Franklin County Sheriff's Office Conducts Firearms Class For Residents

Written by Kevin Tosh. Posted in News


Rocky Mount, Va -- On Saturday, April 14th, several Franklin County residents were given firearms training by local deputies. This was the third Basic Pistol Course Class offered by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office to all those that registered. The seminar included classroom instruction and range time where each person had one on one training with a FCSO Firearms Instructor.  Upon completion, each graduate received a certificate that could allow them to proceed in securing their Concealed Carry Permit. Anyone interested in taking this class through the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office can email Sgt. Darryl King at [email protected]gov or calling 540-483-6850.


2018 Chug For The Jug Opens Preregistration

Written by Kevin Tosh. Posted in News

chug for the jugRocky Mount, Va -- The 2018 American National Bank Chug for the Jug 5K Road Race and the Haywoods Jeweler's Kids Fun Run will be Saturday, April 28th at the Essig Recreation Center in Rocky Mount. The Kids Fun Run will begin at 7:30 am followed by the 5K Run & Health Walk beginning at 8:00 am.

Entry fees are as follows: 

5K $25 Adults $15 Youth Ages 17 & Under
Health Walk       $15 Each
Fun Run Ages 12 & Under $5

Parks and Recreations asks that you register prior to April 27th to receive the above prices. After April 26th add $5.00 per runner/walker. Race packets can be picked up at the Essig Center on Friday, April 27th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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