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Southside Diabetes makes official debut

The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for new member Southside Diabetes.  A chamber ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Shelter holds brunch for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Heart of Gold Shelter held its second annual brunch for Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Saturday, Oct. 15, ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Robertson reelected as mayor in Boykins

Southampton County saw the reelection Tuesday, Nov. 8, of Jackie M. Robertson Sr. as mayor of Boykins, as ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Stubbs wins Windsor mayoral race

Windsor Town Councilman George Stubbs has been elected as the town’s new mayor after receiving 99% of the ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

McEachin wins reelection to 4th District

Incumbent Democrat A. Donald McEachin has been reelected to Virginia’s 4th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House ...

FRANKLIN

September FHS Student of the Month is Myrick

Jordan Myrick was named the September Franklin High School Student of the Month. A school news release noted ...

FRANKLIN

Pittman: September FHS Employee of the Month

The September Franklin High School Employee of the Month was April Pittman. An FHS news release noted that ...

FRANKLIN

FCPS sponsors At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program

Franklin City Public Schools recently announced the sponsorship of the At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program.  A school division news ...

Franklin

Franklin, Windsor students inducted into PTK Honor Society

Nine students were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Omega Zeta Chapter, at Camp Community ...

Franklin

Bon Secours gives PCPs a festive welcome

Bon Secours Southampton Medical Center held a Mardi Gras celebration Oct. 27 at Camp Community College’s Workforce Development ...

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Kiggans defeats Luria for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District seat

State Sen. Jen Kiggans, R-Virginia Beach, ousted U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., from the Virginia 2nd Congressional District ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Southampton County land transfers — October 2022

The following land transfers were recorded in the Southampton County Circuit Court for the month of October: Cut ...

FRANKLIN

International Paper stocks Foodbank’s Western Tidewater shelves

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore opened its Western Tidewater Branch in Franklin this September ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Windsor Town Council returns refund to help fund new dispatch system

The Windsor Town Council voted 4-0 on Tuesday, Nov. 1, to place a nearly $13,400 refund received by ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Mold inspection is favorable for SCPS

Southampton County Public Schools responded to a complaint about the presence of mold at Capron Elementary School by ...

FRANKLIN

Cutchins elected mayor of Franklin

Ward 6 Councilman Robert “Bobby” Cutchins has been elected mayor in Franklin, receiving 57.6% of the vote according ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Windsor Planning Commission discusses a pedestrian plan

A Windsor Planning Commission discussion Wednesday, Oct. 26, prompted Planning and Zoning Administrator James “Jay” Randolph to begin ...

Franklin

Regional library to hold Santa for Seniors Donation Drive

Blackwater Regional Library will host a holiday donation drive, “Santa for Seniors,” to collect items for senior citizens ...

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Wakefield community enjoys ‘beautiful day’

The Wakefield Foundation’s annual Wakefield Community Day was a success in 2022 thanks in part to strong organization ...

Business

Expo offers Fresh Faces — New Places

The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 27th annual Community Expo on Thursday, Nov. 17, from ...