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IP divests paper-making to spinoff company

FRANKLIN International Paper, on Dec. 3, announced plans to hand off its print paper manufacturing to a standalone, publicly traded spinoff company and devote itself ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Armory needs significant repairs

FRANKLIN A 237-page feasibility study by PMA Architecture doesn’t give a cost estimate for what it will take to renovate Franklin’s abandoned Virginia National Guard ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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‘Sassy’ furniture store opens

WINDSOR Ivor native Megan Bracey Demsko has always hated getting rid of perfectly good furniture. “Just add a little paint and a little elbow grease ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Boykins to host ‘Circle of Trees’

BOYKINS To create some Christmas cheer, the Boykins Town Council has approved the creation of a new holiday event, The Circle of Trees. This begins ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Radar survey indicates many unmarked graves

Helping Hand Cemetery trustees want to remember family COURTLAND Helping Hand Cemetery Club trustees watched as a survey was taken of the burial field in ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

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Supervisors ask for traffic rerouting

Board also OKs changes in fines, filings COURTLAND At its most recent meeting — all done electronically owing to health considerations — the Southampton County ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

COVID-19 cases close IW courthouse

ISLE OF WIGHT County officials confirmed on Dec. 1 that two people at the Isle of Wight Courthouse have tested positive for COVID-19. According to ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

City Council talks recent gun incidents

FRANKLIN A series of recent incidents, two of which resulted in homicides, prompted Franklin’s City Council on Nov. 23 to discuss ways of reducing gun ... Read more

7 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Municipal utilities included in cutoff moratorium

FRANKLIN The City of Franklin is carefully watching its electric fund balance now that municipal utilities are prohibited from disconnecting power to residential customers for ... Read more

7 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Franklin man arrested on soliciting charges

FRANKLIN A Franklin man is in custody on charges related to soliciting a minor. On Nov. 25, Southampton County Sheriff’s Office detectives executed a search ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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