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Stephen Cowles, Author at The Tidewater News


Communities plan July 4th fun

IVOR After much discussion and planning, a handful of communities in Western Tidewater have created opportunities for people to celebrate Independence Day this Saturday, the ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:30 pm

Isle of Wight County

Windsor establishes its own farmers market

WINDSOR Western Tidewater residents have yet another opportunity to shop for fresh produce and other seasonal favorites. Since June 12, a farmers market has been ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Monday, June 29, 2020 6:33 am

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Ailing deputy gets support from coworkers, friends

FRANKLIN A Southampton County resident who has developed an illness has gotten support from not only family and friends, but also coworkers in a tasteful ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:58 pm

Breaking News Archive

Gade, Collick win in Republican primary

Democratic voters want McEachin to run again FRANKLIN In Franklin, Southampton County and Isle of Wight County, as well as the rest of Virginia, Daniel ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:30 pm

Breaking News Archive

Accused FPD officer gets $10K bond

COURTLAND Michael Greenwell Jr., a Franklin police officer accused of strangulation and sexual battery on June 12, was granted a $10,000 bond on his own ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Friday, June 19, 2020 2:36 pm


Franklin ministers lead prayerful protest

FRANKLIN The protest on Saturday afternoon in Franklin couldn’t have been anything but peaceful — it was led by several members of the Franklin and ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:54 am


Petition calls for senator’s recall

Organizers, signers say Louise Lucas misused her office COURTLAND Hundreds of people this past weekend in Western Tidewater signed a petition demanding Sen. L. Louise ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:44 pm


Southampton County Land Transfers – May 2020

The following land transfers were recorded in Southampton County Circuit Court in May: Joan C. Worrell to NLGH Properties LLC, Franklin City, 8 parcels, $0 ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Monday, June 15, 2020 8:31 pm


‘We are the change’

Demonstrators continue their cause at city hall FRANKLIN For the third day in a row, area residents called aloud for people to remember George Floyd, ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:54 pm

Breaking News Archive

Demonstrators move peacefully through Courtland for justice, equality

COURTLAND The momentum to demand justice and equality continues to build in Western Tidewater. Early Sunday evening, a group of 78 people — reportedly as ... Read more

by Stephen Cowles, Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:20 pm

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