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Planning Commission right on rezoning

Last week, the Southampton County Planning Commission voted to recommend the rezoning of 242.87 acres on Rose Valley Road from A-1 Agricultural to CM-2 Conditional ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Candidate grateful for support of campaign

To the Editor: First and foremost I would like to thank God for living in a country where people have the liberty to stand on ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Letters to the Editor.

The impeachment follies

By Michael Reagan Spoiler alert. The Democrats’ big dream of impeaching President Trump is going nowhere. Act I of the pathetic Trump impeachment hearings they ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Impeachment hearings are a lose-lose proposition

By Rich Manieri I’m not sure who to believe anymore. House Intelligence Committee Chairman, and impeachment hearing ringmaster, Adam Schiff (D-Cal.) says he doesn’t know ... Read more | Add your comment

8 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Preservation efforts merit recognition

The Southampton County Historical Society earlier this week picked two of the most qualified people to be honored for their work in preserving the history ... Read more | Add your comment

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

My mother’s gift to me was newspapers

By John Railey As my mother lay dying this fall, I read newspapers to her, paving our longest journey together with the thing that had ... Read more | Add your comment

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Franklin Democratic Committee congratulates sheriff-elect Josh Wyche

Editor: The Franklin City Democratic Committee wants to extend a heartfelt congratulations to our newly elected sheriff, Josh Wyche Sr. The FCDC supported Capt. Wyche ... Read more | Add your comment

5 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Republicans still obsessed with whistleblower

By Dick Polman The public impeachment hearings were barely underway when Jim Jordan, the GOP’s attack Chihuahua, began to yap about the whistleblower. Where’s the ... Read more | Add your comment

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Stay safe in cold weather

The weather seems to be turning colder earlier this season. Today, for example, will be not much higher than 40 degrees, and lows in the ... Read more | Add your comment

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Elected supervisor thanks supporters

Editor: To my constituents in the Blackwater-Newsoms precinct I say thank you for your interest and support. I appreciate your coming out to the polls ... Read more | Add your comment

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

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