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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

Thank you, Clyde

Those of us who are blessed to be able to call this little corner of the world home know that we have a gracious plenty ... Read more

Teach all kids to swim

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reached a startling conclusion following a study of drownings in America from 1999 to 2010 among ... Read more

Worthy of respect

There’s a double celebration taking place this weekend, both deserving of recognition. Read more