Stephen Cowles, Author at The Tidewater News


Pulaski Baptist helps feed the hungry

Members of Pulaski Baptist Church on Carrsville Highway performed an outreach for community residents by handing out sacks of groceries. All told, 100 bags were ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:05 pm

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NAACP, Hayden Village organize vaccinations

Three-hundred residents get first part of protection FRANKLIN A couple of weeks ago, 300 Franklin residents were able to receive the first of their Moderna ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Thursday, March 11, 2021 7:08 pm


Motorcycles converge on college

Larger-than-expected attendance surprised everyone FRANKLIN Motorcyclists can be a loyal and enthusiastic bunch. That was made abundantly evident at the campus of Camp Community College ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:34 pm


Hadsell trial moved again — to next year

COURTLAND The trial for a Norfolk man accused of killing his stepdaughter nearly six years ago has been moved — yet again — this time ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:26 pm


Lavender & Lace fading from downtown

Owner largely blames pandemic for decline FRANKLIN Barbara Nixon is shuttering her clothing and gift boutique, Lavender & Lace, on Second Avenue in downtown Franklin. ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:00 am


Find out what’s in your (well) water

COURTLAND Homeowners in Western Tidewater who use wells, springs or cisterns are being offered a way to test the quality and health of their water, ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Monday, February 22, 2021 7:06 pm


Southampton County Land Transfers – January 2021

The following land transfers were recorded in the Southampton County Circuit Court for the month of January: Lakeview Loan Services LLC to Grace Elizabeth Smith, ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Monday, February 22, 2021 6:45 pm


Hybrid plan announced for Franklin students

FRANKLIN Starting March 15, most students in Franklin City Schools will begin returning to their classrooms through a phased-in approach. During its meeting on Feb. ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Friday, February 19, 2021 3:21 pm


Who’s got a big heart?

FRANKLIN Above: Girlie McCauley gets close and personal for her picture with Mr. Heart. He made his recent appearance at the MLK Jr. Community Center ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Monday, February 15, 2021 7:08 pm


A new sign of the times

Road name formally changed with a switch COURTLAND After months of public hearings and discussion, a Southampton County road name deemed strongly offensive by many ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:09 pm

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