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FRANKLIN

Calling youth farmers and artists!

There will be a youth “takeover” of the Franklin Farmers Market on Saturday, Oct. 29, and Market Manager ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Native American revival set for Sept. 17

The Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe will host its free, fifth annual Native American Revival Crusade for Christ (Yeshua), ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Isle of Wight Academy sports: Cross country teams shine

By James J. Lidington Isle of Wight Academy The Isle of Wight Academy Chargers cross country teams competed ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Windsor High School sports: Golf team improves to 8-0

Windsor High School’s varsity golf team has continued to be outstanding this season, and the Lady Dukes varsity ...

FRANKLIN

‘It’s the talk of the town’: Festival draws thousands to Franklin

The Riverfront Soul Festival grew from a one-day event in its inaugural form in 2021 to a three-day ...

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Foodbank to open new Western Tidewater Branch

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony, community open house, and ...

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Mary E. Smith

FRANKLIN – Mary Eustace Smith, 83, passed away Sept. 13, 2022 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Born in Lost ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Dallas O. Jones: A tireless public servant

Dallas O. Jones, who served on the Southampton County Board of Supervisors for nearly four decades, passed away ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

RMA announces winners of annual Juried Exhibition

Rawls Museum Arts, in Courtland, recently announced the winners of its annual Juried Exhibition. Receiving first place for ...

FRANKLIN

Franklin City Public Schools convocation engages with magic theme

Both new and returning Franklin City Public Schools personnel were welcomed to the 2022-23 school year in a ...

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ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Judge: School Board ‘recess’ didn’t violate FOIA; minutes omissions did

The Isle of Wight County School Board’s calling of a roughly 10-minute “recess” at its March meeting, which ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

TowneBank names new CEO amid Farmers merger

Suffolk-based TowneBank, which is in the process of acquiring Windsor-based Farmers Bank, announced a change in its company ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Boykins preps for Pumpkin Fest, election

The Boykins Town Council recently learned of the Boykins Parks & Recreation Committee’s plans for this year’s Pumpkin ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Southampton County supervisors approve new solar ordinance

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors recently voted unanimously to approve a new solar ordinance that some have ...

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ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Petition debuts to bring private recycling to Isle of Wight

As the cutoff date for recycling glass, paper and plastics in Isle of Wight County nears, Virginia Beach-based ...

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Emmett H. Pope

COURTLAND – Emmett Haley Pope, 72, passed away on Sept. 8, 2022, in his home with his wife ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Cyrus Lawrence: ‘He was the greatest of all time’

Legendary Southampton High School and Virginia Tech football player Cyrus Lawrence passed away Friday, Sept. 2, at the ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Isle of Wight voter registration cards to be re-mailed

Registered voters in Isle of Wight County should be on the lookout the first and second weeks of ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Duke St. & Virginia Ave. water main replacement nears bidding phase

The town of Windsor now has all of the deeds of easement needed for the Duke Street and ...

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Franklin, Isle of Wight: Good places for small business owners

The city of Franklin and Isle of Wight County are two localities that are among the best places ...