Franklin County is creating a new Comprehensive Development Plan to guide leaders in making decisions about future growth in the county. A lot of the plan will be based on public input.
A series of upcoming community meetings have been planned to allow ideas to be voiced by the public. The meetings are as follows:
May 28 at Vance-Granville Community College, 8100 NC 56, Louisburg, 6-8 p.m.
May 29 at Community Center, 115 E. Main St., Youngsville, 6-8 p.m.
May 30 at Red Bud Baptist Church, 832 NC 58 Hwy., Castalia, 6-8 p.m.
For more information, contact the Planning office at (919) 496-2909 or email Planning@franklincounty.us or check the survey at: www.franklincountync.us.
Virtually all Franklin County government operations will be closed all day Monday, May 27, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
All branches of the county library will be closed both Saturday, May 25, and Monday, May 27.
The waste transfer station and yard waste disposal area will be closed all day on Monday but will resume normal hours at 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
All 12 residential convenience centers will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, May 27. All other offices will be closed on Monday, May 27.
Meals on Wheels
The Louisburg Senior Center Home Delivery Meals Program is looking for volunteers on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays to deliver meals to the home bound.
For more information, contact Shelia Mitchell or Mattie Woodard, (919) 496-1131.
The Concord Community Center, Inc. will have a fish plate sale and yard sale on June 1. The yard sale begins at 7 am. The plate sale is from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The address is 645 Walter Grissom Road, Kittrell.
Franklin County commissioners set the second of two budget work sessions for June 3 from 4-6 p.m.
The purpose of the meeting is to review the county's proposed 2019-20 spending plan and is to take place in the Commissioners Room of the Franklin County Administration Building, 113 Market Street in Louisburg.
Seniors at Franklin County's three traditional high schools will graduate on Saturday, June 8. Early College High School students will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Franklinton High School.
Bunn High will lead off with a 10 a.m. ceremony at the Louisburg College auditorium.
Louisburg High will follow at 2 p.m., also at the Louisburg College auditorium.
Franklinton High School seniors will graduate in a ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. in the Franklinton High School gymnasium.
Perry's School of Centerville will hold its annual School Reunion on Saturday, May 25, at 4 p.m. in the school auditorium. The speaker will be Minister Smilen Neal, and the Class of 1966 will be in charge. There will be food, fun, fellowship and door prizes. For more information, call (919) 496-2603.
Franklin County Farmers Market, Shannon Village Shopping Center, Louisburg, opens Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tomatoes, strawberries, garden peas, onions, pointed head cabbage, new potatoes, baked goods and crafts are available most market days. For more information, call Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 919-496-3344.
The monthly Frank- linton Breakfast Hour will be at the Franklinton Senior Center, Saturday, May 25, at 8:30 a.m. The meal will be hosted by Pat Crudup, Shirley Fogg, Louise Johnson, Nancy Kearney and members of Manasseh Chapel Baptist Church. Residents of all ages are invited.
There is no charge and no reservations needed.