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Stories sought about historic fire tower

A fire tower that could be as much as 90 years old is making a big move this week from a property in Sedley to ... Read more

9 hours ago by Titus Mohler.

Southampton High School features new leaders

Southampton High School recently experienced some changes to its administrative team and announced four new leaders in an Oct. 19 press release. Among the recent ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin Cooperative Ministry’s Clothing Closet reopens

Franklin Cooperative Ministry staff and volunteers have returned to the clothing closet and, while things remain different due to the pandemic, they agree it is ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

As Congress debates following states in legalizing marijuana, youth use is up

By Michael Touma Capital News Service As congressional Democrats press for federal legalization of marijuana and more states continue to legalize it, an increasing number ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Older adults warned of Meals on Wheels phone scam

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia (SSSV) is warning local older adults of a scam targeting the organization’s clients.  An Oct. 11 SSSV press release continued ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Council receives positive audit, tax bill updates

Order is being restored to Windsor’s financial operations, as Windsor Treasurer Cheryl McClanahan recently shared positive updates with the Town Council on the town budget ... Read more

5 days ago by Titus Mohler.

SCPS board approves COVID-19 testing programs

The Southampton County School Board voted unanimously Oct. 11 to approve two voluntary COVID-19 testing programs to help identify students and staff who are asymptomatic, ... Read more

5 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Franklin Community Wall of Excellence plans 5th annual induction ceremony

The Franklin Community Wall of Excellence will be honoring inductees from its 2020 and 2021 classes in early November, making up for some time lost ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

ARPA funds increase budget by nearly a third

The Town of Windsor Fiscal Year 2022 budget increased by 31.4% on Oct. 12 after the Town Council voted to amend it due to receipt ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Candidate Q&A: Alan Woodrow Edwards

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2, with early voting having started Sept. 17, and there are a variety of local candidates running this year, including ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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