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New state historical highway marker approved for Southampton

Fifteen of 17 proposed historical markers recently approved for manufacture recall people, places or events in Virginia’s African American history, including five topics submitted by ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Patel celebrates 15 years of performing ‘Jiffy Knee’ procedure

Dr. Manish Patel, of Bon Secours Southampton Medical Center, is celebrating 15 years of performing the “Jiffy Knee” procedure, which is a minimally invasive, muscle-sparing ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Northam announces more than $11M in GO Virginia grants

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced an allocation of more than $11.1 million in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) grants to help advance economic ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Clapp receives chamber scholarship

The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce presented the 2021 Donna C. McCullough Chamber Scholarship to Alexis Clapp. In a recent news release, the chamber noted ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Summer enrollment more than doubles from 2019

Southampton County Public Schools are seeing significantly increased participation in summer school this year compared to 2019 after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic led ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Southampton County man sentenced for production of child porn

A Southampton County man was sentenced July 14 to 40 years in prison for producing and possessing images of child sexual abuse. A Department of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Foodbank launches 757 Mobile Markets

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore unveiled June 30 the 757 Mobile Markets during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Lynnhaven Landing Apartments ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

School board reviews policies addressing trans students

The Southampton County School Board briefly reviewed existing and updated policies that address transgender students during the board’s meeting July 12 while also addressing some ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Vaccination info teams go door-to-door

Having seen fewer people be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 than the state average, the Western Tidewater Health District will be sending vaccination information teams door-to-door ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Boykins Town Council approves 2021-22 budget

The Boykins Town Council approved during its June meeting a $259,672 fiscal year 2021-22 town budget featuring no changes in tax rates, according to Boykins ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

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