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WESTERN TIDEWATER

Masking advice returns for Tidewater in COVID-19 updates

As COVID-19 has begun to ramp up again in some Virginia localities, Tidewater communities are between low and ...

FRANKLIN

Kitchen calls for equal amenities for Ward 1

Ward 1 Councilman Mark R. Kitchen advocated on behalf of his ward during the Franklin City Council’s July ...

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ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Windsor officers won’t be charged by state

Windsor Police Officer Daniel Crocker and ex-officer Joe Gutierrez won’t face state criminal charges for forcing an Army ...

FRANKLIN

Rock Church hoops camps draw 112

Rock Church Franklin kicked off the summer with two action-packed basketball camps.  A church news release stated that ...

FRANKLIN

Team Stout wins Franklin softball title

The City of Franklin Department of Parks and Recreation hosted an adult coed softball league this year, running ...

LOOKING BACK

Franklin Lions/Rotarians play ball

By Clyde Parker On Thursday night, July 31, 1947, fully a thousand spectators packed the grandstand at Franklin ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Council seeking candidate for Windsor Board of Zoning Appeals

The Windsor Town Council is on the lookout for a town resident willing and able to serve on ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Windsor Library expansion out to bid

The plan to expand the Windsor Library is officially in motion. Windsor Town Manager William Saunders briefed the ...

COVID-19

FDA green lights new COVID vaccine

By Crystal Vandegrift Special to The Tidewater News With an uptick in COVID-19 cases recently reported by the ...

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority chapter honors ‘unsung heroes’

The Franklin Tri-County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. celebrated its annual May Week on May ...

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SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Magette makes Emory & Henry spring dean’s list

Katherine Magette, of Courtland, has been named to the Emory & Henry College spring 2022 dean’s list.  An ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Southampton softball team dominates tourney

The Southampton County Girls’ Softball 12U All-Star team distinguished itself as a major force to be reckoned with ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

29th Green Corn Powwow draws guests from across U.S.

The Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe of Southampton County hosted its 29th Green Corn Powwow at Cattashowrock Town July ...

FRANKLIN

Riverfront Soul Festival becomes 3-day event

The second annual Riverfront Soul Festival is coming in September with a notable difference from its debut in ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Country Java Artisan Cafe offers a bit of country and city

Those looking for a place to enjoy breakfast or lunch with a twist have a new option in ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Old Fashioned Community Carnival set for Aug. 6 in Walters

The community of Walters in Carrsville will be the setting for an old fashioned carnival Saturday, Aug. 6, ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Southampton County School Board readopts VSBA Code of Conduct

The Southampton County School Board voted 7-0 during its July 11 meeting to adhere to the Virginia School ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Suspect attempts to flee from traffic stop

An Ashburn resident allegedly fled a traffic stop in Courtland on Tuesday, July 26, and led Southampton County ...

Franklin

Franklin, Southampton County National Night Out events set

The Franklin Police Department and Southampton County Sheriff’s Office are each holding events Tuesday, Aug. 2, with the ...

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Enviva seeks to end involuntary land loss

Enviva Inc., the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, has announced the establishment of the Enviva Heirs ...