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Probation visit reveals meth lab in Boykins

Probation visit reveals meth lab in Boykins

A probation officer conducting a residential check of an offender on Thursday afternoon revealed a one-pot methamphetamine apparatus inside a Boykins Manor mobile home. Read more | Add your comment

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State police seek help to ID car in area hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred on Route 258 in front of the Southampton Mobile Home Park in the early morning hours ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. North Carolina man arrested on attempted murder charge in Franklin  | Add your comment
  2. Treasurer’s office earns accreditation again  | Add your comment
  3. King reappointed to chair  | Add your comment

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Powwow attracts large audience

Powwow attracts large audience

The 17th Annual Cheroenhaka Indian Inter-tribal “Corn Dance” Powwow brought approximately 1,000 visitors to Courtland on Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

Newport News felon arrested for firearm possession

A Newport News man with a reported record as a convicted felon was arrested on Saturday for possessing a firearm. Read more | Add your comment

Supervisors discuss personnel appointments

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors at Monday evening’s board meeting unanimously approved the reappointment of one member of the county’s litter control council and ... Read more | Add your comment

Southampton budget allows for five new school buses

For the third-consecutive year, the Southampton County Public School District has purchased a new fleet of Thomas school buses. The five new buses, built by ... Read more | Add your comment

Drop out recovery program proposed

Representatives from Edison Learning, a for-profit international educational services provider, met with the Franklin City School Board on Wednesday to discuss a possible partnership in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. J.P. King offers unique summer school program  | Add your comment
  2. Ivor teacher retires after 44 years  | Add your comment
  3. Sheriff seeks burglary suspects  | Add your comment
  4. Local rescue organization saves dogs from euthanasia  | Add your comment
  5. VDOT closes one road, opens another  | Add your comment
  6. Joy the Clown’s magic show amazes young library patrons  | Add your comment
  7. Southampton Sheriff seeks lottery burglar  | Add your comment
  8. Gang leaders get day in court  | Add your comment
  9. Medical helicopter makes precautionary landing in Southampton County  | Add your comment
  10. Past IWCS chairman charged with grand larceny  | Add your comment
  11. Cheroenhaka Indians to host powwow  | Add your comment
  12. Firefighters’ petition remains unresolved  | Add your comment
  13. Broncos win VHSL Sportsmanship Award  | Add your comment
  14. Downtown Franklin business owners concerned about future  | Add your comment
  15. Arrest made in heroin, weapons trafficking investigation  | Add your comment
  16. Fugitive arraigned on drug and weapons charges  | Add your comment
  17. Police seek source of gunfire  | Add your comment
  18. Franklin man held on malicious wounding charge  | Add your comment
  19. Riddle named police chief in Windsor  | Add your comment
  20. Lottery tickets stolen  | Add your comment
  21. Southampton making strides with track  | Add your comment
  22. City Public Works awarded VDOT grant  | Add your comment
  23. Alliance: new findings show wood pellet manufacturing threatening rural south  | Add your comment
  24. Police apprehend subject  | Add your comment
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    Newsoms 16U wins the 2015 county title

    Newsoms 16U wins the 2015 county title

    The Newsoms 16U softball team won the postseason tournament with a win over Wakefield on June 25. Newsoms also won the regular season title with ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Franklin Parks and Rec to put on youth kickball league  | Add your comment
    2. Broncos look to dedicate all-star game to lost teammate  | Add your comment
    3. Participants migrate back to area for ‘Loving it now!’ FHS track golf tournament  | Add your comment


    Bass Club sponsors tournament for Special Olympics

    Bass Club sponsors tournament for Special Olympics

    Three Rivers Bass Club sponsored the second annual open benefit bass tournament for Area 29 Special Olympics on July 18 at the Blackwater Boat Landing ... Read more | Add your comment


    Parking increased downtown

    Parking increased downtown

    Public parking in Downtown Franklin has been increased recently with additional plans in the works. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Chamber presents scholarship to SHS grad  | Add your comment
    2. Land Transfers  | Add your comment


    Watermelons ripe and ready for picking

    This week marks the start of harvest season for Virginia watermelon growers. Read more | Add your comment

    1. National FFA Scholarship awarded to local student  | Add your comment
    2. Black-light trapping shows low numbers for pests  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Black and white

    Earlier this month, both the Southampton County and Franklin City school boards went through the annual exercise of voting on their respective leadership structures for ... Read more | Add your comment


    Profiting off tragedies

    Today’s news media love to inundate their viewers and readers with stories of the various murders, ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    A good work ethic is a valuable trait

    Having recently visited two companies that provide employment in Isle of Wight, I came away thankful for their presence. Both the International Paper Fluff Plant ... Read more | Add your comment


    The attention span of…an American

    Recently, my parents were in Courtland visiting from my hometown of Atlanta. They were only here for a few days, but in those few days ... Read more | Add your comment