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Southampton students to be phased back in

COURTLAND Barring a spike in reported COVID-19 cases, many Southampton County Public School students will be able to return to classes in a hybrid model ... Read more

5 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Local experts skeptical of plan to cut vaccine doses

FRANKLIN Local health experts who participated in the Isle of Wight County NAACP’s virtual COVID-19 panel discussion Jan. 4 expressed reservations about a U.S. Food ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

‘Use it or lose it’: Governor urges faster COVID-19 vaccine process

RICHMOND Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday urged a more rapid pace in administering COVID-19 vaccines while also saying that effort would depend on its availability.  ... Read more

1 week ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

IW supervisor has COVID-19

ISLE OF WIGHT A member of Isle of Wight County’s Board of Supervisors has tested positive for COVID-19. On Jan. 3, William McCarty, who represents ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Calendar contest winner announced

FRANKLIN Tony Dawson, right, receives his $250 prize money for having won The Tidewater News‘ 2021 calendar contest. His photograph of Johnson’s Mill was chosen ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Possible COVID-19 exposure from teacher training

CARRSVILLE A Carrsville Elementary School employee tested positive for COVID-19 shortly after attending in-person restraint and seclusion training at the school on Dec. 4. Several ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Southampton sees 182-case surge

CAPRON Southampton County has seen a surge of 182 new COVID-19 cases over the past two days. The Virginia Department of Health reported 77 cases ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

City health department has COVID-19 outbreak

The Franklin City Health Department (FCHD), which is an extension of the Western Tidewater Health District, has reported it’s experienced an outbreak of COVID-19. Two ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin man arrested on battery, child pornography charges

FRANKLIN Franklin Police arrested a city resident on Jan. 2 following an investigation into allegations of aggravated sexual battery and possession of child pornography. Department ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Citizen Transportation group to meet

COURTLAND The Citizen Transportation Advisory Committee, which is appointed by the Southampton County Board of Supervisors, is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. on Thursday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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