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Early plans revealed for Windsor agritourism business

The vacant and undeveloped property on the south and north sides of Windsor Boulevard near the U.S. 258/U.S. ...

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County courthouse renovation nears finish

The Southampton County Courthouse renovation project is nearing its conclusion according to the latest report from County Administrator ...

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Rountree retools task force proposal

Isle of Wight County Supervisor Renee Rountree has retooled her proposal for a “growth management” task force charged ...

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TowneBank reports quarterly, annual financial results

TowneBank has reported its fourth quarter and 2023 financial results.  For the year ended Dec. 31, 2023, earnings ...

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Super Bowl LVIII picks from area standouts

Super Bowl LVIII will feature a showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs on ...

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Arrests made in connection to fight at FHS-SHS basketball game

Southampton County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday, Feb. 9, that several arrests have been made in reference to the ...

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Supervisors share views on solar, related bills

Members of the Southampton County Board of Supervisors recently shared their thoughts on a pair of bills in ...

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End of an era: Smithfield Foods discontinues Genuine Smithfield Ham

Smithfield Foods has stopped producing the brand-name Genuine Smithfield Hams that have become synonymous with the company’s namesake ...

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Moratorium, ‘sunset clause’ on housing developments illegal, attorneys say

Virginia localities can’t legally cap the number of applications for new housing developments they’ll consider, nor rescind the ...

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Bernacki revives discussion of new Windsor Town Hall

Windsor Town Councilman Walter Bernacki took the opportunity of the Windsor Town Council’s Tuesday, Jan. 23, work session ...

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Apply now for the Donna C. McCullough Chamber Scholarship

The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Donna C. McCullough Chamber Scholarship to ...

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Forest Pine Apartments sold for $18 million

S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. recently announced the sale of Forest Pine Apartments, located at 201 Forest Pine Road ...

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Proposed FCPS ’24-’25 calendar presented

The Franklin City School Board was given a look Thursday, Jan. 18, at the initial draft of the ...

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South Street crash results in serious injury, outage, property damage

A two-vehicle crash occurred on South Street in Franklin on Jan. 27 that led to a power outage, ...

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Isle of Wight County, despite school deficit, ends prior fiscal year with surplus

Isle of Wight County, despite its school system’s deficit, ended its 2022-23 fiscal year with a surplus. That’s ...

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Accused in Carrsville slaying to argue insanity

An expected insanity defense has delayed the trial of a Suffolk man accused of killing a Carrsville resident. ...

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Majette named S.P. Morton Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Janelle Majette was named the 2023-24 S.P. Morton Elementary School Teacher of the Year at the Jan. 18 ...

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Jarratt to resign as Franklin city manager

Franklin City Manager Amanda C. Jarratt submitted her resignation Thursday, Feb. 1, and it will become effective March ...

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Capron resident arrested for child porn possession

Southampton County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant Jan. 25 in Capron and arrested a town resident ...

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Field of Dreams Gymnastics looks to rebuild following fire

Fourteen hours before the fire that destroyed a warehouse in Isle of Wight County’s industrial park off Benns ...