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Summer reading program hosts grand finale

Summer reading program hosts grand finale

The Walter Cecil Rawls Branch of the Blackwater Regional Library celebrated the end of its annual summer reading program on Wednesday. Read more | Add your comment

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Arrest made in Southampton County meth bust

Authorities have made an arrest in connection with Thursday afternoon's methamphetamine bust near Boykins. Mitchell Thomas Lowe, of 30437 Tuckers Drive, was taken into custody ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Jail to make money-saving upgrades  | Add your comment
  2. Probation visit reveals meth lab in Boykins  | Add your comment
  3. State police seek help to ID car in area hit-and-run  | Add your comment

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North Carolina man arrested on attempted murder charge in Franklin

A man from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is in custody after being arrested on a charge of attempted murder on Tuesday in Franklin. Read more | Add your comment

Treasurer’s office earns accreditation again

The Franklin City Treasurer’s Office has been awarded the Office Accreditation from the Treasurer’s Association of Virginia for the second-consecutive year. The recognition is given ... Read more | Add your comment

King reappointed to chair

Edna King and Andrea Hall-Leonard were voted in as the chair and vice chair of the Franklin City Public Schools Board, respectively, for the upcoming ... Read more | Add your comment

Powwow attracts large audience

Powwow attracts large audience

The 17th Annual Cheroenhaka Indian Inter-tribal “Corn Dance” Powwow brought approximately 1,000 visitors to Courtland on Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

Newport News felon arrested for firearm possession

A Newport News man with a reported record as a convicted felon was arrested on Saturday for possessing a firearm. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Supervisors discuss personnel appointments  | Add your comment
  2. Southampton budget allows for five new school buses  | Add your comment
  3. Drop out recovery program proposed  | Add your comment
  4. J.P. King offers unique summer school program  | Add your comment
  5. Ivor teacher retires after 44 years  | Add your comment
  6. Sheriff seeks burglary suspects  | Add your comment
  7. Local rescue organization saves dogs from euthanasia  | Add your comment
  8. VDOT closes one road, opens another  | Add your comment
  9. Joy the Clown’s magic show amazes young library patrons  | Add your comment
  10. Southampton Sheriff seeks lottery burglar  | Add your comment
  11. Gang leaders get day in court  | Add your comment
  12. Medical helicopter makes precautionary landing in Southampton County  | Add your comment
  13. Past IWCS chairman charged with grand larceny  | Add your comment
  14. Cheroenhaka Indians to host powwow  | Add your comment
  15. Firefighters’ petition remains unresolved  | Add your comment
  16. Broncos win VHSL Sportsmanship Award  | Add your comment
  17. Downtown Franklin business owners concerned about future  | Add your comment
  18. Arrest made in heroin, weapons trafficking investigation  | Add your comment
  19. Fugitive arraigned on drug and weapons charges  | Add your comment
  20. Police seek source of gunfire  | Add your comment
  21. Franklin man held on malicious wounding charge  | Add your comment
  22. Riddle named police chief in Windsor  | Add your comment
  23. Lottery tickets stolen  | Add your comment
  24. Southampton making strides with track  | Add your comment
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    Newsoms 16U wins the 2015 county title

    Newsoms 16U wins the 2015 county title

    The Newsoms 16U softball team won the postseason tournament with a win over Wakefield on June 25. Newsoms also won the regular season title with ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Franklin Parks and Rec to put on youth kickball league  | Add your comment
    2. Broncos look to dedicate all-star game to lost teammate  | Add your comment
    3. Participants migrate back to area for ‘Loving it now!’ FHS track golf tournament  | Add your comment


    Summer Super Jam youth attend Kiwanis fishing clinic

    Summer Super Jam youth attend Kiwanis fishing clinic

    The 15th Kiwanis Regional Fishing Clinic was held on Tuesday at Buckroe Beach Fishing Pier in Hampton. Read more | Add your comment


    Parking increased downtown

    Parking increased downtown

    Public parking in Downtown Franklin has been increased recently with additional plans in the works. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Chamber presents scholarship to SHS grad  | Add your comment
    2. Land Transfers  | Add your comment


    Watermelons ripe and ready for picking

    This week marks the start of harvest season for Virginia watermelon growers. Read more | Add your comment

    1. National FFA Scholarship awarded to local student  | Add your comment
    2. Black-light trapping shows low numbers for pests  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Good examples and bad ones

    It has been said that everybody serves as an example to somebody. Some people serve as a positive example, while others set an example of ... Read more | Add your comment


    Profiting off tragedies

    Today’s news media love to inundate their viewers and readers with stories of the various murders, ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    A good work ethic is a valuable trait

    Having recently visited two companies that provide employment in Isle of Wight, I came away thankful for their presence. Both the International Paper Fluff Plant ... Read more | Add your comment


    Looking back: TVDC dues/Industrial Development spark debate

    Membership in the Tidewater Virginia Development Council (TVDC), a semi-annual “hot potato” with the Franklin City Council, prompted a revealing discussion on the City’s industry ... Read more | Add your comment