Families enjoy Boykins VFD Spring Carnival

Families enjoy Boykins VFD Spring Carnival

On Saturday afternoon, a crowd of more than 40 people gathered at the bridge that crosses over the Tarrara Creek into Boykins. They were waiting ... Read more | Add your comment

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Body found in IOW identified

The woman whose body was discovered on Friday in Isle of Wight County has been identified as Jean Marie Smith, 25. Her last known address ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. SoCo Sheriff’s Office works Nottoway cleanup  | Add your comment
  2. IOW supervisors take on invoice payments  | Add your comment
  3. Body found in Isle of Wight County  | Add your comment

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Southampton announces Governor’s Challenge participants

Southampton High School and Technical Career Center announced at Monday evening’s board meeting the names of the four students who were traveling to Richmond to ... Read more | Add your comment

Franklin schools schedule 1,136 instructional hours

The Franklin City Public School Division Board has approved a calendar for the 2015-16 year with 1,136 instructional hours. Read more | Add your comment

IWCS School Board picks superintendent candidates

The Isle of Wight County School Board has selected candidates to be interviewed as part of the superintendent search. This news from spokeswoman Kenita Bowers ... Read more | Add your comment

Body found in Isle of Wight County

On Friday, the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office received a call to respond to Hatcher’s Lane off of Courthouse Highway where the body of a ... Read more | Add your comment

State seeks to terminate Route 460 contract

Citing differences over money, the McAuliffe administration has given a private consortium notice that its contract with the state to improve U.S. Route 460 will ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 460 contract’s end elicits comment  | Add your comment
  2. County sets timeline on river cleanup  | Add your comment
  3. Area schools to host joint kindergarten registration  | Add your comment
  4. Missing Southampton man found  | Add your comment
  5. 460 contract to be terminated  | Add your comment
  6. Materials from Beale plant end up in Nottoway  | Add your comment
  7. Candidate challenging IOW sheriff  | Add your comment
  8. South Quay Bridge closed until the end of May  | Add your comment
  9. Adult missing since April 8  | Add your comment
  10. Board says no to firefighters’ offer  | Add your comment
  11. Bands to battle for mission trip  | Add your comment
  12. Burglary leads to house fire  | Add your comment
  13. Representatives talk education, 460 and minimum wage  | Add your comment
  14. Environmental problem found at old power plant  | Add your comment
  15. Authority hopes to get more tax credits  | Add your comment
  16. Scammer after Franklin Power customers  | Add your comment
  17. Body found in Southampton County identified as A.J. Hadsell  | Add your comment
  18. SoCo museum presents ‘Down Home Day’  | Add your comment
  19. County, city diabetes program ongoing  | Add your comment
  20. Southampton High qualifies for state economic, personal finance championships  | Add your comment
  21. Riverkeeper’s book wins VOWA award  | Add your comment
  22. Human remains found in Southampton County  | Add your comment
  23. VBOE approves Franklin’s corrective action plan  | Add your comment
  24. Boykins Volunteer Fire Department hosts Spring Carnival benefit  | Add your comment
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    Indians record first win of season, finish sixth at King’s Fork

    Playing in a tournament with schools much larger than that of its own, the Southampton baseball team finished the King’s Fork Tournament with respectable 1-2 ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Raiders soccer picks up win  | Add your comment
    2. Southampton Academy’s Lowe pitches no-hitter  | Add your comment
    3. Southampton Academy wins Tarboro Easter Classic  | Add your comment


    Blackwater dump site investigated

    Moonpie and I were saddened to find out that a once great fishing and upper river canoe access location along the Blackwater River in Isle ... Read more | Add your comment


    First FSEDI Micro Loan awarded

    Franklin Southampton Economic Development and the SunTrust Community Foundation are pleased to announce the first Micro Loan was awarded on April 13 to Kelly Pellot, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. A fresh look for fresh food  | Add your comment
    2. Franklin, Southampton, Isle of Wight take site tour  | Add your comment


    Participation sought in weed management survey

    Dr. Michael Flessner, extension weed science specialist at Virginia Tech, is conducting a survey related to weed management issues in Virginia, according to Austin Brown, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. USDA extends ARC, PLC deadlines  | Add your comment
    2. Many factors to consider when growing pumpkins  | Add your comment

    Our View

    River rescue

    To characterize our local rivers as anything short of a natural treasure would be to completely understate the value they hold for those who spend ... Read more | Add your comment


    More serotonin, please?

    Last night I hit a new low. When I came to, half of Eastern Europe was ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Speak out against 460 alternative

    I am a concerned citizen of Zuni, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Read more | Add your comment


    Families enjoy Boykins VFD Spring Carnival

    On Saturday afternoon, a crowd of more than 40 people gathered at the bridge that crosses over the Tarrara Creek into Boykins. They were waiting ... Read more | Add your comment

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