Community grant may aid in fixing Newsoms’ drainage issues

Community grant may aid in fixing Newsoms’ drainage issues

Because years of standing water and flooded ditches have created favorable conditions for mold to grow and mosquitoes to thrive, the Town of Newsoms contracted ... Read more | Add your comment

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Budgetary cuts may lead to health district consolidation

As part of an ongoing effort to close an $882 million revenue shortfall in the state’s budget, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe proposed consolidating the Western ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Legislators report to the public  | Add your comment
  2. Armory Park earns national award  | Add your comment
  3. IOW schools closing early today  | Add your comment

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Former Windsor police chief sentenced

The ex-chief of Windsor Police was sentenced in Isle of Wight County Circuit Court on Monday. Arlis “Vic” Reynolds had been inexplicably fired and later ... Read more | Add your comment

South Quay Baptist Church celebrates 240th anniversary

South Quay Baptist Church celebrates 240th anniversary

The congregation and guests of South Quay Baptist Church observed a dual celebration on Sunday. They marked not only the 240th anniversary of the church’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Franklin wants public’s input on comprehensive plan

For the past three years, the Franklin Planning Commission has been in its cycle of reviewing its comprehensive plan. The commission is asking residents to ... Read more | Add your comment

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

  1. So far, Franklin school year won’t extend  | Add your comment
  2. County outlines details of pending secondary road project  | Add your comment
  3. Weather forces school systems to add make up days  | Add your comment
  4. Madison Street neighborhood gets money for improvements  | Add your comment
  5. Diabetes program scheduled  | Add your comment
  6. IOW OKs resolution for CIP  | Add your comment
  7. Southampton County to auction surplus property  | Add your comment
  8. Children’s concert cancelled  | Add your comment
  9. Franklin schools could face shortfall  | Add your comment
  10. McAuliffe signs Dominion bill into law  | Add your comment
  11. Road project delayed as county waits for funds  | Add your comment
  12. IOW Emergency Services chief introduced  | Add your comment
  13. Blood drive cancelled  | Add your comment
  14. Three lanes reopened on 460  | Add your comment
  15. Accident near Zuni shuts down 460  | Add your comment
  16. SHS postpones pair of events  | Add your comment
  17. Latest bout with snow closes schools, government offices  | Add your comment
  18. IOW schools announce closing  | Add your comment
  19. SA, Franklin cancel classes  | Add your comment
  20. School systems waiting to make snow day decision  | Add your comment
  21. Snow could stick around this week  | Add your comment
  22. Boykins to appear on ‘American Pickers’  | Add your comment
  23. Secretary of Commerce offers tips to success  | Add your comment
  24. Virginia youth choirs to perform in local concert  | 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


    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


    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


    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

    It’s time to look at those school budgets

    For economic development, having a solid educational system is perhaps the most important key. If you truly care about making an area better for the ... Read more | Add your comment


    The free-market capitalistic fight for Net Neutrality

    We all have that grandfather, or perhaps uncle, who is on Facebook and probably shouldn’t be. ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    In response to ‘Together a bad project can be defeated’

    Society today has evolved in a way that indirectly supports isolation for the individual. Everything from television, social media and even the workplace make being ... Read more | Add your comment


    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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