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CHARLES F. FLOYD JR.
By: jladyb on 8/27/15
My sympathy goes out to the family. Mr. Floyd was such a nice man. I remember going to NAPA with my ...
Fumbling away our future by the road not taken
By: tarheel1946 on 8/27/15
Just when you think that our "fearless" leaders can't get any more wrong headed, they surprise us a...
Mann steps down at Bunn HS
By: programmedforsuccess on 8/20/15
How sad that ANOTHER dedicated schoolteacher/Franklin County Native has to go outside the county to ...
College concert series will include seven shows
By: 1redcent on 8/20/15
I suggest that The Franklin Times add share buttons to their website. Has the potential to increase...
Baseball stats to be watching
By: petera on 8/20/15
Here's an update: As of today, Ichiro has 75 hits and 10 stolen bases this season. His career total...
Continuing a 70-year crusade!
By: jladyb on 8/20/15
The race goes not to the swift, but to the one who endures to the end. A big thank you for a faithfu...
When chasing county $$$, you're either first or last
By: patcl on 8/14/15
What has happened to the Bell Committee? IT sits in the courthouse without any "movement" to properl...
Both parties being 'Trumped' but don't understand why
By: firefly1 on 8/6/15
Excellent summary...
Let's skip the petty cases and focus on deadly violence
By: jwaugh on 8/7/15
Terrible thing that happened but I prefer that the DA take a methodical approach when considering th...
We're speeding but apparently not fast enough for a fix
By: firefly1 on 8/2/15
The problem on 401 is drivers and equipment who don't drive the speed limit and back up traffic. Peo...
By: jwaugh on 7/30/15
Until 401 gets extra lanes slowing the speed and taking away passing zones would make driving it mor...
Developers want county help building park
By: patcl on 7/30/15
Really? The commissioners need to refuse this request. They had to cut the budget for the coming yea...
Entire neighborhood gets together for food, fun and history!
By: jladyb on 7/23/15
Great to see history being made. it is important that we do not forget our past as we look to the fu...
We're too busy screaming to see what's happening
By: firefly1 on 7/22/15
The haters groups here are exactly like ISIS.....and need to be fought here so we can come together ...
School superintendent leaves; reasons are obscure yet clear
By: jwaugh on 7/22/15
Seems strange to hire an attorney after resigning....
Flags missing!
By: jwaugh on 7/11/15
I saw an American flag at the court house, town hall, and hanging in the window of the Democratic he...
Your access to health care at risk if CON is abolished
By: jwaugh on 7/10/15
There is more rural representation in Raleigh than urban. Hopefully that will be enough to kill thi...
Why the secrecy?
By: thecollective on 7/9/15
THESE ARE THE SAME COMMISSIONERS WHO GAVE AWAY MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS TO THE FORMER OPERATORS O...
Should county cut salaries or hire real qualifications?
By: Ekikisi on 7/3/15
Our whole county government runs on the premise of absolutely no accountability. From promoting spec...
I try to understand, I really do!
By: jwaugh on 7/2/15
Do you count NC's Amendment One, voter ID laws, abortion bills, etc. to be part of those distraction...