A Little Bit of History: Perry’s Mill Pond

January 30, 2017

Cooler winter days give great weather for walking around Perry’s Mill, established in 1778 — back in the early days of this country and soon after signing of the Declaration of Independence! This 200+ year […]




Rabies Clinics Planned in Franklin County NC

September 30, 2016

Tar River Veterinary Hospital is holding Walk-up Rabies Clinics in several Franklin County, North Carolina, locations. Rabies and other vaccines will be available. No Appointment needed, just grab your pet(s) and show up. The first clinic is […]




Tar River Festival is Sept. 10

August 15, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor The annual Tar River Festival will this year include the usual fun activities, plus a food truck rodeo, local vendors, a 5K run, and a little bit of learning with the […]




First Fruits Farm’s Fishing Derby is May 28

May 25, 2016

This Saturday, First Fruits Farm in Louisburg NC is holding a fishing derby. All ages are welcome, registration is free, and fishing prizes will be awarded. Make plans to join the fun at this third annual […]




Writers Retreat Offered in Raleigh

February 10, 2016

The Franklin County Arts Council’s Writers Guild has scheduled their annual Day Retreat, a getaway to allow writers to learn, network, and focus on writing. The 2016 retreat is scheduled for May 7, 2016; however, writers are […]




FCAC Plans a Lively February

February 5, 2016

Contributed by Donna Campbell Smith Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) is holding a variety of events during February. Each week brings a new opportunity to participate, learn, or enjoy local art and artists. February 6 […]




Franklin County 4-H Open for New Members

December 29, 2015

The Dirt Club, a Franklin County 4H group that meets at Ray Family Farms, will have open enrollment in January and February 2016. The 4H is for children ages 5-17 as of January 1, 2016. Each […]




Arts Council Pulls off Two Events in One Week

December 10, 2015

Art Stroll and Christmas at Home Show Contributed by Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The highlight of Franklin County Arts Council’s Art Stroll last Thursday night was the announcing of their 2015 Artist […]




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