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Local Heroes Day
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00am - 01:00pm
Contact FC Public Library

Local Heroes Day - sponsored by the Franklin County Library. Saturday, May 20th from 10AM to 1PM.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office will have a table display, come by and say hello.

Come meet and greet your local law enforcement.

Location Mary Elizabeth Park
In case of rain, event will be moved inside the library

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VIRGINIA SHERIFF'S INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS NOW OPEN

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The Virginia Sheriff's Institute Scholarship procedure is now open. Please note that the process for applying for the Virginia Sheriff's Institute scholarship is being conducted completely online this year. The deadline for application is May, 1, 2018. If you are interested in applying, you will need a letter of recommendation from Sheriff Overton. Please contact Captain Phillip Young at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, address and telephone number. You will be contacted by the Sheriff's Office to schedule an appointment with Sheriff Overton. The website for VSI will provide the application and answer all questions you may have. Here is the website: http://vasheriffsinstitute.org/scholarship/

 

 

 

 

SHERIFF'S OFFICE OFFERS PISTOL FIREARMS TRAINING

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NRA Basic Pistol Training Course is being offered by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on March 17, 2018. Cost of class is $50 per person and is due DAY OF CLASS. Cost includes instruction, materials, range qualifications and certificate of completion. Each participant will receive a hardback copy of NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting to take home with them. If interested, scroll up, near the top LEFT of this page. See "View All Flyers Here". Click on that and see "NRA Basic Pistol Course". Click and print application flyer. Fill out completely and mail to: Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Attention Sgt. Darryl King, 70 East Court Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Seating is limited, sign up today.

  

 

 

BURNING BAN IN EFFECT UNTIL APRIL 30th

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VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY HAS PLACED FRANKLIN COUNTY UNDER BURNING BAN. Until April 30th, our area is under a "Burning Ban" See our Home Page, under "View All Flyers Here" for more information.

 

 

 

 

SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO HOST FISHING TOURNAMENT

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Philpott Lake will, once again, be the site for the Franklin County Sheriff's Office 7th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament to benefit Virginia Special Olympics. Past years have been great in helping these athletes achieve their dreams. Sheriff Overton said, "We are so honored to be partnering with VSO again this year. To see the hard work and effort each of these Special Olympic athletes put into their individual sport is so inspiring to all. If any person/business wish to donate money or product to help us raise funding for VSO, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling Deputy H. L. Nolen @ 540-814-1724. Thanks in advance for all those that give to help our athletes." See our flyer on the Home Page under "View All Flyers Here".

 

 

 

 

 

SHERIFF BILL OVERTON TO HOST ANOTHER CRASE EVENT

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SHERIFF PLANS ANOTHER CRASE EVENT
Due to incredible demand, Sheriff Bill Overton announces another CRASE event on Wed, March 28, 2018. CRASE (Citizen's Response to Active Shooter Events) The class will be held at the Franklin Center, 50 Claiborne Avenue in Rocky Mount and Sheriff Overton is making it FREE to all who pre-register. Times are from 6PM - 8PM. You can ONLY pre-register by calling the Franklin Center at 540-483-0179, as seating is limited. The last two seminars filled quickly, so make your calls today. See attached flyer in our "View All Flyers Here" tab on Home Page.

 

 

 

 

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