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Posted on: October 19, 2021

CHANGES COMING TO AREA CODE 540

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NEW Area Code Overlay Approved for the 540 Area Code Regions!  Virginia State Corporation Commission has been given final approval to divide the current 540 area code into two districts.

This change will be implemented in by 2022. 

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Sheriff News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Domestic Violence Month

Since January 1st, 2021, the Office of the Sheriff has received 449 domestic violence related calls for service. Deputies responding to intimate partner domestic calls completed 85 Lethality Assessment Protocol forms and made approximately 77 calls to the...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: October 11, 2021

REMEMBERING FORMER SHERIFF

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Former Franklin County Sheriff, W. Q. Overton, Sr. passed away on October 5, 2021. "Quint" was sheriff from 1976 - 2007. See the attached link to our Standing Watch Facebook page for more on the legacy of Sheriff Overton.

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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

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Great information from the Franklin County Department of Public Safety.

Note #5 on how to turn off the water.

Also remember, use your drying towel to open the door/s/ exiting the restroom area.

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