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Franklin to hold in-person high school graduation

Franklin High School seniors will get to celebrate the once-in-a-lifetime moment of high school graduation in person this year. A school division press release noted ... Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Strategic planning underway for Franklin public schools

Franklin City Public Schools announced May 6 that a new strategic planning process for the division is currently underway, and community participation is being encouraged. ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Housing Authority moving to new home

The Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority is in negotiations to purchase a new office. Its current one at 100 Fourth Ave. will soon be sold ... Read more

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

Windsor Police Department undergoes additional training

Officials in Windsor are hoping additional training of its police force will help the town avoid future situations like the one last December where two ... Read more

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

Cheroenhaka present treaty tribute

Chief Walt “Red Hawk” Brown of the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe of Southampton County, accompanied by other tribal members, presented the 308th Spotswood Treaty Tribute ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Calls to eliminate solid waste fee

The Southampton County treasurer and a member of the public used the citizens comment period of the Board of Supervisors’ April 27 meeting to call ... Read more

1 day ago by Titus Mohler.

Belmont Peanuts wins business honor

Belmont Peanuts of Southampton Inc. was recently named 2021 Small Business of the Year for the Western Hampton Roads area by the Hampton Roads Chamber. ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Farey to join JMU theater program

Rylan Farey has developed an impressive ability to perform on stage during his years at Windsor High School, and those efforts created the opportunity to ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

‘Caught in the frenzy’

An unprecedented real estate market in the midst of a pandemic Like many things in the past year, the real estate market has taken a ... Read more

2 days ago by Rachel Wartian.

Sterling joins Boys & Girls Clubs board

Franklin City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tamara Sterling was recently elected to join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia Board of Directors.  A ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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