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The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
540-483-5113
Fax: 540-483-8013

RMA Treasure Hunt starts this weekend

Friday, August 22, 2014

By CHARLES BOOTHE - Staff Writer

The Franklin County Retail Merchants Association Treasure Hunt will start Saturday, and at least $1,050 in cash awaits some adventurous resident.

Registration to participate is continuing this week at area businesses. A $5 fee will entitle players to a voucher, which can then be presented at participating businesses starting Saturday for clues as to the location of the treasure.

To register, visit Computer Shock, Bowling's Place, Ruth's Place, Tommy's Pawn Shop, Franklin Finance Co., Gusler's Alignment Center, Gibson's One Stop Shop, Franklin News-Post, 40 West Building Supply, State Farm/Crawford Agency, C & C Auto Sales, Lakescapes Nursery or Oasis Salon & Spa.

Here is the schedule for the release of clues to participating businesses. Each business will have a different clue.

Saturday, Aug. 23:

•Anderson Lawn & Garden- 21200 Virgil Goode Hwy., Rocky Mount

•Conner-Bowman Funeral Home- 62 Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount

•Franklin Restaurant- 20221 Virgil Goode, Hwy., Rocky Mount

•Hilltop Mulch- 430 Wirtz Road, Wirtz

Monday, Aug. 25:

•Main Street Amoco- 165 South Main Street, Rocky Mount

•Union First -- 369 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount

•J & J Fashions- 275 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount

•Haywood's Jewelers- 346 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount

Wednesday, Aug. 27:

•Oasis Salon & Spa- 360 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount

•Hodgesville Heating & Air- 875 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount

•C & C Auto Sales- 1301 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount

•Nancy H. Lynch & Associates- 1810 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount

Friday, Aug. 29:

•Tommy's Pawn Shop- 3373 Old Franklin Turnpike, Glade Hill

•J.A. Smith Foundations- 3577 Old Franklin Turnpike, Glade Hill

•Lakescapes Nursery- 11509 Old Franklin Turnpike, Union Hall

•LaTrattoria Italian Restaurant- 11960 Old Franklin Turnpike, Union Hall

Tuesday, Sept. 2:

•Franklin Finance Company- 525 South Main Street, Rocky Mount

•Franklin News-Post- 310 South Main Street, Rocky Mount

•BT's Tax & Business Service- 115 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount

•Bowman's Woodworking- 6829 Providence Church Road, Ferrum

Wednesday, Sept. 3:

•State Farm/Crawford Agency- 835 North Main Street, Rocky Mount

•Gusler's Alignment- 1210 North Main Street, Rocky Mount

•Gibson's One Stop- 18100 Virgil Goode Hwy., Rocky Mount

•Ruth's Place- 18027 Virgil Goode Hwy., Rocky Mount

Friday, Sept. 5:

•Computer Shock- 1433 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount

•Randy's Auto Sales- 1565 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount

•Bowling's Place- 5376 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount

•40 West Building Supply- 2145 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount

If no one has found the treasure, which must be taken to the RMA office beside the Rocky Mount Post Office to redeem, after the release of the Sept. 5 clues, more clues will be announced.

 
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