Tigers slip by Broncos in the 4th quarter

Tigers slip by Broncos in the 4th quarter

The annual “throw away the record game” between Tri-Rivers District rivals Franklin High School and Sussex Central High School produced a thrilling ending Friday night ... Read more | Add your comment

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Suspect arrested in hit-and-run

A Suffolk man has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run accident involving a Franklin City School Bus on Thursday morning. Read more | Add your comment

Hospital prepared for Ebola

The disease Ebola captured American attention when Thomas Duncan from Liberia died from the virus in a Dallas hospital on Oct. 8. The case is ... Read more | Add your comment

FHS theater group to perform for competition

FHS theater group to perform for competition

A dozen Franklin High School students are living the dream, even if it’s a bit of a nightmare at times. Read more | Add your comment

Following his chosen path

Following his chosen path

Posting a video on YouTube, recording an album or two and performing on national television are not enough for Fernando Varela. No, he’s got to ... Read more | Add your comment

Southampton Middle School students research careers

Southampton Middle School students research careers

Southampton Middle School students have been encouraged this week to consider whatever future careers they desire. To spark their imagination or interests, the school invited ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Burglary suspect turns himself in  | Add your comment
  2. Triumph In Life to host learning disabilities benefit  | Add your comment
  3. Police investigate hit-and-run involving Franklin school bus  | Add your comment
  4. Franklin police respond to home invasion  | Add your comment
  5. Franklin, Southampton students take in symphony  | Add your comment
  6. No room for debate: Forbes doesn’t respond to challenger’s requests  | Add your comment
  7. Voters need photos to vote  | Add your comment
  8. Boykins looks for record crowd at Pumpkin Fest  | Add your comment
  9. Down the drain  | Add your comment
  10. An appetite for mystery: Downtown restaurant hosting interactive play  | Add your comment
  11. Housing authority to renovate two apartment complexes  | Add your comment
  12. Corrective Action Plan public hearing set for Oct. 16  | Add your comment
  13. Schools prepared to combat virus  | Add your comment
  14. Courtland Vol. firefighters talk fire safety  | Add your comment
  15. Jail officer attacked  | Add your comment
  16. Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble to perform locally  | Add your comment
  17. Capron men first to marry in county  | Add your comment
  18. Father sentenced in daughter’s death  | Add your comment
  19. Mental illness topic of Friday program  | Add your comment
  20. Baby white Bengal Tiger cub arrives at Bear Path Acres  | Add your comment
  21. Program to teach shooter response  | Add your comment
  22. The (mis)adventures of Riverkeeper and Moonpie  | Add your comment
  23. Council debates emergency call-in option  | Add your comment
  24. Franklin ‘Fills the Boot’ for $5,000  | Add your comment
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    Tigers slip by Broncos in the 4th quarter

    Tigers slip by Broncos in the 4th quarter

    The annual “throw away the record game” between Tri-Rivers District rivals Franklin High School and Sussex Central High School produced a thrilling ending Friday night ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Surry defeats Indians 20-14  | Add your comment
    2. Dukes lose to Greensville  | Add your comment
    3. Raiders come up short in Rocky Mount  | Add your comment

    Outdoors

    Riverkeeper report: Heavy mast, harsh winter?

    Riverkeeper report: Heavy mast, harsh winter?

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 12th through the 14th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Right off the bat we had an interesting occurrence ... Read more | Add your comment

    Business

    East Pavilion getting major upgrade

    East Pavilion getting major upgrade

    Work has started for $995,000 in renovations at East Pavilion, the long-term residential care center in Franklin. Director Esther Francis is eager for the work ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Personal care program ready to lend helping hands  | Add your comment
    2. Virginia Diner celebration set for Thursday  | Add your comment

    Agribusiness

    Japanese delegation visits area peanut producers

    Japanese delegation visits area peanut producers

    “Konnichiwa” and “arigato” were the first words spoken as a group of 18 visitors from Japan were welcomed to Hubbard Peanut Company on Wednesday, Sept. ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Competitors win at Isle of Wight County Fair  | Add your comment
    2. Virginia Tech’s Allen Harper honored with emeritus status  | Add your comment

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    Nurturing career ambitions

    As you’ll likely recall from your own childhood, adults at the time would frequently ask, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Read more | Add your comment

    Columns

    Bowling for charitable dollars

    Western Tidewater has no shortage of civic organizations whose mission is to do good for our ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Resident grateful for Randy Forbes’ work

    While reading in this morning’s newspaper Elliott Fausz’ complaints about Randy Forbes’ shortcomings, I thought that my experience with Representative Forbes has been that he ... Read more | Add your comment

    Lifestyles

    What do we celebrate?

    My wife, Joy, and I spent a school year living in southern India. India, especially rural India, is a very different culture from what we ... Read more | Add your comment

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