Residents, business owners recall Hurricane Floyd flood

Residents, business owners recall Hurricane Floyd flood

The Tidewater News’ Staff Writer Stephen H. Cowles and Managing Editor Cain Madden sat down with residents and business owners talking about Hurricane Floyd, which ... Read more | Add your comment

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Modern Oil employees win suit

Recently, a jury in Southampton County awarded a group of 10 people who had to sue for a bonus originally promised by their employers. The ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. IOW prosecutor tapped for bench  | Add your comment
  2. Lawmakers: Ethics focus in 2015  | Add your comment
  3. Making a safe haven for memories  | Add your comment

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Suspects arrested in Ivor lawnmower burglary

Southampton County Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified two suspects in connection with the Aug. 10 burglary at Crawford’s Small Engine and Equipment on Route 460 ... Read more | Add your comment

Students dance along to stamp out bullying

Students dance along to stamp out bullying

Though he’s worked on MTV and recorded his own songs, JLINE told a crowd of J.P. King Middle Schoolers on Thursday that there’s only one ... Read more | Add your comment

Award lauds Scout’s ambition, preserves memory

Award lauds Scout’s ambition, preserves memory

Anthony Ona’s dedication to Scouting is extensive, to say the least. A member of Troop 17 in Franklin, Ona has, in the past year alone, ... Read more | Add your comment

Boy hit by car while skateboarding near Franklin

Two boys were riding their skateboards on Woods Trail south of Route 635 at about 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, when one of them was struck ... Read more | Add your comment

Franklin Cruise In ends in style

Franklin Cruise In ends in style

The Franklin Cruise In, put on this past summer by the Franklin Veterans of Foreign Wars and Franklin Parks and Recreation, came to an end ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Franklin, IOW, Southampton, public schools all see gains  | Add your comment
  2. Report outlines benefits of pipeline  | Add your comment
  3. City, FSEDI hope to tap into Atlantic pipeline  | Add your comment
  4. Delegate talks issues with Rotarians  | Add your comment
  5. Tourism revenue grew in the City of Franklin, Southampton County in 2013  | Add your comment
  6. Franklin utility billing policies are working, says admin  | Add your comment
  7. Planning OKs amendments to allow development near schools  | Add your comment
  8. This time it’s personal  | Add your comment
  9. Gala to aid Genieve Shelter  | Add your comment
  10. Woodmen Chapter 18 dedicates flag to VFW Post 4411  | Add your comment
  11. P3 has solution to downtown recycling  | Add your comment
  12. Local attorney defending two former officers  | Add your comment
  13. Heavy rain causes Franklin treatment plant to overflow  | Add your comment
  14. Former Windsor chief arrested on embezzlement charge  | Add your comment
  15. Lillie Faison installed as first female pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church  | Add your comment
  16. Franklin woman killed in Gates Co.  | Add your comment
  17. WTFC receives recognition for helping uninsured patients with prescriptions  | Add your comment
  18. All Isle of Wight County Schools closed today  | Add your comment
  19. Reaction mixed to proposed natural gas pipeline  | Add your comment
  20. P3 determined to curb pollution in local waterways  | Add your comment
  21. Legislators comment on McDonnells’ conviction  | Add your comment
  22. Franklin teen dreams of Disney  | Add your comment
  23. News from yesteryear  | Add your comment
  24. Making their own kind of music  | Add your comment
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    Raiders fall in slugfest

    The Southampton Academy Raiders hosted the Arendell Parrott Academy Patriots of Kinston, North Carolina, at Pillow field in Courtland and were handed their first regular ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Dukes shutout ‘Jackets for Homecoming win  | Add your comment
    2. Indians’ drive-sustaining woes continue in loss  | Add your comment
    3. Broncos come out strong in win  | Add your comment


    Gunn, Whitley take first place in bass tournament

    Gunn, Whitley take first place in bass tournament

    The 13th round of the Three Rivers Bass Tournament Series was on Sept. 6, and boaters launched from the new Hercules Boat Landing on the ... Read more | Add your comment


    Curves dedicated to women getting  their health back ‘one woman at a time’

    Curves dedicated to women getting their health back ‘one woman at a time’

    When Jan Aleshire walked into Curves in Franklin, she was ready for what the women’s health and exercise program offers. Read more | Add your comment

    1. Highground Services is expanding  | Add your comment
    2. Whitley’s Bar-B-Que remains a tradition  | Add your comment


    Area farmers gain crop knowledge before harvest

    Area farmers gain crop knowledge before harvest

    Farmers and researchers in Southampton, Isle of Wight, Suffolk and even beyond met last Thursday at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Suffolk. ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Virginia Cooperative Extension reminds farmers to prepare for severe weather  | Add your comment
    2. Governor McAuliffe declares first-ever honey month in Virginia  | Add your comment

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    Live like Virginians

    With Virginia’s former governor and first lady preparing appeals to their convictions on multiple corruption charges, state legislators throughout the commonwealth are promising that this ... Read more | Add your comment


    The beginning of the end

    We’ve been caressing these crops all year. We laid them in a v-shaped bed five months ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Is Southampton County open for development at any cost?

    Is Southampton County open for development at any cost? Read more | Add your comment


    Bread and circuses

    “Bread and circuses” may strike you as a funny title for a newspaper column, but it is unfortunately appropriate in our society today. In fact, ... Read more | Add your comment

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