October 16, 2020

Commissioners Intend to Hold the Line on Taxes for 2021

The Franklin County Commissioners reviewed the preliminary budget for 2021 at the afternoon session of the Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday. The preliminary budget is the first step in the County’s budget adoption process.

October 09, 2020

Correctional Workers Honored as Unsung Heroes

Franklin County Commissioners recently honored the men and women working in the Franklin County Jail (FCJ) whose diligence and professionalism provide a safe and rehabilitative environment for confined individuals.

October 02, 2020

County Renews Property Tax Incentive for Borough of Waynesboro Revitalization

The Board of Franklin County Commissioners passed a resolution to extend the Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) program application period for an additional five years for eligible property owners within the Borough of Waynesboro.

October 01, 2020

Commissioners Present First “We Support You” Veterans Scholarship to JB Grad Jacob Troupe

The Board of Commissioners presented the first We Support You Scholarship to Jacob Troupe, a recent graduate of James Buchanan High School.

September 25, 2020

Probation Officers Honored for Life Saving Actions

Franklin County Adult Probation Department honored three Probation Officers with a department commendation life-saving award.

September 23, 2020

Franklin County Awards Nursing Scholarships to Six Area Graduates

Each year since 2017, the County has awarded nursing scholarships to deserving area high school graduates. Over the last month, the Commissioners honored six area high school graduates planning to pursue careers in nursing with a $2,500 scholarship.

September 21, 2020

William Schroyer Bequest to Preserve Hundreds of Acres of Franklin County Farmland

The Franklin County Commissioners presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the family of the late William Schroyer. Mr. William Schroyer bequeathed a portion of his estate to Franklin County to ensure farmland is available for years to come.

September 18, 2020

County Receives First West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Sample

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Vector Management has reported Franklin County’s first West Nile Virus positive mosquito samples for 2020, which is turning out to be one of the mildest years for the virus on record.