Parents concerned with gifted program changes at FCPS

Parents concerned with gifted program changes at FCPS

After learning that the Franklin City Public School system had cut a position in the gifted program following a retirement, many parents became outraged. Read more | Add your comment

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SoCo board takes side in hunting bills

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors unanimously and vigorously opposed the legislation that called for amendments to the state’s laws regarding the feeding of game ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Carrsville skeletal remains ID’d (Update)  | Add your comment
  2. IWCS votes for outside help in superintendent search  | Add your comment
  3. March for your baby  | Add your comment

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Carrsville skeletal remains identified

On Nov. 7, 2014, around 1:45 p.m. the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office received a call that possible human skeletal remains had been located ... Read more | Add your comment

VBOE discusses expectations, CAP

The Virginia Board of Education’s message to the Franklin City Public School system hasn’t been entirely clear, and admittedly so by several members. Read more | Add your comment

Delegate responds to criticism, defends hunting bills

Delegate David I. Ramadan (R) of Loudoun and Prince William counties defended two pieces of legislation that he submitted to the Virginia General Assembly on ... Read more | Add your comment

Board of Supervisors reappoints chairman

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors had its annual reorganizational meeting on Monday evening, as Virginia statutes require each local governing body to resolve certain ... Read more | Add your comment

Local club set to host annual auction

The Sebrell Civic Club will be hosting its 62nd annual auction on Friday at the Sebrell Community Center, located at 17324 River Road in Courtland. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Snow in forecast, but no accumulation expected  | Add your comment
  2. Law would let Dominion hike electric bills  | Add your comment
  3. House bill challenges dog hunting laws  | Add your comment
  4. A remote view  | Add your comment
  5. Gun incidents bring up potential worries  | Add your comment
  6. Panel kills bills to put legal ads online  | Add your comment
  7. Another IWCS administrator announces departure  | Add your comment
  8. And the dream goes on  | Add your comment
  9. Tennis culture budding at SPM  | Add your comment
  10. Southampton schools conduct studies about new start time  | Add your comment
  11. IOW pitches 2040 plan in town hall  | Add your comment
  12. Assembly considers reckless driving speed  | Add your comment
  13. Childhood trauma can lead to problematic behavior  | Add your comment
  14. IOW to host visit from DMV 2 Go  | Add your comment
  15. Morris seeks transparency  | Add your comment
  16. PDCCC fundraiser to be next United Way director  | Add your comment
  17. School resource officer gone following student complaint  | Add your comment
  18. Pro-ISIS group attacks IOW government website  | Add your comment
  19. ‘Now I can help with the groceries’  | Add your comment
  20. Living united, living free  | Add your comment
  21. Delegate’s legislation introduced into Assembly  | Add your comment
  22. Despite snow flurries and icy roads, few problems reported  | Add your comment
  23. Windsor council wants more input on gym repairs  | Add your comment
  24. Windsor council gives OK for water permit  | Add your comment
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    Windsor baseball standout makes recruiting trip to Arizona

    Friday, Jan. 16, was an early day for Windsor High School’s leader behind the plate; it was also a big day. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Former Lady Indian finds success on college courts  | Add your comment
    2. Consistency key as Lady Indians buck Broncos  | Add your comment
    3. Dukes not able to overcome Cougars  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper held hostage

    Riverkeeper held hostage

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 19th through the 21st on the Blackwater above Burdette. The water was COLD at 38 degrees, and according ... Read more | Add your comment


    Franklin resident enlists help to get jobs for southside residents

    Franklin resident enlists help to get jobs for southside residents

    In cooperation with business and community leaders, Thomas Councill Jr. has been setting up the Southside Job Network in Franklin to alleviate unemployment and underemployment, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Building businesses by creating personal wealth  | Add your comment
    2. Horace Mann insurance company graduates from incubator  | Add your comment


    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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    It’s fatal now to point

    We can remember a time when children played cowboys and indians or cops and robbers and no one got killed. Kids would crook their fingers ... Read more | Add your comment


    Newspapers are the cause of all problems?

    When watching the Franklin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Willie Bell at the Virginia Board of Education ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    CommUNITY walk promotes King’s message

    Cain [Madden] did a wonderful job covering our recent “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keep UNITY in our CommUNITY” walk at PDCCC. Read more | Add your comment


    The power — and danger — of a habit

    I expect most of you have seen a picture of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple. Maybe you have watched a presentation by Jobs or seen ... Read more | Add your comment

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