Beavers open new grocery store

Beavers open new grocery store

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 11th through the 13th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The 11th is my birthday, so over the years ... Read more | Add your comment

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Teacher’s background check submitted Oct. 24

On Friday, Oct. 24, the S.P. Morton Elementary School first-grade teacher who was arrested on charges of distribution of heroin went by the Franklin Police ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Board extends term of IDA seat  | Add your comment
  2. Western Tidewater show aims to inspire  | Add your comment
  3. Audit shows town of Windsor faring well  | Add your comment

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SoCo planning to remap zoning districts

Following a brief public hearing on Monday evening, the Southampton County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the planning commission’s recommendation to revise the county’s current ... Read more | Add your comment

School superintendent releases letter to parents

On Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 17, Franklin City Public School Division Superintendent Willie Bell sent a letter to parents addressing the situation with the first grade ... Read more | Add your comment

Hill remembered for his smile

On Monday the Franklin Broncos basketball team got together to remember a fallen brother, Martinez Hill, 22, who died on Friday night after suffering a ... Read more | Add your comment

Ferguson resigns from SPM classroom

Elizabeth Ferguson officially resigned on Monday from her position at S.P. Morton Elementary School, and it was immediately accepted by Superintendent Willie Bell, said Kelvin ... Read more | Add your comment

Alumni teams split annual game

Alumni teams split annual game

The stands were packed for the Fourth Annual Franklin vs. Southampton Alumni basketball game on Saturday at the Peggy Wilkins Gym at Franklin High School. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Sheriff’s office focuses effort on student safety, anti-bullying campaign  | Add your comment
  2. Man found guilty of reckless handling of firearm  | Add your comment
  3. Alleged murder suspect in custody  | Add your comment
  4. Franklin Police seek murder suspect  | Add your comment
  5. Franklin homicide victim dropped off at hospital  | Add your comment
  6. SPM teacher fired for heroin arrest  | Add your comment
  7. Southampton student reports assault after FHS-SHS game  | Add your comment
  8. Author visits Franklin High School book club  | Add your comment
  9. ­IWCS discusses superintendent search  | Add your comment
  10. Franklin, Southampton gear up for reunion game  | Add your comment
  11. Franklin Schools, Social Services lead toy drive  | Add your comment
  12. Ivor Christmas celebration draws crowd  | Add your comment
  13. Holiday POPS! returns for free concert  | Add your comment
  14. Supervisors mull road improvement options  | Add your comment
  15. Franklin man sentenced for robbing SunTrust Bank  | Add your comment
  16. Worldwide candle lighting service set for Dec. 14  | Add your comment
  17. Spectators say parade not rated PG  | Add your comment
  18. Wireless company, county has no plans to erect cell tower  | Add your comment
  19. Supervisors discuss appointments  | Add your comment
  20. Franklin man arrested after firing shots  | Add your comment
  21. Attempted robbery foiled at Love’s  | Add your comment
  22. Fight breaks out after Christmas parade  | Add your comment
  23. IWCS superintendent to leave in June  | Add your comment
  24. Board of Supervisors reappoints member to IDA  | Add your comment
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    Southampton Indians wrestling preview

    Southampton Indians wrestling preview

    Wrestling is not like other sports, where team success triumphs personal glory and statistics. In fact, wrestling is just the opposite, according to Southampton Indians ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lost by a hair  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Indians look to close out year on high note  | Add your comment
    3. Indians play game of season  | Add your comment


    Beavers open new grocery store

    Beavers open new grocery store

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 11th through the 13th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The 11th is my birthday, so over the years ... Read more | Add your comment


    Former Franklin resident named publisher of Carolina newspapers

    A former Franklin resident has recently been named publisher of The Daily Advance, Chowan Herald and The Perquimans Weekly, all in North Carolina. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Hub’s Hearts pump energy into communities  | Add your comment
    2. Insercorp relocates in downtown  | 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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    Police, prosecutors earn their pay

    Earlier this week, the Franklin Police Department and Commonwealth Attorney’s office have again demonstrated their respective effectiveness. Read more | Add your comment


    Seeing the world

    It’s been an active year for my squadron. We’ve tracked almost a dozen tropical storms and ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Obama on Cuba

    The action President Obama has taken to re-establish Diplomatic Relations with Cuba is a move worthy of praise. It was also a good move on ... Read more | Add your comment


    Voting with your wallet

    Not too long ago I cast my first ballot as a resident of Courtland. We did not have a lot on the ballot this election ... Read more | Add your comment

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