Cain Madden

Preliminary SOL scores show improvement

Pending official scores from the Virginia Department of Education, and the final graduation rate, Franklin High School could be fully accredited next year. Read more  | 13 comments

IOW supervisors vote down emergency vehicle motion

The Fire and Rescue squads came out when a new vehicle lease agreement was coming before the Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors on Thursday. Read more  | 3 comments

New Franklin superintendent dubbed ‘turnaround specialist’

After seeing Willie J. Bell in action on the teacher level, his superintendent at the time Dr. Willie Gilchrist wanted to see more out of ... Read more  | 3 comments

Going out on top

Ever since he was younger, Franklin High School’s Marcus Stephens knew he was faster than the other children. Read more