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COVID-19 surge linked to southside

FRANKLIN The COVID-19 surge Franklin saw in August and early September seems to have been “confined to a five- to 10-block area” of the city, ... Read more

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

Police looking for armed robbery suspects

B&E required Second Avenue to be closed for a time FRANKLIN Franklin Police are seeking the whereabouts and identity to two people who robbed a ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

DFA to open third round of SOS grants

By Dan Howe FRANKLIN Downtown Franklin Association is pleased to announce the opening of ROUND III of its SOS Relief Grant on Friday, Sept. 25, ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributor.

State Supreme Court revives IP lawsuit

FRANKLIN In a unanimous Sept. 17 decision, Virginia’s Supreme Court overturned Judge Carl Eason Jr.’s 2018 dismissal of International Paper’s machinery and tools tax lawsuit ... Read more

5 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

School sports won’t begin until December

VHSL committee decides on winter, spring schedules CHARLOTTESVILLE High school students in Virginia can expect to start practicing for basketball, wrestling, any gymnastics, indoor track ... Read more

7 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Donna McCullough Chamber Scholarship presented to SHS graduate

Abbey Ballance has been active at school, community, church By Teresa Beale FRANKLIN The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to supporting the educational ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

The Tidewater News again honored in VPA sweepstakes

FRANKLIN The Tidewater News has again won major awards in the Virginia Press Association’s annual recognition of excellence in advertising, design, journalism and photography for ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Cowles.

DAR chapter to celebrate Constitution

FRANKLIN Constantia Chapter is the local branch of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for women in the Franklin and Suffolk ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

FRHA lawsuit against city dismissed

FRANKLIN The Franklin Redevelopment and Housing authority has ended its legal battle with the city of Franklin. In April, the FRHA filed a lawsuit against ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Franklin monument will be moved

City votes 6-1 to relocate Confederate statue to cemetery FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to relocate its Confederate monument to Poplar Springs ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

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