Conco replaced at PDCCC

Conco replaced at PDCCC

An interim president has been hired for Paul D. Camp Community College as the institution faces the retirement of its current president amid several challenges, ... Read more | Add your comment

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College stakeholders confirm leadership concerns

For five years, almost every picture to come out of Paul D. Camp Community College featured Dr. Paul Wm. Conco. Some in the system have ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. John H. Hager to speak at 67th annual Shad Planking  | Add your comment
  2. Hunterdale VFD to host fundraiser for injured policeman  | Add your comment
  3. Interim PDCCC president named  | Add your comment

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Crossing out the First Amendment?

Crossing out the First Amendment?

When Teri Zurfluh approached the podium at a recent Franklin City Public School Board meeting to talk about the importance of the system’s gifted program, ... Read more | Add your comment

Transportation secretary speaks on 460 alternative

The Tidewater News had questions about the proposed alternative to Route 460, which was revealed in mid-January. Much to the consternation of many people in ... Read more | Add your comment

Church member busy making clothes for African children

Church member busy making clothes for African children

Because Kathleen Grizzard started learning to sew about 80 years ago, there are more children in Africa today who have new clothes. Read more | Add your comment

Hayden project set to break ground

The Hayden Village Center project has received the last piece of financial support and is set to begin the process of abatement and demolition as ... Read more | Add your comment

Sinkholes discovered near Turner Tract

On March 19, several small sinkholes were observed in the asphalt on General Thomas Highway (Route 671) by passing vehicles. The craters, as well as ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. SoCo applies for grant to fix Newsoms’ draining, housing issues  | Add your comment
  2. Franklin robotics pulls off come-from-behind victory  | Add your comment
  3. Southampton County adjusts zoning ordinance  | Add your comment
  4. McAuliffe voices faith in 460  | Add your comment
  5. Franklin restaurateur and icon, Fred Rabil, dies  | Add your comment
  6. Standing strong, standing bald  | Add your comment
  7. Riverkeeper needs boaters for Clean Rivers Day  | Add your comment
  8. Franklin wants to ‘level playing field’ in college admissions  | Add your comment
  9. IWCS board keeps Newport seat open for applicants  | Add your comment
  10. Good Company to perform eclectic American set  | Add your comment
  11. Ivor Fire Department gun bash  | Add your comment
  12. Students campaign to kick ‘R’ word out of Southampton schools  | Add your comment
  13. Speakers urge teacher raises at IWCS budget hearing  | Add your comment
  14. FCPS outlines house map for success  | Add your comment
  15. Project Plant It!  | Add your comment
  16. Freemasonry in Southampton County  | Add your comment
  17. IOW public can comment on school budget  | Add your comment
  18. Franklin Robotics team headed to first regional  | Add your comment
  19. Chairman resigns from IWCS School Board  | Add your comment
  20. City prepares to take block grant to next level  | Add your comment
  21. Solar power company to relocate to Greensville County  | Add your comment
  22. Councilman: utility bills high despite lack of presence  | Add your comment
  23. Sheriff announces re-election plan  | Add your comment
  24. Windsor votes to make rough places plain  | Add your comment
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    Seven-run second inning propels Lady Raiders

    Seven-run second inning propels Lady Raiders

    The Southampton Academy Lady Raiders run-ruled the Halifax Academy Vikings on Monday afternoon, 16-3. The game was called after five innings, as the home team ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Southampton Indians look to retake district  | Add your comment
    2. Windsor track team takes bronze at home meet  | Add your comment
    3. Franklin Broncos host season’s first track meet  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper Report: Join the Blackwater Flotilla

    Riverkeeper Report: Join the Blackwater Flotilla

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 15th through the 17th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was high, fast and 50 degrees. Air ... Read more | Add your comment


    Franklin receives Virginia Main Street Milestone Awards

    Franklin receives Virginia Main Street Milestone Awards

    On Thursday, March 19, Downtown Franklin Association and the City of Franklin were presented with a Virginia Main Street Milestone Achievement Award for the dedication ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Kangaroo Express participates in campaign to support Victory Junction  | Add your comment
    2. On Franklin-Southampton and The Tobacco Commission  | Add your comment


    Many factors to consider when growing pumpkins

    Many factors to consider when growing pumpkins

    Agriculture in Western Tidewater is more than just corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans. Many farmers also cultivate other crops such as strawberries, sweet corn and ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Virginia peanut yield sets national record in 2014  | Add your comment
    2. Seed Survivor puts fun in lessons on plant life  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Nothing more important than free speech

    Of all the rights granted to American citizens, perhaps none is more important than our right to free speech, guaranteed in the First Amendment to ... Read more | Add your comment


    One, two, three a week

    Despite the city label, Franklin is a small town. It’s easy to run into people you ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Who will have the courage to stop the alternative 460?

    Anyone who has followed the Alternative Route 460 project would have to agree that from start to present it has been a “Comedy of Errors.” ... Read more | Add your comment


    A time for community

    When we think about prayer, most people picture a solitary person seeking God. Maybe that person is kneeling at a bedside or in a church ... Read more | Add your comment

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