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Gun group asks Northam to reopen indoor ranges

By Chip Lauterbach Capital News Service RICHMOND Virginia gun owners are calling on Gov. Ralph Northam to remove indoor gun ranges from the list of ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Coronavirus and the effect on local college students

[Editors note: This is the first of a 10 part series by Amber Williams.] By Amber Williams The Coronavirus has affected every person differently. It ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Enforcing COVID restrictions

Local law enforcement hopes to educate, not arrest violators FRANKLIN Those who defy Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive order banning groups of more than 10 people ... Read more

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

Murfreesboro Police arrest man wanted in Southampton County

By Holly Taylor Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald MURFREESBORO, N.C. A Murfreesboro, North Carolina man with several outstanding warrants in Virginia was arrested here April 1. Mauriel Turner ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

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Camp nursing instructors answer call for PPE

FRANKLIN Camp Community College Practical Nursing Faculty Laurel Wright, left, and Fast Track Healthcare Coordinator Dawn Womble delivered 105 much-needed boxes of latex gloves from ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

McEachin announces ‘Thank-A-Neighbor’ program

RICHMOND On Thursday, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04), announced a new program, Thank-A-Neighbor, to celebrate residents of Virginia’s fourth congressional district who are going above ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin Walmart employee tests positive for COVID-19

FRANKLIN An employee of the Franklin Walmart has tested positive for COVID-19. The Virginia Department of Health informed Franklin’s city government of the new case ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

City Council to consider suspending electric cutoffs

FRANKLIN Franklin’s City Council has scheduled an electronic meeting for Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. to consider the suspension of electric utility cutoffs through ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Cover 3 Foundation announces additional meal sites

Free breakfast, lunch to be offered through June 12 FRANKLIN With Virginia schools remaining closed through the remainder of the academic year, the Cover 3 ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Smithfield Foods, International Paper remain operational

SMITHFIELD Smithfield Foods and International Paper – two of Isle of Wight County’s largest industrial employers – remain fully operational despite the coronavirus pandemic that ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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