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Parsons trains locals on overdose emergency response

Dr. Denise Parsons is a family doctor who is enjoying teaching first- and second-year medical students at MCV ...

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Burcham gives introduction and city updates

Franklin Interim City Manager Darlene Burcham introduced herself to the city during the Franklin City Council’s meeting Monday, ...

Schools

Students watch rare total solar eclipse

S.P. Morton Elementary School students took in the view from Franklin of a rare total solar eclipse on ...

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SCPS provides update on Saturday Academy

Southampton County Public Schools administrators recently expressed positivity with how the division’s Saturday Academy has been going while ...

Schools

FHS hosts inaugural Taco Tuesday

What was intended to be “a fun little project” made a jumbo impression on all who enjoyed the ...

Outdoors

RIVERGUARD REPORT: Jack attack

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent April the 6th through the 8th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The ...

Schools

March FHS Student of the Month

The March FHS Student of the Month is Akasha Wilson. Wilson has a positive attitude daily.  She is highly ...

Schools

March FHS Employee of the Month

The March FHS Employee of the Month is Lavonda Kigler.  Kigler always has a smile on her face ...

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Capron Elementary students participate in Norfolk Tides Reading Program

Capron Elementary School students recently had the opportunity to participate in a reading program sponsored by the Norfolk ...

Agribusiness

Virginia Market News Service weekly ag brief — April 5, 2024

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, April 5: In Virginia, state graded ...

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Carrollton grandmother who stabbed daughter’s husband gets 5½-year prison sentence

A Carrollton grandmother who fatally stabbed her daughter’s husband will spend the next 5½ years in prison. Two ...

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Virginia Veteran Laptop Project donates laptops to Camp Community College

Representatives from the Virginia Veteran Laptop Project (VVLP) recently visited Camp Community College to deliver 20 laptops for ...

Schools

School resource officer thanked for service

Early in the FCPS School Board meeting on March 21, Dr. Carlton Carter, Superintendent of Franklin City Public ...

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The Young Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of biweekly articles leading up to the bicentennial celebration. ...

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Windsor celebrates 122nd birthday

The Isle of Wight County Museum threw a celebration for the town of Windsor on Saturday afternoon, March ...

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Franklin man arrested in connection with Suffolk officer-involved shooting

Suffolk, Virginia — Suffolk Police released the names of two individuals charged in connection with the traffic stop ...

Lifestyles

LOOKING BACK: 100 years of the Franklin Rotary

On April 1, 1924, the organization of a Rotary Club in Franklin was perfected at a luncheon in ...

Schools

Career Education Team recognized

From left are Franklin High School Principal Travis Felts, CTE Building and Trades Teacher Dave Lease before the ...

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Youngkin vetoes marijuana market bill that divided area legislators

When Virginia legalized marijuana in 2021, the law allowed localities the option of holding a voter referendum to ...

Schools

IWCS celebrates Agriculture Literacy Week

In celebration of Agriculture Literacy Week, Windsor Elementary School (WES) students in grades K-5 were invited to the ...