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Johnny Matthew Vaughan - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN, Va. — Johnny Matthew Vaughan, 77, of Franklin, Virginia, transitioned on Dec. 22, 2018, at Courtland Health & Rehabilitation Center in Courtland, ...



Rosters set for 2019 McDonald’s All-American game in Atlanta  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The 42nd annual McDonald's All-American game will be played March 27 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. Rosters for East and West teams were unveiled ...



From small-school Franklin, Drelyn Ford signs with Wake Forest  WAVY-TV

FRANKLIN (WAVY) - With his family and some of his teammates on stage, and friends applauding in the audience, Drelyn Ford put the pen to the paper, and ...



Lambert, Janet Simmons  The Daily Progress

Janet Simmons Lambert, 77, of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, in Charlottesville. She was born in Pendleton County, ...



Don Harold Killian, 77, consulting forensic psychologist to the Virginia Supreme Court  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Don Harold Killian, 77, of Williamsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, following a period of decline from several serious health conditions, particularly of ...



Hayden school reunion celebrating legacy, learning - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. by KENYA SMITH/INTERN kenya.smith@tidewaternews.com. FRANKLIN The Hayden Group is sponsoring a ...



Joan Theodocia Miller Gaffney | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

Joan Theodocia Miller Gaffney died peacefully at home on January 13,2019. She was born in Archbald, Pennsylvania March 12, 1932, the daughter of Joseph ...



Virginia tight end Drelyn Ford commits to Wake Forest  247Sports

The Wake Forest Football coaching staff has been tracking Franklin (Franklin, Va.) High School's Drelyn Ford since early summer. When they offered the ...



Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame set to induct 2019 class  Baltimore Sun

The Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame will celebrate its 23rd year of recognizing outstanding contributions with the induction of two women and ...



Once a reluctant runner, Franklin's Nyjari McNeil enjoying record-setting career  Baltimore Sun

Once a reluctant runner, Franklin's Nyjari McNeil has enjoyed a record-setting track career and aims for the U20 World Championships this summer.



Amanda Jarratt named city manager - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN As it turns out, Franklin's City Council didn't have to look very far in its search for a new permanent city manager. On Tuesday, following a brief ...



Dillon S. Joyner - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN — Dillon Stanford Joyner, 26, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 31, 2018. Dillon S. Joyner. Dillon was a native of Franklin and was a member of ...



Commonwealth not pursuing charges in reported sexual assault at Franklin High School  wtkr.com

FRANKLIN, Va. - The Franklin Commonwealth's Attorney has decided not to press any charges, after reviewing an investigation into an alleged sexual assault at ...



Winning lottery ticket sold in Franklin - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

by Kenya Smith/Intern kenya.smith@tidewaternews.com. FRANKLIN Two unclaimed winning tickets, each worth $1 million, were sold in Virginia. One of those ...



Broncos' defense holds for win over Sussex Tigers, 18-14 - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Early in the fourth quarter of the football game, the Sussex Tigers were ahead 14-12. The Broncos' Demarcus McDonald crossed the goal line on a ...



Mustang football gears up for 2018 season - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

The Franklin Mustang Youth Football Team is now preparing for the upcoming Fall campaign. The Mustang Organization will offer a fundamental football skills ...



Jeffrey T. Butler - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. COURTLAND — Jeffery T. Butler, 58, departed this life on Dec. 23, 2018. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona, ...



Victim of Sept. 30 shooting has died - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN. The victim of a shooting that occurred on Sept. 30 has died. That person, now identified as Sean Antron Butts, 38, of Franklin, had been shot in the ...



Franklin High wrestler dies during team physical  WAVY-TV

A Franklin High School Senior wrestler died Thursday during team physicals.



Franklin Hometown Pharmacy announces location on Armory Drive - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN. From left are Johnny Jones, Kim Pope, Tricia Davis and Ed Canada. They are establishing Franklin Hometown Pharmacy, which will be located on ...



Lavender and Lace intended as shopping experience - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Lavender and Lace on Second in downtown Franklin invites people to do more than just run in, take a quick look, maybe buy something and then ...



Student charged in Franklin school threat  MyCentralJersey.com

As the nation continues to process the shooting deaths of 17 people in a South Florida school, 2 Central Jersey school districts responded to social media ...



Hampton Farms to expand production - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday announced that Hampton Farms, a division of Severn Peanut Company Inc., will invest $5.735 million to install a ...



Doc Boys offers good food, home feel on menu - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. HUNTERDALE When LaVelle Evans was creating Doc Boy's @ Station One, he clearly already had in mind ...



Police chief to retire - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Phil Hardison, chief of the Franklin City Police Department, has announced his retirement. His last day will be on Monday, Dec. 31, and Hardison will ...



Franklin Police seeking armed robbery suspects - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN. The Franklin Police Department is seeking two suspects in connection with the attempted armed robbery of the Subway on 1311 Armory Drive.



Franklin Police seek suspect in theft of Christmas packages - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

Franklin Police have identified and obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect allegedly involved in the theft of Christmas packages from a porch on Clay Street.



Crime reports - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

Franklin Police Department Arrests. 10/7 – 10/23. Jose Siney, 44, public intoxication. Shawn B. Bailey, 41, capias. Thomas L. Gray, 48, public intoxication, ...



Grant to benefit local early childhood education - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. by Stephen H. Cowles / Staff Writer and Stephen Faleski / Staff Writer. SUFFOLK Early childhood education in ...



Blackwater River could crest 16 to 20 feet by next Tuesday - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

Information provided to the City of Franklin by Virginia Department of Emergency Management and Wakefield Weather *Service* personnel indicates there is a ...



Teacher's aide charged with assaulting student - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

COURTLAND Charges were filed on Friday against a teacher's aide at Riverdale Elementary School, alleging that the individual reportedly assaulted a student ...



More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz  Washington Times

High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle, say scientists studying later school start times.



Gladys A. Mincher - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN — Gladys Alease Mincher, 101, widow of John Thomas Mincher, passed away on July 30, 2018. Gladys A. Mincher. Mrs. Mincher was born in ...



Enviva announces $75.7M expansion - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Christmas came early to Western Tidewater on Friday morning. That's when Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball announced in ...



Burned building may have been site of illegal gambling - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN A tenant of the building located at 210 N. Main St. in downtown Franklin, which burned to the ground last Thursday, may have been operating an ...



Manchester coach Tom Hall will face a longtime friend in the state semifinals  Richmond.com

It was a special moment for Manchester football coach Tom Hall. His team had just defeated Colonial Forge in the region championship game and earned a ...



Legendary Hayden, Franklin High coach dies - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. GREENSBORO, N.C.—Even before Sam Jones arrived in 1970 to teach at Franklin Public Schools, he'd ...



Busy Bee, a hive of creative decor - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Rather than scurrying here, there and everywhere to find home decor, simplify the process by making a beeline to Busy Bee. There you'll meet Betty ...



SP Morton debuts male mentorship program - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN S.P. Morton Elementary School has recently started an after-school mentorship program for boys. The program, titled Boys II Men, is the brainchild of ...



Samuel Solomon Banks Sr. - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. FRANKLIN — Samuel Solomon Banks Sr., 90, was born on July 8, 1928, in Hertford County, North Carolina.



Thelma E. Pollard - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN — Thelma E. Pollard of Cobb Street departed this life to claim her eternal rest on May 9, 2018. Thelma E. Pollard. She was born on Feb. 11, 1964, to ...



Local Farm Fresh on chopping block - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

The Farm *Fresh* on Armory Drive in Franklin is not on the list of stores being sold by its parent company, Supervalu Inc., to other grocery stores chains, namely ...



City school board appoints new superintendent - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN The Franklin City School Board voted unanimously with one absent to appoint Tamara Sterling as the division's new superintendent during their ...



Residents brief congressman on high electric bills - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN At the invitation of City Councilman Greg McLemore, U.S. Congressman Bobby Scott (D-3) participated in a town hall meeting to discuss the ...



Linda Copeland Wright - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. FRANKLIN — Linda Copeland Wright, 60, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at her residence.



IW Sheriff's Office seeks robbery suspects - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

CARRSVILLE. Three men reported to have robbed the 7-Eleven near Franklin close to noon are being sought by the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office.



Land transfers - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. southampton County. The following land transfers were recorded in Southampton County Circuit Court in ...



Rufus Taylor Jr. - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. COMO, N.C. — Mr. Rufus Taylor Jr., 68, passed from this life on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in his home in Como ...



NCSA: Register Now for the Rivals Camp Series  USA TODAY High School Sports

For high school football players looking to improve their skills while getting exposure, the Rivals Camp Series is a great opportunity.



Franklin man gets life for murder - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

COURTLAND A Franklin man has been sentenced to life in prison for the first degree murder of Tanisha Freeman of Courtland. That crime took place on Nov.



Red Cross holding local blood, platelet drives after Florence impacts donation schedule  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS/NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Blood and platelet donation drives are being held by the Red Cross in Hampton Roads and ...



Drewryville woman sentenced in abuse case - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

COURTLAND The Drewryville woman originally arrested on a first-degree murder charge of a Suffolk woman in her care in 2016 has been sentenced to 20 ...



Southampton County preparing for Florence - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

COURTLAND. Southampton County Administrator Mike Johnson said the the following steps have been taken in anticipation. First, as of this pastFriday, ...



Capron man arrested on construction fraud - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

COURTLAND A Capron man was arrested this past weekend for operating as a contractor without a license. Jason Russell Harrell, 37, of Rivers Mill Road, ...



County treasurer candidates speak at forum - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

by Kenya Smith/Intern kenya.smith@tidewaternews.com. BOYKINS As Election Day is steadily approaching, two candidates who are running for Treasurer of ...



In one Philly neighborhood, critics ask: Is gentrification closing our high school?  Philly.com

"It's messed up altogether," said Nikki Butler, 15, a Strawberry Mansion freshman. "They just want to come in here and take our building. Why do they care about ...



Isle of Wight School Board OK's new salary scale - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

SMITHFIELD Isle of Wight County's School Board recently approved a new pay scale for the 2018-2019 school year, which specifies significantly higher starting ...



Maryland Students Participate In National Walkout, Protest Inaction On Gun Legislation  WBAL Radio

One month to the day that 17 students died in a Florida school shooting, students across the country -- and in Maryland -- are participating in a walkout.



Friends of Hayden are transforming high school brick by brick - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Friends of Hayden are working toward the old high school's transformation by campaigning to sell engraved ...



Power Five commitment recap: Sept. 29-Oct. 5  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is just a few months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented prospects are ...



New Gatten joins family line of optometrists - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Dr. Gabrielle Gatten has joined her father as the fourth generation in their family to serve patients' vision needs in Western Tidewater. Dr. Gabrielle ...



Siuslaw News | Salty remains Mapleton mascot  Siuslaw News

Nov. 17, 2018 — The Mapleton School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a community vote to keep Salty the Sailor as the school district mascot.



Pinter Jr., Alexander Z.  The Daily Progress

Louisa resident, Alexander Z. Pinter Jr., 71, died on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Hospice of the Piedmont, in Charlottesville, Va. Al was born on April 19 ...



One dead in accident on Southampton Parkway - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

COURTLAND. fatal accident on Southampton Parkway A two-vehicle accident on Southampton Parkway (U.S. Route 58) on Monday has resulted in a fatality.



Two Ben Franklin High School seniors create initiative, develop scholarship for science education  Gentilly Messenger

From Student to Scientist, an initiative created by Madison Smither and Ilaria Simeone, two seniors at Benjamin Franklin High School, will celebrate its inaugural ...



Sol W. Rawls Jr., champion of Franklin, dies at 98 - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Sol Waite Rawls Jr.'s life was rich in selfless *service*, especially to the city of Franklin, which he so loved. But now he has taken rest from his labors.



Hunter dies from accidental shooting in Ivor - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. IVOR. A Newport News man hunting deer on Wednesday morning in the vicinity of Booth and Sadler roads ...



Christopher R. Picot - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Mr. Christopher Roy Picot remembered: “He fought a good fight, he kept the Faith.” On Friday, March 18, 2016, Mr. Christopher Roy Picot departed ...



Louise Crist, 90  Herald-Mail Media

Louise Crist, 90 Louise S. Crist, age 90, formally of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Oct. 1, 2018 at the Georgian Lakeside Assisted Living, Roswell, Ga.



Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents debutantes - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

COURTLAND The Lambda Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will present 12 young ladies to society at their Bi-Annual Ball on Saturday, ...



Sportsman's Association honors three men for service - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Three area men noted for their public *service* were lauded by the Franklin Sportsman's Association on Saturday morning. The breakfast program is a ...



Super 25 Preseason Girls Basketball: No. 23 Franklin  USA TODAY High School Sports

Franklin, the reigning Tournament of Champions winner, will open the season ranked No. 23.



Crane, Patricia Jeanne (Ztanze)  Press of Atlantic City

Crane, Patricia Jeanne (Ztanze), - 65, West Cape May, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday evening, December 22, ...



Suspects arrested in Franklin man's murder - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

SUSSEX Two adult males and one juvenile male have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Franklin man, Kenneth Handy Moore, according to ...



The Inaugural All-America Classic Kicks Off Saturday Jan 8, 2019  FloFootball

The Inaugural SPIRAL "All America Classic" will be streamed live from Spec Martin Stadium in DeLand, Fla., on FloFootball.com, Saturday.



California high school wrestling coach allegedly disappeared with missing 16-year-old girl  AOL

A 16-year-old California girl is still missing after police say she disappeared with a wrestling coach from the local high school.



No AC, no practice -- and now schools are scrambling to figure out game schedules  Baltimore Sun

Franklin seniors Josh Turner and Aaron Webb laugh when asked if this is the first time they've ever been disappointed about school being closed. The I.



The Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donations  13newsnow.com WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. — There was a blood donation shortfall over the winter holidays which is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for ...



Which NorCal region has best prep football? Weekend’s games can help settle argument  The Sacramento Bee

The CIF Northern California Regional high school football title games will pit teams from Fresno and the Bay Area against the best in Sacramento. The games ...



Accident on 460 blocking all lanes - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. ZUNI. Virginia State Police are reportedly now at the scene of an accident on Route 460 (General Mahone ...



Franklin cancer rates higher than state, national average - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Data from the National Cancer Institute shows Franklin's cancer rates are higher than both the state and national averages, and have have been on ...



Mary Elizabeth Bryant - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

CAPRON — Mary Elizabeth Vick Bryant, 85, widow of Willie Thomas “WT” Bryant, passed away Oct. 18, 2018. Mary Elizabeth was a native of Southampton ...



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 24, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/24-9/30)



Isle of Wight declares local emergency - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. ISLE OF WIGHT County Administrator Randy Keaton declared a state of local emergency for Isle of Wight on ...



Wisconsin student labeled drinking fountains ‘white’ and ‘colored’  WTVR CBS 6 News

A Franklin High School student is being disciplined after labeling school drinking fountains as "white" and "colored," the school said Tuesday.



Hunter died from accidental shooting in Ivor - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. IVOR. Virginia Conservation Police have determined that the hunting fatality that took place early on ...



Recall Alert: Blue Diamond Almond Milk  Williamson Source

Certain half gallon refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk is being recalled because the product may contain milk.



Lambda Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. holds Cotillion Ball - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

by Rhonda Chambliss. COURTLAND The Lambda Psi Omega Chapter held its Bi-Annual Cotillion Ball on June 3 in Southampton High School. This grand ...



Penn State LB Brailyn Franklin in elite class when it comes to athleticism  Centre Daily Times

Editor's note: Every day, from now until Penn State football's Class of 2017 reports to campus June 24, we'll highlight a different one of the Nittany Lions' 17 ...



Big Ag comes to Franklin - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN Pinnacle Agriculture, a coast-to-coast agricultural retail distribution business operating in 28 states, celebrated the grand opening of its new ...



Morgan-Johnson - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

GLOUCESTER Jenny Johnson and Leslie Adam Morgan were married on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 5 o'clock in the evening at the Inn at Warner Hall in ...



Franklin goes pink: Social Services, Parks & Rec. hold joint event for cancer survivors - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN On Oct. 28, the Franklin's Department of Social Services and Department of Parks and Recreation came together on a joint partnership for the ...



High school football roundup: Heritage holds off Liberty, VES stays perfect  Lynchburg News and Advance

In Bedford, Liberty scored two straight touchdowns in the second half in an attempt to erase a 16-point deficit, but Heritage held off the rally and came away with ...



Hayden Junior High getting makeover - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Hayden Junior High School was abandoned many years ago, but will undergo a transformation through ...



Juvenile stripers invade Nottoway - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 22nd through the 24th on the Nottoway below the Bronco Club. The water was normal and 46 degrees and really looked good.



Smithfield man arrested on concealed weapon charge - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

John Alfred Butler also charged with attempted murder. IVOR. A Smithfield man is in custody after Southampton County Sheriff's Office deputies found a pistol ...



Lake Washington High Schools Ranked Best In Nation: U.S. News  Redmond, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Redmond, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



Paper mill 'hiccups;' Franklin resident expresses concerns - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN The day before Thanksgiving, Franklin resident Priscilla Bynum thought she smelled a gas leak coming from inside her house. When she called the ...



Friends rally behind jailed rocker - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. FRANKLIN—Friends of a former Franklin man, who is the front man for a Richmond heavy metal group and ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



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