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Mayor: Help Windsor heal

April has been a tough month for the town of Windsor. Read more

Not how I wanted to see Windsor

I first found out about the “Dec. 5 Windsor Traffic Incident” on Friday the ninth of April via an article on By Saturday morning ... Read more

Protecting our children

Colorful blue pinwheel gardens are springing up in our area, the state and even the across the nation, and you may be asking yourself what’s ... Read more

Avoid distracted driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. While tackling distracted driving is important every day, April has been designated Distracted Driving Awareness Month in an ... Read more

An introduction

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to everyone in Franklin, Southampton County and southern Isle of Wight County. My name is ... Read more

McEachin updates taxes, Covid-19

By Congressman A. Donald McEachin This past month I hosted a series of open forums for my constituents. One of these was a telephone town ... Read more

Looking back: March 29, 1971

FRANKLIN EQUIPMENT CO. CONTINUES TO GROW Franklin Equipment Co., a major manufacturer of logging tractors, based in Franklin, continues to grow through acquisitions and market ... Read more

Happiness Just Before Sorrow

By Charles Qualls Palm Sunday was this past week as I write. The day of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry in Mark 11:1-11 is the backdrop. Jesus ... Read more

Solid waste fee should be removed

The citizens of Southampton County need to read the message below which I presented to the Southampton County Board of Supervisors during the preliminary budget ... Read more

Because it’s right

If you know me, you know I like to use inspirational quotes to keep me motivated. One of my favorites is “Do it — because ... Read more

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