Weather forces school systems to add make up days

Weather forces school systems to add make up days

Students in Western Tidewater will have to make up several days of school because of the recent snow and record-breaking cold, which may lengthen the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Madison Street neighborhood gets money for improvements

On Wednesday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that the Madison Street Neighborhood Revitalization would be one of the projects funded by this year’s Community Development Block ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Diabetes program scheduled  | Add your comment
  2. IOW OKs resolution for CIP  | Add your comment
  3. Southampton County to auction surplus property  | 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

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

McAuliffe signs Dominion bill into law

After weeks of debate, Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law Tuesday a bill that will allow Dominion Virginia Power to forgo biennial base rate regulation ... Read more | Add your comment

Road project delayed as county waits for funds

With improvements to Rose Valley Road now complete, the reconstruction of Governor Darden Road has now become the Southampton County Board of Supervisor’s top secondary ... Read more | Add your comment

IOW Emergency Services chief introduced

A former paramedic for Isle of Wight back in 2011 has returned to the county, but this time in a new leadership role. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Blood drive cancelled  | Add your comment
  2. Three lanes reopened on 460  | Add your comment
  3. Accident near Zuni shuts down 460  | Add your comment
  4. SHS postpones pair of events  | Add your comment
  5. Latest bout with snow closes schools, government offices  | Add your comment
  6. IOW schools announce closing  | Add your comment
  7. SA, Franklin cancel classes  | Add your comment
  8. School systems waiting to make snow day decision  | Add your comment
  9. Snow could stick around this week  | Add your comment
  10. Boykins to appear on ‘American Pickers’  | Add your comment
  11. Secretary of Commerce offers tips to success  | Add your comment
  12. Virginia youth choirs to perform in local concert  | Add your comment
  13. Franklin, SoCo, IoW cancel school  | Add your comment
  14. Both Southampton school systems announce two-hour delay  | Add your comment
  15. Snow accumulation possible over next three days  | Add your comment
  16. Southampton schools announce early release  | Add your comment
  17. As enrollment declines, Southampton may see revenue shortfall  | Add your comment
  18. GPS leads to alleged thief  | Add your comment
  19. Various road improvement plans moving along in SoCo  | Add your comment
  20. Winter weather disrupts blood donations  | Add your comment
  21. Southampton school board mulls potential start time  | Add your comment
  22. 460 plan advances  | Add your comment
  23. Miss SHS pageant postponed  | Add your comment
  24. Bitter cold brings record low temperatures to region  | Add your comment
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    Lady Chargers, Chargers wrap up season

    After finishing the regular season 13-9 and making it to the semifinals in the conference tournament, the Isle of Wight Academy Lady Chargers entered the ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lady Raiders earn all-conference, academic awards  | Add your comment
    2. Hawks advance to quarterfinals, but come up short  | Add your comment
    3. Southampton Storm players sign to Richard Bland College  | 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

    Help on the way for small businesses

    Small business is a big deal in America. According to statistics compiled by the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses — those with fewer than ... 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

    Citizens’ property rights receive resounding support

    The Virginia General Assembly confirmed my piece of legislation, Senate Bill 872, by vote. It will now be sent to the Governor’s Desk for approval. ... Read more | Add your comment


    A time for asking

    Last week, I began a series of columns on the different times in life. We recognized that all of life is not simply “happy,” and ... Read more | Add your comment

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