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Newsoms celebrates the 4th

NEWSOMS Decorated flatbed trucks, golf carts and other vehicles made up the Fourth of July parade in Newsoms on Saturday afternoon. Louise Pixley, seated, raises ... Read more

24 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Looking Back: ‘Buck’ Jenkins war casualty

By Clyde Parker July 6, 1945 Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Jenkins of Sebrell have been advised by the United States War Department that their son, ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributor.

A new way of being: A Biblical history

By Scott Baker On Sunday, Emmanuel Episcopal church was able to gather together for in-person worship for the first time since mid-March. Doing so during ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributor.

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Pandemic doesn’t prevent Whitleys from reuniting

By C. Earl Blythe FRANKLIN Due to the COVID-19, the Whitley family was worried that its record of 156 consecutive family reunion was in jeopardy. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

A letter to my grieving self

By Charles Qualls Dear grieving self, there are a few things we need to get straight. So listen up. Some of this you know instinctively, ... Read more

3 days ago by Contributor.

Movie Review: ‘Hamilton’ features diverse cast, styles

By Lauren Bradshaw It’s a bit hard to write a review of “Hamilton” because everyone knows what a great and incredibly monumentous show it is. ... Read more

7 days ago by Contributor.

Four for the 4th

Virginia Egg Council suggests this quartet for the occasion By Mary Rapoport Eton Mess is a terrific recipe that’s super easy — need to make ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

Mustard seed faith

[Editor’s note: Father Baker is off this week. This column is from Oct. 9, 2019.] By Scott Baker Most people, when asked, would describe themselves ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

I love all my stuff

By Charles Qualls The old corporate icebreaker game goes like this. “If your house caught on fire, what five things would you try to get ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

Looking Back: Capron history includes successful merchants

By Clyde Parker CAPRON The June 3, 1910, edition of The Tidewater News highlighted and described the burgeoning town of Capron. “Capron is a comparatively ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Contributor.

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