Franklin leads Hampton Roads in VSP crime report

Franklin leads Hampton Roads in VSP crime report

When Franklin Police Department Capt. Tim Whitt presented the Virginia State Police’s annual crime report to a neighborhood watch group recently, he was a little ... Read more | Add your comment

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Supervisors set policy on public notices

The county’s government will return to publishing public notices — also known as legal notices — in The Tidewater News and The Smithfield Times, though ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Council approves $40,000 sale agreement to Highground Services  | Add your comment
  2. Teacher’s background check submitted Oct. 24  | Add your comment
  3. Board extends term of IDA seat  | Add your comment

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Western Tidewater show aims to inspire

A new television show that airs on Sunday nights aims to address issues of special relevance to Suffolk and Western Tidewater. Read more | Add your comment

Audit shows town of Windsor faring well

The Town Council received an early Christmas present of sorts at its most recent meeting. Diane Smith, a certified public accountant from Newport News, presented ... Read more | Add your comment

SoCo planning to remap zoning districts

Following a brief public hearing on Monday evening, the Southampton County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the planning commission’s recommendation to revise the county’s current ... Read more | Add your comment

School superintendent releases letter to parents

On Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 17, Franklin City Public School Division Superintendent Willie Bell sent a letter to parents addressing the situation with the first grade ... Read more | Add your comment

Hill remembered for his smile

On Monday the Franklin Broncos basketball team got together to remember a fallen brother, Martinez Hill, 22, who died on Friday night after suffering a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ferguson resigns from SPM classroom  | Add your comment
  2. Alumni teams split annual game  | Add your comment
  3. Sheriff’s office focuses effort on student safety, anti-bullying campaign  | Add your comment
  4. Man found guilty of reckless handling of firearm  | Add your comment
  5. Alleged murder suspect in custody  | Add your comment
  6. Franklin Police seek murder suspect  | Add your comment
  7. Franklin homicide victim dropped off at hospital  | Add your comment
  8. SPM teacher fired for heroin arrest  | Add your comment
  9. Southampton student reports assault after FHS-SHS game  | Add your comment
  10. Author visits Franklin High School book club  | Add your comment
  11. ­IWCS discusses superintendent search  | Add your comment
  12. Franklin, Southampton gear up for reunion game  | Add your comment
  13. Franklin Schools, Social Services lead toy drive  | Add your comment
  14. Ivor Christmas celebration draws crowd  | Add your comment
  15. Holiday POPS! returns for free concert  | Add your comment
  16. Supervisors mull road improvement options  | Add your comment
  17. Franklin man sentenced for robbing SunTrust Bank  | Add your comment
  18. Worldwide candle lighting service set for Dec. 14  | Add your comment
  19. Spectators say parade not rated PG  | Add your comment
  20. Wireless company, county has no plans to erect cell tower  | Add your comment
  21. Supervisors discuss appointments  | Add your comment
  22. Franklin man arrested after firing shots  | Add your comment
  23. Attempted robbery foiled at Love’s  | Add your comment
  24. Fight breaks out after Christmas parade  | Add your comment
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    Southampton Indians wrestling preview

    Southampton Indians wrestling preview

    Wrestling is not like other sports, where team success triumphs personal glory and statistics. In fact, wrestling is just the opposite, according to Southampton Indians ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lost by a hair  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Indians look to close out year on high note  | Add your comment
    3. Indians play game of season  | Add your comment


    Beavers open new grocery store

    Beavers open new grocery store

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 11th through the 13th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The 11th is my birthday, so over the years ... Read more | Add your comment


    Former Franklin resident named publisher of Carolina newspapers

    A former Franklin resident has recently been named publisher of The Daily Advance, Chowan Herald and The Perquimans Weekly, all in North Carolina. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Hub’s Hearts pump energy into communities  | Add your comment
    2. Insercorp relocates in downtown  | Add your comment


    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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    IOW supervisors did right by residents

    Isle of Wight County residents were the real winners when the majority of supervisors, 4-1, voted on Thursday to restore publishing legal notices in both ... Read more | Add your comment


    Why we do what we do

    “All you guys do is report bad news.” Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Boykins mayor thanks all for help with parade

    To the Editor: As mayor of the Town of Boykins, I would like to thank the Tarrara Womans Club, Boykins Lions Club, Boykins Main Street ... Read more | Add your comment


    And a little child shall lead them…

    Jesus lived in a time when children were considered insignificant and unimportant, and yet Jesus was quite clear that children were important to him. He ... Read more | Add your comment

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