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Fire damages historic home
Fire damages historic home

LOUISBURG -- A Louisburg family escaped injury late last week when a fire ripped through their attic.
A cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Louisburg Fire Chief Randy Lanham said occupant smelled smoke but could not find the source while they were inside.


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Wireless Internet installation falling short of promises

LOUISBURG -- Franklin County commissioners offered words of warning to one Internet provider and offered another some cash if they follow through on plans to bring service to unserved sectors of the county.
First, Open Broadband Chief Technology Officer Kent Winrich updated commissioners on the progress they've made to provide wireless broadband service to unserved and underserved parts of the county.


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Dangerous dog rules approved

LOUISBURG -- Franklin County commissioners approved an animal services amendment to protect residents against deadly dogs.
The July 14 ordinance change was prompted by the apparent desire of a newly transplanted Garner family that wants to bring their dogs here.
Two dogs killed seven-year-old Jayden Henderson and mauled her mother, Heather Trevaskis, at a home in Garner on April 27.


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Non-profit gets rent-free deal in Depot Hill project

LOUISBURG -- In an unusual move Monday night, the Louisburg Town Council agreed to provide free rental space to a non-profit group -- and then agreed to commit $182,000 toward that group's operating expenses.
The group is called R!ot (the spelling is correct), which says its goal is to "encourage and develop innovation and technology-based entrepreneurship."


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Maria Parham wants more time to ponder free lease

LOUISBURG -- Franklin County commissioners gave Maria Parham an extra month to decide if it will extend the free lease for its emergency department and mental health facilities.
In September 2017, the county and Duke Lifepoint -- a Maria Parham partner -- entered into a two-year lease that brought an emergency department, mental health facilities and related services back to Franklin County.


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Materials delay slows project
Materials delay slows project

LOUISBURG -- Franklin County Manager Kim Denton has confirmed that the delay in Franklin Plaza's construction has been due to availability in materials.
It's been four months since the last update on the $2.2 million renovations to Franklin Plaza office space the county is leasing and The 120-day construction window has now passed.


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