Confederate flag sparks debate in Western Tidewater

Confederate flag sparks debate in Western Tidewater

Two weeks ago, Dylann Roof walked into a historical black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and allegedly killed nine black people, three of them pastors. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Homeless woman reportedly struck sleeping Franklin man

A 50-year-old Franklin man was allegedly struck in the face by a homeless woman as he was asleep in his South Street home, said Capt. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Wanted subject apprehended by deputies  | Add your comment
  2. Construction vehicle stolen, recovered  | Add your comment
  3. Inmate charged with assault of sheriff’s deputies  | Add your comment

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Newsoms road section finished

Despite a number of delays, including bouts with winter weather and the consideration of a different plan of action, improvements at the intersection of Cypress ... Read more | Add your comment

Wanted subject surrenders

Every two weeks, the Southampton County Sheriff's Office releases its most wanted list, and one or two individuals who have outstanding warrants will be featured. ... Read more | Add your comment

Shots fired at Forest Pine, police seek information

Early Monday morning at around 1 o'clock, officers were called to the 100 section of Forest Pine Apartments to look into reported shotgun blasts, said ... Read more | Add your comment

SPM gifted students host closing open house

SPM gifted students host closing open house

Are you smarter than your child? The S.P. Morton Type II gifted students put their parents to the test when they invited them to a ... Read more | Add your comment

Sheriff’s Office seeks wanted subjects

The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two subjects at the top of their most wanted list. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Beale named president of the VACCE  | Add your comment
  2. Small earthquake reported near Boykins  | Add your comment
  3. Franklin woman allegedly attacked another with hammer  | Add your comment
  4. Officers called to tractor-trailer stabbing at Love’s  | Add your comment
  5. Council votes to use carryover funds to help school shortfall  | Add your comment
  6. Local organizations join pro-pipeline coalition  | Add your comment
  7. Parents pass on Rock Church leadership to children  | Add your comment
  8. Navy Band to give free performance on Sunday  | Add your comment
  9. Historical Society commemorates Vietnam War veterans  | Add your comment
  10. Community unites to remember Charleston  | Add your comment
  11. Alternatives for Route 58 Corridor a priority  | Add your comment
  12. Voting machines to be replaced  | Add your comment
  13. 105-year-old Franklin resident dies  | Add your comment
  14. Residents show overwhelming support for county comprehensive plan, but amendments raise concern  | Add your comment
  15. Southampton High School graduate chosen as a Gates Millennium Scholar  | Add your comment
  16. Snakes, rats bring Riverview property owner to council  | Add your comment
  17. House of Prayer Holiness seeks to build Franklin church  | Add your comment
  18. County seeks public input at upcoming meeting  | Add your comment
  19. Healthcare professionals educate business owners about Affordable Care Act  | Add your comment
  20. Southampton’s lunch prices to climb  | Add your comment
  21. Board of Supervisors called on to reverse position  | Add your comment
  22. FPD seeks USDA grant to replace high-mileage cars  | Add your comment
  23. Advocate for blind seeks to clear misconceptions  | Add your comment
  24. Yearbook duties year-round at SCPS  | Add your comment
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    Broncos look to dedicate all-star game to lost teammate

    On Thursday at 6 p.m., two Franklin High School football players will become the 14th and 15th Broncos to represent the city at the Virginia ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Participants migrate back to area for ‘Loving it now!’ FHS track golf tournament  | Add your comment
    2. FHS senior finishes in top two at regional, falls at state  | Add your comment
    3. Cover 3 extends youth football, cheer registration  | Add your comment


    Gunn, Lewis break TRBT record with 21-pound haul

    Gunn, Lewis break TRBT record with 21-pound haul

    Father’s Day was a special celebration for one father, Kevin Gunn, along with his fishing partner, Brandon Lewis, when they took first place in round ... Read more | Add your comment


    Metromile brings pay-per-mile insurance to Virginia

    Metromile, a pioneer in pay-per-mile car insurance in the United States, has announced its Virginia launch as part of its East Coast expansion. Metromile uses ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Southampton Memorial gives physicals to local student athletes  | Add your comment
    2. Franklin, Southampton County are ‘Partners In Progress’  | Add your comment


    Forestry tax law change goes into effect today

    When it was first initiated, the Forest Products Tax in Virginia was paid by the lumber mills or other large forest products companies — entities ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Berries, cherries thriving this season  | Add your comment
    2. After two record years, 2015 corn crop off to a good start  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Independence Day in the melting pot

    Independence Day has long been an occasion to celebrate our identity as Americans. Read more | Add your comment


    Further into the decline

    About a month ago, I got one wrong. In “Welcome to the decline,” I presented an ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    What’s happening to the volunteers?

    The Isle of Wight County Board has pulled the carpet out from under the volunteer Events Committee. Yes, volunteer. How can this help the county ... Read more | Add your comment


    Q&A with Dr. Carletta N. Perry: When will the days get brighter?

    Q. Dr. Perry, I smile during the day but I cry at night. When will it get better? Read more | Add your comment