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Not just teachers or secretaries

Included in today’s School page — please see B1 — is a photo and information about Riverdale Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year (Michelle Winters) ... Read more

1 hour ago by Staff Reports.

Testing opportunity certainly welcomed

Last week the paper reported that testing for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) would be made available to the public over the course of two days ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Moms needed now more than ever

Because for the foreseeable future The Tidewater News has to be printed on Wednesday, it requires us to wax a bit eloquent about mothers a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Plasma program an encouraging step

Bon Secours’ recent announcement that it’s participating in a treatment for COVID-19 gives us a lot of hope for other people who could become infected ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Trust the process

It seems like different models about the COVID-19 pandemic all say something different. Social distancing is working, or it’s not working, or it was never ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Community, business keeping you connected

Give three cheers for the Town of Ivor and Community Electric Cooperative. Within the past week or so, each has established ways for people to ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Local governments will need to get creative with budgets this year

It’s hard to imagine, but the tree pollen coating everything outside is a welcome annoyance this year. While usually a curse-able offense by trees, this ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Let’s not fool ourselves any longer

Prayers go out to the first Franklin resident who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), as was announced on Monday in this newspaper’s social ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Thank a health care worker by staying home

Earlier this week, Gov. Ralph Northam issued Executive Order No. 53, which closed all schools for the remainder of the academic year and shut the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Now is the time to look after our neighbors

If the novel coronavirus causes the same amount of disruption, disease and death in the United States that has been seen in nations hit earlier, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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