News Flash

Posted on: May 6, 2021

SHERIFF'S OFFICE ADVISES OF NEW SCAM ATTEMPT

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Several Franklin County residents have received calls from a scammer advising they have missed jury duty.
Scammer tells resident there is a monetary fine for this and attempts to extort money from the resident.
The resident is asked to purchase gift cards a...
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Posted on: May 3, 2021

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SEEKS QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR PATROL AND CORRECTIONS

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified candidates for full-time Corrections & Law Enforcement/Patrol positions.

Requirements: HS diploma or equiv., valid VA driver’s license & must successfully pass: background che...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

SHERIFF'S OFFICE MAKES ARRESTS MADE IN 2019 HOMICIDE CASE

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in the 2019 homicide of Travis Pannell. 
Patrick Antoine Davis, 34 years old of Danville, was arrested in Danville on April 28th, 2021 and has been charged with Second Degree Murd...
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Posted on: April 27, 2021

BEDFORD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ANNOUNCES K9 PASSING

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It is with great sorrow we must share that K-9 Rex passed away this morning. K-9 Rex was 14 years of age and served as a patrol K-9 initially under Deputy Desilvey, and most recently under Captain Hatcher, before retiring in September of 2018.  K...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE MAKES ARREST IN HOMICIDE

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Franklin County 911 Center received a call on April 12th requesting a well being check in the 11000 block of Franklin Street. When deputies arrived, they found the body of Walter Gail Sigmon. Read the full story in the link below.

HOMICIDE FRANKLIN COUNTY&...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

BOMB THREAT CALLED INTO LOCAL RESTAURANT

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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...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

GOOD INFORMATION FROM BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT

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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...
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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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