SPM gifted students host closing open house

SPM gifted students host closing open house

Are you smarter than your child? The S.P. Morton Type II gifted students put their parents to the test when they invited them to a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Wanted subject surrenders

Every two weeks, the Southampton County Sheriff's Office releases its most wanted list, and one or two individuals who have outstanding warrants will be featured. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Shots fired at Forest Pine, police seek information  | Add your comment
  2. Sheriff’s Office seeks wanted subjects  | Add your comment
  3. Beale named president of the VACCE  | Add your comment

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Small earthquake reported near Boykins

The U.S, Geological Survey reported that a small-scale earthquake struck Boykins at 2:10 a.m. Monday. Read more | Add your comment

Franklin woman allegedly attacked another with hammer

A fight over a boyfriend has led to the arrest of one Franklin woman and left another with severe facial injuries, said Capt. Timothy Whitt, ... Read more | Add your comment

Officers called to tractor-trailer stabbing at Love’s

On Saturday at approximately midnight, Franklin Police Department officers discovered that a Columbus, Ohio, truck driver had reportedly been stabbed by his travel companion in ... Read more | Add your comment

Council votes to use carryover funds to help school shortfall

On Monday night, Franklin City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Willie J. Bell was before city council again asking to use funds set for next year ... Read more | Add your comment

Local organizations join pro-pipeline coalition

On Thursday, more than 100 businesses, labor organizations and other groups in three Mid-Atlantic states came together to create EnergySure, a coalition that supports the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Parents pass on Rock Church leadership to children  | Add your comment
  2. Navy Band to give free performance on Sunday  | Add your comment
  3. Historical Society commemorates Vietnam War veterans  | Add your comment
  4. Community unites to remember Charleston  | Add your comment
  5. Alternatives for Route 58 Corridor a priority  | Add your comment
  6. Voting machines to be replaced  | Add your comment
  7. 105-year-old Franklin resident dies  | Add your comment
  8. Residents show overwhelming support for county comprehensive plan, but amendments raise concern  | Add your comment
  9. Southampton High School graduate chosen as a Gates Millennium Scholar  | Add your comment
  10. Snakes, rats bring Riverview property owner to council  | Add your comment
  11. House of Prayer Holiness seeks to build Franklin church  | Add your comment
  12. County seeks public input at upcoming meeting  | Add your comment
  13. Healthcare professionals educate business owners about Affordable Care Act  | Add your comment
  14. Southampton’s lunch prices to climb  | Add your comment
  15. Board of Supervisors called on to reverse position  | Add your comment
  16. FPD seeks USDA grant to replace high-mileage cars  | Add your comment
  17. Advocate for blind seeks to clear misconceptions  | Add your comment
  18. Yearbook duties year-round at SCPS  | Add your comment
  19. SPM teachers to take classes similar to math specialists  | Add your comment
  20. Masonic lodges award community service  | Add your comment
  21. Relay committee sends thanks for support  | Add your comment
  22. Bradley, Reynolds reappointed to school board  | Add your comment
  23. Graduates say goodbye to Southampton High School  | Add your comment
  24. Graduating Dukes urged to make good decisions  | Add your comment
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    FHS senior finishes in top two at regional, falls at state

    Brianna Karmilovich of Franklin High School finished second in the Region 1A East girls singles tennis tournament two weeks ago, which earned the senior a ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Cover 3 extends youth football, cheer registration  | Add your comment
    2. Franklin High School hosts athletic awards for spring  | Add your comment
    3. Franklin youth baseball plays on Wednesdays  | Add your comment


    Gunn, Lewis break TRBT record with 21-pound haul

    Gunn, Lewis break TRBT record with 21-pound haul

    Father’s Day was a special celebration for one father, Kevin Gunn, along with his fishing partner, Brandon Lewis, when they took first place in round ... Read more | Add your comment


    Metromile brings pay-per-mile insurance to Virginia

    Metromile, a pioneer in pay-per-mile car insurance in the United States, has announced its Virginia launch as part of its East Coast expansion. Metromile uses ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Southampton Memorial gives physicals to local student athletes  | Add your comment
    2. Franklin, Southampton County are ‘Partners In Progress’  | Add your comment


    Forestry tax law change goes into effect today

    When it was first initiated, the Forest Products Tax in Virginia was paid by the lumber mills or other large forest products companies — entities ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Berries, cherries thriving this season  | Add your comment
    2. After two record years, 2015 corn crop off to a good start  | Add your comment

    Our View

    What if color didn’t matter?

    There they stood. Blacks and whites, side by side. Holding hands. Heads bowed, eyes closed. All praying together to the same God. Read more | Add your comment


    Don’t throw out the baby

    Although I regularly title this column “Just My Impression,” today I might as well take intern ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    What’s happening to the volunteers?

    The Isle of Wight County Board has pulled the carpet out from under the volunteer Events Committee. Yes, volunteer. How can this help the county ... Read more | Add your comment


    ‘We’ and ‘Us’ rather than ‘They’ and ‘Them’

    As a United Methodist pastor in Virginia, I am part of the “Virginia Conference” of the United Methodist Church. We meet yearly to talk, pray, ... Read more | Add your comment

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