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Local official inducted into the CIAA Hall of Fame

Local official inducted into the CIAA Hall of Fame

A Courtland man recently received a special honor from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association for his role as a basketball official. Read more | Add your comment

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IOW schools closing early today

Kenita Bowers, spokeswoman for Isle of Wight County Schools, has announced that all IOW public schools will dismiss 90 minutes early today, March 6, in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Former Windsor police chief sentenced  | Add your comment
  2. South Quay Baptist Church celebrates 240th anniversary  | Add your comment
  3. Franklin wants public’s input on comprehensive plan  | Add your comment

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Southampton contemplates revised grading policy

With several schools in Hampton Roads adopting a revised grading policy in recent years, the Southampton County Public School District has had conversations about doing ... Read more | Add your comment

VDOT assess intersection, develops gameplan

In the three months since supervisor Glenn Updike brought the narrow turning radius at the intersection of Cypress Bridge Road and Statesville Road to the ... Read more | Add your comment

So far, Franklin school year won’t extend

Following several days lost due to recent snowy weather, the Franklin City Public School system has had to come up with a plan to make ... Read more | Add your comment

County outlines details of pending secondary road project

Residents of Champs Drive have contacted the Southampton Board of Supervisors expressing interest in having their roadway integrated into the Virginia Secondary System of Highways. ... Read more | Add your comment

Weather forces school systems to add make up days

Weather forces school systems to add make up days

Students in Western Tidewater will have to make up several days of school because of the recent snow and record-breaking cold, which may lengthen the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Madison Street neighborhood gets money for improvements  | Add your comment
  2. Diabetes program scheduled  | Add your comment
  3. IOW OKs resolution for CIP  | Add your comment
  4. Southampton County to auction surplus property  | Add your comment
  5. Children’s concert cancelled  | Add your comment
  6. Franklin schools could face shortfall  | Add your comment
  7. McAuliffe signs Dominion bill into law  | Add your comment
  8. Road project delayed as county waits for funds  | Add your comment
  9. IOW Emergency Services chief introduced  | Add your comment
  10. Blood drive cancelled  | Add your comment
  11. Three lanes reopened on 460  | Add your comment
  12. Accident near Zuni shuts down 460  | Add your comment
  13. SHS postpones pair of events  | Add your comment
  14. Latest bout with snow closes schools, government offices  | Add your comment
  15. IOW schools announce closing  | Add your comment
  16. SA, Franklin cancel classes  | Add your comment
  17. School systems waiting to make snow day decision  | Add your comment
  18. Snow could stick around this week  | Add your comment
  19. Boykins to appear on ‘American Pickers’  | Add your comment
  20. Secretary of Commerce offers tips to success  | Add your comment
  21. Virginia youth choirs to perform in local concert  | Add your comment
  22. Franklin, SoCo, IoW cancel school  | Add your comment
  23. Both Southampton school systems announce two-hour delay  | Add your comment
  24. Snow accumulation possible over next three days  | Add your comment
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    Local official inducted into the CIAA Hall of Fame

    Local official inducted into the CIAA Hall of Fame

    A Courtland man recently received a special honor from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association for his role as a basketball official. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Southampton Academy JJV team goes undefeated  | Add your comment
    2. Cover 3 youth leagues gear up, get NFL Foundation support  | Add your comment
    3. Chowan University Hawks president big supporter of teams and CIAA  | Add your comment

    Outdoors

    Riverkeeper report: A delicate balancing act

    Riverkeeper report: A delicate balancing act

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 3rd through the 5th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was fast and a very cold 36 ... Read more | Add your comment

    Business

    Land transfers

    SOUTHAMPTON County Land transfers from Jan. 5-30   Andrew M. Neville to Turner Allston Preservation, 25274 Barhams Hill Road, Drewryville, $62,800. Andrew M. Neville to ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Cofield’s got a lock on success  | Add your comment
    2. Special enrollment period announced for health insurance  | Add your comment

    Agribusiness

    Virginia peanut yield sets national record in 2014

    March is National Peanut Month, and Virginia growers — one local family in particular — have a reason to celebrate. The Virginia Department of Agriculture ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Seed Survivor puts fun in lessons on plant life  | Add your comment
    2. Cotton, peanut producers enjoy another productive year  | Add your comment

    Our View

    A good job by public works

    In a place like Southeastern Virginia, where winter weather can mean anything from sunny skies with temperatures in the 70s to blustery below-zero wind chill, ... Read more | Add your comment

    Columns

    Cold is relative

    I have lived in Virginia since November, but February was the first month that I felt ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Citizens’ property rights receive resounding support

    The Virginia General Assembly confirmed my piece of legislation, Senate Bill 872, by vote. It will now be sent to the Governor’s Desk for approval. ... Read more | Add your comment

    Lifestyles

    A time for asking

    Last week, I began a series of columns on the different times in life. We recognized that all of life is not simply “happy,” and ... Read more | Add your comment

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