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Two COVID-19 outbreaks now tied to correctional facilities

STEPHEN FALESKI/STAFF WRITER Stephen.Faleski@TheTidewaterNews.com STEPHEN H. COWLES/STAFF WRITER Stephen.Cowles@TheTidewaterNews.com CAPRON The Virginia Department of Health reports there are now two correctional centers in the Western ... Read more

2 mins ago by Stephen Faleski.

Health Dept. reports COVID-19 outbreak in healthcare setting

SUFFOLK The number of COVID-19 outbreaks reported in the Virginia Department of Health’s Western Tidewater Health District rose overnight from 10 to 11. The latest ... Read more

22 hours ago by Stephen Faleski.

Holt rejoining city school board

Ward 3 nominations to be re-solicited FRANKLIN Bob Holt, who had served as the Ward 6 representative on Franklin’s School Board through April 2019, will ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Always ‘interesting finds’ among court records

By Rick Francis Hello again, friends, Happy 4th of July! If you are not able to make it to a local celebration such as in ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributor.

Police advise hands off fireworks

FRANKLIN When it comes to fireworks, handle with extreme care. Local law enforcement, though, recommends people not handle them at all, especially this coming Saturday, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Communities plan July 4th fun

IVOR After much discussion and planning, a handful of communities in Western Tidewater have created opportunities for people to celebrate Independence Day this Saturday, the ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

COVID-19 testing coming to Southampton County

COURTLAND The Western Tidewater Health District, in partnership with the Western Tidewater Medical Reserve Corps and Southampton County, will be offering pop-up community-based testing for ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Revised courthouse concept presented

COURTLAND The judges who had objected to Glavé & Holmes’ initial plan for a renovation of the Southampton County Courthouse appeared to react more favorably ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Foundation, food truck feed officers, nurses

COURTLAND On behalf of the Christopher D. Ray Memorial Foundation, and thanks to Tiffany’s Food Truck, lunch was provided on Friday for over 100 officers ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

IWCS planning for in-person summer school

WINDSOR With Virginia currently in Phase 2 of the Virginia Department of Education’s “Recover, Redesign, Restart” plan for reopening public schools, Isle of Wight County ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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