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Architects make their pitch for courthouse work

FRANKLIN A trio of architectural firms was invited on Monday to a joint meeting of the Franklin City Council and Southampton County Board of Supervisors ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Stephen Cowles.

St. Paul UCC celebrates burning of mortgage note

HANDSOM St. Paul United Church of Christ held a mortgage burning celebration on Sunday. The Rev. Dr. Carl Sweat, pastor of the Laurel Hill United ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Frank Davis.

Jury convicts Sol D. Burke of murder

COURTLAND A little more than seven years after the crime, Sol Damacus Burke, 32, was found guilty of the first-degree murder of Eric “E.T.” Smith ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Stephen Cowles.

Staff writer lauded for FOIA articles

RICHMOND A series of articles written within the past year about the Southampton County Courthouse has earned staff writer Stephen Faleski recognition by the Virginia ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Stephen Cowles.

Proposed Courtland historic district heads to Richmond for final vote

COURTLAND A proposal to create an official historic district within the town of Courtland is on the agenda for the Thursday, Dec. 12, joint meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Stephen Faleski.

Planning recommends zoning amendment

COURTLAND All but three members of the Southampton County Planning Commission on Thursday night voted to recommend a zoning map amendment, and those who did ... Read more | Add your comment

4 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Historical Society lauds members’ contributions

Anne Bryant, Clyde Parker honored FRANKLIN Anne Bryant and Clyde Parker were recognized as Outstanding Members during the Southampton County Historical Society’s 55th Anniversary Dinner ... Read more | Add your comment

4 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Ivor planning ahead for Christmas

Santa letters, parade, tree lighting included BY MERLE MONAHAN/CONTRIBUTING WRITER merlemonah@aol.com IVOR Little boys and girls in the Ivor area now have a place to ... Read more | Add your comment

4 days ago by Contributor.

Ag museum prepares for ‘Polar Express’ Christmas

COURTLAND According to organizer Denise Wlodyka, there will be “tons of stuff” happening when the Polar Express Nostalgic Christmas event returns to the Southampton Ag ... Read more | Add your comment

4 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

‘Home-grown’ is focus for Community Expo

STAFF REPORT FRANKLIN “Home-grown” is the theme for the 26th annual Community Expo, which takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, ... Read more | Add your comment

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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