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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

1 day 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

1 day 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

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Public’s help needed with shooting, attempted robbery investigation

Sheriff’s Office provides updated details about vehicle, suspects BOYKINS The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the shooting and attempted robbery that took ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

IW schools debut COVID-19 dashboard

SMITHFIELD Six students enrolled in Isle of Wight County public schools and three employees have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past four weeks, according ... Read more

5 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Local professionals tapped for Top 40 under 40

FRANKLIN Since 1998, Inside Business has searched the Greater Hampton Roads area for professionals who excel in their work. This year, the publication chose Holly ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Courtland water high in fluoride, lead

COURTLAND The town of Courtland’s drinking water has tested above the federal limit for fluoride and lead. Water samples taken Oct. 21 from each of ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Franklin man arrested on murder charge

FRANKLIN A Franklin man is in custody on a charge of first-degree murder, which allegedly took place on Sunday night. Sgt. Scott Halverson, spokesman for ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

County, Windsor to discuss monument

ISLE OF WIGHT Isle of Wight’s Board of Supervisors still hasn’t made a final decision on whether the county’s Confederate monument will stay or go, ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Santa‛s waiting to hear from you

FRANKLIN Hey, boys and girls, Have you been good this year? Santa wants to hear from you! It’s time to send your letter out to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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