Franklin robotics pulls off come-from-behind victory

Franklin robotics pulls off come-from-behind victory

The No. 2 seed FIRST Robotics alliance was well on its way to winning the first round of the Richmond Regional, when the Franklin High ... Read more | Add your comment

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Southampton County adjusts zoning ordinance

After several months of planning and public hearings, the Southampton County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the revision of the county’s current zoning ordinances on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. McAuliffe voices faith in 460  | Add your comment
  2. Franklin restaurateur and icon, Fred Rabil, dies  | Add your comment
  3. Standing strong, standing bald  | Add your comment

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Riverkeeper needs boaters for Clean Rivers Day

The 15th-annual Clean Rivers Day is set to kick off on Saturday, and Riverkeeper Jeff Turner is still looking for teams — particularly those willing ... Read more | Add your comment

Franklin wants to ‘level playing field’ in college admissions

Franklin wants to ‘level playing field’ in college admissions

Starting next school year, Franklin City Public School students will move from a seven- to a 10-point grading scale. Read more | Add your comment

IWCS board keeps Newport seat open for applicants

Following a nearly hour-long closed session, the Isle of Wight County School Board reconvened in open session on Wednesday evening to announce that it will ... Read more | Add your comment

Good Company to perform eclectic American set

Good Company will be the next show in the Franklin-Southampton Concert Association series. The collective of singers and songwriters will play on Friday, March 27, ... Read more | Add your comment

Ivor Fire Department gun bash

The fourth annual Gun Bash, Ivor Fire Department’s major fundraiser, lived up to members’ expectations Saturday when nearly 150 people filled the fire station to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Students campaign to kick ‘R’ word out of Southampton schools  | Add your comment
  2. Speakers urge teacher raises at IWCS budget hearing  | Add your comment
  3. FCPS outlines house map for success  | Add your comment
  4. Project Plant It!  | Add your comment
  5. Freemasonry in Southampton County  | Add your comment
  6. IOW public can comment on school budget  | Add your comment
  7. Franklin Robotics team headed to first regional  | Add your comment
  8. Chairman resigns from IWCS School Board  | Add your comment
  9. City prepares to take block grant to next level  | Add your comment
  10. Solar power company to relocate to Greensville County  | Add your comment
  11. Councilman: utility bills high despite lack of presence  | Add your comment
  12. Sheriff announces re-election plan  | Add your comment
  13. Windsor votes to make rough places plain  | Add your comment
  14. Southampton student named Junior Beta Club State President  | Add your comment
  15. Chairman resigns from IWCS School Board  | Add your comment
  16. Alleged rape reported near Courtland  | Add your comment
  17. Southampton schools will not revise grading policy  | Add your comment
  18. Windsor Weekly premieres this month  | Add your comment
  19. Windsor council unified against 460 alternative  | Add your comment
  20. Johnson’s Mill remains in the family  | Add your comment
  21. DQ celebrating anniversary with sweet gift  | Add your comment
  22. City upgrades phone, data systems through ePlus, Cisco  | Add your comment
  23. Southampton to send start time surveys  | Add your comment
  24. Ex-Windsor police chief manipulated reports, bartered rifle  | Add your comment
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    Windsor track team takes bronze at home meet

    Windsor track team takes bronze at home meet

    Hosting Greensville, Park View and Southampton, both Windsor High School boys and girls track teams were able to earn enough points for a bronze medal. ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Franklin Broncos host season’s first track meet  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Dukes overpower Franklin netters  | Add your comment
    3. Lady Raiders pick up dramatic win  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper Report: Join the Blackwater Flotilla

    Riverkeeper Report: Join the Blackwater Flotilla

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 15th through the 17th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was high, fast and 50 degrees. Air ... Read more | Add your comment


    Bradshaw Building dedicated

    Bradshaw Building dedicated

    The Bradshaw Building and its resident businesses on North Main Street in downtown Franklin were dedicated last week with the cutting of a ribbon, speaking ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Local nursing homes among state’s best  | Add your comment
    2. Whitley’s Bar-B-Que undergoing renovations  | Add your comment


    Many factors to consider when growing pumpkins

    Many factors to consider when growing pumpkins

    Agriculture in Western Tidewater is more than just corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans. Many farmers also cultivate other crops such as strawberries, sweet corn and ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Virginia peanut yield sets national record in 2014  | Add your comment
    2. Seed Survivor puts fun in lessons on plant life  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Cut out the ‘R’ word in school

    According to the National Education Association, bullying affects more than 160,000 middle and high school children each month. Those who are victims of bullying, be ... Read more | Add your comment


    One, two, three a week

    Despite the city label, Franklin is a small town. It’s easy to run into people you ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Historic homes can be worth investment

    The articles that were recently written in the TN concerning the historic district and mixed use rezoning need a lot of clarification. People are unfairly ... Read more | Add your comment


    A time for listening

    Listening is a lost art. It is a casualty of the self-centered world in which we live where most of us are convinced that we ... Read more | Add your comment

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