The tractor parade makes its way to the exhibit area after looping the 2.8-mile “Justice Triangle.”
The fellowship hall has been built, but the fundraiser that was started to finance it grows on.
The 7th annual Justice Antique Tractor, Car and Engine Show — in the shadows of its creator and beneficiary, Duke Memorial Baptist Church — just keeps plowing along, with more participants, a larger exhibit area and a 2.8-mile tractor parade making this year’s surprisingly large crowd not a surprise at all.
The Franklinton High School football team experienced its first on-field victory in three years Friday night, and coaches and administrators want the good times to continue.
“Obviously, the kids are really excited,” said school Athletic Director Deran Coe. “It’s great to see the team walking around with their heads held high.
FRANKLINTON — Town officials had a lively discussion about capacity fees and sewer obligations that prompted one commissioner to query whether the town would be better off unincorporated.
The Franklin County Board of Health will meet Thursday to discuss qualifications needed to fill the health director position on an interim basis.
On Friday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m., Louisburg College will present the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra as the first performance of the 2007-2008 Allen de Hart Concert Series.
Six years later, the war on terror wages under murky conditions, but those who gathered Tuesday to honor those who died in the attack say their commitment is clear.
During the morning hours of Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist-piloted commercial airliners crashed into the World Trade Center, killing more than 2,750 people.Shortly after, another plane, carrying more than 40 passengers crashed into a Pennsylvania field after passengers overtook the plane. Yet another plane crashed into the Pentagon.
BUNN - Edna Mae Perry Patton, 82, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2007 at Franklin Regional Medical Center in Louisburg.
FRANKLINTON - Berry Parker, 50, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007.
FRANKLINTON - Alice Mae Richardson Branch, 94, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007.
YOUNGSVILLE - Margaret Ross McLeod, 79, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007 at her residence.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Baby Boy Curtis Solomon Price, who died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg, with the Rev. Lorenzo Peterson officiating.
ROCKY MOUNT - William Carl Collins, 74, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007.
LOUISBURG - Jason A. Blackburn, 79, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007 in Louisburg Nursing Center.
LOUISBURG - James Howell Champion, 63, of Louisburg, died Monday, September 10, 2007, in Wake Medical Center.
BUNN -- In a game that featured a combined 751 yards of offense, it was a key defensive stand Friday night that helped Bunn outlast chief rival Louisburg.
With the visiting Warriors 31 yards away from taking the lead early in the second half, Bunn stopped LHS one yard on a key fourth-and-three situation.
FRANKLINTON -- Franklinton snapped an on-field losing streak dating back to August of 2004 last Friday night. And the Red Rams did so in resounding fashion.
LOUISBURG -- Louisburg College has come up with some big victories during the brief three-year history of its resurgent football program.
But none of those triumphs could match Sunday’s home victory over perennial powerhouse Hargrave Military Academy.
LOUISBURG -- Bunn, Northern Vance and Franklinton. On consecutive days.
That’s why, before play even began, Louisburg High volleyball coach Erica Wammock stressed to her team that last week’s schedule would be one of the most difficult of the season.
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Listed are last weekend’s game and individual winners from The Franklin Times Football Contest:
Successful is the only way to describe the Louisburg Rotary Club’s annual Back-to-School Supply Drive, organizers said this week.
“We wanted to make sure that kids who can’t afford basic school supplies don’t have to go without,” said Louisburg Rotary President Alitha Palich.