People from all over show up for annual Renaissance Faire

People from all over show up for annual Renaissance Faire

Violet, a year-old Boston Terrier, wanted to dress up this past Saturday. Her owner, Rachel Micheletti of Norfolk, finally gave in and took her to ... Read more

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Longtime Southampton coach honored

When he received a message from the Lord, Calvin Barnes knew it was time to recognize longtime Southampton football assistant coach Larry Logan. Read more

  1. Athletic alliance to be formed
  2. Drainage project coming along
  3. Welding star students

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Manry Rawls, Farmers Bank announce partnership

Two long-established businesses in Western Tidewater are partnering: Manry Rawls LLC and Farmers Bank. By arrangement, Farmer’s Bank has become part owner in Manry Rawls, ... Read more

Politics and fish

Politics and fish

Minutes before this year’s speaker took to the stage at Wednesday’s 66th annual Wakefield Ruritan Club Shad Planking, two old pals sat on a tailgate ... Read more

Teams collect more than 4,800 lbs. of litter

Teams collect more than 4,800 lbs. of litter

Since Clean Rivers Day began 14 years ago, volunteers have removed more than 42 tons of garbage from the community. Read more  | 2 comments

Electric rates could go up 5 percent

City Manager Randy Martin said at the city’s latest council meeting that no one wanted to hear this, but with Dominion going up on wholesale ... Read more  | 14 comments

Property owner tearing down St. Regis building

The old St. Regis Paper Co. on Armory Drive in Franklin is to be demolished. Read more  | 4 comments

  1. New ovens save time, make better food
  2. Sheriff catches suspect after a foot chase
  3. Residency, contents not regularly checked at county garbage sites  | 17 comments
  4. Butterflies spread their wings to freedom
  5. Museum exhibiting fossils  | 1 comment
  6. Forum covers hot topics
  7. Water flows to Holland
  8. Faire offers respite from modern age
  9. Come down home to learn how things used to be done
  10. Franklin gains a new son
  11. Tidewater News wins VPA Grand Sweepstakes  | 2 comments
  12. Assembly expected to work on budget this week
  13. Developers get chance to speak on stormwater ordinance
  14. Sedley woman still recovering from attack  | 5 comments
  15. Come on down!  | 2 comments
  16. McAuliffe talks roads, Medicaid  | 4 comments
  17. Norfolk Southern discontinues local line  | 9 comments
  18. Franklin High School dedicates track
  19. Franklin woman wants to give back
  20. National commander visits Post 73
  21. Waverly Lawrence receives tributes  | 1 comment
  22. IW home-school day set
  23. ­City reviews new USGS agreement
  24. Good behavior will erase charge of assault against supervisor  | 8 comments
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  • Sports

    IWA soccer wins defensive struggle

    The Isle of Wight soccer team gave Head Coach Caren Moore a gift — a win. Read more

    1. Lady Indians lose late to Park View
    2. Raiders improve to 15-1
    3. A near-perfect start

    Outdoors

    Daniels, Boney win third bass tournament

    Daniels, Boney win third bass tournament

    This past Saturday was round three of the Three Rivers Bass Tournament Series. The tournament launched from Pea Hill Creek Landing on Lake Gaston. Read more

    Business

    Louann Gram makes quilting a friendly addiction

    Louann Gram makes quilting a friendly addiction

    Louann Gram finds comfort in quilting, especially lately as her workload has increased. She’s owned and operated Quilters ‘N’ Friends in Capron for nearly six ... Read more

    1. Farm Fresh pharmacy tech singled out for recognition
    2. Making first-class K9s  | 1 comment

    Agribusiness

    Inoculant may be needed for peanut planting

    A recent article in the Southeast Farm Press indicated that peanut fields may require the use of inoculant due to an excessively wet fall and ... Read more

    1. USDA sets date for soybean request for referendum
    2. Extension service answers questions about pine economics

    Our View

    Get ‘em moving

    The high rate of childhood obesity in this country is a well-documented health crisis that experts predict will have serious long-term consequences on our nation’s ... Read more

    Columns

    She loves me…She loves me not

    He entered my office with that non-confident gate that shouts more than what is verbalized. My ... Read more

    Letters to the Editor

    Vote Vanless D. Worrell for mayor of Newsoms

    Vanless D. Worrell has worked with the Housing Department in Richmond to rehabilitate citizens’ homes in the town of Newsoms and Southampton County. Read more

    Lifestyles

    People from all over show up for annual Renaissance Faire

    Violet, a year-old Boston Terrier, wanted to dress up this past Saturday. Her owner, Rachel Micheletti of Norfolk, finally gave in and took her to ... Read more

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