Stephen Faleski, Author at The Tidewater News

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Franklin approves discounted car taxes in wake of surging vehicle values

The city of Franklin has found a means of providing car tax relief to motorists in light of a sharp nationwide rise in used vehicle ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 9:47 pm

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Laurel Street gets state grant for housing, utility improvements

Virginia’s Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded the city of Franklin a $1.3 million Community Development Block Grant, intended to revitalize the Laurel ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 9:46 pm

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Sheriff’s Office: rumors of student-teacher affair at Southampton High untrue

Rumors of a Southampton High School teacher allegedly having an affair with a student are unfounded, according to sheriff’s deputies. The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, June 10, 2022 5:46 pm

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Coleman named acting superintendent

Starting July 1, Dr. Christopher Coleman will serve as Isle of Wight County Schools’ acting superintendent as the School Board continues to evaluate candidates to ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, June 10, 2022 5:26 pm

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Youngkin touts ‘lab schools’ at Franklin-Southampton breakfast

Gov. Glenn Youngkin highlighted his plans for agriculture and education at the Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Breakfast with The Governor” event, held at the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, June 9, 2022 6:26 pm

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Isle of Wight County

60% of Farmers Bank’s voting shareholders side with ousted chairman, but board members reelected

Former Farmers Bank Chairman Richard J. “Dick” Holland Jr. appears to have been successful in turning a majority of voting shareholders to his cause, even ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 3:25 pm

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Michele Joyce seeks to represent Franklin in Richmond

Michele Joyce of Isle of Wight County seeks to represent Franklin in Virginia’s House of Delegates. Joyce had run as a Democrat against Del. Emily ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, May 12, 2022 7:56 pm

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Farmers Bank’s feud with ousted chairman intensifies ahead of annual meeting

Disagreement over how aggressively to pursue a sale or merger led to the ouster of Farmers Bank Chairman Richard J. “Dick” Holland Jr. and touched ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 10:45 pm

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Isle of Wight County raccoon tests positive for rabies

A raccoon in Isle of Wight County has tested positive for rabies. According to Western Tidewater Health District officials, the raccoon — which was reported ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, May 3, 2022 8:33 pm

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Isle of Wight County budget draws mixed reaction

Isle of Wight County’s proposed $88.9 million 2022-23 budget drew a mix of praise and criticism at an April 21 public hearing. The budget, which ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, April 28, 2022 6:38 pm

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