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Franklin High School art students compete and win

Brittney Boone’s class at Franklin High School took part in the Rawls Museum Arts 2022 Regional High School ...

FRANKLIN

Franklin High School lauds counselor as Teacher of the Year

Franklin High School has honored Ale R. Massenburg as its Teacher of the Year for 2022. A Franklin ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

McGee named Capron Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Capron Elementary School recently presented fourth-grade teacher Tiffany McGee as its 2021-22 Teacher of the Year.  A school ...

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Seth C. Kawana

FRANKLIN – Seth Christian Kawana, 30, passed away unexpectedly May 14, 2022. He was born in Deluth, Georgia ...

FRANKLIN

Former FCPS admin honored as Virginia Superintendent of the Year

Dr. Walter “Rick” Clemons, superintendent of Gloucester County Schools and a former administrator for Franklin City Public Schools, ...

FRANKLIN

Forecast leads to FCPS canceling May 16 after-school activities

Franklin City Public Schools announced that all of its after-school events are canceled for Monday, May 16, due ...

FRANKLIN

Weather clears to make way for lumberjacks

Torrential rain and hail on the day before and the threat of rain the day of did not ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

SHS named National Beta School of Distinction

Southampton County Public Schools announced Monday, May 2, that its high school is a 2021-22 National Beta School ...

Franklin

Michele Joyce seeks to represent Franklin in Richmond

Michele Joyce of Isle of Wight County seeks to represent Franklin in Virginia’s House of Delegates. Joyce had ...

FRANKLIN

Breathe Dance Studio makes its debut

Franklin Mayor Frank M. Rabil officially cut the ribbon for Breathe Dance Studio at a recent ceremony held ...

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ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Discussion continues on senior services at Windsor Town Center

The Windsor Town Council heard at its regular April meeting the recommendations from the Windsor Town Center Advisory ...

FRANKLIN

Council votes to adjust utility bills in Berkley

Franklin City Council and City Manager Amanda C. Jarratt shared details during the council’s Monday, May 9, meeting ...

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Farmers Bank’s feud with ousted chairman intensifies ahead of annual meeting

Disagreement over how aggressively to pursue a sale or merger led to the ouster of Farmers Bank Chairman ...

FRANKLIN

Franklin redistricting Map C adopted on 5-2 vote

Franklin City Council voted 5-2 during its Monday, May 9, meeting to adopt the proposed Franklin redistricting Map ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Thrower appointed as new Southampton admin

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 during its Tuesday, April 26, meeting to appoint Brian S. ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

IWA sports roundup: Soccer team enters postseason 12-0

Isle of Wight Academy’s varsity soccer team continued its dominating ways in 2022, defeating Fuqua School and Southampton ...

Franklin

Franklin man charged with murder in Suffolk shooting

Suffolk police have charged a Franklin teenager in conjunction with the May 4 shooting death of a Windsor ...

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NWS: severe thunderstorm warning, tornado watch in effect

Update: A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect through 5:30 p.m. for Southampton, Isle of Wight and Surry ...

Franklin

Newspaper racks up big awards

The Tidewater News won 31 awards, including 12 first-place awards, and was honored with the Grand Sweepstakes and ...

Franklin

Windsor man shot to death in Suffolk, Franklin man injured

A man was shot to death overnight at Hoffler Apartments in the 2200 block of East Washington Street, ...