Franklin schools could face shortfall

Franklin schools could face shortfall

The Franklin City Public School division is projecting to lose more than $300,000 in revenue from the Virginia General Assembly. With federal revenue expected to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Children’s concert cancelled

The Virginia Children’s Chorus appearance scheduled for Sunday, March 1, has been cancelled. Nancy Rowe, president of the Franklin-Southampton Concert Association, said the reason is ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. McAuliffe signs Dominion bill into law  | Add your comment
  2. Road project delayed as county waits for funds  | Add your comment
  3. IOW Emergency Services chief introduced  | Add your comment

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Blood drive cancelled

The blood drive scheduled for today, Feb. 27, in the Sedley Volunteer Fire Department has been cancelled. Read more | Add your comment

Three lanes reopened on 460

Virginia State Police have opened all lanes, but the right westbound lane, of Route 460 in the 5300 block of Windsor Boulevard in Zuni, according ... Read more | Add your comment

Accident near Zuni shuts down 460

An accident on Route 460 in Zuni near the Isle of Wight County line has caused the road to be shut down in both directions ... Read more | Add your comment

SHS postpones pair of events

Southampton High School, which is not in session today, is canceling two events that were scheduled for Friday and Saturday, and they will announce makeup ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest bout with snow closes schools, government offices

Latest bout with snow closes schools, government offices

For the third time in just over a week, snow and freezing rain fell across the Western Tidewater region. The threat of accumulation, alone, caused ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. IOW schools announce closing  | Add your comment
  2. SA, Franklin cancel classes  | Add your comment
  3. School systems waiting to make snow day decision  | Add your comment
  4. Snow could stick around this week  | Add your comment
  5. Boykins to appear on ‘American Pickers’  | Add your comment
  6. Secretary of Commerce offers tips to success  | Add your comment
  7. Virginia youth choirs to perform in local concert  | Add your comment
  8. Franklin, SoCo, IoW cancel school  | Add your comment
  9. Both Southampton school systems announce two-hour delay  | Add your comment
  10. Snow accumulation possible over next three days  | Add your comment
  11. Southampton schools announce early release  | Add your comment
  12. As enrollment declines, Southampton may see revenue shortfall  | Add your comment
  13. GPS leads to alleged thief  | Add your comment
  14. Various road improvement plans moving along in SoCo  | Add your comment
  15. Winter weather disrupts blood donations  | Add your comment
  16. Southampton school board mulls potential start time  | Add your comment
  17. 460 plan advances  | Add your comment
  18. Miss SHS pageant postponed  | Add your comment
  19. Bitter cold brings record low temperatures to region  | Add your comment
  20. Franklin school board meeting canceled (update)  | Add your comment
  21. Southampton School District cancels budget meeting  | Add your comment
  22. Girl Scouts 1105 plan mural for Windsor  | Add your comment
  23. Southampton schools offer career-advancement opportunities  | Add your comment
  24. Multiple accidents reported across the region  | Add your comment
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    Southampton Storm players sign to Richard Bland College

    Southampton Storm players sign to Richard Bland College

    On Sunday, Feb. 22, three players from the Southampton Storm 18U Gold team signed to play collegiate softball for Richard Bland College. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lady Dukes set to play in 2A East Regional  | Add your comment
    2. Snow ends SA varsity basketball season  | Add your comment
    3. Dukes get vengeance on Dragons in season’s end  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: A delicate balancing act

    Riverkeeper report: A delicate balancing act

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 3rd through the 5th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was fast and a very cold 36 ... Read more | Add your comment


    Land transfers

    SOUTHAMPTON County Land transfers from Jan. 5-30   Andrew M. Neville to Turner Allston Preservation, 25274 Barhams Hill Road, Drewryville, $62,800. Andrew M. Neville to ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Cofield’s got a lock on success  | Add your comment
    2. Special enrollment period announced for health insurance  | Add your comment


    Seed Survivor puts fun in lessons on plant life

    Seed Survivor puts fun in lessons on plant life

    Many students at S.P. Morton Elementary were treated recently to a series of interactive games, but not just for the sake of having a good ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Cotton, peanut producers enjoy another productive year  | Add your comment
    2. A hand-made harvest  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Together, a bad project can be defeated

    If you’ve lived in Western Tidewater even for a few years, then you’ll likely recall the brouhaha concerning the Outlying Landing Field. The Navy wanted ... Read more | Add your comment


    On taking a snow day

    On Tuesday at 5:45 p.m., the routing had been done to set up the camera and ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Raystine, my hero

    Raystine Johnson-Ashburn is the first African-American female funeral home owner in the City of Franklin. Her grandfather was the founder of the Wm. Johnson and ... Read more | Add your comment



    Mr. and Mrs. Cooper Pope Gillette Jr. of Capron are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Dare, to Dustan Thomas Jarratt, son ... Read more | Add your comment

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