Regularly commanding more than 80% of the vote in Franklin County elections for three decades, Overton was known for his larger-than-life presence and his compassion.
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There's an old saying in politics: No yard sign ever won an election.
Will Monday's shooting case -- in which authorities say an off-duty Franklin County deputy shot and killed his ex-wife, then shot and wounded …
Franklin County authorities are searching for a man who they say assaulted another man in a case of road rage.
The pool of candidates running for sheriff of Franklin County continues to grow.
A man who Franklin County authorities are calling a suspect in the death of a Snow Creek minister was arrested Sunday in Ohio on unrelated charges.
ROCKY MOUNT - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office will establish a new office in Westlake in April, with the intent of providing a visible po…