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ReporterA Franklin County family who lost everything in a fire wants to thank people for helping them. Their house on Rolling Road was destroyed last Friday. Since then the homeowner Joey Hall says the community has really stepped up to help him, his wife...
Weekend Anchor/ReporterAbout 250 students at a middle school in Rocky Mount are ready to hit the water this summer at nearby Smith Mountain Lake. They were certified to operate a jet ski or drive a motorized boat. In 2007, the Virginia General Assembly enacted a law...
Founded: 1785 History: Franklin County was founded in 1785 and was named after Benjamin Franklin. Since the 1980s, much of the residential growth has been around Smith Mountain lake, attracting many commuters and many retirees. Franklin County is...
Contributing columnistWhat with TV shows devoted to celebrity genealogy and several websites offering families a way to build their family trees, many retirees decide to devote time to finding their roots. My mother was raised in Casey County, and she always said we were...
U.S. District Judge William H. Yohn ruled against Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter's plan to take distribution of free food to homeless people out of the parks to the front of City Hall, and ultimately, indoors. The judge said on Thursday that he saw no...
According to President Barack Obama, entrepreneurs and small business owners cannot take credit for their inventions or business success because their accomplishments were only made possible by the government's investments in infrastructure. Is this a...
Stephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's. His best seller "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" would have been considered a self-evident truth,...
The United States of America is the embodiment of the struggle of humanity to rise from the tyranny of feudalistic oppression. It is a laboratory where great experiments to discover the limits of human potential are performed. To quote from Thomas Paine&...
Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
Josh Marchok Schaumburg Wrestling, football Class rank: 41 of 622. Athletics: All-Mid Suburban League in football; two-year team captain; two-time state champion in wrestling; three-time all-state; 156 career wins; three-year team captain. Academics:...
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