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Franklin Female Seminary opens

By Clyde Parker The Franklin Female Seminary, a boarding and day school for girls, was opened in 1894 and was located on Clay Street in ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributor.

Sterling joins Boys & Girls Clubs board

Franklin City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tamara Sterling was recently elected to join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia Board of Directors.  A ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Camp25 provides Easter Camp

Camp25, a nonprofit organization that provides “Camps For Kids” and sports leagues, hosted an Easter Camp for kids ages 4-14 on Sunday, April 4, at ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Cruise-In kicks off with 115 vehicles

Rain in the forecast and continuing COVID-19 concerns did not prevent a strong turnout at the Franklin Cruise-In Kickoff on April 24, as 115 vehicles ... Read more

3 days ago by Titus Mohler.

The bounding lion

I write this on the feast of Saint Mark — one of the four evangelists. It seems especially apropos to celebrate it this year as ... Read more

5 days ago by Contributor.

Take it easy on the volunteers

I have a reason for writing this week’s column, but you won’t know exactly what it is. I’ll guard that under the cloak of ambiguity. ... Read more

5 days ago by Contributor.

Zeal for your house

By Charles Qualls My mother and I have always been able to watch the same newscast ballgame, or read the same article, and come away ... Read more

2 months ago by Contributor.

Rules of the road

By Scott Baker Throughout Lent Christians are reminded of the path/journey of faith we are all called to walk. For many of us, we are ... Read more

2 months ago by Contributor.

Looking Back: U.S. Forest Service leases Camp’s ‘Big Woods’

By Clyde Parker March 5, 1946 The signing of a lease on 1,365 acres of “The Big Woods,” near Como, North Carolina, to the United ... Read more

2 months ago by Contributor.

Resurrection life

By Scott Baker Some months ago, I, along with the rest of my family engaged in quite the heated conversation around the confusion many have ... Read more

2 months ago by Contributor.

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