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Farewell to a friend

In the June 10, 2011 edition of The Tidewater News, former managing editor Gwen Albers reported the following about one of our long-time employees: Read more

Turn off the TV and read a book instead

It’s summer time, and the living is supposed to be easy. While that may be more true for some people more than others, it’s still ... Read more

Quiet help for the abused

The Genieve Shelter is, by necessity, a bit of a secret to many of the people of Western Tidewater. With a mission to serve and ... Read more

Inspiring students and teachers

Two front-page stories from Sunday’s edition of The Tidewater News support theories we have long held to be true about Franklin’s schools. The first, “Preliminary ... Read more | 3 comments

School’s out

The end of the school year also brings to a close the first year of our regular School News pages in the Friday edition of ... Read more