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More than an eyesore

Nearly three weeks ago in his “Riverkeeper report,” Riverkeeper Jeff Turner detailed a recent overnight fishing trip on the Blackwater River just below Franklin (“Riverkeeper ... Read more | Add your comment

Harper Lee — she’ll always be there for us

They say Nelle Harper Lee died Friday at the age of 89. But we know that’s not true. We know she and her book will ... Read more | Add your comment

Put in your 2 cents for school budgets

Earlier this week, Isle of Wight County School Supt. Dr. James Thornton presented a $54.4 million budget for the fiscal year 2016-2017. During the outline, ... Read more | Add your comment

The City of Suffolk is neglecting its roads

Our editorials typically stick to issues within the city of Franklin or the counties of Southampton and Isle of Wight. But, with some of newsroom ... Read more | Add your comment

The attack on government transparency

Last week in this very space, we were critical of Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment (R-James City) and those among his colleagues whose actions seek ... Read more | Add your comment

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