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Returning to the rule of law is cruel?

Those currently in freak-out mode who say it is cruel for President Trump to phase out DACA should take a deep breath. Otherwise, it will ... Read more

3 years ago by Guest Columnist.

The hero next door

Serving as an Army Chaplain during the Vietnam War, Basil “Buzz” Ballard drove his jeep roughly 25,000 miles in one year to hold 11 worship ... Read more

5 years ago by Guest Columnist.

You asked: City of Franklin explains why it’s passing along fuel surcharge

During the Franklin city council meeting on April 22, Franklin Power & Light announced it would be passing along a fuel surcharge from Virginia Dominion ... Read more

7 years ago by Lucy Wallace.

You asked: No car washing on Franklin streets, sidewalks

Spring is traditionally a time for more than cleaning your home. Whenever the weather’s sunny, Franklin people will often be out washing or tuning up ... Read more

7 years ago by Contributor.

You asked: Franklin has garbage ordinance, code in place

Franklin has a city ordinance and code in place that specifies what type of garbage is picked up by the city and what type is ... Read more

7 years ago by Lucy Wallace.

You asked: Railroad no longer planning to replace Blackwater bridge

Curious about something in Western Tidewater? Send your question to youasked@tidewaternews.com, and we’ll do our best to find the answer. You asked: What is going ... Read more

7 years ago by Staff Reports.

You asked: Clerk: Higher mileage vehicles could reduce taxes

A vehicle has the possibility of increasing in value if it is considered “low mileage,” said Lynn Beale, clerk for the Franklin Commissioner of the ... Read more

7 years ago by Staff Reports.

You asked: Legal to offer incentives outside Enterprise Zones

It is legal to offer tax breaks to companies that want to build on property not located in an Enterprise Zone, said Southampton County Administrator ... Read more

7 years ago by Gwen Albers.

You asked: Food Lion among businesses affected by Thursday’s outage

The Food Lion stood to lose the most from Thursday’s nearly 20-hour outage that left 2,500 in Southampton County without power. Read more

7 years ago by Gwen Albers.

You asked: Vaccine 62 percent effective against flu

The Centers for Disease Control says the vaccine for this flu season is 62 percent effective against what’s out there. Read more

7 years ago by Contributor.

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