A walk through Courtland’s ghastly past

A walk through Courtland’s ghastly past

In the old Baptist Church, doors will slam by themselves. On Linden Street, a family is afraid of their own backyard at night because of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hospital names Kim Marks as CEO

Kim Marks has been appointed the permanent chief executive officer for Southampton Memorial Hospital effective Wednesday. The announcement was made by Douglas Moyer, network CEO ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Supervisors OK service station project  | Add your comment
  2. IOW cuts paper out of advertising  | Add your comment
  3. Trick or treat in Downtown Franklin  | Add your comment

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Celebrate Halloween at Bear Path Acres

The Bear Path Acres animal sanctuary will host its first Halloween event this Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. As the evening wears on, Emma ... Read more | Add your comment

Blackwater South Quay bridge to close for repairs

Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation will close the South Quay Bridge (Route 189) over the Blackwater River for repairs beginning Wednesday, Nov. 5, ... Read more | Add your comment

Board to hear comment on service station

The Board of Supervisors has a public hearing scheduled at its Monday meeting to hear any opposition against and support for a proposed convenience store/service ... Read more | Add your comment

Councill earns Top 40 Under 40 nod

Councill earns Top 40 Under 40 nod

One of the last questions on the application for Inside Business’s Top 40 Under 40 in Hampton Roads was, “What really gets under your skin?” Read more | Add your comment

Elementary, middle school SOL tests discontinued

The 2014 Virginia General Assembly eliminated five Standards of Learning tests required by public schools, but that isn’t going to make it any easier on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Robbery suspect in custody  | Add your comment
  2. Family creating Boy Scout scholarship  | Add your comment
  3. Southampton man robbed at Forest Pine  | Add your comment
  4. Superintendent pursues QZAB funds  | Add your comment
  5. More than 100 participate in SHS’s inaugural 5K  | Add your comment
  6. Georgie D. Tyler Middle School dedicated as ‘a jewel’ for Isle of Wight  | Add your comment
  7. SMS student presents $2,600 check to Graz’n Acres  | Add your comment
  8. Burglary suspects arrested  | Add your comment
  9. FCPS has public hearing on Corrective Action Plan  | Add your comment
  10. Lifesavers for Reading dedicated to their mission  | Add your comment
  11. Pretlow Street home improved  | Add your comment
  12. Paul Conco to retire as PDCCC leader  | Add your comment
  13. Highground Services outgrows Franklin Incubator  | Add your comment
  14. Man arrested for allegedly shooting dog [Updated]  | Add your comment
  15. FPD seeks info on Forest Pine gun shots  | Add your comment
  16. United Way, Cover 3 to have info session  | Add your comment
  17. School volunteers help make difference  | Add your comment
  18. Suspect arrested in hit-and-run  | Add your comment
  19. Hospital prepared for Ebola  | Add your comment
  20. FHS theater group to perform for competition  | Add your comment
  21. Following his chosen path  | Add your comment
  22. Southampton Middle School students research careers  | Add your comment
  23. Burglary suspect turns himself in  | Add your comment
  24. Triumph In Life to host learning disabilities benefit  | Add your comment
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    Football Preview

    Windsor High School, fresh off of 5 straight losses, will travel to face Franklin High School, fresh off of a win, this week in WLQM’s ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lady Broncos look to shake up Conference 41  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Dukes earn first-round bye for conference dance  | Add your comment
    3. Fuqua School bests Lady Raiders in VCC semi-final  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: Heavy mast, harsh winter?

    Riverkeeper report: Heavy mast, harsh winter?

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 12th through the 14th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Right off the bat we had an interesting occurrence ... Read more | Add your comment


    Highground Services outgrows Franklin Incubator

    The City of Franklin and Franklin Southampton Economic Development Inc. announce that Highground Services Inc. is graduating from the Franklin Business Incubator and plans to ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Get the inside scoop on FSEDI via Social Media  | Add your comment
    2. East Pavilion getting major upgrade  | Add your comment


    4-Hers successful at shooting education events

    On June 28, 10 members of the Airfield 4-H Swamp Shooters 4-H Club gathered at the Airfield 4-H Center for the Southeast District 4-H Shoot. ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Local 4-Hers participate in 4-H contest at State Fair  | Add your comment
    2. Japanese delegation visits area peanut producers  | Add your comment

    News For You

    Our View

    Board’s decision on project was the right one

    With respect to the people who voiced their opposition, we think the Southampton County Board of Supervisors made the correct decision to approve a developer’s ... Read more | Add your comment


    A matter of safety?

    Each morning as I travel along Rt. 58 from Capron to Franklin on my way to ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Forbes continues to be responsive to constiuents

    After reading the accusation made by Elliott Fausz of Congressman Randy Forbes not being responsive to or available to his constituents, I must offer a ... Read more | Add your comment


    (The Privilege of) Loving to be Scared

    As we approach the fastest-growing holiday on the calendar — Halloween — I want to take this space to share some thoughts about why Americans ... Read more | Add your comment

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