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Cotton, peanut farmers expecting sizable harvest

By Virginia Farm Bureau FRANKLIN Cotton and peanut growers are expecting a robust harvest this fall, despite an extremely dry end to the summer. Virginia ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Contributor.


Local DQ restaurants make big contribution to help local kids

By Matthew Bean NORFOLK Area DQ franchisee, Mitch Sandlin, owner of Mid-Atlantic Dairy Queen, a collection of 14 local DQ restaurants, has been awarded the ... Read more | Add your comment

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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Storehouse brewing in business

FRANKLIN Mayor Frank Rabil at center gets help from Delia and Kasey Square to cut the ribbon that dedicates the opening of the Squares’ coffeeshop, ... Read more | Add your comment

2 weeks ago by Stephen Cowles.

Dairy Queen salutes first responders

FRANKLIN This past Monday, the 14 Dairy Queen restaurants in Western Tidewater paid tribute to the men and women who serve as police officers, deputies, ... Read more | Add your comment

3 weeks ago by Stephen Cowles.

Small Business Saturday to celebrate 10th anniversary

By Lauren Sloan FRANKLIN It’s as if we blinked and the final months of 2019 have arrived. The weather has finally cooled down, the leaves ... Read more | Add your comment

4 weeks ago by Contributor.

Retro Flex ready to help you become best version of yourself

COURTLAND As of Saturday, residents in Western Tidewater and environs could find a new option to get pumped up and physically fit. Two days later, ... Read more | Add your comment

1 month ago by Stephen Cowles.

O’Reilly Auto Parts store planned for Windsor

WINDSOR Belterra Partners, a developer of commercial properties throughout the United States, is hoping to construct an O’Reilly Auto Parts store in Windsor. The proposed ... Read more | Add your comment

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Dot Hubbard receives Lifetime Achievement Award

By the American Peanut Council AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. According to the American Peanut Council, Dorothy “Dot” Hubbard was a trailblazer in terms of popularizing a ... Read more | Add your comment

4 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Southampton County Land Transfers for May 2019

The following land transfers were recorded in Southampton County Circuit Court in May: William R. McEwen III Exor to Debbie Reid, 217 Woodland Drive Franklin ... Read more | Add your comment

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

John Drewry named master agent

COURTLAND Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance named John Drewry, LUTCF, AFIS, FSCP, as a 2018 Master Agent during its annual sales conference at Hilton’s The Main ... Read more | Add your comment

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

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