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Longtime Southampton coach honored

When he received a message from the Lord, Calvin Barnes knew it was time to recognize longtime Southampton football assistant coach Larry Logan. Read more

Drainage project coming along

Progress is being made on the water remediation project at the Regional Workforce Development Center of Paul D. Camp Community College in Franklin. Read more

Manry Rawls, Farmers Bank announce partnership

Two long-established businesses in Western Tidewater are partnering: Manry Rawls LLC and Farmers Bank. By arrangement, Farmer’s Bank has become part owner in Manry Rawls, ... Read more

Teams collect more than 4,800 lbs. of litter

Since Clean Rivers Day began 14 years ago, volunteers have removed more than 42 tons of garbage from the community. Read more | 2 comments

Electric rates could go up 5 percent

City Manager Randy Martin said at the city’s latest council meeting that no one wanted to hear this, but with Dominion going up on wholesale ... Read more | 12 comments