Youth big part of VFW’s Memorial Day

Youth big part of  VFW’s Memorial Day

Scott Seddon of Veteran of Foreign Wars Sgt. Jayton D. Patterson Post 4411 said that in all of his years attending Memorial Day ceremonies, he’d ... Read more | Add your comment

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Relay For Life seeks volunteers, sponsors

The Franklin-Southampton chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life hopes to “Give Cancer the Boot” at this year’s event, but is still in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Boykins shows appreciation to veterans  | Add your comment
  2. Intoxicated driver cause of accident on Story’s Station Road  | Add your comment
  3. Retired Col. speaks at Southview  | Add your comment

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Southampton serves elementary tennis program

The Southampton County Public School system has partnered with the Western Tidewater Tennis Association to “Ace Obesity in Schools.” Read more | Add your comment

City proposes 9 percent tax increase

After all the budget requests came in, Franklin City Manager Randy Martin was faced with a $3.5 million shortfall between expenditures and projected revenue. The ... Read more | Add your comment

IWCS names new school leader

Dr. James Thornton has been selected as the next superintendent of Isle of Wight County Schools by unanimous vote at Friday’s special school board meeting. ... Read more | Add your comment

School attorney proposes new Citizens’ Time rules

A Franklin City Public School Board policy update on Citizens’ Time that had previously been delayed twice for additional research will now be delayed again, ... Read more | Add your comment

Boykins presents mini-museum

Boykins presents mini-museum

As a way to collect, preserve and present the history of Boykins, a mini-museum has been established in town. Photos, plaques, copies of the town’s ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Private schools allowed to join Virginia High School League  | Add your comment
  2. Two seats on Southampton school board up for grabs  | Add your comment
  3. Wesley Hadsell indicted for obstruction of justice  | Add your comment
  4. SoCo deputy, former Village employee arrested [Update]  | Add your comment
  5. PDCCC celebrates 44th Commencement  | Add your comment
  6. Southampton releases 2015-16 school calendar  | Add your comment
  7. School Board praises Southampton students  | Add your comment
  8. Man charged after bus crash  | Add your comment
  9. Hit-and-run suspect in Windsor ID’d  | Add your comment
  10. Franklin man arrested for domestic assault, brandishing gun  | Add your comment
  11. Singer of ‘God Made Girls’ to headline Franklin-Southampton Fair  | Add your comment
  12. No new taxes planned in Windsor budget  | Add your comment
  13. Southampton County Schools finalize summer school plans  | Add your comment
  14. Franklin High School students are Champions Together  | Add your comment
  15. Hayden project ready for visitors  | Add your comment
  16. ‘It’s Alive!’ FHS troupe to present ‘Frankenstein’  | Add your comment
  17. South Quay Bridge reopens  | Add your comment
  18. Founders Day this Saturday  | Add your comment
  19. Southampton High student steals show at school board meeting  | Add your comment
  20. Trucks, tractors will put on a show  | Add your comment
  21. Franklin Council honors police, hospital  | Add your comment
  22. Emporia man charged with animal cruelty  | Add your comment
  23. Courtland fire dept. saves unoccupied home  | Add your comment
  24. Boats collided; husband & wife killed  | Add your comment
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    Franklin High School Track & Field Meet results

    Franklin High School Track & Field Meet results

    On May 6, the Franklin High School track team competed in the Sussex County Track and Field Meet. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Windsor footballers extend winning streak on Senior Night  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Bronco’s Netters lose last match of season  | Add your comment
    3. Windsor native earns contract with NFL’s Baltimore Ravens  | Add your comment

    Outdoors

    Riverkeeper report: Nuclear bomb dropped near Route 189

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 13th through the 15th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was 73 degrees and kinda muddy looking. ... Read more | Add your comment

    Business

    Windsor businesswoman gets sweet recognition

    Windsor businesswoman gets sweet recognition

    Shannon Kokot, owner of M.A.M.A.S. Creative Sweets LLC, a family-owned and operated specialty sweets shop in Windsor, is the recipient of the 2015 Entrepreneur of ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Weaving together unique gift baskets  | Add your comment
    2. Franklin Incubator celebrates anniversary with open house  | Add your comment

    Agribusiness

    Cotton plants vunerable to thrips damage

    I am not referring to the popular street-racing movie series, but this title seems fitting for most of our planting seasons. Early May conditions have ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Participation sought in weed management survey  | Add your comment
    2. USDA extends ARC, PLC deadlines  | Add your comment

    Our View

    The ‘M’ word

    Nobody wants the tax rate in the City of Franklin to go up; not residents, not business owners, and we believe not even City Manager ... Read more | Add your comment

    Columns

    Time travelers dwell among us

    Following the Memorial Day service at Boykins, I ventured into town and viewed the mini-museum that’s ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    IOW Bar Association announces endorsements

    At its meeting on March 20, 2015, the Isle of Wight County Bar Association adopted unanimously a resolution endorsing: Sharon Nelms Jones for re-election as ... Read more | Add your comment

    Lifestyles

    Letting go

    I don’t consider myself to be a perfectionist or a “control freak,” but I do like to see anything I am in charge of go ... Read more | Add your comment

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