New deputy administrator loves working where she grew up

When Lynette Lowe, the new deputy administrator and chief financial officer of Southampton County, graduated from the University of Virginia and returned to the area ... Read more

PDCCC launches new practical nursing program in Franklin beginning fall semester

Although the Southampton Memorial Hospital School of Practical Nursing will graduate its last class of 14 students in September, the program will still be offered ... Read more

Local 4-H delegate attends State 4-H Congress at Virginia Tech and earns blue ribbon

Carmyn Brown, a Southampton County 4-H Delegate, attended the 94th Virginia 4-H State Congress at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, from Monday, June 16 through Thursday, ... Read more

Retired military chaplain enjoying ‘a good and rewarding life’

Retired Army Chaplain Basil “Buzz” Ballard and his wife, Grace, have traveled so much during their marriage that it’s difficult to remember exactly where their ... Read more