Area News

School district begins child feeding program

By Sean Dunlap Franklin Advocate With schools closed through at least Friday, April 17, Franklin County‚Äôs educational leadership is rolling out plans to feed area children through the end of April. During the monthly school board meeting held on Tuesday, March 17, Superintendent of Education Chris Kent outlined his goals of providing breakfast and lunch…

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Coronavirus prompts courthouse restrictions

Offices in the Franklin County Courthouse in Meadville are open, but with restricted access to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak locally and nationwide. Beginning this week and until further notice, offices in the courthouse will be locked at all times. Those not needing to speak with a county official directly are asked to…

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