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Ex-WPD officer allegedly erased phone

WINDSOR Ex-Windsor Police Officer Joe Gutierrez is alleged to have erased all text messages and emails from his town-issued cell phone prior to returning it ... Read more

5 hours ago by Stephen Faleski.

Schools reduce FY22 budget to meet county recommendation

Southampton County Public Schools Director of Finance Joy Carr spoke during the May 10 school board meeting and shared revisions made to the school system’s ... Read more

22 hours ago by Titus Mohler.

Windsor Town Center agreement revised again

Windsor’s Town Council on April 20 again signed off on a draft memorandum of understanding with Isle of Wight County governing shared use and funding ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Isle of Wight County Schools maintenance, transportation departments to get new home

Isle of Wight County’s School Board has reallocated money within its current budget to fund renovations to the division’s bus yard. The work will include ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Western Tidewater gas shortages emerging in wake of cyberattack on pipeline

In the wake of a cybersecurity attack on a major East Coast pipeline, several gas stations in Western Tidewater have run out of gas and ... Read more

2 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Franklin approves budget, loan money

FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council voted unanimously May 10 to adopt its proposed 2021-2022 fiscal year budget. The general fund portion totals $26.2 million, an increase ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

confederate monument

Confederate monument removed from county land

Editor’s note: This story was originally published May 8 and updated at 3:50 p.m. May 10 with additional statements from Volpe Boykin, Valerie Butler and ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Franklin senior gets into 40 colleges, receives more than $1.6M in scholarships

After applying to more than 40 colleges, Samuel Lyons, a senior at Franklin High School, has been offered more than $1.6 million in scholarship money. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Jane P. Bush

FRANKLIN – Jane Perkins Bush, 77, passed away May 6, 2021 in her home. A native of Corapeake, North Carolina, she was a daughter of ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 vaccine for 12 and up expected to get approval soon

The state’s vaccine coordinator said health officials are making plans to provide children ages 12 and up with a COVID-19 vaccine as it expects federal ... Read more

6 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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