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Police Beat - Franklin Favorite: Local News

The driver of the vehicle, Michael D. Hargis, 61, of Franklin, was charged with failure to or improper signal, possession of a controlled substance -- cocaine, second-degree possession of a controlled substance -- drug unspecified and third-degree possession of a controlled substance -- drug unspeci

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

News Briefs - Franklin Favorite: Local News

Simpson County Extension Homemakers are selling bags of Schermer's Pecans at the office located at 300 N. Main St. in Franklin. The 16-ounce bags cost $25 for two or $15 for one. They have pecan halves and pieces; however, supplies for halves are limited and need to be reserved by calling 270-586-44

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Holiday guesting 101 - Franklin Favorite: Features

If you manage to avoid hosting duties this holiday season, you may be dodging some of the hardest work, but remember that being a good guest goes beyond arriving on time and taking your shoes off at the door. This holiday season, ensure your host gets to enjoy the festivities by putting these ideas

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Nonprofits take part in Giving Tuesday

Franklin residents have a chance to support local non-profit organizations on Tuesday, Nov. 28 as part of Giving Tuesday, an annual charity contribution drive that has raised millions for non-profits around the world. The Simpson County Literacy Center provides basic education to over 150 adults ann

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Quarles urges veteran farmers to participate in the 2017 Ag Census

FRANKFORT -- Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles today encouraged Kentucky military veterans who are farmers to respond to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, a snapshot of American agriculture taken every five years. "Many veterans are finding that farming provides a way for them to continue their se

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Thanksgiving, the oldest American-based holiday

This week, as we gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, it is worth noting that we're just four years away from the 400th anniversary of the original famous feast enjoyed by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who helped them weather especially tough times. What has become the o

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Latham, McKinney selected to All-Star Team

Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' middle school football team players Keaton Latham and Tae McKinney were selected as members of the Kentucky All-Stars 7th Grade Team. Both players were selected in the running back position. They traveled to Campbellsville University to try out and became two out of 90 pla

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Toys for Tots collection underway

Toys for Tots, a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas, was founded in 1947 by reservist Major Bill Hendricks. In Franklin, Toys for Tots boxes for collection of new unwrapped toys for age

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Of fifth-grade advice and a-ha moments

If you could give a fifth-grader one piece of advice, what would it be? My wifes best friend, Rachel, asked me that question recently. I opened up my Facebook Messenger app one morning, and there it was. I admit this question, asked without context, puzzled me. But thats the nature of texts and priv

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:39:22

Journey House "sets you up for success"

SANFORD The rules at Journey House are designed to help residents recover from their dependencies on substances and achieve success. You have to attend four pro-social meetings a week they can be a church service, a gathering at Alcoholics Anonymous, a counseling session, or even the mandatory meeti

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:36:02

Holly Daze festival rings in the season

SANFORD The community will kick off the holiday season next weekend with the return of the annual Holly Daze festival on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2. For local children and kids-at-heart, that means one thing for certain: Santa Claus is coming to town. He and Mrs. Claus will make their first a

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:35:50

Legacy Foundation receives gift for new performing arts center

SANFORD Sanford Schools Legacy Foundation (SSLF) has received a $250,000 grant from the Gerard and Gertrude Genest Charitable Trust, to support the new performing arts center at the new high school. The Legacy Foundation is in the early stages of a capital campaign to raise $2 million for the infras

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:32:09

NH opens investigation into Uber hacking

MANCHESTER - The state's Consumer Protection and Anti-trust Bureau on Wednesday opened an investigation into the case of hackers stealing the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber. "We are very concerned about it and we're certainly going to inquire further," said James Boffett

UNION LEADER - 2017-11-22 21:44:00

Giving thanks for Sarah Hale

Permit me, as Editress of the "Lady's Book," to request a few minutes of your precious time, while laying before you a subject of deep interest to myself and - as I trust - even to the President of our Republic, of some importance. Editor's note: This is the text of New Hampshire resident Sarah J. H

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 08:15:00

"Sometimes the stone chooses the man"

KENNEBUNK, Maine - Sometimes the stone chooses the man, said Bob Haskell,Summit Project volunteer and managerof the Kennebunk Habitat for Humanity ReStore said after the Summit Project Honor Stones Walk Saturday. The story he told elevated the emotion evoked during the walk from the Kennebunk Free L

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:37:09

Red-carpet opening for new KHS theater

KENNEBUNK - The new theater at Kennebunk High School opened with a red-carpet event Friday, followed by a sold out show of the fall play The Crucible. Cast members and guests arrived on the red carpet and paused for photographs before entering the gala reception. The event marks the first time the n

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:36:26

5 people injured in two-vehicle crash

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 2:48 p.m. at 3460 W. Lexington Avenue Extension in Davidson County. Four people suffered minor injuries. One person has possible "serious" injuries. Five people we

WXII 12 - 2017-11-22 21:16:00

5 injured in 2-vehicle crash involving kids in Davidson County

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Davidson County Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened on West Lexington Avenue Extension near North Mohawk Drive. According to Highway Patrol, four people in a Toyota were taken to High Point Regional with minor injuries.

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-22 20:39:04

Man loses leg after car accident

A man has lost his leg after a car accident near Holloway Church Road and Jess Cross Road in Southmont Tuesday morning, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. According to Highway Patrol, a Nissan 370Z went left of center and struck a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was airli

DISPATCH - 2017-11-22 16:16:45

Lexington man charged with taking indecent liberties with child

(Stock) DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. - A Lexington man is accused of taking indecent liberties with a child, according to the Lexington Dispatch. Donald Robert Bame, 47, is accused of engaging in a sex offense with a girl under the age of 13. He is charged with indecent liberties with a child and first-deg

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-22 17:22:15