Franklin County Community News
FCSO DISPATCHER RECOGNIZED
WoodmenLife and the Franklin County Communication Center/ Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize Melissa Cundiff, Assistant Director for the Communications Center, for her commitment to our community for the month of July! On Thursday, July 30th, Lisa Landes (WoodmenLife) presented Melissa with a Certificate of Recognition. Sheriff Overton spoke on Melissa’s heartfelt concern for her job, her co-workers and her community. Way to go Melissa!
FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ATTENDS SML MEETING
Thursday, August 1st, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office attended the Annual Meeting of the Smith Mountain Lake Association at Trinity Ecumenical Parish. Many organizations, plus several other law enforcement agencies were in attendance. Sheriff Overton attended and commented on the group’s great efforts and concerns for the lake safety, cleanliness and recreation.
LOCAL CHURCH HOLDS CARNIVAL
Saturday, August 3rd saw New Life Church of God hold a Carnival Day for kids. Near Rt. 220 on AMP Tech Drive, the event produced many kids’ activities, plus an up-close view of a Boones Mill Fire Department ladder truck, a farm tractor and a Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Dodge Charger. With the kids, pictured is FCSO Auxilary Deputy Sheriff, Amber Mitchell. Great day for a carnival and everyone had a blast!
TOUCH A TRUCK EVENT HELD AT FCHS
Saturday, August 3rd, Putting A Dent in Mental Health Touch A Truck Event was held in the Law Parking Lot on the FCHS Campus. Many agencies and organizations participated in this community outreach. Thanks to all that came out, displayed a vehicle and donated to the cause.
FCSO HELPS FILL THE BUS
Rocky Mount Walmart, FC Public School System, Salvation Army and Franklin County Sheriff’s Office joined forces Saturday, August 3rd to “PACK THE BUS”. This annual effort helps raise funds / items for those FC students that need assistance pertaining to school supplies. It was a HUGE success and turnout.
Sheriff Bill Overton said, “This is just one of many examples where Franklin County comes together for a great cause. We value our students, teachers and all school staff as they enter this new scholastic year. We pray for a good and safe school year. Thanks to Walmart, Corey and all his staff and all those who made this event possible.”
FCSO PARTICIPATES IN SCHOLARSHIP FUND RAISING EVENT
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a basketball exhibition to assist the Shalynda M. Toney Scholarship Fund.
“We were so honored to be a part of this wonderful cause,” Sheriff Bill Overton said Saturday. “Thanks to all those who helped organize, work and participate in this event.”
The event was held Saturday, August 3rd at the FCHS Central Gym.