Local author conducts visit, book signing at library

Local author conducts visit, book signing at library

Last week, Windsor Library hosted a visit and booking signing of Allie Marie, author of “Teardrops of the Innocent: The White Diamond Story True Colors ... Read more | Add your comment

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Nobody running for mayor, town council in Newsoms

Newsoms acting mayor/vice mayor Harvey Porter earlier this month resigned as a condition of dismissal of one of the pending lawsuits against him for his ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. State Board Committee certifies presidential finalists for Paul D. Camp Community College  | Add your comment
  2. McLemore cancels town hall meeting  | Add your comment
  3. Candidates respond on the issues  | Add your comment

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Southampton County to address employee compensation

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors last year contracted Springsted, one of the largest and most established independent public sector advisory firms in the country, ... Read more | Add your comment

Isle of Wight residents ‘Stand Up 4 Schools’

The public hearing on Thursday for Isle of Wight County’s proposed $71.8 million budget attracted an audience that spilled from the boardroom into the hall. ... Read more | Add your comment

Cancer support group to host speaker

FRANKLIN The Pink is Powerful cancer support group will meet on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Regional Workforce Development Center ... Read more | Add your comment

Hazmat situation closes Wakefield Road

Local and regional hazmat units responded to the scene of an accident involving a tractor-trailer carrying sulfuric acid near Courtland on Friday morning. Read more | Add your comment

Franklin Police seek community’s help

According to Capt. Tim Whitt, the Franklin Police Department is seeking the community's help with regard to two events involving gunshots being fired. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Names sought for inaugural wall of fame  | Add your comment
  2. Dispatcher, counselor, lifesaver? All of the above  | Add your comment
  3. Tribe reclaims additional acres of land  | Add your comment
  4. Top IWCS teachers named  | Add your comment
  5. Attorney General’s opinion contradicts school board policy  | Add your comment
  6. Woman allegedly assaults housemate  | Add your comment
  7. Community invited for day of fun  | Add your comment
  8. Come spend a Day in the Country  | Add your comment
  9. St. Paul holds Bikers Day Service  | Add your comment
  10. Public hearing leads to further deliberation  | Add your comment
  11. Wheelabrator won’t sue SPSA  | Add your comment
  12. Gazebo concerts resume in May  | Add your comment
  13. Lottery ticket sold in Courtland still unclaimed  | Add your comment
  14. Candidacy packets due in June  | Add your comment
  15. Work continues on community center  | Add your comment
  16. “Historic Isle of Wight” inspiration for this year’s local garden tour  | Add your comment
  17. Public hearing on proposed budget to take place  | Add your comment
  18. Cupcake pageant approaching  | Add your comment
  19. Camp Parkway development hearing set for Thursday  | Add your comment
  20. Southampton Superintendent interviews to take place  | Add your comment
  21. Village introduces art exhibit  | Add your comment
  22. Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Hokule’a sails into Hampton Roads  | Add your comment
  23. The Tidewater News wins VPA Grand Sweepstakes for third-consecutive year  | Add your comment
  24. County’s proposed budget sees 3-cent real estate tax increase  | Add your comment
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    Rock Church sits atop table

    Rock Church Academy’s second-year soccer team improved to 2-0 with impressive victories over Fuqua and Surry last week. Read more | Add your comment

    1. VISAA endorses ‘Heads Up’ football program  | Add your comment
    2. Chowan golf earns NCAA tournament bid  | Add your comment
    3. Southampton slaughters Franklin, 21-0  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: Logging the Assamoosic Swamp

    Riverkeeper report: Logging the Assamoosic Swamp

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 10th through the 11th, then the 14th through the 16th, on the Nottoway in the Courtland area. Water ... Read more | Add your comment


    President and CEO of Virginia Chamber of Commerce to speak at Partners In Progress

    As announced previously, Franklin Southampton Economic Development Inc. will host the 3rd Annual Partners in Progress event at the Paul D. Camp Workforce Development Center ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. 62nd Annual Franklin-Southampton Chamber of Commerce Meeting  | Add your comment
    2. Three new faces at the Franklin Business Center  | Add your comment


    Think about preventing disease in winter wheat

    Happy Spring ... FINALLY (maybe?)! I think Mother Nature takes the prize this year with the best April Fool’s joke. How many of us were ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Plant health care program can maintain tree, plant health  | Add your comment
    2. Ahead of Earth Day, USDA announces clean water, environmental projects  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Transparency needed

    When something happens at the scholastic or government level that local residents should be made aware of, it is this newspaper’s job to seek the ... Read more | Add your comment


    Protecting free speech

    Fourteen months ago in this very column, I took the Franklin City School Board to task ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Maybe school board elections are needed

    In the movie “The Majestic,” a [character named] Peter Appleton stands before a congressional committee stating “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of ... Read more | Add your comment


    Town elections held

    Voting for town offices on Tuesday resulted in the election of Joe Bynum Gay for mayor by a handsome majority. Gay received 111 votes; his ... Read more | Add your comment