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Man shot to death

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal shooting in Union Hall this past Friday afternoon.

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Thursday 05/28/2015
One dead in Memorial Day wreck
Posted: May 28, 2015

The Memorial Day holiday was marred at Smith Mountain Lake by a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Rt. 122 and Hardy Rd. that proved deadly for a 64-year-old passenger in one of the vehicles.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seizes 5 pounds of marijuana
Posted: May 28, 2015

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seized five pounds of marijuana during the search of a home in Rocky Mount this past week.

Lake’s Piano Man knows his instruments
Posted: May 28, 2015

Dan Cammarata, a physical therapist working in a New York City hospital, once made a serendipitous deal with a retired concert pianist who’d come to him for treatment for complications from hip replacement surgery.

Joyous Junque coming June 6
Updated: May 28, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Resurrection Catholic Church in Moneta will hold its thirtieth annual Joyous Junque sale on June 6 and 7.  Most of the proceeds go to area charities.

Huddleston holds Bedford fair
Posted: May 28, 2015

Huddleston will host the first Bedford County Fair in forty-five years.  The fair will feature amusement park rides, equine and animal shows, live music and food vendors.

Thursday 05/21/2015
Candidates debate issues
Posted: May 21, 2015

Economic development in Franklin County, taxes, the budget and whether or not to allow short-term rentals on the Franklin County side of Smith Mountain Lake were among a barrage of voter questions fielded at a candidates’ forum and debate Thurday.

Eagle celebrates 30 years
Posted: May 21, 2015

When the Smith Mountain Eagle published its first edition in June 1985 Smith Mountain Lake was still a frontierland.

American Legion dedicates Veterans’ Memorial
Posted: May 21, 2015

Moneta now has its own memorial to the service, sacrifice and valor of Smith Mountain Lake veterans.

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