Due to extremely high demand, our March CRASE Event is now FULL. We have created a another event for Thursday, April 12th, at the Franklin Center (50 Claiborne Ave, Rocky Mount, VA) from 6PM - 8PM. Sheriff Bill Overton is making this sessions FREE to the public, but you must pre-register. Pre-registration is done by calling the Franklin Center at 540-483-0179. This seminar attempts to help our residents in a course of action they would take if faced with an active shooter situation. REMEMBER: The March class is full, this new class is April 12th. To see the flyer, look on this page, above and to the left side bar. See "View All Flyers Here", click this link, click on "April 12, 2018 CRASE EVENT."
Franklin County Sheriff's Office is encouraging all of our residents to Don't Drink and Drive. Sheriff Bill Overton said, "Safe driving, especially in today's world, takes all of our skills to be sharp and attentive. Remembering. alcohol is a drug and can impair our skills. Our officers are looking for unsafe drivers and are intent on stopping those that exhibit impaired conditions. We certainly appreciate our residents when they see someone driving poorly, calling our 911 Dispatch Center and help us find these drivers. We are all in this together and I want everyone to return home safe to their families."
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.
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.