Bishop raises the spirit of Franklin church

Bishop raises the spirit of Franklin church

When Bishop Noel Jones preaches on Sunday, it’s typically at the 17,000-member strong City of Refuge Church in Gardena, California. On Thursday, the Pentecostal bishop ... Read more | Add your comment

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IOW board asks for policy on legal notices

The Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors at its Thursday meeting authorized County Attorney Mark Popovich to draft a policy about advertising public notices ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. QZAB passed after heated debate  | Add your comment
  2. Sportsman’s Association to honor Franklin, Ivor and Courtland residents  | Add your comment
  3. Property recovered from IOW burglaries  | Add your comment

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IP jobs moving

International Paper will move 19 customer service jobs from Suffolk to its global headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., the company confirmed on Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

Franklin women prepare for  shopping season in different way

Franklin women prepare for shopping season in different way

When out shopping this holiday season, Franklin residents Pam Darden and Claudette Putze said they are what you might call ‘soft targets.’ Read more | Add your comment

Relay for Life committee ready to kickoff

The Franklin-Southampton chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life hosted their season-opening kickoff event on Tuesday evening, revealing the theme for this year’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Providence Agriculture LLC to construct facility in Pretlow Industrial Park

Providence Agriculture LLC to construct facility in Pretlow Industrial Park

After years of marketing Pretlow Industrial Park for private development, Franklin-Southampton Economic Development Inc. and the City of Franklin announced on Thursday that Providence Agriculture, ... Read more | Add your comment

Corn Harvest Powwow brings in schools, tourists

Corn Harvest Powwow brings in schools, tourists

It was a little cold on Friday afternoon, with lows below freezing, but that wouldn’t deter the fourth- and fifth-grade classes at S.P. Morton Elementary ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Roberta Naranjo lauded with Alli Award  | Add your comment
  2. Shared wastewater only worthwhile if it benefits taxpayers  | Add your comment
  3. Cover 3 Foundation hosting Thanksgiving turkey giveaway  | Add your comment
  4. Planning commission recommends new zoning ordinance  | Add your comment
  5. All Franklin-SoCo wastewater options on table  | Add your comment
  6. Isle of Wight boy charged with five Franklin burglaries  | Add your comment
  7. Skeleton’s identity still unknown  | Add your comment
  8. Boykins church plans holiday dinner  | Add your comment
  9. ABM completes work in Franklin schools  | Add your comment
  10. Staying ahead of the taxes  | Add your comment
  11. Two students to be charged after fight at Southampton High School  | Add your comment
  12. Delta-429 support unit celebrates Veterans Day  | Add your comment
  13. Windsor sets up penalty for unauthorized yard sales  | Add your comment
  14. Chamber ready for Expo  | Add your comment
  15. Flags fly high for Veterans Day  | Add your comment
  16. Governor’s School for Arts to showcase ‘Lord of the Flies’  | Add your comment
  17. Local elementary students learn importance of Veterans Day  | Add your comment
  18. Carrsville skeletal remains are human female  | Add your comment
  19. Local woman wants other women to be safe  | Add your comment
  20. Local officer hopes to inspire Franklin’s youth  | Add your comment
  21. Franklin celebrates 30 years as a Tree City  | Add your comment
  22. Gala shows pink is powerful  | Add your comment
  23. Possible human skeletal remains found  | Add your comment
  24. Hunterdale Road project to finish on schedule  | Add your comment
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    Lady Indians get All-District, All-Conference nods

    Lady Indians get All-District, All-Conference nods

    Southampton High School Head Volleyball Coach Amy Davis said a couple of her girls squealed with excitement when they found out they had been awarded ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. IWA standout continues to shine in Div. I football  | Add your comment
    2. Williams earns Player of the Week during postseason  | Add your comment
    3. Franklin native earns VISAA Coach of the Year nod  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper on trial

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 14th through the 16th on the Nottoway below Delaware. The water was 52 degrees clear and as low ... Read more | Add your comment


    Local family starts small  surveying and mapping business

    Local family starts small surveying and mapping business

    For nearly two decades, Joey Cobb commuted over an hour to work from his home in Capron. As a project manager for Woolpert Inc., a ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Land Transfers  | Add your comment
    2. Help us celebrate Small Business Saturday  | Add your comment


    4-Hers successful at shooting education events

    On June 28, 10 members of the Airfield 4-H Swamp Shooters 4-H Club gathered at the Airfield 4-H Center for the Southeast District 4-H Shoot. ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Local 4-Hers participate in 4-H contest at State Fair  | Add your comment
    2. Japanese delegation visits area peanut producers  | Add your comment

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    Aggressive promotion of Pretlow

    We all know that person. Any opportunity he or she gets to sell their competence to the boss, or even the boss’s boss, will not ... Read more | Add your comment


    The rest of the story

    Several months ago, I wrote about a good friend of mine who left this world at ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Good to see one politician not participate in smear campaigns

    Over the past few months, I’ve been following national politics pretty closely. It’s disheartening to see how many campaigns deteriorated into mudslinging contests. Read more | Add your comment


    Southampton Historical Society celebrates 50 years

    The Southampton Historical Society is now celebrating 50 years of existence. The Society’s origins are traced to the year 1964. It all started with a ... Read more | Add your comment

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