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Council approves agreements, confirms local job training

The Franklin City Council voted Monday night, Sept. 27, to unanimously approve both a performance agreement and the purchase and sale agreement with Global Concentrate ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Global Concentrate to come to Franklin, bring 50 full-time jobs

Global Concentrate announced Friday, Sept. 24, that it will be purchasing approximately 170 acres of industrial land in the Pretlow Industrial Park in Franklin to ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

IP’s Franklin mill not affected by spinoff

It will continue to be business as usual for International Paper’s Franklin mill, as IP’s global papers spinoff, the recent naming of it and the ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Franklin’s ‘buggy’ days

By Clyde Parker During the early part of the 20th century, Camp Manufacturing Co., Albemarle Steam Navigation Co. and several Franklin peanut companies were the ... Read more

2 months ago by Contributor.

Bible Faith Global cuts ribbon with chamber

Bible Faith Global Inc. is a business with a new location — 408 N. Franklin St. in Franklin — that recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

STARTUP Franklin Southampton contest announced

Franklin Southampton Economic Development Inc. has announced the fourth installment of STARTUP Franklin Southampton.  An FSEDI news release stated that this business plan competition serves ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

R.E.D.S. Mechanical joins chamber

The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed R.E.D.S. Mechanical LLC as a new member July 23 with this ribbon cutting. Owned by Laura Gray, the ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Isle of Wight County land transfers — May 2021

The following land transfers were recorded in Isle of Wight County Circuit Court for the month of May: Surety Trustees LLC to Lakeview Loan Servicing ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Windsor Town Council considers expansion of enterprise zone

Isle of Wight County Economic Development Coordinator Nicole Talton presented the Windsor Town Council with details on the county proposal to expand its existing enterprise ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Some business leaders not opposed to minimum wage hikes

Raising the minimum wage has been a focus of conversation and action at both the state and national levels, and it is something that, if ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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