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FRANKLIN

Pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic set

The Franklin Farmers Market, located at 210 S. Main St., will be hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic ...

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Snow could be in store this week

A snowy weekend looks to be on tap for the Western Tidewater area this week. The weather event ...

FRANKLIN

SPM, JPK to go to virtual learning for 3 days

Franklin City Public Schools staff absences since the return from winter break continue to rise daily due to ...

FRANKLIN

Bobby’s Tire and Auto Care acquired by Tire Discounters

Bobby’s Tire and Auto Care in Franklin is joining forces with Tire Discounters, the eighth-largest U.S. independent tire ...

VIRGINIA

Virginia officials weigh precision vs. speed in reporting election results

By Graham Moomaw Virginia Mercury Virginia is moving closer to joining the dozens of other states that track ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Southampton County land transfers — December 2021

The following land transfers were recorded in the Southampton County Circuit for the month of December: Roslyn Wilson ...

FRANKLIN

Broncos teams defeat Sussex squads

FRANKLIN The varsity boys and girls basketball teams from Sussex Central High School were in the Peggy Wilkins ...

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Locals appointed to administration

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced appointments to the state administration. They include: Southeastern Public Service Authority • Dale ...

FRANKLIN

Franklin honored for financial reporting

The city of Franklin has received national recognition for the quality of its financial reporting. Government Finance Officers ...

WESTERN TIDEWATER

New Life Church announces regional GriefShare program

New Life Church Global, which is based in Franklin, has announced that it has become a host church ...

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WESTERN TIDEWATER

Governor declares new, limited state of emergency

Outgoing Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a 30-day state of emergency to ease the burden on the state’s ...

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Best ways, places to find COVID tests amid shortage

There is a shortage of available COVID-19 tests in the area and across Virginia, Western Tidewater Health District ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

School leaders prep for meeting with supervisors

Southampton County Public Schools leaders updated the school board Monday, Jan. 10, on preparations for a joint meeting ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Soaring cost of fertilizer impacts farmers

COURTLAND As fertilizer costs continue to rise, farmers are working hard to plan and budget for the 2022 ...

FRANKLIN

First snow of 2022 comes quickly

The city of Franklin did not have to wait long for the first snowfall of 2022 as it ...

FRANKLIN

FCPS rescinds rollover request to aid cashflow

Franklin City Public School has rescinded its request for $577,200 to be rolled over to its fiscal year ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Feridies, The Peanut Patch sold

The Gerard Group Inc., which is a collection of Virginia-based business owners/operators, purchased Feridies and its retail shop, ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Completion date of town center roof project moved

Windsor Town Manager William Saunders provided the Town Council with a capital projects update at its December meeting, ...

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Most localities see record case spike

By Stephen Faleski and Jimmy LaRoue Staff Writers Is a second wave of the delta variant to blame ...

COVID-19

Medical center tightens visitation restrictions

Bon Secours – Southampton Medical Center further restricted visitation as of Tuesday, Jan. 4, due to the rise ...