Boykins presents mini-museum

Boykins presents mini-museum

As a way to collect, preserve and present the history of Boykins, a mini-museum has been established in town. Photos, plaques, copies of the town’s ... Read more | Add your comment

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City proposes 9 percent tax increase

After all the budget requests came in, Franklin City Manager Randy Martin was faced with a $3.5 million shortfall between expenditures and projected revenue. The ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. IWCS names new school leader  | Add your comment
  2. School attorney proposes new Citizens’ Time rules  | Add your comment
  3. Private schools allowed to join Virginia High School League  | Add your comment

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Two seats on Southampton school board up for grabs

The Southampton County School Board Selection Commission will host a public hearing on Tuesday, June 9, in regard to the current terms for both the ... Read more | Add your comment

Wesley Hadsell indicted for obstruction of justice

The adoptive father of the late Anjelica “A.J.” Hadsell was indicted on Wednesday for charges related to his interference of the investigation into her disappearance. ... Read more | Add your comment

SoCo deputy, former Village employee arrested [Update]

SoCo deputy, former Village employee arrested [Update]

A Southampton County Sheriff's Office deputy and a former employee of The Village at Woods Edge were arrested by the U.S. Marshals service on Thursday ... Read more | Add your comment

PDCCC celebrates 44th Commencement

PDCCC celebrates 44th Commencement

Paul D. Camp Community College observed its 44th Commencement on May 15. The ceremony was at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. More ... Read more | Add your comment

Southampton releases 2015-16 school calendar

The Southampton County Public School board revealed and unanimously approved the school calendar for the 2015-16 school year at the May 11 board meeting. Director ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. School Board praises Southampton students  | Add your comment
  2. Man charged after bus crash  | Add your comment
  3. Hit-and-run suspect in Windsor ID’d  | Add your comment
  4. Franklin man arrested for domestic assault, brandishing gun  | Add your comment
  5. Singer of ‘God Made Girls’ to headline Franklin-Southampton Fair  | Add your comment
  6. No new taxes planned in Windsor budget  | Add your comment
  7. Southampton County Schools finalize summer school plans  | Add your comment
  8. Franklin High School students are Champions Together  | Add your comment
  9. Hayden project ready for visitors  | Add your comment
  10. ‘It’s Alive!’ FHS troupe to present ‘Frankenstein’  | Add your comment
  11. South Quay Bridge reopens  | Add your comment
  12. Founders Day this Saturday  | Add your comment
  13. Southampton High student steals show at school board meeting  | Add your comment
  14. Trucks, tractors will put on a show  | Add your comment
  15. Franklin Council honors police, hospital  | Add your comment
  16. Emporia man charged with animal cruelty  | Add your comment
  17. Courtland fire dept. saves unoccupied home  | Add your comment
  18. Boats collided; husband & wife killed  | Add your comment
  19. Alcohol leads to stabbing, arrest  | Add your comment
  20. Two confirmed dead in boating accident  | Add your comment
  21. Franklin residents to get electric bill relief  | Add your comment
  22. Genieve Shelter expands  | Add your comment
  23. Decision reached to hold 2015 NC Watermelon Fest  | Add your comment
  24. County seniors attend TRIAD conference  | Add your comment
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    Franklin High School Track & Field Meet results

    Franklin High School Track & Field Meet results

    On May 6, the Franklin High School track team competed in the Sussex County Track and Field Meet. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Windsor footballers extend winning streak on Senior Night  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Bronco’s Netters lose last match of season  | Add your comment
    3. Windsor native earns contract with NFL’s Baltimore Ravens  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: Nuclear bomb dropped near Route 189

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 13th through the 15th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was 73 degrees and kinda muddy looking. ... Read more | Add your comment


    Weaving together unique gift baskets

    Weaving together unique gift baskets

    Unique Unlimited Inc. is a business inspiration that’s been more than 30 years in the making. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Franklin Incubator celebrates anniversary with open house  | Add your comment
    2. ‘Time is what we want most, but what we use worst’  | 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

    Remember the reason

    For many, Memorial Day marks the first day of summer. We all anxiously await the smell of barbecue filling the air and the sight of ... Read more | Add your comment


    A few thoughts

    In another week or so, decisions regarding two seats on the Southampton County School Board will ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Post chaplain invites all to VFW 4411 Memorial Day

    Thank you for your announcements of our Memorial Day Program to be held on May 25, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the VFW Post 4411 ... Read more | Add your comment


    Letting go

    I don’t consider myself to be a perfectionist or a “control freak,” but I do like to see anything I am in charge of go ... Read more | Add your comment

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