Posted on: April 12, 2021
News release on bomb threat at Westlake Bojangles
The Franklin County Communications Center received a 911 call at approximately 08:01am on Monday, April 12th, 2021 alerting of a possible bomb planted in the Westlake Bojangles located at 49 Lakewatch Cente...Read on...
Posted on: April 1, 2021
HOMICIDE CASE STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION
The murder of William O'Dell is still under investigation according to Lt. J. P. Nolen
This past weekend's homicide has produced persons of interest.
Click on the link for the story from WDB...Read on...
Posted on: April 2, 2021
Lt. Robert Kimbrel, Bedford PD, summed it up very well in this local television news piece.
Please don't discharge yard clippings onto the roadways. This causes a very real hazard for motorcyclists and those riding bicycles.
Each year, cyclists are...
Posted on: March 22, 2021
Probably all of us have had an animal dart across the roadway in front of our vehicles.Virginia DMV says a vehicle veering off the road is a factor in almost half of all fatal crashes in Virginia.Their message is "No Distraction is worth risking your...Read on...
Posted on: March 3, 2021
Already in 2021, there have been 77 crashes involving pedestrians and 14 fatalities with another 27 serious injuries.
As we partner with our Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, we wish to remind both pedestrian and driver to "Look Out For Each Othe...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2021
We have received several calls concerning residents receiving scam calls from people posing as representatives of either Apple or Amazon.
The scammer attempts to get monies from the resident with a series of stories concerning purchases.
Even thou...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2021
The Office of the Sheriff sends heartfelt condolences to our friends and law enforcement neighbors at the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office on the passing of Corporal Wayne Grubbs.
Prayers for the family and the law enforcement community.
Posted on: February 9, 2021
The State of Virginia's Burn Law goes in effect on February 15, 2021 - April 30, 2021.
Click on the attached photo, expand for full view and see more details about the Virginia Burn Law.
Posted on: February 5, 2021
If you are a rising senior at Franklin County High School and are going to college for a Criminal Justice Degree, the VSI offers a scholarship. This is also for those already in college for a Criminal Justice Degree.
Follow the link, below, and apply for t...Read on...
Posted on: March 26, 2020
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Great information from the Franklin County Department of Public Safety.
Note #5 on how to turn off the water.
Also remember, use your drying towel to open the door/s/ exiting the restroom area.Read on...