News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2021

SHERIFF'S OFFICE SEEING INCREASE IN CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFTS

Catalytic Conv

In the past few weeks, Franklin County has seen an increase in catalytic converter thefts. The Office of the Sheriff is asking residents be on the lookout for anything that may look suspicious.
If you see something or have information about this, please ca...
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Posted on: August 16, 2021

SHERIFF WARNS ABOUT PHONE SCAM IN THE PAST FEW DAYS

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The Office of the Sheriff is looking into several cases of phone scams where the caller claims to be a member of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
The caller attempts to extort money by telling the resident things such as; the resident has mi...
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Posted on: August 2, 2021

DMV OFFERS THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AND TIPS FOR PEDESTRIANS AND DRIVERS

Pedestrian Safety

Already in 2021, there have been 80 crashes involving pedestrians.
As we partner with our Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, we wish to remind both pedestrian and driver to "Look Out For Each Other"
Not just in Rocky Mount and other larger pop...
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Posted on: April 2, 2021

GOOD INFORMATION FROM BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Grass Clippings on road

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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