News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2022

Blue Ridge Fire & EMS Academy Receives State Award

Franklin County officials announced that the Blue Ridge Fire & EMS Academy, a joint venture between Franklin, Henry, and Patrick Counties, has been awarded a 2022 Achievement Award by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo). This is the third cons...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Waid Park Trash Collection Site

ATTENTION:  Please note that the Waid Park Trash Collection Site will be closed on Tuesday, August 16 and Wednesday, August 17, 2022 due to paving.

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Posted on: July 30, 2022

Supervisor Leland Mitchell Passes Away

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Leland Mitchell, Franklin County Board of Supervisors member and Chairman of the Franklin County Broadband Authority passed away early this morning.  Leland was the longest serving member of the current Board of Supervisors where this past Januar...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Agreements to Continue Expansion of Broadband Coverage Approved

Franklin County has approved agreements to utilize grant funding awards from Virginia’s Telecommunication Grant Initiative (VATI) program for two new projects to bring broadband to the much of the remaining unserved areas of Franklin County. &am...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Franklin County Recognized as A National Top Ten Leader of Technology

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Franklin County officials announced today that the County has placed fourth in the nation in the Annual Digital Counties Survey for communities with a population less than 150,000. Franklin County, at a population of roughly 55,000, competes with...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

November 8, 2022 Special Election

NOW, THEREFORE, by joint action of the Judges of the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit, it is hereby ORDERED that Walter Cooper Brown IV, be and is hereby appointed to fill the vacancy of the Commonwealth's Attorney until the qualified voters fills ...

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