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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Virginia Dept of Forestry Fire Danger Rating

Thursday, March 11, 2021:

The Virginia Department of Forestry has identified TODAY, March 11, 2021 as a LEVEL 4 – CLASS 4 DAY for fire occurrence and response.

 

DETAILS:

Level 4 - Class Day 4 VERY HIGH Fires start readily and spread quickly. Resistance...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

State Burn Ban in Effect 2/15/2021

 4 PM Open Burn Ban EFFECTIVE February 15 through April 30, 2021:

 The Code of Franklin County, VA states the following:

 Sec. 8-17. - Limitation on burning brush, leaves, etc., between February 15 and April 30 and in general. &am...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

New Franklin County Animal Shelter "Grand Opening"

    

The "Grand Opening" of the new $1.4 million, 6,000 sq ft facility will be Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The public is welcome to tour the facility, there will be a law enforcement K9 demonstration...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Franklin County residents are urged to practice healthy disease preventing practices including:

  • Washing hands often with soap
  • Avoiding touching your face with unwashed hands
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick
  • Staying home if you are sick
  • Cleaning ...
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