ROCKY MOUNT - The annual Rocky Mount Rotary Club Independence Day Celebration was hot, but not stormy. A large crowd filled Cy Dillon Stadium as winners from Franklin County's Got Talent along with Kerosene Willy played live music. You can catch all of the action this week on Cable 12, sponsored by American National Bank.
Once you are in Fairy Stone State Park, there are trails and picnic areas, and a beautiful swimming beach (additional fee)….lots of Fourth of July fun for the whole family! Bring your favorite lawn chair and relax in the shade to your favorite music in the out of doors! Rain or shine!
FRANKLIN COUNTY - State police have identified the victim of a fatal crash Monday night on 220 south of Rocky Mount.
Joanne Holland, 79, of Rocky Mount died after the vehicle she was driving failed to yield the right-of-way and was struck by a truck at the intersection of 619 and 220, state police say.
Holland was traveling east on 619 in a 1989 Dodge Diplomat.
John Pannill Yeaman, Jr. was driving south on 220 in a 2010 Ford F-150.
The crash happened at 7:56 p.m. Monday, according to state police and remains under investigation. No charges are pending.
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