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Veterans reunite to reminisce

FRANKLIN From left are USMC Master Sgt. Ryan Lowder, retired Virginia Army National Guard Sgt. Demetreious Mathews and Virginia guardsman Sgt. Christopher Fisher. They reunited ... Read more | Add your comment

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Western Tidewater sees first snowfall of the season

FRANKLIN Tuesday morning’s forecasts had called for rain, so many in Western Tidewater were likely surprised that afternoon to see the first flurries of the ... Read more | Add your comment

2 days 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

6 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Hit-and-run suspect arrested

FRANKLIN A Franklin woman has been arrested on multiple charges pertaining to a hit-and-run incident that occurred on Friday morning. According to Sgt. Scott Halverson, ... Read more | Add your comment

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Hubs announces expansion into Franklin

SEDLEY Hubs, the gourmet peanut company based in Sedley, will expand operations into the building formerly used by Farm Fresh. Lynne Rabil, president of Hubs, ... Read more | Add your comment

7 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

FCPS seeks public input for 2020-2021 budget

FRANKLIN Franklin City Public Schools is embarking upon the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget season and is requesting the public’s input in assessing the school division’s ... Read more | Add your comment

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

City considering law firm over new, in-house attorney

FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council is considering retaining the services of an external law firm rather than hiring a new, full-time city attorney. The city had ... Read more | Add your comment

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

State Police seek look for suspect(s) in gun theft

FRANKLIN The Virginia State Police is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying possible white male suspect(s) that were possibly involved in the theft of ... Read more | Add your comment

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Photo calendar winner announced

FRANKLIN Tidewater News staff writer Stephen H. Cowles presents the $250 check to Robin Burgess of Courtland for her photo of the Southampton County Courthouse. ... Read more | Add your comment

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin town hall meeting planned

FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council will hold a town hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m., in the Franklin High School auditorium. City residents ... Read more | Add your comment

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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