Peanut truck overturns on Meherrin Road

Peanut truck overturns on Meherrin Road

Meherrin Road was closed for approximately nine hours on Monday afternoon as crews worked to fix a light pole and clean up peanuts after a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bodies found in Southampton County identified

The two people found dead by a family member in a Southampton County home on Monday have been identified by the Southampton County Sheriff's Office. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 found dead in Southampton County  | Add your comment
  2. Randy Forbes to leave 4th, run for 2nd Congressional District seat  | Add your comment
  3. First Lady of Virginia to visit Cover 3  | Add your comment

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Cheatham, Burgess to run for re-election

Vice Mayor and Ward 1 representative Barry Cheatham and Ward 2 representative Benny Burgess have both announced their candidacy for re-election. Read more | Add your comment

Public hearing, debris removal on council agenda

At the upcoming City Council meeting on Monday will be the rescheduled public hearing on flood plain regulations and discussion of a debris removal contract ... Read more | Add your comment

Date set for forgery case

Branchville resident Todd Newsome was arraigned on Friday morning in the Southampton County General District Court for 46 felony counts of forgery and uttering, allegedly ... Read more | Add your comment

Klondike challenges Boy Scouts to work as a team

Klondike challenges Boy Scouts to work as a team

Stay long enough in scouting and you’ll get opportunities for adventure that otherwise might not come your way. Sometimes you go west to New Mexico ... Read more | Add your comment

Investigation leads to arrest on forgery charges

A Branchville man was arrested on Wednesday after a month-long investigation into the forgery of checks. Todd Newsome, 47, of Davis Lane, allegedly forged a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. South Quay Baptist appoints interim pastor  | Add your comment
  2. Franklin woman pleads guilty to mail fraud  | Add your comment
  3. PETA to offer discounts on spay/neuter services  | Add your comment
  4. Juveniles detained for counterfeiting  | Add your comment
  5. Supreme Court rules new Congressional Districts to stay  | Add your comment
  6. School board asking for opinions on proposed budget  | Add your comment
  7. Boykins firefighters getting their ducks in a row for carnival  | Add your comment
  8. FSEDI plans Partners in Progress event  | Add your comment
  9. Virginia will once again allow out-of-state concealed carry permits  | Add your comment
  10. Windsor Duke leading pages for delegates  | Add your comment
  11. Sanford to run for mayor  | Add your comment
  12. Local gang leader sentenced to 8 years  | Add your comment
  13. Planning discusses CIP, 460, landscaping  | Add your comment
  14. Three local schools granted partial accreditation  | Add your comment
  15. County approves another Verizon tower near Sebrell  | Add your comment
  16. SPSA talks host agreement  | Add your comment
  17. Public invited to attend garden club event  | Add your comment
  18. Roadway projects receive green lights  | Add your comment
  19. Bill targets shooting in, across roads  | Add your comment
  20. Supervisors reappoint Dallas Jones as chairman  | Add your comment
  21. Incubator hatches new identity  | Add your comment
  22. Flood plain regulations public hearing rescheduled  | Add your comment
  23. Armed Robbery at Duck Thru on Smith’s Ferry Road  | Add your comment
  24. Southampton schools closed tomorrow  | Add your comment
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    Bob Burke’s legacy remains deeply rooted at Chowan

    Even a busted hip could not prevent Bob Burke from enjoying his special day. Read more | Add your comment

    1. ‘A program-changing win’  | Add your comment
    2. Keeping your head in the game  | Add your comment
    3. Isle of Wight’s Edwards, McCann sign letter of intent  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: Riverkeeper calls Franklin dump a festering eyesore

    Riverkeeper report: Riverkeeper calls Franklin dump a festering eyesore

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 30th through the 1st on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was high, fast and 37 degrees. Air ... Read more | Add your comment


    Land transfers

    SOUTHAMPTON County 1/1/2016-1/31/2016 Rudy Kokich to Rudy and Lori Kokich, 113 Carrie Drive, Franklin, $0. Silver Elder to Shelton B. Elder, 1701 South Street, Franklin, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. What does it take to land a business prospect?  | Add your comment
    2. Land transfers  | Add your comment


    Registration open for Virginia grain, soybean conference

    The Virginia Grain Producers Association and Virginia Soybean Association are once again proud to host the Virginia Grain & Soybean Annual Conference. Read more | Add your comment

    1. County awaits governor’s OK for disaster designation  | Add your comment
    2. Commercial market for drones in agriculture is robust, farmers told  | Add your comment

    Our View

    How big is the Big Game?

    So big that last year more than 120,000,000 people in the United States tuned in to watch the Super Bowl, making it the most watched ... Read more | Add your comment


    Super Bowl 50: The NFL vs CTE

    An estimated 189 million people are expected to watch Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, which pits ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Accounting due on IOW storm water plan

    A recent article in a Richmond paper discussed The Storm Water Utility Plan being implemented in Chesterfield County in response to the Chesapeake Bay Cleanup. ... Read more | Add your comment


    A hidden treasure

    At breakfast, we tell Mrs. Mckenzie that we’re going to the gardens that she mentioned yesterday. She expands on the directions. It’s just out of ... Read more | Add your comment