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King to play football and run track for VUL

Windsor High School multi-sport standout Jamari King, who graduated this June, recently committed to play football and run ...

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Windsor 8U All-Stars advance to regional tourney

The Windsor 8U All-Star baseball team is showing it belongs among the best in a growing field of ...

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Broadband project leads economic developer’s update

Franklin Southampton Economic Development Inc. President and CEO Karl T. Heck provided a key update at the June ...

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Highground Services earns Business of the Year honor

Highground Services Inc. was recently named the Western Hampton Roads Small Business of the Year by the Hampton ...

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Courtland library holds Summer Reading Program Kickoff

The Courtland branch of the Blackwater Regional Library drew the community together recently to kick off the library’s ...

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Complaint renewed of trucks on Shady Brook Trail

Orris G. Lane and her neighbors successfully campaigned to have signs put up in 2021 saying that through ...

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The dynamic duo that changed baseball journalism

Journalist, Author and Professor Wayne Dawkins shares the history of two key African-American sports journalists and the impact ...

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2024 Moses Clements Virginia Tech Scholarship Dinner set

The Greensville/Southampton Hokie Club and Alumni Chapter will hold its annual scholarship dinner on Sunday, July 28, at ...

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Gov. Youngkin Issues Executive Order to Implement Cell Phone-Free Education in Virginia Schools

RICHMOND, VA — On Tuesday, July 9, Gov. Glenn Youngkin issued Executive Order 33, which directs the Virginia ...

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Isle of Wight comprehensive plan subcommittee plans first meeting

A comprehensive plan-focused stakeholder working group under Isle of Wight County’s Planning Commission is tentatively scheduled to hold ...

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Unclaimed $150K Powerball ticket sold in Franklin set to expire

Someone may be on the verge of discarding a $150,000 Virginia Lottery prize. A Powerball ticket sold in ...

Agribusiness

Drought conditions affect Western Tidewater crops

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality coordinated with the Virginia Drought Monitoring Task Force to issue a drought ...

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IWCS seeks quotes for new school board attorney

Isle of Wight County Schools is soliciting quotes for a new school board attorney. Firms have until 3 ...

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Smithfield women say they’ve gone months without a Dominion bill

Laura Middleton of Smithfield hasn’t seen a statement from Dominion Energy showing her electricity usage since May of ...

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Field of Dreams gymnasts place in nationals

Three gymnasts from Smithfield’s Field of Dreams Gymnastics placed in the Amateur Athletic Union National Gymnastics Championship, held ...

Lifestyles

Longtime area teacher reunites with former students

Several former students of longtime area high school English teacher Betty Miller happened to gather at a recent ...

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IWCS participating in free, reduced-price summer meal programs

Isle of Wight County Schools is participating in multiple nutrition programs to continue providing meals to children over ...

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Griffiths win Beautiful Windsor Spring Yard Contest

The Windsor Lions Club of Virginia announced on Monday, June 3, the winners of its inaugural Beautiful Windsor ...

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Franklin, Southampton electoral candidates named

The registrars in Southampton County and the city of Franklin have released their lists of qualified candidates appearing ...

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Windsor’s 32nd Fourth of July Celebration set

The town of Windsor is continuing the revitalization of its annual Fourth of July Celebration in the wake ...