Domestic terrorists in our midst?

Police officers in Rocky Mount, the sons of a police chief in Aberdeen, MD, retired SEALS and other veterans, may have been part of the mob that ransacked the Capitol, terrorized members of Congress and killed a policeman.

Rough games for JV teams

Two hard-fought games on the basketball hardwoods Tuesday night for the JV squads of the Buffaloes and the Lady Buffs against Franklin County. The second of two altercations during the boys game led to removal of one Buffalo from the floor by officials but the Floyd team prevailed and won handily. The Lady Buffs took […]

Gas pipeline propaganda: Lies, damn lies and more

If the often-vague and always sidestepping executives of EQT Corp. and NextEra Energy thought Franklin County would be a cakewalk for their natural pipeline express running from West Virginia to Chatham, they got a hardcore lesson of what country folks think of fast-buck corporate types in Rocky Mount. A large crowd of angry residents of […]

Bye, bye Ewell Hunt

Franklin County’s scandal-ridden sheriff Ewell Hunt squeaked into office four years ago with a narrow victory over Bill Overton. His tenure brought widespread embarrassment and shame on reputation of both the county and the department — from his promiscuous daughter’s philandering with a deputy while playing cop to his inability to react quickly or professionally […]