Franklin resident enlists help to get jobs for southside residents

Franklin resident enlists help to get jobs for southside residents

In cooperation with business and community leaders, Thomas Councill Jr. has been setting up the Southside Job Network in Franklin to alleviate unemployment and underemployment, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Carrsville skeletal remains identified

On Nov. 7, 2014, around 1:45 p.m. the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office received a call that possible human skeletal remains had been located ... Read more | Add your comment

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  3. Board of Supervisors reappoints chairman  | Add your comment

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Local club set to host annual auction

The Sebrell Civic Club will be hosting its 62nd annual auction on Friday at the Sebrell Community Center, located at 17324 River Road in Courtland. ... Read more | Add your comment

Snow in forecast, but no accumulation expected

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Western Tidewater, including Franklin, Southampton County and Isle of Wight County. During the hours of 11 o'clock ... Read more | Add your comment

Law would let Dominion hike electric bills

Dominion Virginia Power would be allowed to avoid state regulation for eight years while having the ability to raise consumers’ electric bills, if the General ... Read more | Add your comment

House bill challenges dog hunting laws

Some Virginia landowners believe that the time has come for the state to do away with the long-standing “right to retrieve” law. A bill has ... Read more | Add your comment

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A remote view

City uses Prism’s lens to inspect water, sewer lines at St. Regis site Read more | Add your comment

  1. Gun incidents bring up potential worries  | Add your comment
  2. Panel kills bills to put legal ads online  | Add your comment
  3. Another IWCS administrator announces departure  | Add your comment
  4. And the dream goes on  | Add your comment
  5. Tennis culture budding at SPM  | Add your comment
  6. Southampton schools conduct studies about new start time  | Add your comment
  7. IOW pitches 2040 plan in town hall  | Add your comment
  8. Assembly considers reckless driving speed  | Add your comment
  9. Childhood trauma can lead to problematic behavior  | Add your comment
  10. IOW to host visit from DMV 2 Go  | Add your comment
  11. Morris seeks transparency  | Add your comment
  12. PDCCC fundraiser to be next United Way director  | Add your comment
  13. School resource officer gone following student complaint  | Add your comment
  14. Pro-ISIS group attacks IOW government website  | Add your comment
  15. ‘Now I can help with the groceries’  | Add your comment
  16. Living united, living free  | Add your comment
  17. Delegate’s legislation introduced into Assembly  | Add your comment
  18. Despite snow flurries and icy roads, few problems reported  | Add your comment
  19. Windsor council wants more input on gym repairs  | Add your comment
  20. Windsor council gives OK for water permit  | Add your comment
  21. 460 plan rocks Windsor  | Add your comment
  22. Boykins Troop invites community to MLK Walk  | Add your comment
  23. County continues to work toward new comprehensive plan  | Add your comment
  24. In the New Year, think about what you throw away  | Add your comment
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    Winning streak snapped as Lady Raiders suffer first loss of new year

    Prior to Jan. 1, the Southampton Academy girls basketball team had not been playing at the level that head coach Jeffrey Pope had imagined. An ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Broncos lose first conference match  | Add your comment
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    Outdoors

    Riverkeeper held hostage

    Riverkeeper held hostage

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 19th through the 21st on the Blackwater above Burdette. The water was COLD at 38 degrees, and according ... Read more | Add your comment

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    Franklin resident enlists help to get jobs for southside residents

    Franklin resident enlists help to get jobs for southside residents

    In cooperation with business and community leaders, Thomas Councill Jr. has been setting up the Southside Job Network in Franklin to alleviate unemployment and underemployment, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Building businesses by creating personal wealth  | Add your comment
    2. Horace Mann insurance company graduates from incubator  | Add your comment

    Agribusiness

    A hand-made harvest

    A hand-made harvest

    If he’s not already done, Elisha Barnes is soon to complete the harvesting of his peanuts. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Forecast shows peanut, cotton and soybean production up from 2013, corn down  | Add your comment
    2. Virginia peanut yields predicted to increase by 26 percent  | Add your comment

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    It’s time to end the 460 fiasco

    The good folks at dictionary.com define the word fiasco as “a complete and ignominious failure.” A quick check of the word ignominious revealed its definition ... Read more | Add your comment

    Columns

    The remarkable collapse of our trust in government

    Do you trust the federal government? Read more | Add your comment

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    Sedley resident wonders about justice for all

    As I predicted, Bob McDonnell is still not in jail and now can remain out of jail during his appeal. Where would you and I ... Read more | Add your comment

    Lifestyles

    The power — and danger — of a habit

    I expect most of you have seen a picture of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple. Maybe you have watched a presentation by Jobs or seen ... Read more | Add your comment

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