A.J. Smith

A coiled rattlesnake
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On the heels of a local law enforcement officer receiving two snake bites, Franklin County officials are alerting residents to keep their distance from the area’s reptiles.

A Florida Highway Patrol car
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Local law enforcement agencies are asking residents to be careful of people posing as officers and pulling unsuspecting victims over.

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking victims to be safe and patient as they respond to every call after a wildfire tore through the County Sunday. Hundreds of acres were set ablaze, 36 homes were destroyed, but no deaths have been reported. 

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A weekend fire at Eastpoint has destroyed homes and displaced hundreds. Franklin County Sheriff Tony Smith calls the fire one of the "most intense" he's seen in his career.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office Facebook

A Franklin County jail inmate is still in intensive care in Tallahassee, after smoking synthetic marijuana allegedly smuggled in by another North Florida inmate.