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Public Forum Thursday Night will Focus on Opioid Use, Cell Phone Misuse

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

opioidsROCKY MOUNT - The Franklin County Sheriff's Department will hold a public forum on opioid use and cell phone misuse among children at the Franklin County High School Auditorium Thursday night.

 

The event will start at 7 p.m.

 

Experts will be on-hand to answer questions, along with members of law enforcement and school system leaders.

 

 

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Moneta Man Killed in Campbell Co. Crash

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

Virginia State Police Trooper B.A. Bussert is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Campbell County. The crash occurred at approximately 2 p.m., Sunday (Sept. 24), in the 600 block of Jennings Road.

 

A 1964 Plymouth two-door sedan was traveling north on Jennings Road when it ran off the left side the road and struck a tree.

 

The driver, Jeremy W. Stephenson, 41, of Moneta, Va., died at the scene.

 

The crash remains under investigation.

 

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Franklin County Sheriff's Department Investigating Death of One-Year-Old

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

Franklin County, VA – On September 24, 2017 at 9:41 AM, the Franklin County Emergency Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call in reference to an unresponsive one year old on at an address on Carolina Rd. in Rocky Mount

 
Deputies and EMS units responded and attemted CPR but were unable to revive the infant. 
 
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investiagting the death. The body has been sent to the medical examiner’s office. The investigation is ongoing.