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State extends mask mandate

“Folks, I understand you don’t want to wear the masks. I don’t either. My glasses fog up, I can’t understand what people are saying because ... Read more

5 months ago by Alison James.

EFJHS goes into COVID-19 closure

East Franklin Junior High is temporarily closing its doors because of COVID-19 concerns. This comes a few days after students returned to school Aug. 20. ... Read more

5 months ago by Ciera Hughes.

Byars wins runoff for revenue commissioner

There was a 29-vote difference in results for the run-off election, as Stratt Byars emerged over Veronica Copeland Stancil for Franklin County revenue commissioner. Byars ... Read more

6 months ago by Ciera Hughes.

FC Chamber cancels 2020 Watermelon Festival

The coronavirus has claimed another victim. As the case count in Franklin County rose to 737 as of Tuesday afternoon, and the state rose to ... Read more

7 months ago by Alison James.

Eight-year-old drowns at creek Saturday

A fun day at the lake turned tragic as a Red Bay 8-year-old boy drowned around 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Slickrock Campground on Bear Creek ... Read more

7 months ago by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County Courthouse reopens May 19

After closing the Franklin County Courthouse doors at the end of March in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Franklin County Commission voted to ... Read more

8 months ago by Ciera Hughes.

Town of Hodges makes plans to sell Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park

Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park closed its “doors,” so to speak, at the end of June after – in a special-called meeting last month – ... Read more

2 years ago by Alison James.

Two inmates escape FC jail

Two Franklin County Jail inmates escaped around 10:30 p.m. Feb. 21, and one is back in custody in Mississippi, according to Franklin County Sheriff Shannon ... Read more

2 years ago by Lauren Wester.

Winter weather warning closes schools

As of 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28, all Franklin County Schools are scheduled to close Jan. 29 due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service has ... Read more

2 years ago by Lauren Wester.

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