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.

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

Very Smart Franklinton Homeowner Shuts Door on Fire

This afternoon at just before 5 PM the call went out for first responders to please hop on over to a home on fire in Franklinton at 202 Lee Street. The home is owned by Jean Bassett and Kay Ellington of Youngsville, according to property records. The amazing Franklinton Fire Department, Youngsville Fire Department, Franklin … Read more

Man Burns Girlfriends Truck to Ground in Franklinton

A little before 6 AM this morning Korey was driving to work at Canyon Stone when the engine on his vehicle stopped running. He skillfully managed to pull it over into the NAPA Auto Parts store parking lot in downtown Franklinton. Korey said he started to walk over to the nearby Exxon station to call … Read more

Youngsville Family Loses Home to Fire. Kids and Dogs Safe.

This morning at just about 9 AM the call went out for Youngsville Fire Department to respond to Pen Oak Lane in Youngsville for a house on fire. Subsequent calls went out for Franklinton Fire Department, Bunn Fire Department and Wake Forest Fire Department to assist as well. Neighbors reported the family ran from the … Read more

Youngsville FD Battles CaptiveAire Brush Fire and Wins

This afternoon at 3:59 PM the call went out to Youngsville Fire Department to hurry on over to Northbrook Drive and douse a quickly spreading brush fire that was across from CaptaiveAire but closer to Canyon Stone Manufacturing. Franklinton Fire Department was called upon as well. The cause of the fire is unknown at this … Read more

Franklinton Fire Department Deals With Power Struggle

At 4:46 PM the call went out for a residential structure fire in Franklinton at 215 S. Hillsborough Street. Units from the Franklinton Fire Department responded while Youngsville Fire Department was dispatched and standing by in case additional assistance was needed. According to Assistant Chief Goswick the source of the problem was an overloaded electrical … Read more

Youngsville Fire Department Honors Deceased Chief. You May Cry.

Yesterday the Youngsville Fire Department and the family of 51 year-old Volunteer Assistant Chief Jeff Fields honored their friend and loved one who recently passed away, so unexpectedly. Everyone who knew Jeff appeared to be deeply grieving at his loss. This article is a continuation of our coverage of the event. Other articles can be … Read more