Betty Ramsey, Author at The Tidewater News

PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK

COLUMN: Bucking the trend

Our communities are what we make of them — they are a direct reflection of where we put our efforts, time and money. Our actions, ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 5:00 pm

PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK

COLUMN: A debt of gratitude

As Americans we are fortunate to enjoy many liberties and freedoms that others can only dream of. These liberties and freedoms, taken for granted by ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, November 10, 2022 8:00 am

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Western Tidewater Wish Upon a Star Pageant inspires and encourages youth

The inaugural Western Tidewater Wish Upon a Star Pageant was held Saturday, Sept. 17, at Southampton High School and was sponsored by Smart Beginnings, Cofield’s ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Wednesday, October 5, 2022 3:09 pm

PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK

Support your community — shop at home

Black Friday — that “day” of super discount sales and long lines to match fill my mind with dread. Don’t get me wrong, I like ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Saturday, November 27, 2021 4:42 pm

PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK

Remember and honor those who sacrificed all

Memorial Day, celebrated on the last Monday in May is often referred to as the unofficial start of summer. However, it is so much more ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Friday, May 28, 2021 4:55 pm

PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK

Thankful for the love and guidance of Mom

Mother’s Day — a day we celebrate and give thanks to the woman/women in our life who have in many circumstances had more to do ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:18 am

Columnists

Protecting our children

Colorful blue pinwheel gardens are springing up in our area, the state and even the across the nation, and you may be asking yourself what’s ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 8:00 pm

Columnists

Because it’s right

If you know me, you know I like to use inspirational quotes to keep me motivated. One of my favorites is “Do it — because ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:58 pm

Breaking News Archive

Tidewater News prepares for uninterrupted publication during conronavirus scare

FRANKLIN The Tidewater News staff has been working hard in recent days to ensure that we remain — both in print and online — a ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:39 am

News

Southampton County Schools early closure

COURTLAND Due to the forecast of inclement weather Southampton County Schools are closing early today, The middle and high schools are closing at noon. The ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:42 am

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