After its long-awaited completion in early July, the new configuration of the Route 47 and Highway 50 intersection in Union is causing confusion with motorists.
A Franklin County jury reached a guilty verdict Tuesday in the case of a woman charged with assault in a crash involving a MoDOT vehicle in a work zone.
A Franklin County man with a history of physical violence is facing a felony charge over an altercation in which his grandfather suffered a fractured hip, authorities said.
A group of citizens will get a chance to speak out against a mining operation near St. Clair at the next Board of Zoning Adjustment meeting.
The Franklin County Commissioners have accepted an olive branch extended by County Clerk Tammy Vemmer to put three years of fighting behind them and move forward with a clean slate.
East Central College has received what is believed to be its largest donation to date, a $250,000 gift from Ace Manufacturing and Parts Co. in Sullivan.
More than 2,000 pieces of legislation were introduced during the 2016 Missouri legislative session and a mere 138 made it to the desk of Gov. Jay Nixon for signature or veto.
The Franklin County Commission meeting Tuesday played out like a TV drama amid allegations of harassment, illegal defacing of documents and political maneuvering.
With all eyes on the groundbreaking for the Highway 47 bridge in Washington, MoDOT is also in the process of finishing up smaller bridge projects elsewhere in the county.
A man who was free on bond in a recent stalking case is back in jail this week on new charges after he cut off an electronic monitor and ran from deputies.
A standing-room-only crowd at city hall reacted with anger, confusion and a lot of questions over news of a potential hazardous substance site in Washington.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, along with Franklin and Warren County representatives, city and state leaders, joined in breaking ground Friday morning for the new Highway 47 Missouri River Bridge.
In what seems to have become routine practice, the Franklin County Commission has again amended its purchasing policy after purchase orders were denied by Auditor Tammy Vemmer.
Franklin County Auditor Tammy Vemmer had no comment when asked why she denied a health department request for a $60 reimbursement for a dietician license renewal.
Franklin County is currently in the midst of a home-building boom that hasn’t been seen since before the economic collapse almost 10 years ago.
Two of the three Franklin County commissioner seats will be challenged this November and four candidates squared off in two separate Republican primaries for those seats on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
It was a good day in the hog barn Thursday for Delaney Schmidt, Defiance, as she walked away with not only a market hog grand champion ribbon, but senior showmanship as well.
Longtime city of Washington municipal Judge Craig Hellmann will take his expertise to the county level after winning the election to fill the seat originally held by retiring Judge Walter Murray.
Voter turnout was a bit lower than expected Tuesday, despite major Republican primary races for governor, Franklin County sheriff and county commissioner seats.
Although it may be a long shot, Franklin County Highway Administrator Ron Williams says the county will apply for funds from MoDOT from the Cost Share/Missouri Moves program.
East Central College recently was awarded a $1 million zero-interest loan through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) program.
Steve Pelton, St. Clair, was elected Franklin County Sheriff in Tuesday’s Republican primary election, outpolling Jason Grellner, Pacific, and Dan Page, Union.
Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door expects about one-third of registered voters will cast ballots Tuesday despite major primary races for governor, sheriff and county commissioners.
In the last week of their campaigns, candidates for Franklin County offices have spent thousands in the mad dash for the finish line next Tuesday.
Proponents of a 30-cent tax to fund the new Washington Community Fire Protection District say they are getting generally positive feedback and support from property owners.
Public Works officials from several municipalities are questioning if Franklin County is being passed over for federal and state transportation funds.