Hub’s Hearts pump energy into communities

Hub’s Hearts pump energy into communities

Hubbard Peanut Company has been celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. But rather than expect any kind of tribute for such longevity, the employees decided ... Read more | Add your comment

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School superintendent releases letter to parents

On Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 17, Franklin City Public School Division Superintendent Willie Bell sent a letter to parents addressing the situation with the first grade ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hill remembered for his smile  | Add your comment
  2. Ferguson resigns from SPM classroom  | Add your comment
  3. Alumni teams split annual game  | Add your comment

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Sheriff’s office focuses effort on student safety, anti-bullying campaign

Walk down almost any high school hallway and you’ll see signs of bullying. One kid is picking his books off of the floor, while another ... Read more | Add your comment

Man found guilty of reckless handling of firearm

An Ivor man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a reckless handling of a firearm in connection with a charge of allegedly maiming or killing a ... Read more | Add your comment

Alleged murder suspect in custody

The Franklin man accused of shooting Martinez D. Hill on Friday night is in custody after turning himself in to the police, said Capt. Tim ... Read more | Add your comment

Franklin Police seek murder suspect

Detectives have developed a suspect in the murder of 22-year-old Martinez D. Hill, said Franklin Police Department spokesman Capt. Tim Whitt. Read more | Add your comment

Franklin homicide victim dropped off at hospital

A Franklin man who suffered a gunshot wound to the head died at Norfolk General Hospital on Friday night, said Capt. Tim Whitt, Franklin Police ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. SPM teacher fired for heroin arrest  | Add your comment
  2. Southampton student reports assault after FHS-SHS game  | Add your comment
  3. Author visits Franklin High School book club  | Add your comment
  4. ­IWCS discusses superintendent search  | Add your comment
  5. Franklin, Southampton gear up for reunion game  | Add your comment
  6. Franklin Schools, Social Services lead toy drive  | Add your comment
  7. Ivor Christmas celebration draws crowd  | Add your comment
  8. Holiday POPS! returns for free concert  | Add your comment
  9. Supervisors mull road improvement options  | Add your comment
  10. Franklin man sentenced for robbing SunTrust Bank  | Add your comment
  11. Worldwide candle lighting service set for Dec. 14  | Add your comment
  12. Spectators say parade not rated PG  | Add your comment
  13. Wireless company, county has no plans to erect cell tower  | Add your comment
  14. Supervisors discuss appointments  | Add your comment
  15. Franklin man arrested after firing shots  | Add your comment
  16. Attempted robbery foiled at Love’s  | Add your comment
  17. Fight breaks out after Christmas parade  | Add your comment
  18. IWCS superintendent to leave in June  | Add your comment
  19. Board of Supervisors reappoints member to IDA  | Add your comment
  20. United Way looking to give back to schools  | Add your comment
  21. Southampton students finish ‘Bikes for Books’ race  | Add your comment
  22. Don’t let the parades pass you by  | Add your comment
  23. Southampton property tax payments from pipeline expected to top $800,000 annually  | Add your comment
  24. More holiday cheer marching through  | Add your comment
  • Western Tidewater Living

  • Sports

    Former NBA player warns JPK students about risks of drugs and alcohol

    Former NBA player warns JPK students about risks of drugs and alcohol

    Teko Wynder is a prevention specialist with Western Tidewater Community Services Board. Wynder came to J. P. King Jr. Middle School on Nov. 25. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Turnovers spell Dukes demise to Surry  | Add your comment
    2. Broncos pressure holds down Dukes  | Add your comment
    3. Lady Dukes get win at Franklin  | Add your comment

    Outdoors

    Riverkeeper report: River for sale?

    Riverkeeper report: River for sale?

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 3rd through the 5th on the Blackwater above Joyner’s Bridge. The water was 45 degrees and 6 feet ... Read more | Add your comment

    Business

    Former Franklin resident named publisher of Carolina newspapers

    A former Franklin resident has recently been named publisher of The Daily Advance, Chowan Herald and The Perquimans Weekly, all in North Carolina. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Hub’s Hearts pump energy into communities  | Add your comment
    2. Insercorp relocates in downtown  | Add your comment

    Agribusiness

    A hand-made harvest

    A hand-made harvest

    If he’s not already done, Elisha Barnes is soon to complete the harvesting of his peanuts. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Forecast shows peanut, cotton and soybean production up from 2013, corn down  | Add your comment
    2. Virginia peanut yields predicted to increase by 26 percent  | Add your comment

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    There’s no excuse

    Until the past week, it was difficult to imagine a way in which the leadership of Franklin’s city schools, and specifically that of its human ... Read more | Add your comment

    Columns

    Seeing the world

    It’s been an active year for my squadron. We’ve tracked almost a dozen tropical storms and ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Please bring Jesus back

    Sometime between Wednesday, Dec. 3 and Saturday, Dec. 6 someone took the Baby Jesus from the Nativity in front of True Word Christian Church. While ... Read more | Add your comment

    Lifestyles

    Voting with your wallet

    Not too long ago I cast my first ballot as a resident of Courtland. We did not have a lot on the ballot this election ... Read more | Add your comment

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