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Posted on: December 29, 2021

LOOKING FOR STOLEN BIKE

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The Office of the Sheriff is seeking public assistance for any information into the larceny of nine (9) dirt bikes from Windy Gap Power and Equipment that occurred between 12-23-21 and 12-28-21. All of the stolen bikes are Trail Master brand in varying co...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: December 23, 2021

OPERATION CHRISTMAS JOY 2021

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December 21st, 2021
Each year the Office of the Sheriff looks forward to our annual Operation Christmas Joy event to provide assistance for families at Christmas. This year is the 6th consecutive year for this program, which began with selling Christmas tr...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

QUICK REMINDER TO PREPARE YOUR VEHICLE FOR WINTER WEATHER

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Is your car ready for potential winter ? weather to head your way this week?

Before the ??snowflakes?? start to fall is the best time to check your

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Sheriff News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF ANNOUNCES OVER 240 DRUG INDICTMENTS

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OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF ANNOUNCES OVER 240 DRUG INDICTMENTS

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office announced today drug indictments resulting from investigations dating back to July 2021.

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Drug Indictment...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

CHANGES COMING TO AREA CODE 540

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NEW Area Code Overlay Approved for the 540 Area Code Regions!  Virginia State Corporation Commission has been given final approval to divide the current 540 area code into two districts.

This change will be implemented in by 2022. 

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

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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.

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