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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:15pm
Dodgeball may not seem like the friendliest of sports but it was all smiles Sunday night at the Franklin Wellness Center. Nearly 70 children and adults flocked to the wellness center for the annual 4-H Dodgeball Tournament. Jackie Dohlman, Franklin...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:13pm
As influenza season draws to a close, Franklin County seems to have avoided a repeat of last year’s historic rates. Nearly a year ago this time, Franklin General Hospital enacted Level 3 restrictions at the hospital due to high influenza rates...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:11pm
Warm temperatures and persistent rain created big headaches for county officials. On Wednesday, March 13, the Franklin County Board of Supervisors issued a disaster declaration due to flooding as a result of the rain and melting snow. Franklin...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:10pm
Frenetic shopping with the slightest semblance to the hectic nature of Black Friday is just one aspect of a heartfelt Franklin County Farm Bureau tradition. Last Thursday, Farm Bureau hosted its annual Breakfast Battle at Fareway in Hampton. The...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:03pm
Age of the Geek Column: Well, didn't see that coming. News broke last week that Disney has re-hired James Gunn to direct "Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3" after abruptly giving him the boot last July. On the surface, Gunn was fired due...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:02pm
Alternative Column: I've planned a movie sugges-tion column to take advantage of winter's long nights and as a break from my perennial cru-sades and worrywartism. As the days get longer, time is running out, so here goes. My second job after...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:01pm
Ragan Report: Employment leave for adoptive parents is family friendly: A family-friendly bill that makes it easier for parents to bond with their adopted chil-dren passed the Senate Labor and Business Relations Com-mittee. According to the Depart-...
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