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Boykins announces Pumpkin Fest plans

BOYKINS After months of the COVID-19 pandemic canceling every seasonal event, Western Tidewater residents have something to look forward to this fall. “We are going ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Check-in service for seniors saves life

Volunteers clean up for Newsoms resident NEWSOMS The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office provides a free call-in service for residents 65 years and older who live ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Boykins Auxilary revving up for car show

Fundraiser assists fire department BOYKINS Is it too soon to get your classic or antique car or pickup looking mint for next months’s car show? ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Nottoway land added to Virginia Landmarks Register

CAPRON A Southampton County farm that was once part of a colonial-era Nottoway reservation has been added to the Virginia Landmarks Register. The 1.8-acre Millie ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Virus surging in Southampton County

146-case increase reported Monday to Tuesday COURTLAND Southampton County saw its largest-ever surge in COVID-19 cases overnight Monday to Tuesday, reporting 146 new infections. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

There’s still time to be counted in Census

COURTLAND So far, little more than half the population in each Western Tidewater locality — Southampton County, Isle of Wight County, Franklin and Suffolk — ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Southampton, IW roads report high water

BRANCHVILLE A number of roads are impassable this morning due to high water from heavy rain. In Southampton County, areas of Vicks Millpond Road near ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Dept. of Corrections confirms 2nd outbreak at Deerfield

CAPRON The Virginia Department of Corrections, on Saturday, confirmed a second outbreak of COVID-19 has indeed occurred at the Deerfield Correctional Center near Capron in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Robbery attempted at gaming site in Boykins

One suspect shoots clerk BOYKINS Law enforcement is seeking three suspects in an attempted robbery and shooting that took place in the early morning hours ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Griggs will grow back as sure as grass does

Tornado flattened lawn care shop COURTLAND Even though a tornado practically flattened Griggs Lawn and Tractor LLC last month, the business is expected to re-blossom ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Cowles.

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