a deal on buildings?

YOUNGSVILLE -- By the end of this year, town officials could sell their old town hall/police department building.
Town commissioners voted to sell the property in February 2018 and, by the end of that year, the town's attorney notified the board he had begun negotiations to sell the property.


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The Howle Family with twins, Walker & Blake


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