2019 VSI SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED
The 2019 Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Scholarship winner was announced for for a member of Franklin County – Tatiyanna Harper is this year’s recipient. The VSI Scholarship Program gives this opportunity for young people across Virginia who wish to pursue an educational curriculum in law enforcement or criminal justice. Sheriff Overton said, “Tatiyanna has won this award for 2019 and we are so proud. Can’t wait to see what is next for her.”
SHERIFF’S OFFICE WARNS OF SCAMS
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office advises the residents to be on guard for paving scams. Recently, two Franklin County residents were approached by persons possibly in a white pick-up truck with Tennessee tags. Both residents lost money to this scam. Contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office if you are approached by subjects claiming to have “left over” asphalt to pave with. It is most likely a scam. Call 540-483-3000.