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Stephen Cowles, Author at The Tidewater News

News

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

Franklin

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

News

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

Business

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

Franklin

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

Lifestyles

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

News

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

COVID-19

No-fuss vaccinations

Health Department administers shots to 1,000 people SUFFOLK East End Baptist Church in Suffolk was the site of a mass COVID-19 vaccination event on Feb. ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:20 pm

Lifestyles

Mary Blythe’s ‘quiet strength’ keeps her going at 100

FRANKLIN The family of Mary Blythe of Village at Woods Edge came to pay homage to their matriarch on Saturday. What made this visit extra ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:35 pm

COVID-19

Vaccination appointments fill quickly

Residents frustrated by process FRANKLIN Will Drewery, emergency manager for the Western Tidewater Health District, feels the pain that many regional residents have been experiencing ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Thursday, February 4, 2021 5:00 pm

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