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Franklin competes in state track and field meet

Franklin High School’s Outdoor Track and Field girl’s 4X100 relay team brought home third place at the VHSL ...

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Patterson, Green to serve stints as acting city manager

Interim Franklin City Manager Darlene Burcham will be taking a long-planned vacation abroad for two weeks in June, ...

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Local students graduate from JMU with honors

The following local students graduated from James Madison University during its May commencement ceremony in Harrisonburg. Erica Munford ...

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Franklin Police searching for missing teen

Thursday, June 13 Update — According to the Franklin Police Department, Butts has been safely located. The City ...

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Board aims to lower speed limit in Courtland Commercial Area

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 on May 28 to adopt a resolution requesting a speed ...

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Council denies rezoning request on Holland Drive

The Windsor Town Council voted unanimously on May 14 to deny a request to rezone 13 Holland Drive, ...

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Franklin FY ’24-’25 budget adopted by 5-2 vote

The Franklin City Council voted 5-2 on Monday, June 3, to adopt the proposed $81.74 million fiscal year ...

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VDOT reopens Cobb Road

According to a press release from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), as of June 5, all lanes ...

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Budget change preserves some funding for schools

Southampton County staff provided some updates on the proposed FY 2025 county budget on May 29 that included ...

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‘Air Station’ warehouse unlikely to build this year

“Project Air Station,” Isle of Wight County Economic Development’s codename for the first occupant of the Shirley T. ...

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Virginia Market News Service weekly ag brief — May 31, 2024

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, May 31: In Virginia, state graded ...

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Body cameras for State Police nixed from state budget

The $188 billion biennial budget General Assembly lawmakers and Gov. Glenn Youngkin agreed to on May 13 no ...

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Blackwater Robotics participates in AMS

By Brandon Yanna On Wednesday, May 15, Blackwater Robotics participated as an exhibitor in the Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium, ...

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Community Electric lineman places third in regional drone operator competition

Windsor-based Community Electric Cooperative’s Evan Wagensomer took home a third-place trophy in the first Drone Operator Competition ever ...

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Sentara mural unveiled

Sentara St. Luke’s outpatient campus in Carrollton, on May 21, unveiled a mural researched and designed by more ...

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Council places emphasis on cultural events

The Windsor Town Council reached consensus May 14 to place an enhanced emphasis on cultural events in the ...

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Luter sells Arrowhead Environmental Services

Mike Luter, a Zuni native, recently sold his Windsor-based company Arrowhead Environmental Services to Superior Environmental Solutions, a ...

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Southampton board proposes 71-cent real estate tax rate

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed on May 21 to propose a real estate tax rate ...

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Franklin man charged with possessing child sexual abuse images

The City of Franklin Police Department recently arrested a Franklin man on three counts of possession of child ...

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Helping Hand Cemetery honors veterans

Leaders of Helping Hand Cemetery in Courtland shared historical information to people in the community on Monday morning, ...