No Need to Worry About That Trip to the DMV in Westlake March 22

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

dmv2goLOGOWESTLAKE - A trip to the DMV can be a bear, depending on how busy the office is. But if you don't like the lines and the waiting at a DMV building out of your way, there is good news coming up at the Franklin Co. Public Library in Westlake.


DMV 2 Go is the mobile DMV wireless office on wheels.  The mobile until lets you  do everything that a normal DMV office can, including applying for or renewing an ID card, driver's license, obtaining a copy of your driving record, applying for certified copies of Virginia birth certificates, updating your address on your DMV record, obtaining a fishing or hunting license and more.


The DMV 2 GO mobile unit will be at Westlake Library on Tuesday, March 22 from 9 a.m.  to 4 p.m


For more informatoin, call 540-483-3098 and press option 2.



Trivia Night March 3 to Help Support F.C. Perinatal Education Center

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

trivianightROCKY MOUNT - The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center is teaming up with the Bootlegger Cafe for Trivia Night. From 6-9 p.m., 10% of food and drinks at the Bootlegger Cafe will go towards the Perinatal Education Center.

The game itself is free and starts at 7 p.m. There will also be a 50/50 drawing.

The first place price in the trivia game is a 25$ gift card to the Bootlegger. The second place winner gets a t-shirt, and the 3rd place prize is a Bootlegger mug.

If you need more information on this event, call 540-483-2777.


United Way's 'Shine and Dine' Returning in April

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

mooonshineEnjoy the proud heritage of moonshine making in Franklin County with two days of great music, activities and tastings at the Franklin County Moonshine Festival. Below is an early schedule of events along with links for registration and information. Hope to see you there!
Friday, April 22 (6-10 pm)
* Outdoor concert at Early Inn featuring Dry Hill Draggers and Jr. Sisk & Ramblers Choice. Tickets available via the Harvester Performance Center. HARVESTER PERFORMANCE CENTER
* An optional $15 tasting ticket will be available at the door
* Bartender Mixology contest
* Bowling's Hot dogs, Bootleggers' Café food available for purchase
* Wine/beer and water available for purchase

Saturday, April 23 (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 
* Chug for the Jug RaceREGISTER HERE
* Vendors in Farmer's Market downtown Rocky Mount across from the Harvester Performance Center
* Moonshine Car Show
* Storytelling
* Demonstrations, exhibits, moonshine stories reenactments
* A schedule will be released prior to the event

Saturday, April 23 (6:30 - 10:30 p.m.)
* Shine 'n Dine local foods and moonshine tasting event under the stars at Early Inn
* Live music, dancing
* Unique auction
* Featured cocktail of Friday night's bartender mixology challenge
* Shuttles available
* Date night for a great cause

Ticket Prices:
Friday night concert. $22 and $29 depending on seating + $15 optional tasting ticketTHE HARVESTER PERFORMANCE CENTER
Saturday is free and open to the public
Saturday night. $50 and $150 VIP. Click link below to purchase tickets
Shine and Dine at the Moonshine Festival of Franklin County.

All Proceeds Benefit United Way of Franklin County.