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FRHA still ‘in the red’

Interim executive director to step down in October FRANKLIN The Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s finances are still “significantly in the red” in the words ... Read more

23 hours ago by Stephen Faleski.

School system not charging for children’s meals

COURTLAND Southampton County Public Schools announces that effective immediately, the school system will be serving meals at no charge to children 18 and under. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 surge linked to southside

FRANKLIN The COVID-19 surge Franklin saw in August and early September seems to have been “confined to a five- to 10-block area” of the city, ... Read more

5 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Gov. Northam, first lady test positive for COVID-19

By Nate Delesline III Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife, first lady Pamela Northam have tested positive for COVID-19.
On the evening of Sept. 23, the ... Read more

5 days ago by Contributor.

Police looking for armed robbery suspects

B&E required Second Avenue to be closed for a time FRANKLIN Franklin Police are seeking the whereabouts and identity to two people who robbed a ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Boykins announces Pumpkin Fest plans

BOYKINS After months of the COVID-19 pandemic canceling every seasonal event, Western Tidewater residents have something to look forward to this fall. “We are going ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Check-in service for seniors saves life

Volunteers clean up for Newsoms resident NEWSOMS The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office provides a free call-in service for residents 65 years and older who live ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Boykins Auxilary revving up for car show

Fundraiser assists fire department BOYKINS Is it too soon to get your classic or antique car or pickup looking mint for next months’s car show? ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Nottoway land added to Virginia Landmarks Register

CAPRON A Southampton County farm that was once part of a colonial-era Nottoway reservation has been added to the Virginia Landmarks Register. The 1.8-acre Millie ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

DFA to open third round of SOS grants

By Dan Howe FRANKLIN Downtown Franklin Association is pleased to announce the opening of ROUND III of its SOS Relief Grant on Friday, Sept. 25, ... Read more

6 days ago by Contributor.

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