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Foodbank establishes Western Tidewater branch

FRANKLIN Nearly 22,000 people in Western Tidewater have food insecurity issues, and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore wants to help. To ... Read more

23 hours ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Children, adults change the narrative

Group seeks to unify community in positive ways FRANKLIN On Saturday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Franklin, 11 children were ... Read more

1 day ago by Stephen Cowles.

Fire destroys Clay Street house

Tenant’s four animals perished FRANKLIN A fire that ruined a house in the 600 block of Clay Street early Saturday morning destroyed not only the ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Cowles.

Franklin schools to stay virtual nine more weeks

FRANKLIN In response to rising COVID-19 diagnoses in Franklin, the city’s School Board voted unanimously Jan. 14 to keep instruction virtual for all grade levels ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Franklin prepares to host county court functions

FRANKLIN The city of Franklin is making final preparations to host Southampton County’s court functions while its historic courthouse on Main Street in Courtland undergoes ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

FRHA seeks to buy house in Isle of Wight

FRANKLIN Isle of Wight’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Jan. 7 to authorize the Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority to purchase properties in the county ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Franklin prepares to host county court functions

FRANKLIN The city of Franklin is making final preparations to host Southampton County’s court functions while its historic courthouse on Main Street in Courtland undergoes ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

City utility billing office closed due to COVID-19

FRANKLIN The city of Franklin’s utility billing department is currently closed and will remain so through at least Jan. 19 due to COVID-19 exposure among ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Local experts skeptical of plan to cut vaccine doses

FRANKLIN Local health experts who participated in the Isle of Wight County NAACP’s virtual COVID-19 panel discussion Jan. 4 expressed reservations about a U.S. Food ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Calendar contest winner announced

FRANKLIN Tony Dawson, right, receives his $250 prize money for having won The Tidewater News‘ 2021 calendar contest. His photograph of Johnson’s Mill was chosen ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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