Employablility skills, college readiness draw debate

Employablility skills, college readiness draw debate

Although Bobby Cutchins of Bobby’s Tire and Auto Care said he understood that local industries need employees with technical skills, he said there is another ... Read more | Add your comment

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Downtown to rev its engines with Cruise-In

Organizers for the Franklin Cruise-In are set to welcome 30 to 40 antique car enthusiasts and their automobiles today for the first Wednesday of the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Former Newsoms police officer jailed in plea agreement  | Add your comment
  2. New Darden Memorial Bridge may feature lights  | Add your comment
  3. Interim PDCCC president ready to start work  | Add your comment

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Sheriff’s Office, property owners continue Styrofoam cleanup

Tidewater Area Department of Environment Quality’s pollution response officer John Settle said he had hopes that the majority of the Styrofoam floating in the Nottoway ... Read more | Add your comment

Route 460 concerns discussed at CTB meeting

On Thursday, Del. Rick Morris (R-64), spoke at the Commonwealth Transportation Board’s public hearing in Chesapeake, to voice his concerns and opposition of the Northern ... Read more | Add your comment

Grade-school hero honored by firefighters

On the evening of April 7, 11-year-old Robert Vick thought that he could smell smoke inside his home. Alone with his 87-year-old grandmother, 9-year-old sister ... Read more | Add your comment

UDC Jerusalem chapter honors Memorial Day

UDC Jerusalem chapter honors Memorial Day

The United Daughters of the Confederacy’s Jerusalem chapter prepared a ceremony in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church cemetery this past Sunday to honor the soldiers and ... Read more | Add your comment

Newsoms intersection nears completion

Having previously located and determined that all of the underground power and sewage lines are deep enough that they would not be impacted by the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Rain doesn’t dampen Renaissance Faire  | Add your comment
  2. Twin brothers graduate from college’s administration of justice program  | Add your comment
  3. DuBois: Student loss drives finances  | Add your comment
  4. Local funding awarded to aid Southampton schools  | Add your comment
  5. Southampton hosts Special Olympics  | Add your comment
  6. Supervisors expected to adopt $70.3 million budget  | Add your comment
  7. Crash closes portion of Route 58  | Add your comment
  8. Southampton Class of 2005 accepting scholarship applications  | Add your comment
  9. Four injured in head-on collision  | Add your comment
  10. Constitution is guiding principle for FPD  | Add your comment
  11. Arrest made in Smith homicide  | Add your comment
  12. Challenger emerges for school board chair  | Add your comment
  13. PDCCC’s Vice President announces resignation  | Add your comment
  14. Southampton High School inspected after bomb threat  | Add your comment
  15. Virginia Pork Festival to return this summer  | Add your comment
  16. Roanoke-Chowan Pork-Fest announces activities  | Add your comment
  17. The hero next door  | Add your comment
  18. Suspect charged in connection with Smith homicide  | Add your comment
  19. Watch out for door-to-door ‘roofers’  | Add your comment
  20. Council to open school board nominations  | Add your comment
  21. Sinkhole closes Old Place Road  | Add your comment
  22. Southampton student named Franklin Youth of the Year  | Add your comment
  23. IOW Sheriff’s office seeks help on homicide  | Add your comment
  24. Future Problem Solvers win at State Bowl Competition  | Add your comment
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  • Sports

    SA to host VCC Tournament

    The Southampton Academy Raiders soccer team traveled to Surry High School on Friday night for the final match of the regular season. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lady Indians beat Sussex Central, climb above .500  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Dukes best Southampton 6-3  | Add your comment
    3. Lady Broncos set for road trip to South Hill  | Add your comment

    Outdoors

    The continual continuity

    The continual continuity

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 21st through the 22nd on the Nottoway in the Courtland area. Then we had to pull out because ... Read more | Add your comment

    Business

    Businesses need more sevens

    Businesses need more sevens

    When Virginia Community College System Chancellor Glenn DuBois bought a home in Deltaville, he had a wonderful waterside pier. The problem is that it had ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Whitley’s Bar-B-Que plans grand reopening  | Add your comment
    2. U.S. Small Business Administration pays Franklin Business Incubator visit  | Add your comment

    Agribusiness

    Participation sought in weed management survey

    Dr. Michael Flessner, extension weed science specialist at Virginia Tech, is conducting a survey related to weed management issues in Virginia, according to Austin Brown, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. USDA extends ARC, PLC deadlines  | Add your comment
    2. Many factors to consider when growing pumpkins  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Teachers, nurses worth celebration

    It seems that in America today, every day is National So-And-So Day and every week is National-This-And-That Week. Some of these observances are meant to ... Read more | Add your comment

    Columns

    No more excuses

    Members of Franklin’s City Council have gone to great lengths in recent years to absolve themselves ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Who are the ‘thugs’ in Baltimore and in other cities in America?

    Today I have watched with deepest regret the aftermath that has followed the death of Mr. Freddie Gray who was in custody of the Baltimore ... Read more | Add your comment

    Lifestyles

    Day in the Country successful despite rain

    The 41st annual “Day in the Country” went off as scheduled despite a cold drizzle that lasted almost all day, said program director Juliette Whyte. Read more | Add your comment

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