Rain doesn’t dampen Renaissance Faire

Rain doesn’t dampen Renaissance Faire

Planning an event in April has an equal chance of it being a breezy, perfect-temperature stroll in the park, or an outright slog through mud ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Interim PDCCC president ready to start work

Dr. William C. Aiken is only a few weeks into his job in Franklin, and he’s still in the meet-and-greet phase. It won’t last long, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Sheriff’s Office, property owners continue Styrofoam cleanup  | Add your comment
  2. Route 460 concerns discussed at CTB meeting  | Add your comment
  3. Grade-school hero honored by firefighters  | Add your comment

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UDC Jerusalem chapter honors Memorial Day

UDC Jerusalem chapter honors Memorial Day

The United Daughters of the Confederacy’s Jerusalem chapter prepared a ceremony in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church cemetery this past Sunday to honor the soldiers and ... Read more | Add your comment

Newsoms intersection nears completion

Having previously located and determined that all of the underground power and sewage lines are deep enough that they would not be impacted by the ... Read more | Add your comment

Twin brothers graduate from college’s  administration of justice program

Twin brothers graduate from college’s administration of justice program

Watching a lot of television may not be such a bad thing after all. Justin and Jalen Boone of Courtland grew up viewing crime shows ... Read more | Add your comment

DuBois: Student loss drives finances

Financial reports from Paul D. Camp Community College show that even as enrollment slowed, the college spent more on administrative costs and required more state ... Read more | Add your comment

Local funding awarded to aid Southampton schools

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors approved at Monday evening’s board meeting the appropriation of $236,752.82 in revenue from various sources and programs to Southampton ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Southampton hosts Special Olympics  | Add your comment
  2. Supervisors expected to adopt $70.3 million budget  | Add your comment
  3. Crash closes portion of Route 58  | Add your comment
  4. Southampton Class of 2005 accepting scholarship applications  | Add your comment
  5. Four injured in head-on collision  | Add your comment
  6. Constitution is guiding principle for FPD  | Add your comment
  7. Arrest made in Smith homicide  | Add your comment
  8. Challenger emerges for school board chair  | Add your comment
  9. PDCCC’s Vice President announces resignation  | Add your comment
  10. Southampton High School inspected after bomb threat  | Add your comment
  11. Virginia Pork Festival to return this summer  | Add your comment
  12. Roanoke-Chowan Pork-Fest announces activities  | Add your comment
  13. The hero next door  | Add your comment
  14. Suspect charged in connection with Smith homicide  | Add your comment
  15. Watch out for door-to-door ‘roofers’  | Add your comment
  16. Council to open school board nominations  | Add your comment
  17. Sinkhole closes Old Place Road  | Add your comment
  18. Southampton student named Franklin Youth of the Year  | Add your comment
  19. IOW Sheriff’s office seeks help on homicide  | Add your comment
  20. Future Problem Solvers win at State Bowl Competition  | Add your comment
  21. Awards aplenty for Southampton Key Club  | Add your comment
  22. Courtland Rescue to host fundraiser dinner  | Add your comment
  23. VDOT will continue bridge upkeep around Western Tidewater at Pagan Creek  | Add your comment
  24. FHS to walk, raise funds for diabetes  | Add your comment
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    Lady Broncos set for road trip to South Hill

    Lady Broncos set for road trip to South Hill

    The Franklin High School softball team was run-ruled by host Greensville County High School Lady Eagles on Tuesday, 20-0. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Rock Church School gets an upgrade  | Add your comment
    2. Windsor defeats Sussex 9-0  | Add your comment
    3. Southampton star running back looks to shine bright at all-star game  | Add your comment


    The continual continuity

    The continual continuity

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 21st through the 22nd on the Nottoway in the Courtland area. Then we had to pull out because ... Read more | Add your comment


    Whitley’s Bar-B-Que plans grand reopening

    Whitley’s Bar-B-Que plans grand reopening

    The official grand reopening of Whitley’s Bar-B-Que is planned for Saturday, May 2. From noon until 2 p.m., there will be $1 off each buffet ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. U.S. Small Business Administration pays Franklin Business Incubator visit  | Add your comment
    2. Learn to build wealth on a budget for free  | 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

    Good first steps at PDCCC

    Just a couple of weeks after former Paul D. Camp Community College President Paul Conco was removed from his post, the problems facing the college ... Read more | Add your comment


    No more excuses

    Members of Franklin’s City Council have gone to great lengths in recent years to absolve themselves ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    In response to an attack on the Commonwealth Attorney

    I have read and reviewed with understandable and great interest Ronnie Cornwell’s attack upon our Commonwealth’s Attorney. Read more | Add your comment


    Day in the Country successful despite rain

    The 41st annual “Day in the Country” went off as scheduled despite a cold drizzle that lasted almost all day, said program director Juliette Whyte. Read more | Add your comment

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