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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Franklin County Small Business Recovery Grants Still Available

On September 8th, Franklin County began accepting applications for the second round of one-time grants of up to $10,000 to assist small businesses in the County, as well as those within the towns of Boones Mill and Rocky Mount.  Applications are ...

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Route 220 Corridor Intersection Improvements Roanoke, Franklin & Henry Counties & Roanoke City

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking public comments about a project that is under development to improve signalized intersections along Route 220 in the City of Roanoke and the counties of Roanoke, Franklin and Henry. Seven interse...

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County News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Carilion Clinic Community Health Survey

Please access the Community Health Assessment flyer here.

In case you have any difficulty opening the flyer please use the link and/or phone number below. 

Survey Monkey Online link: surveymonkey.com/r/2021CHA

Survey phone line: 1-888-964-6620&n...

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County News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Early Voting Public Notice

09-18-2020 - In-Person, No Excuse Absentee Voting will be available for the November 3, 2020, General and Special Elections:  Public Notice of In-Person Voting (PDF) in Franklin County, Virginia.

Election Law Referenda - Amendments (Virginia Depar...

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County News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Franklin County Small Business Recovery Grants Available

Franklin County is pleased to announce the establishment of a second $500,000 grant fund to support small business recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak.  One-time grants of up to $2,500 are available for full time self-employed busin...

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County News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Franklin County Creates Pool to Assist Residents Impacted by COVID

Immediate Release: 8.21.20

The Franklin County Board of Supervisors has set aside $300,000 in CARES Act funding to assist local residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Franklin County citizens that have been laid-off, furloughed, or experi...

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County News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

County Recognized as a National Top Ten Leader of Technology for 11 Years

Rocky Mount, Virginia ---  Franklin County officials today recognized the County for receiving another top ten national placement in the Annual Digital Counties Survey for communities with a population less than 150,000. Franklin County,...

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County News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Completing the 2020 Census online

Now through September, U.S. Census representatives will be at the Franklin County Public Library to answer questions and provide guidance on completing the 2020 Census online. Representatives will be at the library’s Rocky Mount location every T...

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County News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Library Unveils Book Collection on Booker T. Washington

ROCKY MOUNT, VA (Aug. 4, 2020). The Franklin County Public Library has unveiled a collection of books about the life and times of Booker T. Washington, the pioneering educator and orator who hailed from Franklin County. Containing more than 385 books, the...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Franklin County Receives Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

Franklin County Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth ...

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