Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Community News

SHERIFF OVERTON ANNOUNCES OPERATION CHRISTMAS TREE 2018

Sheriff Bill Overton kicked off 2018 Operation Christmas Tree the afternoon of Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Overton said, “In the past two years, since this charity’s inception, the Office of the Sheriff has been able to help 51 families in Franklin County during Christmas. By pre-selling Fraser Fir Christmas Trees for only $30 a tree, all proceeds are directed to this cause. Toys, clothing and food are given to those less fortunate with the hopes of making Christmas a little brighter.”

Overton went on to state how anyone wishing to pre-purchase a beautiful tree can contact Deputy H. L. Nolen at 540-814-1724.

FRESH GOODIES FOR THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Recently, Avery Tosh’s 6th Grade Home Economics Class at Benjamin Franklin Middle School baked a fresh batch of cookies and delivered them to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Thanks to Mrs. Tosh and her great class for thinking about us, making the treats and even sharing the recipe.

FCSO Home Economics

Pictured with the “stash” are (L-R) Sgt. Chad Austin and Capt. Justin Sigmon.

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY RECEIVES THANK YOU CARD FROM STUDENT

On October 10, 2018, while patrolling at Ferrum Elementary School, a student from Mrs. Moore’s class interacted with our Deputy Jeff Holland. Miss Ava made a wonderful “Thank You” card for our deputies. The card thanked FCSO for taking time to walk the hallways and keep them safe. Thanks to Miss Ava, the great staff at Ferrum Elementary School and Mrs. Moore for instilling good values in her students. Great day at Ferrum!

FCSO Thank you card

FCSO Deputy Jeff Holland with Ferrum Elementary student and her thank you card

SHERIFF’S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN ANTI-BULLYING CAMPAIGN AT BFMS

October is “Anti-Bullying Month” at Benjamin Franklin Middle School. Franklin County Deputy Sheriff / School Resource Deputy Stephannie Mills is shown helping a student with his High Five made buttons. Sheriff Bill Overton is focused on stopping bullying in our schools with education and information. Thanks to our school system and Deputy Mills for bringing this issue to the forefront.

FCSO Antibullying campaign

Franklin County Deputy Sheriff / School Resource Deputy Stephannie Mills helping a student with his High Five made buttons

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