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'Stump dump' called potential threat to Tar River

KITTRELL -- Residents in a rural Vance County community that's a stones-throw from Franklin County have pushed back the vote on a proposed inert debris landfill they allege will be a detriment to the community and the environment.
The proposal has garnered the interest of those in Franklin County, too.


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Schools gathering data; board faces difficult decisions

LOUISBURG -- Franklin County school officials are gathering data, seeking the opinions of staff and parents and weighing the scientific evidence about the COVID-19 virus with an eye on a special Oct. 8 Board of Education meeting where difficult decisions may have to be made.
The county school system has been committed to operating under Plan C -- virtual learning only -- for this first nine weeks of the school year which ends Oct. 23 and the school board plans to evaluate the situation and decide if changes can be made.


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Good news, bad news in virus stats

LOUISBURG -- COVID-19 cases and, unfortunately, deaths, continue to rise in Franklin County.
But the news isn't all morbid, county health staff said this week.
As of press time, there were 1,191 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 33 deaths.


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<i>Saying thank you ... with a roof!</i>
Workmen 'attack' roofing project to help Franklin County veteran
Saying thank you ... with a roof!

LOUISBURG -- Frank Poyer comes from a big family that spent a lot of time under one roof -- whether that was a home in the American Samoa, or under the umbrella of the military.
Because of his service and sacrifice, he and his wife will get to spend the next several years under a new, free roof.


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Local man allegedly murdered father

LOUISBURG -- A 27-year-old man accused of choking his father to death was still in the hospital at the beginning of the week.
Authorities have charged Xavier Vishal Billups with an open count of murder.
The evening of Sept. 18, deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office's Special Response Team responded to reports that Billups was choking his father, Darren Hobgood, inside a residence at 26 William Perry Road.


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Bunn agrees to open Sunday 'tap'

BUNN -- Town commissioners agreed to open the wine and beer tap for everyone -- at least for all permitted establishments.
During the board's Sept. 15 meeting, commissioners adopted an ordinance that allows for early alcohol sales on Sunday.
The ordinance, commonly referred to as the brunch bill, allows for ABC permitted establishments to sell and serve alcohol beginning at 10 a.m., instead of noon.


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Louisburg native and UNC pharmacy student Molly Boutwell


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