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Stephen Faleski, Author at The Tidewater News

Isle of Wight County

New administrators in proposed ’22 school budget

SMITHFIELD Isle of Wight County Schools’ proposed $69.7 million budget for the next school year includes new central office positions, among them two coordinators who ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:40 pm

Franklin

Southampton Memorial Hospital now officially tax-exempt

FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council voted unanimously Feb. 22 to formally grant tax-exempt status to Southampton Memorial Hospital, now that it’s owned by Bon Secours Mercy ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:08 pm

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BREAKING NEWS

Isle of Wight votes to move monument

ISLE OF WIGHT Isle of Wight’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Feb. 18 to relocate the Confederate monument that’s stood outside the county’s government complex ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:11 pm

Franklin

‘Race to the test’

Franklin High pushes to improve mid-year SOL scores FRANKLIN Franklin High School saw a notable decline in student performance on mid-year Standards of Learning tests. ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:26 pm

Isle of Wight County

Plastic bag tax?

ISLE OF WIGHT Isle of Wight County’s Board of Supervisors, on Feb. 4, discussed the possibility of enacting a 5-cent plastic bag tax in accordance ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:03 pm

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BREAKING NEWS

Windsor says ‘no’ to monument

WINDSOR In a unanimous Feb. 9 vote, Windsor’s Town Council rejected the idea of relocating Isle of Wight County’s Confederate monument to the town’s municipal ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:19 pm

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Franklin

Franklin eyes 5-cent tax increase for courthouse

FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council is contemplating a 5-cent real estate tax increase to fund its share of the Southampton County Courthouse renovation, which is set ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, February 8, 2021 8:12 pm

Franklin

New school in Franklin’s future?

FRANKLIN Replacing two of Franklin’s three public schools with one combined grades 6-12 building may be in the city’s future. But school division officials won’t ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:34 pm

COVID-19

Franklin schools not extending paid COVID-19 leave

FRANKLIN Franklin City Public Schools won’t be offering another 12 weeks of paid COVID-19 leave in 2021 now that it is no longer required by ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:26 pm

Franklin

City wants to ride golf cart bill

FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council voted unanimously on Jan. 11 to seek inclusion in a General Assembly bill that would allow travel by golf cart throughout ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:52 pm

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