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Posted on: May 12, 2022

MAY DESIGNATED AS YOUTH TRAFFIC SAFETY MONTH

Celebrating Youth Traffic Safety

The Driven To Protect Virginia, along with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles announce the month of May as "Youth Traffic Safety Month"

The Office of the Sheriff will be focusing on interacting when the opportunity arises to educate first ...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

SUMMER IS COMING, BE AWARE OF HOT CAR SAFETY

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The Office of the Sheriff reminds all residents to please be alert when exiting your vehicle as it pertains to leaving children and/or pets in a “hot vehicle” Each year, stories are aired by the news media of deaths which occu...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

DANGERS OF MARIJUANA USE AND DRIVING

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If you’re planning to use marijuana, do not drive. Designate a driver who won’t be using marijuana or use other safe and sober methods to get home safely. Someone who’s high shouldn’t be making decisions about drivi...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

WORK ZONES ON OUR HIGHWAYS

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Be prepared to see more highway projects now that warmer weather has arrived!
When you see our #WorkZone crews, remember to 
#MoveOver to give crews extra space to work
Follow all signage
Focus on the road & be alert for workers
Be pat...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

SHERIFF'S OFFICE ADVISES OF SCAM IN AREA

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is alerting residents of a new scam in our area.
Confirmed in the Roanoke area, the Office of the Sheriff wants everyone to be alert of a mobile group of people attempting to scam and target the elderly.
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Sheriff News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

CHANGES COMING TO AREA CODE 540

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NEW Area Code Overlay Approved for the 540 Area Code Regions!  Virginia State Corporation Commission has been given final approval to divide the current 540 area code into two districts.

This change will be implemented in by 2022. 

Per the...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

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See photo (attached)

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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