Sights and Sounds from Louisburg, NC and the Franklin County 9-11 Ceremony

Sights and sounds from the Franklin County 9-11 ceremony yesterday held in Louisburg, NC. A moving ceremony from small town America.

Young Man Holds Mother Hostage in Louisburg. Packs Bags.

This morning was not a good day for a 20-year-old-ish young man and his mother in the 100 block of Pineview Drive, a very nice and quiet neighborhood in Louisburg. Apparently the young man took his mother hostage at some point and had discharged several shots from an assault rifle inside the doublewide mobile home … Read more

Franklinton Car Meets 18-Wheeler on Perry Chapel Church Road

I’d love to tell you this was a horrific and intense accident. But if I did, I’d be lying. Thankfully it just appears two strangers had an opportunity to meet and get to know each other a little better. It did not appear that anyone was injured. But then again I didn’t see an ambulance. … Read more

Quick Thinking Saves Youngsville Residents in House Fire

On a bright blue sky Friday afternoon around 2 PM a call was received by 911 in Franklin County that the occupants of a house at 1425 Moores Pond Road heard some “crackling” in the attic and saw some light smoke. It was only about five minutes later that the smoke turned to fire and … Read more

Suspicious Radioactive Package Gets Attention in Youngsville

Shortly before 9 AM this morning a call went out in Franklin County for a suspicious package with a radioactive label was found on the side of the road near a Nissan Pathfinder at Tarboro Road and Ruby Lane. The package certainly raised concerns but in almost all situations these things turn out to be … Read more

Youngsville Fire Department Uses Gravity to Hold Down Car

Let me tell you how much I love and respect the Youngsville Fire Department and my readers. When I get up at 4 AM to run out to cover a single vehicle rollover accident on a dark CSS (can’t see squat (I actually had shit there but thought someone might get upset so I used … Read more

What a Ditch. Youngsville Woman Gets the Blender Treatment.

Sunday Evening around 9 PM the Youngsville Fire Department was requested posthaste to Cedar Creek Road where a female driving a Silver Scion had taken a turn for the worse. Into the ditch that is. There is no word on the extent of her injuries but she was taken away by Youngsville Rescue & EMS … Read more

Youngsville FD & EMS Get a Strange One With the Post Office

Mail is being pulled from the damaged Post Office delivery vehicle so it can continue on its appointed rounds.

A little after 3 PM on Saturday, emergency responders in the Youngsville area received a call for help. It seems a two vehicles were involved in an accident on Sid Mitchell Road. If you want to monitor emergency radio traffic in the area, click here. When we arrived on the scene it was a bit … Read more

Youngsville Man Arrested in Alleged Major Auto Theft Ring

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s office two men have been arrested for running what was described as a “major auto theft ring spanning at least eight counties.” One of the suspects is reported to be from Youngsville. The Franklin County Sheriff’s office raided the home of Roger Dale Nipper, 50, at 813 Moores Pond … Read more