Children charmed by bats

Children charmed by bats

Being obsessed with all things flight, going to the Windsor Library’s Summer Reading program on Tuesday was a no-brainer. Read more

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‘We need certainty’

C.W. Griffin, a former Wakefield mayor, took his chance to grill VDOT officials over the Route 460 project and ran with it Monday night. Read more  | 1 comment

  1. Arraignment set for former IW edu. association leader
  2. Girl raises $501 to help children with cancer
  3. Chandler rehired as S.P. Morton principal  | 9 comments

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Concert to help Boykins family

The Hungry Rooster on Main Street in Boykins is hosting a concert this Saturday, and the profits will be dedicated to helping an employee and ... Read more

Lunch to cost an extra dime in Southampton public schools

Lunches in Southampton County public school will cost an extra 10 cents because of a federal mandate, which the Southampton County Public School Board was ... Read more

VDOT suggests 460 schedule

Of the five Route 460 design alternatives under scrutiny, none has emerged as a clear leader, a VDOT environmental project manager says. Read more  | 2 comments

SOCO, IOW, Franklin students’ projects take to the sky

SOCO, IOW, Franklin students’ projects take to the sky

Mixing gum, paint, string, glue, cardboard, plastic, paper, and oh, gunpowder may not normally be advised, but on Thursday the children who did just that ... Read more

Edna King renamed as school board chair

The vote for the Franklin City School Board chair was 4-3, with Edna King edging out Will Councill for the position. Read more  | 6 comments

  1. Kitten’s bite pains cat lover in more ways than one
  2. Franklin, Southampton approve utility study firms  | 3 comments
  3. Windsor man killed in car crash
  4. Mayor remarks on successful term, while resident is angry about power bill  | 5 comments
  5. Anglers cast out lures on Nottoway, bring back $700 for Area 29
  6. Gospel concert will also benefit scholarship
  7. Clinic receives donation from agricultural company
  8. Sheriff’s Office captures Southampton Meadows burglary suspect  | 6 comments
  9. Sheriff’s Office seeking information on burglary  | 6 comments
  10. Newsoms celebrates Fourth of July
  11. Companies work quickly to restore power
  12. Franklin students impact ‘Ocean Soup’  | 2 comments
  13. GFWC Sedley Woman’s Club thank veterans
  14. IWCS makes more staff changes
  15. Deerfield getting new health care provider
  16. Biker hurt in 58W accident
  17. Buckhorn Quarter families ride out straight-line winds
  18. Storm hits Capron; no one hurt  | 1 comment
  19. Country musician set to rock PDCCC
  20. Angling for Area 29 athletes  | 1 comment
  21. Thunderstorm brings down trees, power (UPDATE)
  22. SOCO sheriff’s office recovers 691 pieces of stolen property  | 4 comments
  23. Rt. 58 accident victim released from hospital
  24. School board postpones chair vote  | 3 comments
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    Matching up with state’s best

    Matching up with state’s best

    It was one of the best games they had ever played. Terry Warren II and Chris Lawrence come from different schools, but they were on ... Read more  | 1 comment

    1. Windsor All-Stars win tournament
    2. Taking fantasy seriously
    3. Local tennis league volleys into second season


    Bass club raises money for Area 29

    Bass club raises money for Area 29

    Special Olympics Virginia Area 29 and Three Rivers Bass Tournament Series teamed up together to sponsor a Benefit Bass Tournament on July 12, which was ... Read more  | 1 comment


    LOVE is coming back to town

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation will bring an oversized LOVE artwork to the Franklin-Southampton County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 13, as part of a state and ... Read more

    1. Feridies in deal to be featured in overseas catalog
    2. Local Social Media guru schools IOW chamber business owners


    4-H camp is a success!

    The sound of splashing water. The smell of a campfire. The sight of kids learning and laughing. All of these filled the Airfield 4-H Center ... Read more

    1. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack proclaims National Farmers Market Week
    2. Virginia’s wheat yield up from June

    Our View

    VEC decision a bad call

    Government agencies have a responsibility they’re notoriously inept at fulfilling: spending taxpayer dollars wisely. So it’s a breath of fresh air when leaders of those ... Read more


    A matter of perspective

    It was a structure built specifically to protect one from the elements and provide comfort for ... Read more

    Letters to the Editor

    School board members need to leave their agenda at door

    Re: “Chandler Rehired as S.P. Morton Principal:” Framed and on the wall in an elementary school where I once taught, were these profound words: “THINK ... Read more



    FRANKLIN—Emma and Roy Denson of Franklin are thrilled to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Tina Marie Denson, to Michael Joseph Dauses of Newport ... Read more

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