Indians down Dukes for homecoming

Indians down Dukes for homecoming

Southampton High School used several big plays, including a long run, a kickoff return, and a “pick six” to down Windsor High School 42-16 in ... Read more | Add your comment

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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

  1. Councill earns Top 40 Under 40 nod  | Add your comment
  2. Elementary, middle school SOL tests discontinued  | Add your comment
  3. Robbery suspect in custody  | Add your comment

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Family creating Boy Scout scholarship

The family and friends of the late Eric V. Henderson, who died on Jan. 1 this year, are working to remember his life by establishing ... Read more | Add your comment

Southampton man robbed at Forest Pine

An 18-year-old Southampton County man was robbed at knife point while he was with friends at Forest Pine Apartments Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., said Captain ... Read more | Add your comment

Superintendent pursues QZAB funds

Despite a very tight deadline approaching, Superintendent Willie Bell has decided to pursue $1.8 million made available by the Virginia Department of Education in Qualified ... Read more | Add your comment

More than 100 participate in SHS’s inaugural 5K

More than 100 participate in SHS’s inaugural 5K

Approximately 122 people suited up on Saturday to take over the streets of Courtland, or at least 3.11 miles of the town for Southampton High ... Read more | Add your comment

Georgie D. Tyler Middle School  dedicated as ‘a jewel’ for Isle of Wight

Georgie D. Tyler Middle School dedicated as ‘a jewel’ for Isle of Wight

Georgie D. Tyler, an educator in the Isle of Wight for more than 30 years, was remembered amid the pomp and circumstance of the building ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. SMS student presents $2,600 check to Graz’n Acres  | Add your comment
  2. Burglary suspects arrested  | Add your comment
  3. FCPS has public hearing on Corrective Action Plan  | Add your comment
  4. Lifesavers for Reading dedicated to their mission  | Add your comment
  5. Pretlow Street home improved  | Add your comment
  6. Paul Conco to retire as PDCCC leader  | Add your comment
  7. Highground Services outgrows Franklin Incubator  | Add your comment
  8. Man arrested for allegedly shooting dog [Updated]  | Add your comment
  9. FPD seeks info on Forest Pine gun shots  | Add your comment
  10. United Way, Cover 3 to have info session  | Add your comment
  11. School volunteers help make difference  | Add your comment
  12. Suspect arrested in hit-and-run  | Add your comment
  13. Hospital prepared for Ebola  | Add your comment
  14. FHS theater group to perform for competition  | Add your comment
  15. Following his chosen path  | Add your comment
  16. Southampton Middle School students research careers  | Add your comment
  17. Burglary suspect turns himself in  | Add your comment
  18. Triumph In Life to host learning disabilities benefit  | Add your comment
  19. Police investigate hit-and-run involving Franklin school bus  | Add your comment
  20. Franklin police respond to home invasion  | Add your comment
  21. Franklin, Southampton students take in symphony  | Add your comment
  22. No room for debate: Forbes doesn’t respond to challenger’s requests  | Add your comment
  23. Voters need photos to vote  | Add your comment
  24. Boykins looks for record crowd at Pumpkin Fest  | Add your comment
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    Broncos win big at Greensville 50-12

    The Franklin High School Broncos looked like the Broncos of the old days as they easily defeated the Greensville County High School Eagles on the ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. SA Raiders look to playoffs  | Add your comment
    2. Injury-ridden Chargers lose on road  | Add your comment
    3. Windsor’s Lady Dukes volleyball takes easy win over Lady Broncos  | 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


    Japanese delegation visits area peanut producers

    Japanese delegation visits area peanut producers

    “Konnichiwa” and “arigato” were the first words spoken as a group of 18 visitors from Japan were welcomed to Hubbard Peanut Company on Wednesday, Sept. ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Competitors win at Isle of Wight County Fair  | Add your comment
    2. Virginia Tech’s Allen Harper honored with emeritus status  | Add your comment

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    QZAB funding brings back bad memories

    Just walk into the Franklin City Public Schools with an iPhone and you’ll know they are still behind the technology curve. If you were to ... 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

    Vann family grateful for public support

    In a world that is oftentimes filled with uncertainty and distress, it is so refreshing to be the recipient of a random act of kindness. ... 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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