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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

5 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

5 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

5 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Registrar’s Office encourages voting absentee

FRANKLIN In an effort to promote social distancing and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Franklin Registrar’s Office is encouraging voters to cast ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

First Franklin resident diagnosed positive with COVID-19

FRANKLIN A Franklin resident has been diagnosed as the first person in the city limits to test positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This is ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Exemption extended for SNAP recipients

Deadline to stay a month after emergency ends FRANKLIN The Franklin locality-wide exemption for residents having to work or volunteer at least 20 hours per ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

FSEDI launches Business Assistance Grant

By Lauren Sloan FRANKLIN In response to the economic distressing period most small business owners are currently experiencing, Franklin Southampton Economic Development Inc. (FSEDI) has ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

FS stronger together: Professional development tools for your business

By Lauren Sloan FRANKLIN Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Franklin Association are partnering together with this article series to ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

Temporary signs available for businesses

FRANKLIN The Department of Community Development has announced that effective as of March 20, retail and service business operators may put up one temporary sign ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

UPDATE: Western Tidewater Health District reports fourth case

FRANKLIN The Western Tidewater Health District reported its fourth case on Thursday. The case is in a man who is originally from Southampton County but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Contributor.

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