Graz’n Acres to benefit from 11-year-old’s charity

Graz’n Acres to benefit from 11-year-old’s charity

Last year, a 10-year-old Riverdale Elementary student had trouble falling asleep on the night of Oct. 5. Read more | Add your comment

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IOW burglary suspect sought

Investigators for the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office have arrest warrants out for a suspect in several burglaries, according to Sgt. Tommy Potter of ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Search continues for child abductor  | Add your comment
  2. Fall fest to feature fireworks  | Add your comment
  3. Wounded Warriors hunt dove in Zuni  | Add your comment

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Motorcycle accident claims Suffolk man’s life

A Suffolk man died at the scene of the accident after striking an SUV from behind while traveling eastbound on Route 460 near Tucker Swamp ... Read more | Add your comment

DEQ to look into Franklin collection system

After receiving the five-day letter from the City of Franklin following the Sept. 8 wastewater plant overflow, the Department of Environmental Quality Tidewater Region team’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Questions asked, answered about pipeline

A sample of people attending the open house for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline on Thursday gave a mixture of reactions and concerns about the ... Read more | Add your comment

Western Tidewater getting $130,429 in school security grants

To enhance their security, seven schools in Western Tidewater will receive grants totaling $130,429. Read more | Add your comment

S.P. Morton welcomes assistant principal

S.P. Morton welcomes assistant principal

Teri Pittman was excited to begin the new school year, and none of that has changed. Read more | Add your comment

  1. New Franklin High School assistant principal ready to raise the bar  | Add your comment
  2. Narricot sold: New owner anticipates layoffs, but committed to Boykins  | Add your comment
  3. Downtown businesses look forward to recycling  | Add your comment
  4. Tracing the visible steps toward art  | Add your comment
  5. To Shiew across America  | Add your comment
  6. Narricot Industries in Boykins sold  | Add your comment
  7. State, federal agencies sign draft 460 study  | Add your comment
  8. Judge dismisses suit in property case  | Add your comment
  9. O’er the land of the free  | Add your comment
  10. Animal cruelty earns Franklin woman a lifetime ban  | Add your comment
  11. Residents, business owners recall Hurricane Floyd flood  | Add your comment
  12. Modern Oil employees win suit  | Add your comment
  13. IOW prosecutor tapped for bench  | Add your comment
  14. Lawmakers: Ethics focus in 2015  | Add your comment
  15. Making a safe haven for memories  | Add your comment
  16. Suspects arrested in Ivor lawnmower burglary  | Add your comment
  17. Students dance along to stamp out bullying  | Add your comment
  18. Award lauds Scout’s ambition, preserves memory  | Add your comment
  19. Boy hit by car while skateboarding near Franklin  | Add your comment
  20. Franklin Cruise In ends in style  | Add your comment
  21. Franklin, IOW, Southampton, public schools all see gains  | Add your comment
  22. Report outlines benefits of pipeline  | Add your comment
  23. City, FSEDI hope to tap into Atlantic pipeline  | Add your comment
  24. Delegate talks issues with Rotarians  | Add your comment
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    Second-half comeback  falls short, Falcons clip Hawks

    Second-half comeback falls short, Falcons clip Hawks

    The Chowan University football team was unable to capitalize on a second-half comeback, and dropped a 33-31 decision to Saint Augustine’s University on Saturday afternoon. ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. SA’s Edwards awarded Player of the Week  | Add your comment
    2. Broncos come up short  | Add your comment
    3. IWA loses heartbreaker to No. 1 Fuqua  | Add your comment


    Fowl eating bass on the Nottoway

    Fowl eating bass on the Nottoway

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 17th through the 19th on the Nottoway below Hercules. The water was 71 degrees, high and fast at ... Read more | Add your comment


    Virginia Diner celebration set for Thursday

    Virginia Diner celebration set for Thursday

    The Virginia Diner Inc. is pleased to announce and to be celebrating its 85th anniversary, making the Virginia Diner the longest running roadside diner in ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Curves dedicated to women getting their health back ‘one woman at a time’  | Add your comment
    2. Highground Services is expanding  | 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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    Save the date

    Last year, The Tidewater News was proud to host the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band, who performed a community Christmas concert at Franklin ... Read more | Add your comment


    Sift through your memories

    Without sarcasm I had recently been asked about writing columns again. With one, maybe two exceptions, ... Read more | Add your comment

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    21st Annual Heritage Day a success!

    Many thanks to each of you who helped make the 21st Annual Heritage Day at Southampton Heritage Village/Agriculture & Forestry Museum a wonderful success. Read more | Add your comment


    Studying what matters: Relationships

    We are a society that loves to study the world around us. Sometimes these studies border on silly: a quick online search revealed a study ... Read more | Add your comment

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