Simply Divine closes its kitchen

Simply Divine closes its kitchen

Simply Divine closed its doors this past weekend with no advance warning. Regular customers who would come by Saturday for breakfast or lunch discovered the ... Read more  | 2 comments

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Equipment failure knocks out city power

A large part of Franklin was without power for approximately 35 minutes on Tuesday morning because of equipment failure. Read more

  1. Challenger emerges for Forbes  | 6 comments
  2. Public can comment on bridge  | 6 comments
  3. Power restored to nearly everyone  | 1 comment

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Former head librarian’s memory to go on at Franklin branch

Former Head Librarian Patricia Clark was a special person to a lot of people. The Friends of the Ruth Camp Campbell Memorial Library knew they ... Read more

Some people don’t halt for buses

When some people in the area see a school bus stop arm come out, they keep going, said Lawrence Whiting, transportation director with the Franklin ... Read more  | 3 comments

Fun event planned for children with disabilities

Children with disabilities will be treated to a day of fun and games on Saturday for the inaugural Summer-Time Blast 2014. At the same time, ... Read more

‘We need certainty’

C.W. Griffin, a former Wakefield mayor, took his chance to grill VDOT officials over the Route 460 project and ran with it Monday night. Read more  | 8 comments

Arraignment set for former IW edu. association leader

Another court date is set for a Smithfield woman charged with embezzling more than $43,200 from the Isle of Wight County Education Association, an organization ... Read more  | 2 comments

  1. Children charmed by bats  | 1 comment
  2. Girl raises $501 to help children with cancer  | 1 comment
  3. Chandler rehired as S.P. Morton principal  | 9 comments
  4. Concert to help Boykins family
  5. Lunch to cost an extra dime in Southampton public schools
  6. VDOT suggests 460 schedule  | 2 comments
  7. SOCO, IOW, Franklin students’ projects take to the sky
  8. Edna King renamed as school board chair  | 8 comments
  9. Kitten’s bite pains cat lover in more ways than one
  10. Franklin, Southampton approve utility study firms  | 4 comments
  11. Windsor man killed in car crash
  12. Mayor remarks on successful term, while resident is angry about power bill  | 6 comments
  13. Anglers cast out lures on Nottoway, bring back $700 for Area 29
  14. Gospel concert will also benefit scholarship
  15. Clinic receives donation from agricultural company
  16. Sheriff’s Office captures Southampton Meadows burglary suspect  | 6 comments
  17. Sheriff’s Office seeking information on burglary  | 6 comments
  18. Newsoms celebrates Fourth of July
  19. Companies work quickly to restore power
  20. Franklin students impact ‘Ocean Soup’  | 2 comments
  21. GFWC Sedley Woman’s Club thank veterans
  22. IWCS makes more staff changes
  23. Deerfield getting new health care provider
  24. Biker hurt in 58W accident
  • Western Tidewater Living

  • Sports

    Area 29 encourages volunteers, athletes to join

    Area 29 encourages volunteers, athletes to join

    Area 29 Special Olympics is important to a lot of people for many reasons. While ultimately children and adults with intellectual disabilities do compete for ... Read more

    1. Future cheerleaders, football players enjoy youth camp
    2. Southampton Storm Fastpitch to begin 5th season
    3. Matching up with state’s best  | 1 comment

    Outdoors

    Riverkeeper report: Leaving limb lines could lose you fish, gain a ticket

    Riverkeeper report: Leaving limb lines could lose you fish, gain a ticket

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 17-19 on the Nottoway below Hercules. The water was clear, normal and 82 degrees. Air temps ranged from ... Read more

    Business

    Simply Divine closes its kitchen

    Simply Divine closes its kitchen

    Simply Divine closed its doors this past weekend with no advance warning. Regular customers who would come by Saturday for breakfast or lunch discovered the ... Read more  | 2 comments

    1. Hospital now offering detox program
    2. LOVE is coming back to town

    Agribusiness

    Local 4-H delegate attends State 4-H Congress at Virginia Tech and earns blue ribbon

    Carmyn Brown, a Southampton County 4-H Delegate, attended the 94th Virginia 4-H State Congress at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, from Monday, June 16 through Thursday, ... Read more

    1. Making the business case for rural America
    2. 4-H camp is a success!

    Our View

    Near misses

    In the short span of 14 days, Western Tidewater has had two significant confrontations with Mother Nature. The storm on July 10, which did most ... Read more

    Columns

    A matter of perspective

    It was a structure built specifically to protect one from the elements and provide comfort for ... Read more

    Letters to the Editor

    Former patient praises treatment from hospital

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people who were so wonderful to me when I recently went to Southampton Memorial Hospital ... Read more

    Lifestyles

    Retired military chaplain enjoying ‘a good and rewarding life’

    Retired Army Chaplain Basil “Buzz” Ballard and his wife, Grace, have traveled so much during their marriage that it’s difficult to remember exactly where their ... Read more

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