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FRANKLIN

Franklin Police make arrest in fatal stabbing

The Franklin Police Department reported arresting a Franklin resident in connection with a fatal stabbing that took place ...

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Former NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler declares state Senate candidacy

Del. Emily Brewer, R-Isle of Wight, will face retired NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler of Emporia in a June ...

Franklin

Benton earns Top Forty Under 40 honor

Thirty-three-year-old Eric Benton, who was born and raised in Southampton County and Franklin, was recently honored by Inside ...

FRANKLIN

Police return Franklin child safely after alleged abduction

Franklin Police responded to a report Thursday, Dec. 1, of a child being abducted from his home in ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Southampton County victim of ransomware incident

Southampton County was the victim of a ransomware incident in early September, according to a recent letter to ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Plan offered to Southampton County residents struggling to pay taxes

The Southampton County Board of Supervisors led an extended discussion during its Nov. 22 meeting to determine what ...

Franklin

Christmas events are on the way

There are a variety of events coming up in Franklin and Southampton County to help usher area residents ...

FRANKLIN

Broncos look to raise the bar on the court

The Franklin High School varsity boys basketball team brings back its MVP and leading scorer from last season ...

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY

Congressman McEachin dies at 61

U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin, D-Va., who represented part of Southampton County in Congress, died Monday, Nov. 28, ...

FRANKLIN

Time extension sought in superintendent search

Upcoming holiday breaks prompted the Franklin City School Board to send a request to the Virginia Department of ...

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