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Police: 2 Va. school workers tied to murder plot

Two Franklin County school employees are facing charges in what investigators call a murder-for- hire plot.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 10:55am EST

Tags: Franklin County, murder-for-hire

Va. suspect caught after fleeing courthouse complex

A Rocky Mount man has been captured a day after escaping from the Franklin County sheriff's office.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 01:41pm EST

Tags: rocky mount, Franklin County, courthouse

Wirtz man pleads guilty to illegal alcohol charges

A Wirtz man will be sentenced in January on illegal alcohol and weapons charges stemming from a raid of his home.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 11:25am EST

Tags: Franklin County, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

Nurses' aide sentenced for wedding band thefts

A nurses' assistant at a state nursing home has been sentenced to five years in prison for selling rings that were stripped from the fingers of veterans under her care.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 05:02pm EDT

Tags: Franklin County, Roanoke

Movie features Franklin County moonshining

Franklin County's moonshining past will be on display on movie screens across the country this week.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 03:39am EDT

Tags: Franklin County, moonshine, movies

Lawsuit against Va. ex-sheriff, ex-deputy settled

The estate of a former Franklin County deputy's wife has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against him and a former sheriff.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 12:52pm EDT

Tags: Franklin County

US judge: Va. deputy's deadly action justified

A judge in Roanoke says a Franklin County sheriff's deputy was justified when he shot and killed a man during a police call in July 2010.

Friday - 12/30/2011, 05:58pm EST

Tags: Samuel Wilson, The Roanoke Times, George MacAfee Frye, Riley Hodges, Franklin County

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