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Chamber brews up business at Parker’s Peanuts

The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Brewing Up Business event was hosted the morning of July 9 by Parker’s Peanuts, located in Courtland. A chamber ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

A matter of concern

To the Editor: I have long been clear, “I have the right to make decisions about my body and what is done to it.” When ... Read more

4 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Make your emergency kit now

This time of year, the hurricane preparedness message always bears repeating. With our area threatened by its first tropical system — Elsa, which will be ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Advocacy needed for Alzheimer’s research

To the Editor: More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 150,000 in Virginia and their 349,000 caregivers. As an Alzheimer’s advocate, ... Read more

6 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Delegate is not a friend of law enforcement

To the Editor: I am a retired police officer and 45 year member of the Fraternal Order of Police. I read with great interest the ... Read more

6 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Teach history fully, but don’t preach

There’s much to dislike on both sides of the increasingly shrill debate over so-called Critical Race Theory, and we’re saddened to see Isle of Wight’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Curiosity in action

By Tonya S. Swindell “Curiosity killed the cat” is an old saying used to warn individuals about the dangers of being too curious. According to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

A picture perfect day

On Saturday, June 19, Speaklife Photography and Images Of Grace, held “Picture Perfect” a free photography event for area youth between the ages of 7-14. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Exploring college funding choices

By Mark McGahee How can you help cover your child’s future college costs? Saving early (and often) may be key for most families. Here are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Protect seniors from abuse

By Lizna Odhwani World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15. On this day, and throughout the month, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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