Future Problem Solvers win at State Bowl Competition

Future Problem Solvers win at State Bowl Competition

Franklin students participating in the Future Problem Solving Program in all three schools traveled to Granby High School, Norfolk, to compete in the 28th Future ... Read more | Add your comment

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IOW Sheriff’s office seeks help on homicide

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in determining the exact whereabouts of homicide victim Jean Marie Smith during the 24 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Awards aplenty for Southampton Key Club  | Add your comment
  2. Courtland Rescue to host fundraiser dinner  | Add your comment
  3. VDOT will continue bridge upkeep around Western Tidewater at Pagan Creek  | Add your comment

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FHS to walk, raise funds for diabetes

FHS to walk, raise funds for diabetes

On April 14, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) representative, Samuel Sacks, educated students in Mrs. Mona Sumblin’s class and Franklin High School’s Student Government Association ... Read more | Add your comment

IOW Sheriff conducting homicide investigation

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the body found on Friday in the area of Hatcher’s Lane as a homicide. Read more | Add your comment

The Tidewater News repeats as VPA Grand Sweepstakes winner

The Tidewater News repeats as VPA Grand Sweepstakes winner

The Tidewater News, for the second year in a row, has won the Virginia Press Association’s Grand Sweepstakes. In doing so, the paper has won ... Read more | Add your comment

SCHS honored by General Assembly

The Southampton County Historical Society was honored by the Virginia General Assembly on Saturday when Del. Rick Morris (R-64) presented a resolution from the assembly ... Read more | Add your comment

Renaissance Faire seeks  to entertain, educate

Renaissance Faire seeks to entertain, educate

If you choose to wander the fairgrounds this weekend, you might run into Daegin the peasant, with her simple tunic and deep love for history. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Canadian fiddler to close season for concert group  | Add your comment
  2. Body found in IOW identified  | Add your comment
  3. SoCo Sheriff’s Office works Nottoway cleanup  | Add your comment
  4. IOW supervisors take on invoice payments  | Add your comment
  5. Body found in Isle of Wight County  | Add your comment
  6. Southampton announces Governor’s Challenge participants  | Add your comment
  7. Franklin schools schedule 1,136 instructional hours  | Add your comment
  8. IWCS School Board picks superintendent candidates  | Add your comment
  9. Body found in Isle of Wight County  | Add your comment
  10. State seeks to terminate Route 460 contract  | Add your comment
  11. 460 contract’s end elicits comment  | Add your comment
  12. County sets timeline on river cleanup  | Add your comment
  13. Area schools to host joint kindergarten registration  | Add your comment
  14. Missing Southampton man found  | Add your comment
  15. 460 contract to be terminated  | Add your comment
  16. Materials from Beale plant end up in Nottoway  | Add your comment
  17. Candidate challenging IOW sheriff  | Add your comment
  18. South Quay Bridge closed until the end of May  | Add your comment
  19. Adult missing since April 8  | Add your comment
  20. Board says no to firefighters’ offer  | Add your comment
  21. Bands to battle for mission trip  | Add your comment
  22. Burglary leads to house fire  | Add your comment
  23. Representatives talk education, 460 and minimum wage  | Add your comment
  24. Environmental problem found at old power plant  | Add your comment
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    Windsor’s Kiser fans 12 in win

    Windsor’s Kiser fans 12 in win

    Windsor High School’s Alec Kiser struck out 12 batters in five innings of work, two-hitting the Franklin High School Broncos on Tuesday in a 17-1 ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lady Dukes no-hit Broncos  | Add your comment
    2. TriRivers district has East-West game  | Add your comment
    3. Broncos look to improve on softball fundamentals  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: Styrogate

    Riverkeeper report: Styrogate

    Moonpie and I spent the 11th through the 13th on the Nottoway in the Courtland area. The water was 8.30 on the USGS gauge at ... Read more | Add your comment


    Courtland is open for business

    The Route 35 Bridge may be closed for construction, but the town of Courtland is open for business! From a hardware store, kayak shop, bank, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. First FSEDI Micro Loan awarded  | Add your comment
    2. A fresh look for fresh food  | 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

    IOW supervisors did right thing

    Last week’s move by the Isle of Wight County supervisors to help the school system was a smart one. Read more | Add your comment


    Moving to Virginia: A lesson in American history

    Prior to moving to Virginia late last year, I knew very little about the people or ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Support the increased local funding for schools

    To say that an almost $900,000 cut in state funding for Southampton County Schools is a disaster is an understatement. It is a fact that ... Read more | Add your comment


    Looking back: Dog ordinances to be enforced

    The Franklin City Council, City Manager Harold Atkinson, Police Chief Willie Burrow and a delegation of residents from the West Franklin area discussed the City’s, ... Read more | Add your comment

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